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PostSubject: The SOLE Aussie Hurricane   Wed Jun 12 2013, 00:41

This is the Hasegawa 48 scale Hawker Hurrine 1 that was the sole charge of the marque in service with the RAAF during early 1942 to late 1946. The subject has a resin tail plane fitted to the standard kit, the BM Finish is simply Humbrol #191 Gloss Silver on the metal surfaces and Humbrol Aluminium on the canvas area of the fuselage and tail planes, the fadded roundels are from the OOP Tasman range of B Type faded RAAF roundels, this model subject is presently still on display in the Portland World War II Museum and I was requested by Aussie Decals to assist in the production of a decal sheet for this aircraft type during it's service life with 8 comms flight, in both 48 and 72 scales.

Sometime in the future I may build another of this subject in, either in the camouflaged or Bare Metal scheme, but I would have to use the Tamileri Kits to build any future Hurricane subjects at present.







NOTE:- This aircraft had A66 designated as it's A series number sequence, but it always carried it's RAF serial number {V 7476}, throughout it's service life.

A little history behind the sole Hurricane which served in the RAAF, is simple it was flown out of Singapore days prior to the Surrender.

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