obtained 31 Grumman Goose aircraft starting in 1938 and these served in many
rolls until 1956.
941 is finished in the final scheme approved for the type. It was
sprayed with Aluminum lacquer to protect it from corrosion.
Models kit was used here to replicate 941...but not without plenty of
problems. The interior bulkheads were all about 1 mm oversize and have
to be sanded down. The wing centre section leading and trailing edges
had to be sanded down to get a proper fit.
windshield section would not fit when applied to the fuselage. A .040"
strip of plastic card was inserted between the two halves and this solved
the problem. One other misfit was the instrument panel which had to be
installed back to the apex of the windshield centre point.
tip floats were very weak but I used .008" stainless steel wire for
The model was painted with Alclad II and Model Master Guards