Barry Kirkwood was a teenager in Belfast whilst Canberra was being built, and he remembers watching her launch from a nearby park. During Canberra's construction, BBC Childrens television ran a series of programmes featuring John West, one the ship's designers. Now that I have completed the covering process on the hull I'll use this stuff to seal all the wood.
In this series of photos you can see that the hull has now been sanded and shaped to the correct specs., near as I can figure!! International Shipping - items may be subject to customs processing depending on the item's declared value. Your country's customs office can offer more details, or visit eBay's page on international trade.
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Import charges previously quoted are subject to change if you increase you maximum bid amount. I'll apply many coats of primer again sanding well between each coat with finer and finer grades of sandpaper. If you reside in an EU member state besides UK, import VAT on this purchase is not recoverable. Very important to have this as I'll work off that for further alignment of things as construction moves ahead. First off, the aircraft are available in kit form, except for the type 99 Val dive bombers which are reported to be out of production (sigh).



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