Only four months behind...the last piece is on the board....our Ki-48. I can find no pictures that match the description given by the pilots after the December 20th bombing raid on Kunming.
In Dan Ford's book Flying Tigers
, Flight Leader Sandy Sandell said they were "a dull gray color". Another pilot said they were "a pale green". So we settled for a color that they commonly painted their planes that looks like dull gray pale green. See what you think.
They don't go down easy. No one bullet kills.
Some pretty dramatic terrain around Wu Chia Ba airport.
...and they bite back.
So now we can start on that long list of details we pushed out of the way to get to this point. Wake is done and ready to go.
All the airstrips and runways on the Burma map are done.
And here's the album cover shot.
Now to repaint some airplanes and ship and test test test.