C-130E A97-177


Esci 1/72 C-130E, A97-177


by Andrew Doppel


Introduction


Serial
A97-177
Type
Lockheed C-130E
Squadron
37 Squadron, Richmond, NSW (Circa 1967)
Scheme
White over light gull grey with NMF leading edges.  Squadron logo applied to tail
Kit
1/72 Esci C-130 (OOB).   This kit is over 25 years old and has been re-built for its third  and hopefully last time.  Paints are a combination of Humbrol and Model Master.  Decals from Aussie Decals and aerial lines from Ezy-line.  This was my father-in-law's favorite Herc whilst O/C of 486 Squadron in the early eighties.
References
Dakota, Hercules and Caribou in Australian Service and Military Aircraft of Australia by Stewart Wilson, Airfix C130 decal instruction and Aussie decal instruction sheet.

 

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