Matchbox 1/32 de Havilland DH82A Tiger Moth

By Denis Winters

No. 6 Elementary Training School 1940

I did this just about out of the box. Did a little scratch building in the engine compartment and cockpit, All control surfaces cut out a re-positioned. Everything fit well and lined up.

Fun kit: can be built with enclosed canopy or on floats: Even includes pilot figures: spent about nine months: utilized real wood as on the real plane: struts, wing walk, floorboards, cockpit side panels, instrument panels. all rigging done with mono-filament nylon fishing line 2lb. Testors Model Master paints.

All in all a fun kit to build!

© Denis Winters

This article created on Friday, September 27 2013; Last modified on Monday, February 10 2014