F-2A "Buffalo" #1


1/48 Tamiya kit with Aftermarket decals

Tamiya's basic kit of this tiny fighter, with decals from Aeromaster.
Airbrush and handbrush, dry pigments and oils.

 

Buffalo MkI W8209

Sgt N.M. "Mac" Read, 453rd Squadrom, RAAF, Sembarang, Singapore, 1941.
During the desperate struggle to defend Singapore, Sgt Read lost his life, ramming a Japanese aircraft after running out of ammo.