Intermission (3) – Current News on The Hump — Pacific Paratrooper

Note
The B-24 that crashed was a B-24 J. This is a B-24 D, an older model.

At 7:40 a.m. Jan. 25, 1944, five B-24 Liberator heavy bombers from the 308th Bombardment Group, 425th Squadron, took off from their base at Kunming, China, on a routine supply run to India. Their route took them over the Hump, a treacherous eastern stretch of tall peaks in the Himalayan mountains. At 10:45 a.m., flying […]

via Intermission (3) – Current News on The Hump — Pacific Paratrooper

Almost there

I am almost there with my built. I just have to decide if I will close the bomb bay doors or leave them open.

Big decision isn’t?

I still have not glued the wings because I am waiting for the decals to be added on.

Will I be keeping my first idea of using home made decals or use the decals in the box?

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Another big decision isn’t?

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What next?

The framing has been completed except for the canopy side windows.

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I have used my old technique of painted strips of Scotch tape.

I have decided  to glue the tail turret since  I  won’t  be moving  it sideways.

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I have  not  decided yet if I was going  to  paint  the inside of the model so I  just assembled  it with masking  tape to get an idea of the finished built.

 

Then taking  it apart again to ponder on my next  move.