More RCAF Mosquitoes – 404 Squadron, Banff Strike Wing
• Decals to model any one of five different aircraft, featuring enough common markings to model any one subject aircraft.
• Six 8.5 x 11in. pages of illustrated documentation. *
Available with or without airframe stencil data markings set AOD32s05 in the same package.
• Mosquito FB.VI RF838 as EO•A
404 Squadron’s first Mosquito.
F/L JR Hughes DFC & Bar and P/O Wade.
• Mosquito FB.VI RF851 as EO•H
404 Squadron’s first Mosquito to fly an operational sortie, claiming 1 seaplane destroyed and another damaged on 22 April 1945.
F/O DA Catrane and F/L AE Foord.
• Mosquito FB.VI RF856 as EO•P
Apparently the squadron commander’s usual mount during the type conversion period.
W/C EW Pierce and Navigator.
• Mosquito FB.VI RF880 as EO•X
Flown by the squadron commander during an RP attack on enemy vessels 4 May 1945.
W/C EW Pierce and P/O MH Michael.
• Mosquito FB.VI RF882 as EO•Z
The last Mosquito delivered to 404 Squadron.
*High resolution b&w copy of Docs supplied in the package. Home-printable colour PDF version available via email after purchase.
The richly detailed Docs file – the Aviaeology "magazine article in a decal bag" you may have heard about – is also available separately as a PDF e-publication that you can use to zoom in to high magnification on-screen, or print out in colour. Internet-connected registered owners of the decal set get the docs for free.
Additional material in this particular set's Docs include a detailed article on the rocket projectile (R/P) plus drop tank set-up used by these aircraft in the final months of the war in the spring of 1945, complete with related scale drawings and paint/finishing notes. Laced throughout with useful operational and technical detail type notes on each individual aircraft. The usual decal placement and painting instructions for all subject aircraft variations, plus nine relatively rare reference photographs are also included.
A separate general decal preparation / application instruction sheet completes the package.