SAI.403 Dardo in 1/72

Discussion in 'Aircraft & Aviation' started by rockpaperscissor, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. rockpaperscissor

    rockpaperscissor Member

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    Here are a few photos of my Modelik SAI.403 Dardo which I scanned, and reduced to 1/72 scale.

    The model has a very basic cockpit
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    Fuselage center section. I colored the fasces insignia with Photoshop
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    Completed Fuselage
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    Closeup of canopy
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    Tail planes. The Savoy crest, MM518 and Ambrosini 403 were photoshop additions
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    A bird in the hand
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    From below
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    From above
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    This was a fun build, with no particular problems in fit or finish - even in the small scale. Detail is a little sparse for it's original 1/33rd scale, but it's fine for 1/72.
  2. Dented Rick

    Dented Rick Human

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    This was one of my favorite planes in the game "Secret weapons over Normandy" Easy to track, but difficult to shoot down :twisted:
  3. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    Nice job! A very pretty aircraft, I like the turtledeck. You bases for these models are just right too!
  4. Gerald43

    Gerald43 Member

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    a very claer Work!
  5. Dragos

    Dragos Active Member

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    Nice and clean , good job!
  6. peter taft

    peter taft Senior Member

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    Very nice indeed :thumb: