Howard 500

wonwinglo

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Howard 500 executive aircraft extensive conversion from a Lockheed Ventura kit,only two Howard 500's are flying in the USA and this was the Learjet of its day before such aircraft became readily available.
N500LN the subject of my model was once based in the UK owned by the Baker Petroleum company.

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The nose was extended,the wings increased in span,new cabin windows built into the fuselage,engine cowlings reworked,wing chord increased to name but a few modifications to the military Ventura.
 

wonwinglo

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You can convert quite a few warbird twins to executive transports,those that come to mind are the A-26 Invader,Martin Marauder and B-25 much in demand prior to the executive jet era,in fact many of these have been re-converted back into the warbirds flying today in America so full circle.
 
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