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Eduard 1/48 scale two-seat conversion
Curtiss TP-40N

by Brett Green

 

Curtiss TP-40N

 


Osprey Publishing's "Modelling the P-40" is available online from Squadron.com

 

Description

 

Here is my 1/48 scale TP-40N conversion based on the Eduard / Mauve P-40N Warhawk.

There is no commercially available 1/48 scale conversion for the two-seater P-40 trainer, so I modified kit parts, scratchbuilt unique distinguishing features and adapted some after-market sets for the task.

The photo below shows a few of the custom-made parts being test-fitted before assembly and painting.

 



 

This project is described in detail, including more than 50 captioned construction photos, in the recently released Osprey book, "Modelling the P-40 - Hawk 81, Tomahawk, Warhawk and Kittyhawk".

Five other P-40 models across the range of variants and scales, plus reference photos, are also covered in this new title.

 

 

Modelling the P-40
Hawk 81, Tomahawk, Warhawk and Kittyhawk
Osprey Modelling 15

Author: Brett Green
US Price:
$17.95
UK Price: 12.99
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Publish Date:
 January 10, 2004
Details: 80 pages; ISBN: 1841768235
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Model and Text Copyright 2005 by Brett Green
Images Copyright 2005 by Osprey Publishing
Page Created 19 January, 2005
Last Updated 21 January, 2005

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