The P-40 was a dependable warhorse that provided valuable service throughout World War II. The earliest operational variants were used to great effect by the famous 'Flying Tigers' in China, and the P-40 went on to serve in almost every theatre of the war. Modellers are well served with P-40 variants from major manufacturers and after-market companies, and this book helps make the most of the products available. The projects featured in clear step-by-step detail include a 1/32 'Flying Tiger' P-40B, an RAAF Kittyhawk Mk.IV in 1/48, a TP-40N two-seat trainer in 1/48 and an RAF Desert Kittyhawk in 1/72 scale. Superb colour reference photographs and detailed lists of kits and accessories available round off this authoritative treatment.
Bloomsbury Publishing; April 2012
- ISBN: 9781780966465
- Edition: 1
- Read online, or download in secure ePub format
- Title: Modelling the P-40
Series: Osprey Modelling
- Author: Brett Green
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
About The Author
Brett Green is the editor of HyperScale (www.hyperscale.com), an online model magazine established in 1998, and a highly respected aviation modeller. He has published two books on the colours and markings of Luftwaffe aircraft: 'Augsburg's Last Eagles', on the late-war Messerschmitt Bf 109, and 'Stormbird Colors' on the Me 262. For Osprey Publishing he has written Modelling 2: 'Modelling the Bf 110' in 1/48 scale, Modelling 11: 'Modelling the P-47 Thunderbolt', and co-written 'US Army Fighter Modeling' in the Masterclass series. Brett lives in Sydney, Australia, with his wife and two children.