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Cold War (1950-1974)
Discuss the aircraft modeling subjects during the Cold War period.
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Roden: Britannia 312
Jessie_C
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Posted: Sunday, May 07, 2017 - 01:19 AM UTC


Bristol's Brtiannia was an excellent airliner handicapped by developmental delays which saw it eclipsed by pure jet aircraft prematurely. Had it entered service as planned, it would have been a world-beater. Even though it was never allowed to live up to its potential, the Britannia and its derivatives served faithfully and well for many years.

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Posted: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 08:33 PM UTC
1/72 please!
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Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 04:18 AM UTC
There's only this one in 1/72. It's rather larger than you might expect, and fairly crude. Maybe Revell will take leave of their senses and follow up the DC-4 with one?
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Posted: Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 09:06 AM UTC
No windows or window decals? Cleanly - let alone convincingly - painting the 19 or so windows makes this more a torture device than a model.
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Posted: Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 09:26 AM UTC
That's why the modelling gods invented aftermarket