Monogram drawing board
Dornier Do 635
by Marvin Banka
Dornier Do 635 - projected high-speed
1/48 scale Do 335A is available online from
Two or three years ago I was looking through a Schiffer book on the
restoration of a real Dornier Do.335. In the back of the book were some
concepts of the Do.335 which included a Do.435 which replaced the rear
DB. 605 engine with a BMW Turbo Jet.
For the model of the Do.635 I built I used two Monogram 1/48 Do.335 kits
with Paragon’s Do.335 “recon” extended wing tips. The center section is
scratch built out of sheet plastic with an aluminum spar through the
wings. I sanded off the panel lines and re-scribed them.
painted the model with Model Master paints and the decals were from my
The Do.635 was built as a high speed recon bird. It took two years of on
again and off again building to get it done.
And of course as soon as it was finished, I read the announcement of the
Tamiya kit. It figures!
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