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Wings of Stars decals
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Posted: Friday, June 25, 2010 - 01:59 AM UTC
Andy Brazier looks at the two decal sheets released by Model Alliance to compliment the On-Target Special No 6 Wings of Stars - US Army Air Corps 1919-1941 book.

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Posted: Friday, June 25, 2010 - 03:06 AM UTC
Two things to note. First the P-12E of the 95th has an "early" fuselage, so some conversion is necessary.

Second (and I forgot this in my review as well) the P-35 that MPM supplies is the P-35A so some conversion will be necssary to back-date it (I'm not 100% sure, but I think the fuselage was longer than the P-35A).
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Posted: Friday, June 25, 2010 - 03:20 AM UTC
Cheers Andy

Wow! I really like the look of that yellow-tail P-39!

All the best

Rowan
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Posted: Friday, June 25, 2010 - 05:17 AM UTC

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Second (and I forgot this in my review as well) the P-35 that MPM supplies is the P-35A so some conversion will be necssary to back-date it (I'm not 100% sure, but I think the fuselage was longer than the P-35A).


Just had a quick check, the fuselage was longer, 25 ft 2 in (7.67 m) for the P-35 and 26 ft 10 in (8.17 m) for the P-35A, height was 8 inches difference as well. It also had the larger Pratt & Whitney R-1830-45 engine.
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Posted: Friday, June 25, 2010 - 07:40 AM UTC
Nicely done Andy!