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Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:48 pm
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Hitler betrayed Mussolini, he made proclamations of peace (even to Italy) but was planning for war at the earliest possible time (Ciano's diary lays all this out, it should be required reading for WWI ...

Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:11 pm
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I'm not sure how much of a difference the G.55 would have made once the US entered the war, even in larger numbers. If you read day-to-day accounts, prior to the US entry into the war the RA reported ...

Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:11 pm
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Profuse apologies to Vincent Biondi if stepping on this discussion tread but I've got one SUPERMODEL FIAT G.55 model left, eventually will build it as the ANR's four 12.7mm machine gun, five 20mm cann ...

Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:11 pm
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http://i68.tinypic.com/126b3t2.jpg

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Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:55 pm
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Also, as far as competing with Spitfires, which were inline, I think that the more powerful MC200 would have more than held its weight in combat. I agree.
Alas I don't, maybe against the Spitfire Mk ...

Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:07 pm
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I forgot to add:

Which engine type was less expensive and easier to produce the In-line or Radial?
Have read Radials are.

Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:06 pm
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Had Mussolini given top priority mass-producing cannon-armed DB 605-powered FIAT G.55 before the Afrika Korps capitulation in 1943 Italy might had stood a chance thwarting concentrated Allied air raid ...

Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:00 am
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The FIAT G.50, Macchi C.200, Reggiane Re.2000 powered by >1,000hp radials were outdated when they first flew in the late 1930s. FIAT unsuccessfully attempted to extend the G.50s life with the Daiml ...

Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:31 pm
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- > Engine Cowling cooling gill slits hand painted Testors Flat Black & White Special Mix.

- > Spray masking very time consuming, paint bleeding underneath masks potentially troublesome n ...

Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:27 pm
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- > Mainwing Engine Nauticals with Main Landing Gear assemblies glued on Mainwings, top & underside camouflage spot painting completed.

- > Mainwing Engine Cowlings top & underside ca ...

Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:02 pm
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- > Mainwing Engine Nauticals partially painted, Main Landing Gear assemblies glued in, forward Nauticle halves glued together.

- > Gluing in Main Landing Gear assemblies proved extremely tro ...

Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:17 am
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- > The Xotic-72/Aviation-USK Savoia-Marchetti SM.84, Italian Kits SM.89 kit builds have been moved to Early Summer 2019, warm weather preferred whilst building these.

- > The Xotic-72 FIAT R ...

Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:36 pm
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I agree, a little too hard to work with a vacuform canopy for this plane and especially in this scale. I thought the kit supplied canopy was still ok.
I've built dozens of models with vacuform parts ...

Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:50 pm
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Also examine Jean's builds.
Thanks for posting. I've seen his & other Z.1007 builds, will look at them again. Will go with the Radio Antenna Wiring pattern shown in the image y'all posted above. ...

Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:02 pm
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Very nice, looks great! Upper wing protrusions were fuel vents. Do you have the ADI drawings?
Thanks for telling me the protrusions are fuel vents, will fabricate them for my 1/72 scale model; Alpha ...
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