1/48 Encore Cessna A-37B Dragonfly

Gallery Article by Rodrigo AD (salvador001) on Oct 20 2014

 

      

This is my 1/48th Cessna A-37B Dragonfly of El Salvador Air Force, it represents aircraft n. 427 (71-0862) of the Escuadron Caza y Bombardeo of the Segunda Brigada Aerea en Comalapa AFB ca.1989-90, during the last years of the war.

The kit used was the Encore O/A-37B. It was made practically out of box, as the kit comes with an excellent resin cockpit and PE detailing sets. Some aftermarket parts used include some PE pieces from the Airwaves set, True Details drop tanks, Eduard RBF and Aerobonus SUU-11A gun pods.

 

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The model was painted with Testors Model Master acrylic paints.

The main exterior color is Gunship Gray FS36118. For the cabin area I used Dark Gull Gray FS36231.

The model is dedicated to all the brave man of El Salvador Air Force, specially to all the members of the Escuadron de Caza y Bombardeo that flew the A-37 in defense of our freedom and democracy.

Rodrigo AD

Photos and text by Rodrigo AD