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Roden 1/48 scale Fairchild AU-23A Peacemaker

The Peacemaker, a license-built variant of the Pilatus Porter, was designed as a light attack and counter-insurgency aircraft for the U.S. Air Force in Southeast Asia. Fairchild built 35, all of which were transferred to Thailand after unsatisfactory combat trials.

By Aaron Skinner
Published: July 12, 2010
FSM-WB0910_70

Roden’s release is the first injection-molded 1/48 scale plastic kit of any version of Pilatus’ workhorse, and it builds into a nice representation of the aircraft.

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