scale models

De Havilland Mosquito NF Mk.II

157 Squadron, Royal Air Force, Castle Camps, UK, March 1942

The Mosquito is another one of my favourite WWII airplanes. I have had this kit for a year but did not had the chance to build it yet. So, after completing the 1/24 Spitfire, I thought I would it was time for a quick trouble free build and this Tamiya model was ideal.

It took me about a week and a half to complete it and it was a joy. I added cockpit details from Eduard, along with painting masks for the large canopy. I also used metal gun barrels from Master Model.

The painting was done with Midnight Blue from Mr.Paint. Afterwards, some highlighting was done with various mixes of the base colour with white and/or brown.

Finally, I used clay washes for a more weathered look.

The finished model

Products Used

Tamiya De Havilland Mosquito FB Mk.VI/NF Mk.II1/4861062

Eduard Mosquito FB Mk.VI/NF Mk.II
Eduard Mosquito FB Mk. VI/ NF Mk. II1/48EX029
Master Model De Havilland Mosquito NF Mk.II / FB Mk.VI – Pitot tube & armament set1/48AM-48-111