1/48 Accurate Miniatures SB2U Vindicator

Gallery Article by David Rapasi on Oct 5 2011

 

This model depicts a SB2U-2 Vindicator of VS 3 stationed in Hawaii, autumn of 1941.

On December 30, 1940 a BuAer directive was set forth stating that all of the exterior of ship based aircraft were to be painted N.S. Light Gray, and all coding was to be N.S. White. At this time the top Starboard and bottom Port wing insignias were removed.

 

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The model was painted with Model Master Paints, kit decals and homemade stencils.

Color used on this model;

QMS #10 Light Gray  MM1730

Enjoy the photos.

Dave

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Photos and text by David Rapasi