Monday, January 08, 2018 - 03:30 AM UTC
Freightdog Models has announced they are to re-release under the Blue Max label a 1/48 scale Sopwith Comic Camel conversion
”I have a few new and re-issued items due out in 2018, but I won't be announcing most of them until they are nearly ready for sale. Amongst the re-issues, to coincide with the Revell boxing the Eduard Camel in March, will be my Blue Max Comic conversion in 1/48 scale. This comprehensive set include a complete new fuselage and screen printed decals for three options. Image is draft box top design, text still to be added”.
The "Comic" was a Camel variant designed specifically for night-fighting duties. The pilots positon was shifted a foot aft of its usual position. The twin Vickers guns were replaced by two Lewis guns on Foster mountings firing forward over the top wing. It served with Home Defence Squadrons against German air raids.
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