1/48 Fonderie Miniature Dewoitine D-500

Gallery Article by RSK48, Rafael on Aug 21 2020

 

      

Dewoitine D-500, Venezuela Air Force
Continuing with the commemoration in 2020, of the 100 Year Anniversary of the Venezuela Air Force.

The Dewoitine D-500 was one of the first French monoplane fighters built in Europe after the 1st. World War. The Government of Venezuela bought three of these aircraft in 1934, becoming the 1st. Venezuelan fighter plane. The three planes were lost in different accidents. The one of this model, the D-500 No. 3, was lost in an accident in August 1939.

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This model is from the French house Fonderie Miniature, Dewoitine D-500 in 1:48 scale. It is a multimedia model, the pieces it contains are made of plastic, resin, white metal and photo-etched. The build was pretty much straight out of the box, with very little scratch. Painted with MM acrylic paint; decals were homemade.

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RSK48, Rafael

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Photos and text by RSK48, Rafael