Brewster F2a Buffalo

Andre Zbigniewski

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January 2010
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107 b/w Photos, 26 profiles, 18 sheets
No associated books available.


• Includes a free decal sheet in 1:48 and 1:72 scales

A monograph devoted to the history of the controversial WW2 fighter, Brewster Buffalo, covers its design and development, operational history and camouflage and markings. Discusses the particular versions, their field modifications and combat operations in the U.S., British, Dutch and Finnish service, illustrated with maps. Lists aces of the Finnish Air Force and paints used to paint Buffalo. Includes technical data.

102 pages, 107 photographs, 18 sheets of technical drawings in 1:24 and 1:48 scale with specification of external changes on production-run versions of the aircraft, 11 color charts with 18 examples of camouflage schemes.

Free 1:48 and 1:72 decals for 4 schemes:
Brewster F2A-1 (BuNo 1338), 3-F-18 of VF-3, 1940.
Brewster Model 339 (B-3110), flown by Lt. August Deibel of 2-VLG-V, Kallang, 1941.
Brewster Model 239 (BW-378), flown by Lt. P.E. Sovelius of 4./LeLv 24, Karelia, jesień 1941.
Brewster Model 339E (W8138), flown by Sqn. Ldr. Noel Sharp of 488 Sqn RNZAF, Singapur, 1941.

About the Series
Monographs focuses on an individual type of aircraft. Each monograph contains descriptions of the aircraft's origin, its variants and combat history. Each volume includes several hundred archive photographs, technical scale drawings and color profile artwork. Each book also has free extras for modelers, with decals and masking foil.

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