Italian Dewoitine D.520
Tamiya's 1/48 scale Dewoitine D.520 is available online from
This is the Tamiya 1/48 Dewoitine D.520 kit built
basically out of the box, except for the addition of photo-etched seat
belts. This kit is an absolute joy to build and aside from the radiator
being a little too squarish, it is very faithful to the original.
I elected to build this one in Italian markings and represents what I
believe to be the machine flown by Tenenete Corsi, of the 161 Gruppo
Autonomo Caccia Terrestre, based at Villanova d'Albenga, Italy, during
It is finished in Gris Bleu Foncé, Kaki and Ombre Calcinée over Gris
Bleu Clair. The previous French Vichy markings have been overpainted in
dark and medium grey and weathered with chalk pastels. The white "20"
with black shading is from an old Letraset sheet.
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