1/48 Revell Do 215 B-5

Gallery Article by Paul Coppin on Oct 27 2016

 

      

Hello everyone here is my latest kit, a Revell Dornier Do 215 B-5 of NJG2, Giltze-Rijen 1941. This is the new kit from Revell and I must say its a very well fitting kit and was enjoyable to build. :) I added some Eduard bomber harnesses and some antenna wiring, apart from those its built straight out of the box. 

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The painting was pretty straight forward ,The bonus with painting with just one main colour is there is not much masking ... :) I used Tamiya black lightened slightly with a touch of white, and painted some of the panels with a different shade to break up the paint job a bit. I decided to give the night bird a light weathered look using weathering powders and oils and did some chipping here and there . The engines construction was fun to make and it all fit very well together. 

Well thanks for looking at the night bird and I will see you soon with my next build. :)

Paul Coppin

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Photos and text by Paul Coppin