De Havilland Mosquito FB VI 1:33 Orlik

Discussion in 'First Impressions Kit Reviews' started by josve, May 25, 2007.

  1. josve

    josve Active Member

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    Here is one of my favourite aircraft from WW2.
    The De Havilland Mosquito!

    1. De Havilland Mosquito!
    2. Scale. 1:33
    3. Orlik 14/2006
    4. Designer N/A
    5. Parts N/A
    Pages:16
    English instructions available at the Orlik site

    The kit
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    The kit contains 16 pages.
    The first page contains written instructions in polish.
    Four pages of 3d drawings/2d drawings
    ten pages of formers and parts.

    Instructions
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    Formers
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    Parts
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    There are also laserparts available for this aircraft.
    I haven't got them yet....but I know where to go :)

    Summary.
    The print seems very good!
    Nice colors, but no weathering as I can see.
    The parts has that rasorsharp look as we know from the newer GPM models and Halinski kits.
    The kit has full interior and can as an option be built with fully stuffed bomb bay interior.
    I have not counted the parts,but I guess there's a lot of them :)

    There have been a couple of build threads here on the forum, but none of them are active any more I guess.
    I have seen a few threads in some polish forums.
  2. dansls1

    dansls1 Member

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    I wouldn't say it's my favorite (the P38 Lightning and P61 Black Widow have always had soft spots in my heart) - but it's a very cool plane nonetheless. I personally will be especially looking forward to your build of this one ;)
  3. David H

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    I am all for it. I have stalled... at the wings.

    Jonny, you don't neeed luck, just DO IT!

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  4. Rick Thomson

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    The Mossie...a fantastic aircraft. Capable of carrying the same bombload to Berlin as the B-17, and at a higher rate of knots, with two fewer engines, and no guns...

    The above was repeated ad-naseum by an Uncle who had served as a Navigator on them.
  5. josve

    josve Active Member

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    Thats too bad David!
    Is it very hard to build?