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Bristol Bombay MK.I France 1940 *done*

I will do the machine that crashed during support and evacuation operations in France May 1940.

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1:72 Bristol Bombay Mk.I (Valom 72056)
Bristol Bombay Mk.I
GB Military Royal Air Force (1918-now)
271 Sqn. L5813 (Sgt Whitfield) | Betheniville FR May 1940 | Dark Green, Dark Earth, Sky
 

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5 | 23. September 2019, 20:19
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Daniel Klink
So here is another Big Bird who will need a lot of care and filling material.
But it is ages ago that i built a RAF kit.
23. September 2019, 20:34
Erik Leijdens
O nice! Strange aircraft. What kit is this? Does not look easy..
23. September 2019, 21:18
Erik Leijdens
Ah, Valom :)
23. September 2019, 21:19
Daniel Klink
Hi Erik, yes it is the Valom first Release, as often the surfce details are very well done, but the fit generally and especially the wing section will be a challenge. Welcome Mate
24. September 2019, 08:26
Daniel Klink
That engine will never fit iwithout intense thinning and even than it will be too big in diameter. Damn it is reallywell done in detail by Valom but too big.
Apropos Big.. The Bombay was a Big Bird too
24. September 2019, 17:24
Alec K
Cool and unusual aircraft, I love it! I have a few Valom kits in my stash, so interested how this goes together.
24. September 2019, 18:06
Łukasz Gliński
That is odd and unique, I'm in :)
24. September 2019, 20:58
Daniel Klink
Hey Guys and welcome... Much filler and evergreen sheet needed :)
25. September 2019, 13:38
Daniel Klink
A real dusty and dirty job :)
25. September 2019, 19:37
Łukasz Gliński
Looks bit like a far predecessor of my Superfreighter ;)
26. September 2019, 20:46
Daniel Klink
Hi Lukasz, yap because it was kind of :)
27. September 2019, 09:19
Łukasz Gliński
Ha! Your are right actually :D
Wiki: The Bristol Freighter's wing was based on that of the Type 130.
27. September 2019, 10:48
Jim J
Interesting subject. Looking good.
27. September 2019, 15:27
Daniel Klink
@Lukasz yes thank you JIm
29. September 2019, 21:29
Daniel Klink
Color got involved :)
30. September 2019, 15:58
Stephan Ryll
Very nice camo Daniel :)
1. October 2019, 15:14
Daniel Klink
Thank you STephan But somehow the preshading this time is nearly gone invisible
1. October 2019, 15:26
Marcel Klemmer
Hi Daniel, I am confused, a british and not as usual a japan aircraft :) Nice build so far.
1. October 2019, 19:26
Olivier
A new challenge ? Let's see how it turns out ?
1. October 2019, 20:56
Daniel Klink
Hi Marcel and Olivier.. Before all my allied colors sets run dry i thought it is better to use them :)
ANd yes Olivier this kit really is a challenge for me
1. October 2019, 21:03
Andy Ball
Wow, subject even more left-field than a sinister ultra-socialist :)
..loving your subject!
1. October 2019, 21:51
Daniel Klink
Hi Andy, welcome and Great that you like my choice ????
2. October 2019, 17:32
David Januska
Wow Daniel, another treasure from your bottomless stash ;). Looking great
11. October 2019, 11:22
Treehugger
Danie, did you aribrush on the RAF roundels? Or are they decals?
11. October 2019, 11:50
Daniel Klink
Hi and welcome David and thank you mate
11. October 2019, 14:01
Daniel Klink
Hi and welcome Treehugger, these are the kits decals
11. October 2019, 14:02
Stephan Ryll
That's looking very good Daniel
11. October 2019, 14:33
Erik Leijdens
Very nice progress
11. October 2019, 18:36
Daniel Klink
Thank You Stephan and Erik, much appreciated
Now it stands on its own wheels :)
14. October 2019, 14:13
ForestFan
Looks great!
14. October 2019, 18:34
Daniel Klink
Thank you Forest Fan..just few further bits and it is complete..after struggling and a intense fight i finally it nearly looks presentable.
Some weathering will be added too of course
14. October 2019, 19:25
Daniel Klink
Hi, so we are close to the finish line with this project.. Not a fun built at all but at least a rare seen and unique Flying machine. Washing is done
18. October 2019, 21:46
Jim J
Looking good Daniel. . It's nice to see the final stages bring it to life...
18. October 2019, 22:32
Daniel Klink
Thank You Jim :) much appreciated!
Yes the look developes into woekhorse????
19. October 2019, 09:25
Thomas Hopfensperger
Bombay is Bombe!
19. October 2019, 10:35
Martin
Excellent build. I like the Valom kits with there unusual aircraft.
19. October 2019, 12:14
Roberto Rocat
Wow! Not a common subject, isn't it? Good work, I like it
20. October 2019, 17:54
Andy Ball
Love it! An awkward looking pre-war design, beautiful build!
20. October 2019, 18:43
Daniel Klink
Thank you very much Thomas, Martin, Roberto and Andy for your nice comments much appreciated
20. October 2019, 20:21
Erik Leijdens
Great result Daniel. Strange bird!
20. October 2019, 20:46
Daniel Klink
Yap indeed, but there were many of them in the pre war era. next on my list is the Heyford kit by Matchbox. :)
Thank you mate for you encouraging words
20. October 2019, 21:39
Łukasz Gliński
Your Bombay looks great, though I don't agree with your way of separating colours on the topsides. I like these strange British planes, Heyford is even more odd than this one :)
20. October 2019, 21:43
Daniel Klink
Hi lukasz, thanks mate! Glad you like it
Do you mean the segments?
20. October 2019, 22:34
Łukasz Gliński
I mean the blurry DG-DE separation.
21. October 2019, 07:54
Daniel Klink
Ah you mean the transistions were not that smooth and soft but rather sharp and the colors stronger
21. October 2019, 08:16
Łukasz Gliński
That's my point exactly :) Colours are ok, I meant only borders.
21. October 2019, 08:58
Daniel Klink
I guess you are right Lukasz... wrong Interpretation by me Thanky for the hint.
Will consider it for my next RAF project
21. October 2019, 09:10
Andy Ball
I've seen pictures whereby the demarcations between Dk.Earth and Dk.Green appear 'blurry'. I assumed that sometimes on re-touches the paint shop may not have applied a masking, unlike when they left the factory?
21. October 2019, 10:09
Daniel Klink
Hi Andy, thank you! That is the thing . this rotten workhorse has been sprayed over without masking :)
So i declare this as completed.
First thought of mask and carefully do the colorwork again, but masking of the canopy etc. again??
No .. I just have to do better research next time...
Thank you all for watching and your interest..
Now i have ay Bombay in my shelf
21. October 2019, 17:36
Guy Rump
Excellent job again Daniel, one day I'll get round to building the one in my stash..... :)
21. October 2019, 17:48
Daniel Klink
Thank you Guy, just do it..but follow the instructions only in emergency :)
Some more Pics will follow btw
21. October 2019, 18:01
Olivier
Daniel you could try to do something to the paint with a brush like in the old days. No need for masking then...
21. October 2019, 18:10
Oleg Smilyk
Fantastic work,Daniel!
21. October 2019, 18:19
Daniel Klink
Hi Oly, yes that wouls be an option but i leave it that like it is. :)
Thank you Oleg much appreciated.. I really like your modern J-birds
21. October 2019, 20:05
Murad ÖZER
Beautiful work all around Daniel. :)
21. October 2019, 20:15
Daniel Klink
Btw the Sparrow by Valom seems to become another fun built :)

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But hey they make it possible to do these really special designs in 72
21. October 2019, 20:21
Dave Flitton
Another nice build!
21. October 2019, 20:27
Daniel Klink
Thank you very much Murad and Dave
21. October 2019, 20:27
Spanjaard
great job!
21. October 2019, 20:34
Alec K
Another great build Daniel
22. October 2019, 00:32
Neuling
Take good care of this beautiful build, Daniel! We don´t need another crash.
22. October 2019, 13:53
Daniel Klink
@Spanjaard, Alec and Neuling..many thanks Mates!... Those warm words are much encouraging me for more flying oddities :)
@Neuling yes place in the cabinet is booked for it
22. October 2019, 17:32
Andy Ball
Super new photos, like the thin loop aerial detail, enhances the scale-look!
22. October 2019, 17:43
Roberto Rocat
Very nice indeed!
26. October 2019, 10:05
Daniel Klink
Thank you andy and Roberto, much appreciated
13. April, 22:18
Thomas Bischoff
Excellent! Have never seen a Bombay before :)
25. August, 17:40
Olivier
Bomb bays I have see a lot. But not a Bombay. (Sorry just trying to be funny)
25. August, 20:39
Łukasz Gliński
Thought the same, Olivier
25. August, 20:59
Mirko Römer
Veeeery nice bird!
25. August, 20:59
Daniel Klink
Thank you Thomas, Yes you will nort see them built that often. Glad you like it..
@Olivier hehe, great pun Olivier.. :)
@Mirko thank you !
4. September, 20:13

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