Douglas Dauntless SBD-3 (oz130)
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Douglas Dauntless SBD-3. Rubber scale model. Wingspan 20 in. Comet kit 3401. Drawn by Hollis Freeman.
Update 14/06/2021: Have split this file into 2 sheets now for easier printing, thanks to GrantG. Plan file is the main sheet. For sheet #2 showing printwood parts, see supplement.
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Douglas Dauntless SBD-3
from Comet (ref:3401)
Scale Rubber F/F LowWing Military Bomber Kit
all formers complete :)
Found online 04/04/2011 at:
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User commentsA moment in time propels men and machines from relative obscurity into fame or infamy. Another "face" for a beautiful plan from Outerzone, from Comet Models, I present a hero of the Battle of Midway (1942)…or a villain, depending upon one’s point of view [main pic, 003-005]. Shall we just say, the Douglas SBD Dauntless (oz130) was a more than significant player. While Japanese fighters were "down on the deck" dealing with hapless low-level torpedo bombers, the Dauntless arrived virtually unopposed at altitude to strike the decisive blow. Model is rendered as designed by Comet, 1955 catalog Kit R1, 20” wingspan, scheme as per the United States Navy. Thank you, Outerzone!
Neal Green - 03/01/2021
Jan Novick - 04/01/2021
I heard that drilling all those holes took more time than building the rest of the model!
Si non e vero, e ben trovato, and whatever the case it's a nicely feathered paint job and the insignia wasn't found in the corner shop. Well done!
Miguel - 04/01/2021
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