The kit of the C-54 Skymaster from Revell offers a very good quality, good fit and very good detailing. Fortunately, in the kit also I found all the alternative
parts (wheels, air intakes, exhaust pipes) that I needed to build my model. Only the additional windows in the cockpit roof are not provided. Here I polished
the transparent part from the inside and then taped the windows.
When building the cockpit, the existing facility is quite sufficient.
For the painting I had planned anyway to show all doors closed, so the interior of the cabin only the bottom and the intermediate walls to stabilize
the fuselage were installed. In front of the instrument panel, behind the cockpit and under the cabin floor about 70 g of lead was glued in, it's
Photos and text © by Wolfram Witschel