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Indentations were pricked into the base of the propeller shafts with a pin to simulate the
alignment mechanisms. The sand filter is made up from 2 photo etched parts from the
Model Technologies detail set. You might think that the emblem of JG 27 was designed
specially for the North Africa campaign ?  It is a map of Africa with a wide eye negro and a
spotted panther's head superimposed on top. Squadron/Signal's publication states that the design
had actually been used by JG 27 even before the French Campaign in 1940. Apparently it
was only symbolic coincidence that the squadron was posted to North Africa.

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