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10-31-2005, 03:58 PM
Does anyone make a Brewster Buffalo kit or ARF?
I'd like to have one flying a little faster than going from plans.:)
Oh, and I will convert a gasser if I have to.
Jerry bates offers a 1/10 scale (42"w.s.) www.scaleaero.com/jerrybates.htm (http://www.scaleaero.com/jerrybates.htm) Bob holman is offering laser cut parts for this plane. www.bhplans.com (http://www.bhplans.com) His work is exllent;)
11-06-2005, 12:23 PM
I think everyone who flew a Brewster Buffalo in real life was so traumitized that they couldn't wait to forget about it. Neat looking model though.
11-07-2005, 06:37 PM
"I think everyone who flew a Brewster Buffalo in real life was so traumitized that they couldn't wait to forget about it."
Check out the ones in the Finnish Air Force at:
And here's a tally of the air victories by Buffalos:
True, American and English pilots experiences were a lot worse than the Finns. But the Finns didn't have much choice, or time, since Stalin was trying to do to Finland, what Hitler did to Poland.:mad:
Oh, thanks E-nut, I think I will go with Bob Holman as his models look very scale. Thanks for the links.:D
12-22-2005, 09:58 PM
While it may have been nice to fly, a lot of Aussies did not return when flying these no one wants me hand downs. Apply featured in the Worlds Worst Aircraft, lol.
12-23-2005, 05:59 AM
Sorry to hear of the frightful time the Australians and others had in this old bird.:(
But I still want to build a model of one, in the FAF WWII scheme.:D
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