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c4willy
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Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018 - 07:40 AM GMT+7
Well that definitely relegates the Battle for this campaign! Pedro the Battle is in 1/48 by Classic Airframes.
MichaelSatin
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Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018 - 04:59 AM GMT+7

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I've got decals for a 1/48 scale B17G of the 406th night leaflet Squadron she's all black with orange yellow call sign letters. Makes an interesting change from olive drab/grey or silver to go on the Monogram B17G I have in the stash. But for the campaign I'm going to do a 1/48 scale Fairey Battle just for something totally different.



Actually, Chris, while a Battle would be different I believe the rules say two or more engines. Maybe that crazy B-17?

Michael
MichaelSatin
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Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018 - 12:57 AM GMT+7
I'm loving the way this one is shaping up. Especially since Magnus is back! Can't wait to get started!

Michael
rochaped
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Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018 - 12:45 AM GMT+7

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Actually I do believe I promised to build the He177 so I'll stick with her. I might go with the Fairey Battle for the RAF campaign.



Yep, that you did Chris but regardless which, both subjects are fascinating. What scale is that battle you’re planning to build?

Got a feeling this campaign is going to be awesome just by looking at everyone’s proposed builds!
c4willy
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Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 11:12 PM GMT+7
Well knock me down! Magnus we've managed to encourage you to participate! Welcome aboard buddy!

Actually I do believe I promised to build the He177 so I'll stick with her. I might go with the Fairey Battle for the RAF campaign.
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Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 08:17 PM GMT+7
Friends! I haven't done a campaign for ages but this one could be the perfect excuse to build either my Dornier 17Z or the radial engine Lanc I bought on a whim a few years ago, both from Airfix !

I'm in!



Magnus
BlackWidow
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Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 08:11 PM GMT+7

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I have changed my mind concerning the kit I will build for this campaign as I have found in my stash what I knew it was there but not where: a Polish Air Force PZL 37 Los in 1/48 from Mirage Hobby. Will show photo when I start this campaign.

Torsten



You stole my thunder Torsten I was thinking about Mirage's PZL'37, but I also have a nice Avro Lancaster from Revell in 1/72, so for now this is my subject.



Go as you like, Radoslaw, but I believe this campaign can use also 2 finished kits of this rare bomber.

Torsten
c4willy
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Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 07:27 PM GMT+7
Don't let the size intimidate you Shrimp me old china, it's just a few more assemblies but the process is the same regardless of size. Just take your time and sing out for help if you get stuck or aren't sure which direction to head. We'll all happily cheer you on till you get it finished.

I've got decals for a 1/48 scale B17G of the 406th night leaflet Squadron she's all black with orange yellow call sign letters. Makes an interesting change from olive drab/grey or silver to go on the Monogram B17G I have in the stash. But for the campaign I'm going to do a 1/48 scale Fairey Battle just for something totally different.
Shrimpman
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Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 09:16 AM GMT+7

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I'll go with the Lancaster from Airfix



I already brought my Airfix Avro Lancaster down from the stash! What version do you have?



I have the B1/B3 number 8013. I want to built it in normal green/brown camo. What do you have? The Dambuster?



I've got the same one! I wanted to try an aftermarket decals set for 300 Sqdr RAF plane in a night bomber scheme, so it would not be the very same plane. It would be nice to compare how we those two are going along. I've never attempted such a huge model before and I am quite intimidated.
md72
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Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 08:50 AM GMT+7
OK, it's been just over 2 months since I last posted in this thread, and now i's fallen off of the "My Posts" list???? I still have to decide, but I'm leaning towards an old B-26 that's in the stash.
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Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 08:02 AM GMT+7

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I'll go with the Lancaster from Airfix



I already brought my Airfix Avro Lancaster down from the stash! What version do you have?



I have the B1/B3 number 8013. I want to built it in normal green/brown camo. What do you have? The Dambuster?
Shrimpman
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Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 06:59 AM GMT+7

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I'll go with the Lancaster from Airfix



I already brought my Airfix Avro Lancaster down from the stash! What version do you have?
McScheffer
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Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 06:45 AM GMT+7
I'll go with the Lancaster from Airfix
RadekZ
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Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 11:45 PM GMT+7

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I have changed my mind concerning the kit I will build for this campaign as I have found in my stash what I knew it was there but not where: a Polish Air Force PZL 37 Los in 1/48 from Mirage Hobby. Will show photo when I start this campaign.

Torsten



You stole my thunder Torsten I was thinking about Mirage's PZL'37, but I also have a nice Avro Lancaster from Revell in 1/72, so for now this is my subject.
BlackWidow
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Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 08:27 PM GMT+7

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Yep, 2018 suits me. I have a Ju 88 in 1/48 from Revell (ICM) which I want to build in finnish markings for some expos in Switzerland I will attend next year, so I would be in ....

Torsten



I have changed my mind concerning the kit I will build for this campaign as I have found in my stash what I knew it was there but not where: a Polish Air Force PZL 37 Los in 1/48 from Mirage Hobby. Will show photo when I start this campaign.

Torsten
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Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 10:12 AM GMT+7


Right, the F-15E is a fighter bomber...
MichaelSatin
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Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 12:09 AM GMT+7

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Is the F-15E allowed?



Franck,

I don't think so. I think the Strike Eagle is more a fighter-bomber, and it retains the F- designation. Sorry.

Michael
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Posted: Monday, January 15, 2018 - 07:50 PM GMT+7
Is the F-15E allowed?
SGTJKJ
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Posted: Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 12:25 AM GMT+7
I am in with a Dornier or a Heinkel in 1/48.

Looking forward to get started!
rochaped
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Posted: Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:00 PM GMT+7
It will be an interesting model for sure. Hope you choose one of those unusual squiggle camouflages, Chris.

I’m considering one of those for my Ju.188 also.

Cheers
Pedro
c4willy
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Posted: Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 09:24 AM GMT+7
Yup that's the one!
Shrimpman
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Posted: Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 06:48 AM GMT+7
This one?



I was thinking more about He 111, because Greif might be too difficult for me yet, but I am going to follow your build with huge interest.
c4willy
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Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017 - 08:58 PM GMT+7
Pedro as you wish my friend He177 Grief it is!
LinusB
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Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 12:55 PM GMT+7
Wow I am in.

I have:
Lancaster
B-25
B-17
Vigilante
Arado Ar234

Maybe more in the shed
rochaped
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Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 11:44 PM GMT+7
Chris,

I’d love to see that Greif build...not a very usual model on this pages.

I guess I’ll be tackling either de Do 17Z from ICM or Dragons Ju188 A, either one in the quarter scale and full of AM goodies.
March is just around the corner and gives me time to complete my build on the night shift campaign.

Cheers
Pedro