USS Guadalcanal CVE-60

By BillMichaels | Published: 01/15/2021

Modeler's notes...

Radio Controlled model of a Casablanca-class Escort Carrier. Model is 42” long.   Hull is balsa, then a layer of fiberglass.   Hangar and flight deck are made from foam core board, with scratch-built styrene details.  Island, catwalks, gun tubs, etc, all made and detailed from styrene.

Guns are 3-D printed.  Aircraft are a mix of Minicraft and F-toys Avengers, and Sweet FM-2 Wildcats.

Forward elevator is operable via RC. Air search radar antenna is animated.

 

Build Specs

Name
USS Guadalcanal CVE-60
Scale
1:144
Brand
Scratch Build