.:Eduard:. Guns! Turrets! Lights! Rockets! [Riders in the Sky]

As you know, our upcoming WWII four-engine bomber aircraft kit, the Liberator GR Mk.III and GR Mk.V „Riders in the Sky“, in 1/72 scale also include two unique sprues designed by Eduard, with parts needed for conversion from B-24 to Liberator GR Mk.III and GR Mk.V.
You can see all the conversion parts we made for this kit in the following photo-gallery.
- A-6A rear turret Consolidated 5800-3
- Boulton-Paul Type E Mk.II rear turret early type/ late type
- Dumbo chin radome
- Waist gunners windows (Nash and Thompson Type FN55 mount)
- Leigh Light (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leigh_Light)
- rocket projectors with unguided rocket projectiles
- Hamilton Standard Hydromatic propelles with narrow blades

The photographic book, which tells the story of Coastal Command Liberators GR Mk.III & GR Mk.V, with a special focus on No. 311 Squadron RAF, will be also a part of the kit.
This Limited Edition kit will be available at the Eduard Store from March 1, 2018 under cat. no. 2121

.:Eduard:. Liberator GR Mk.III and GR Mk.V „Riders in the Sky“ #sprues

Limited Edition kit of WWII four-engine bomber aircraft, the Liberator GR Mk.III and GR Mk.V „Riders in the Sky“, in 1/72 scale. This is focused on Liberators flown by RAF Coastal Command in WWII. Two unique plastic sprues designed by Eduard, with parts needed for conversion from B-24 to Liberator GR Mk.III and GR Mk.V, along with a complete set of sprues by Hasegawa.
The photographic book, which tells the story of Coastal Command Liberators GR Mk.III & V, with a special focus on No. 311 Squadron RAF, will be a part of the kit.
The kit will be available at the Eduard Store from March 1, 2018 under cat. no. 2121.

Conversion parts from Eduard’s tools, consist of the following:
- A-6A rear turret Consolidated 5800-3
- Boulton-Paul Type E Mk.II rear turret early type/ late type
- Dumbo chin radome
- Waist gunner windows (Nash and Thompson Type FN55 mount)
- Leigh Light (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leigh_Light)
- rocket projectors with unguided rocket projectiles
- Hamilton Standard Hydromatic propellers with narrow blades
To illustrate the differences and use of each type of turret and other conversion parts, we are going to prepare a separate post.


.:Edu[art]:. RIDERS IN THE SKY 1944 (Liberator GR Mk.III and GR Mk.V in the Coastal Command RAF

Box design of the RIDERS IN THE SKY 1944 (Liberator GR Mk.III and GR Mk.V in the Coastal Command RAF) kit with a title boxart from Piotr Forkasiewicz.
The kit contains:
- Hasegawa plastic parts,
- two unique plastic sprues by Eduard (NEW TOOL),
- Eduard photo-etched details and painting mask,
- Cartograf printed decals for 13 marking options of RAF Coastal Command Liberators GR Mk.III and GR Mk.V,
- A2 size boxart print by Piotr Forkasiewicz,
- 76 page book by Pavel Türk and Pavel Vančata related to the theme (in Czech language, English text available
on Eduard website), focused on the No. 311 (Czechoslovak) Squadron RAF.

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