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1/48 A-37B Dragonfly (Trumpeter)
Joel_W
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New York, United States
Joined: December 04, 2010
KitMaker: 8,492 posts
AeroScale: 7,154 posts
Posted: Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 08:11 AM UTC
Venelin,
The Resin weapons really look fantastic. Talk about kicking it up a few levels.
Joel
Venko555
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Bulgaria
Joined: December 07, 2013
KitMaker: 742 posts
AeroScale: 201 posts
Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 07:45 PM UTC
I've bought some additional goodies for the Dragonfly, from Aerobonus and Eduard:

PE set for the interior and exterior:





Control levers:





USAF pilot for Vietnam war:





SUU-11A/A Minigun pods:





LAU-3/A Unguided rocket launchers:





BLU-27 Napalm bomb:





Cheers!
Venko555
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Bulgaria
Joined: December 07, 2013
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Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 10:12 PM UTC
I soon will proceed with this aircraft also, but I want to add some additional goodies.
So my question is-will be that LAU-3/A launcher from Eduard, accurate for the A-37B? I'm not very familiar with the different type of launchers.

LAU-3/A

Thanks!
Venko555
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Bulgaria
Joined: December 07, 2013
KitMaker: 742 posts
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Posted: Saturday, September 03, 2016 - 05:26 PM UTC
Very cute plane, you will not regret and quality is very good. Of course the resin seats will make much difference
(I have to finish the other "bird" though...)

Regards!
Kilo_Uniform
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Gauteng, South Africa
Joined: July 03, 2015
KitMaker: 280 posts
AeroScale: 141 posts
Posted: Saturday, September 03, 2016 - 05:06 PM UTC
Hi Venelin

The box art depicts 2 of my favourite Vietnam planes.

Going to follow this build log for sure - got my eye on one of these at the LHS.

Regards,
Kobus
Venko555
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Bulgaria
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Posted: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 06:51 PM UTC
I will use Quickboost seats, which are much better than the kit ones. Soon will proceed with this build (sorry for the delay), along with the Zvezda Bf 109







Cheers!
Joel_W
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New York, United States
Joined: December 04, 2010
KitMaker: 8,492 posts
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Posted: Thursday, August 06, 2015 - 01:59 AM UTC
Venelin,
Looking forward to following your A-27B build. Been wanting to do a Dragonfly for some time, but just never seem to get around to it.
Joel
SGTJKJ
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
Joined: July 20, 2006
KitMaker: 9,464 posts
AeroScale: 3,616 posts
Posted: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 - 11:48 AM UTC
Great choice, Venelin. Looking forward to see the SAE camouflage. I am sure it will look great.
Venko555
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Bulgaria
Joined: December 07, 2013
KitMaker: 742 posts
AeroScale: 201 posts
Posted: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 - 10:03 AM UTC
Hello!
Long time not building any aircraft, so I'm starting this interesting aircraft, away from my usual WW2 planes
It will be OOB and with the three-colored Vietnam scheme:

Starting with the cockpit:





Cheers!