1/48 GWH Northrop P-61A Black Widow

Gallery Article by David Rapasi on Nov 20 2012



This model depicts a Northrop P-61A-1-NO Black Widow, 42-5508, that was flown by the 419th Night Fighter Squadron from Carney Airfield, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands.

42-5508 was condemned salvage obsolete Guadalcanal Sept. 27, 1945.


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This model was finished with Model Master Enamels, kit and homemade decals.

Colors used on this model;

  • QMS # 43 Neutral Gray

  • ANA 613 Olive Drab

  • ANA 611 Interior Green; Front Cockpit

  • ANA 611 mixed 50/50 with Black; Radar Cockpit

  • Yellow Zinc Chromate; Landing Gear Doors, Gun Bays, and Tail Booms

  • Zinc Chromate tinted ANA 613; Wheel Wells

Enjoy the photos.


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Photos and text by David Rapasi