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Clave
01-16-2010, 07:01 PM
Another 'Big Project' item:

The Bristol Blenheim was conceived as a high speed passenger aircraft, but became a light bomber and entered service with the RAF in 1937. It was very successful and several countries bought and operated it.

By the start of WW2 it was considered obeselete, but lacking a replacement, many squadrons continued to fly the Blenheim, and heavy losses were suffered, especially in the Battle of Britain.

The Blenheim was converted into a fighter, night fighter and ground attack aircraft. It was armed with 2 x 7.7mm machine guns, and could also carry 1200lb of bombs.

Blenheim Mk 1 of the Finnish Air Force, 1944.

http://www.clavework-graphics.co.uk/aircraft/bristol_blenheim/Blenheim_Mk1_Finland_1.png

Blenheim Mk 1 of 32 Mira Hellenic Air Force, 1941.

http://www.clavework-graphics.co.uk/aircraft/bristol_blenheim/Blenheim_Mk1_Greece_1.png

Blenheim Mk 1 of 21 Squadron RAF, 1939.

http://www.clavework-graphics.co.uk/aircraft/bristol_blenheim/Blenheim_Mk1_GB_21Sqn_1.png

Clave
01-16-2010, 07:01 PM
Blenheim Mk 1 of the Romanian Air Force, 1941.

http://www.clavework-graphics.co.uk/aircraft/bristol_blenheim/Blenheim_Mk1_Romania_1.png

Blenheim Mk 1 of the Turkish Air Force, 1938.

http://www.clavework-graphics.co.uk/aircraft/bristol_blenheim/Blenheim_Mk1_Turkey_1.png

Blenheim Mk 1F of 29 Squadron RAF, 1939. The Mark 1F carried no bombs but had an additional 4 x 7.7mm machine guns in a belly pack.

http://www.clavework-graphics.co.uk/aircraft/bristol_blenheim/Blenheim_Mk1F_GB_29Sqn_1.png

Churchill
01-16-2010, 10:04 PM
Nice as well. Have you thought about doing heavy bombers like the Lancaster?(If you haven't already, I might have forgotten if you have)

Clave
01-17-2010, 11:29 AM
Yep, the Lanc was the first on my list, but lacking any good reference drawings, the project got shelved... :(

Churchill
01-18-2010, 10:22 AM
Aw...

Clave
01-26-2010, 10:58 AM
Update:

Blenheim Mk 1 of 61 Squadron RAF, 1938.

http://www.clavework-graphics.co.uk/aircraft/bristol_blenheim/Blenheim_Mk1_GB_61Sqn_1.png

Blenheim Mk 1 of 84 Squadron RAF, 1941.

http://www.clavework-graphics.co.uk/aircraft/bristol_blenheim/Blenheim_Mk1_GB_84Sqn_1.png

Blenheim Mk 1 of 108 Squadron RAF, 1938.

http://www.clavework-graphics.co.uk/aircraft/bristol_blenheim/Blenheim_Mk1_GB_108Sqn_1.png

Clave
01-26-2010, 11:00 AM
Blenheim Mk 1 of the Yugoslav Air Force, circa 1941.

http://www.clavework-graphics.co.uk/aircraft/bristol_blenheim/Blenheim_Mk1_Yugoslav_1.png

Blenheim Mk 1F of 30 Squadron RAF, 1941. The Mark 1F carried no bombs but had an additional 4 x 7.7mm machine guns in a belly pack.

http://www.clavework-graphics.co.uk/aircraft/bristol_blenheim/Blenheim_Mk1F_GB_30Sqn_1.png

VonWeyer
01-27-2010, 12:29 AM
Keep them coming...

Panzerknacker
01-28-2010, 04:53 PM
Looking at your profiles I just realized that the dorsal turret had a Vickers K, and not a Browning....