Vought OS2U-3 Kingfisher
USS Arizona, December 7, 1941
Cutting Edge's 1/48 scale Kingfisher
are available online from
Here is my Vought OS2U-3 Kingfisher, based on
the USS Arizona on December 7, 1941.
This model started as the 1/48 scale Monogram kit, but then the
aftermarket genies took over. Additions to the Monogram kit were as
Engines and Things
The aftermarket detail sets really make the old
Monogram kit into a fantastic model.
The Cutting Edge cockpit is really something, with
almost every detail present, whether it is visible or not. The engine
cast by Engines and Things was a bit rough and needed some work, but was
The Monogram kit was the Hi Tech kit with the
etched detail set. Various components of the etched details were used to
enhance the kit.
The model was totally re-scribed according to the
photos and line drawings in the Squadron Kingfisher in Action and
depicts one of the two aircraft assigned to the USS Arizona at the time
of the Pearl Harbour bombing.
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Images Copyright 2004 by Brett Green
Page Created 20 January, 2004
Last Updated 25 March, 2004
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