Airfix Beagle Basset

And for the now obligatory “wildcard” third choice.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Not a Helicopter, nor a Jet, but a prop plane. but to be fair it is British, Military, and post war. It is the Beagle Basset 206 navigation and communications trainer. It is also in a plain white box…

Last year Airfix started a project (Kit Starter) to gauge interest in re-releasing some very old kits. The only one that garnered enough interest to justify a release was this, hence the plain packaging.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

the plastic itself is modern, though the moulds ancient, and clearly refurbished judging by the minimal amount of flash present

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The instructions are a facsimile of the original, how I miss the written explanations that used to come in every kit. Only one colour scheme, a pity as the kit was offered at various times in a red white colour scheme of the Queens flight as well.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The decals are thoroughly modern though.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Scale Modeling Mania

Sure, it's possible I'm type-A anal, it's equally possible you're sloppy.

The Sprue Lagoon

Model kits and more!

Aviation Trails

A trail around Britain's historical airfields many lost to developers or mother nature herself. Come along on a voyage of discovery and nostalgia.

Aces Flying High

An Aussie's travels to air shows, aviation museums and related events around the world, with a bit of aerospace history along the way!

Adopt a Model

eyvallah beğenene, beğenmeyenin canı cehenneme

Plane Dave

World War II with Scale Models

My Forgotten Hobby

Let's build... It's never too late

MEAT FILLED PASTRIES

THIS IS PIE. THESE ARE MY PASTRIES. LET THE GREASE HIT MY ELBOW AND THE GRAVY SMATTER MY FACE.

Shortfinals's Blog

A blog about life, aviation, and everything. Contents © Shortfinals and AirShowConsultants; all rights reserved!

Leading The Line

Because Sometimes There's More to Life Than Pies.

amateur airplanes

Let's build.

Still Striving For that Elusive Halo

Thoughts, photographs, recipes and paintings of an Episcopal priest

Flying the Camel

Large and small projects and thoughts

%d bloggers like this: