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Savoia-Marchetti SM.170 licence built Blohm und Voss
« on: June 13, 2020, 01:45:05 am »
So I have a bag of cmk resin, just a picture no instructions of the Blohm und Voss bv P.170 three engined bomber..

I'm on a bit of a Regia Aeronautica kick at the moment so a three engined aircraft fits in with Italian style.

Not sure if it will be a camouflage fascist or a later Cobelligerante aircraft in silver

Pictures to follow.
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Re: Savoia-Marchetti SM.170 licence built Blohm und Voss
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2020, 01:54:00 am »
Oh my, that's a HOOT of an aircraft! One Vogt's all time meisterwerks!
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Savoia-Marchetti SM.170 licence built Blohm und Voss
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2020, 02:16:27 am »
I did not remember which Bv was the P.170 but Google/Wikipedia told me: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blohm_%26_Voss_P_170
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Re: Savoia-Marchetti SM.170 licence built Blohm und Voss
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2020, 03:07:03 am »
Luck ?   Fingers crossed all the way !





I reckon I'll be cleaning it up until Friday then building/painting in a 48 hour session !
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Re: Savoia-Marchetti SM.170 licence built Blohm und Voss
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2020, 03:52:42 am »
That looks ambitious!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Savoia-Marchetti SM.170 licence built Blohm und Voss
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2020, 05:50:33 am »
I wasn't aware CMK did that kit, still it should be a fairly good fit once you've got it cleaned up. Certainly suits the Regia Aeronautica with the 3 engines, how about overall dark green over grey for the scheme ?
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Re: Savoia-Marchetti SM.170 licence built Blohm und Voss
« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2020, 01:39:47 pm »
Its an old one - I got one at Donnington in 95.  Sure there must be a set of instructions online somewhere and I suspect that the Planet kit is this one.

Edit.  Yes, it's the same kit.  This may help with some of the cockpit parts



The relevant Scalemates page has a full set of instructions as a pdf
https://www.scalemates.com/kits/planet-models-plt115-blohm-and-voss-p17001--112657

I'd recommend replacing the engines and props with a set and a half from the Italeri Ju 188 - you get both Jumo and BMws, so you don't really lose out.

Given the time frame for the type, ANR/RSI markings are probably likely, but they lost and I detest collaborators anyway, so I'd go for captured RAF markings, or possibly a hack serving with an RAAF squadron in Italy.
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Re: Savoia-Marchetti SM.170 licence built Blohm und Voss
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2020, 01:54:36 pm »
Thamk's for that.  Time limitations mean I can't source the JU 188's so I'll have to go with what's in the kit.

Thinking of adding something likle a tail plane as it doesn't look right with out one.
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Re: Savoia-Marchetti SM.170 licence built Blohm und Voss
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2020, 11:54:44 pm »

Thinking of adding something likle a tail plane as it doesn't look right with out one.
Fin and rudder? Savoia-Marchetti had some distinctive shapes for that.

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Re: Savoia-Marchetti SM.170 licence built Blohm und Voss
« Reply #9 on: June 20, 2020, 02:23:36 pm »
Running out of time but thought I'd better post something.

Some construction, a spray of primer and some paint. Decalling now and may be finished tomorrow (hopefully)












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Re: Savoia-Marchetti SM.170 licence built Blohm und Voss
« Reply #10 on: June 20, 2020, 07:37:08 pm »
Very good! :thumbsup:
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FINISHED Savoia-Marchetti SM.170 licence built Blohm und Voss
« Reply #11 on: June 21, 2020, 12:52:15 pm »
I have finished the model or it has finished me!

Here's a quick pic I will take more in daylight tomorrow as the canopy glue has yet to go off and I don't want to move it around too much.

Hope that's allowed !

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Re: Savoia-Marchetti SM.170 licence built Blohm und Voss
« Reply #12 on: June 21, 2020, 12:58:55 pm »
Fascinating looking aeroplane.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Savoia-Marchetti SM.170 licence built Blohm und Voss
« Reply #13 on: June 21, 2020, 08:49:13 pm »
Congratulations! :thumbsup:
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Re: Savoia-Marchetti SM.170 licence built Blohm und Voss
« Reply #14 on: June 21, 2020, 11:22:59 pm »
Looks really good!

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