This is my next step. As far as you can the fuselage is totally completed, ready to be painted.
Let’s get things from the beginning
BOMB BAY – UNIVERSAL bomb racks.
We have started by making the 12 Universal Bomb carriers.
LOOP ANTENNA – CREW DOOR – MAIN BODY’S FUEL TANK
I painted them in black and I glued them into bomb bay’s main cells.
The bomb bays doors were not so difficult to be done.
I had to make the correct Loop Antenna in its accurate dimensions. Here you can see mine’s compared to Sanger’s one…
Next step concerns the main Crew door. I decided to make the one which falls down with the retractable ladder located on.
According to Elliott’s info, I finished the aluminum petrol tank.
After 2 weeks of hard work, I managed to build the tail wings. I had to represent the fabric surfaces in combination with the metal parts..
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FRONT AND REAR TURRETS
This is the FN.4. At this point I have to say, that I used the Tamiya’s clear part for Lancaster’s Fn.20 turret. Unfortunately this piece, extremely limited me, so that I can work correctly to return the actual structure of Fn.4, and constantly had to create the structure trying to match the clear piece of Tamiya.,
Going further, we made the
Here we had easier task. Everything is made from scratch plus the Vickers gun built from an old Browning and syringes. The transparent mold from my mold, was fitted like a glove.
Both towers were painted in the colors of Coastal Command and are ready to be installed at the end without being concerned with the masking of ...