References is a must for detailed plastic models. I've been collecting a good deal of photos of the real stuff over the years during my visits to museums and conventions. I hope the photos published here somehow will help you to make better models.



References - air:

Walkaround - Chance Vought F4U-1A Corsair Bu.17995 on display at Asas de um Sonho Museum, São Carlos SP, Brazil - June/2007.
Walkaround - Supermarine Spitfire Spitfire HF. IXe MA793 on display at Asas de um Sonho Museum, São Carlos SP, Brazil - June/2007.
Walkaround - Boeing N2S-5 Stearman S/N 75-1349JS on display at Kissimmee Warbird Museum, Kissimmee FL, USA - March/2010.
Walkaround - Douglas C-47B S/N 44-76717 (cn 16301/33049) belonging to the American Airpower Museum, based on the Republic Airport at Farmingdale NY, USA - May 2010.
Walkaround - Republic P-47D S/N 42-26760 on display at Asas de um Sonho Museum, São Carlos SP, Brazil - June/2007. Walkaround - Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-17F under restoration at Kissimmee Warbird Museum, Kissimmee FL, USA - March/2010.
Walkaround - Curtiss P-40M NX1232N (cn 27483) based on the American Airpower Museum, Farmingdale, Long Island NY, USA - March & June/2010. Walkaround - Avro Lancaster B Mk.X C-GVRA (FM213) of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, photographed during the World War II Weekend at Reading PA, USA - June/2010.
Walkaround - Messerschmitt Bf-109G-2/Trop werk nummer 142560 on display at Asas de um Sonho Museum, São Carlos SP, Brazil - June/2007. Walkaround - Curtiss SB2C-5 Helldiver Bu.83589 owned by Commemorative Air Force, photographed during the World War II Weekend at Reading PA, USA - June/2010.
Walkaround - Republic F-84E s/n 49-02348 based on the American Airpower Museum, Farmingdale, Long Island NY, USA - April/2010.Walkaround - Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk of the US Army shot during the celebration of 70 years of the Corsair first flight at Stratford, CT on May 31, 2010. 
Walkaround - Naval Aviation Factory N3N-3 Yellow Pering Bu.42782, owned by the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum, photographed during the World War II Weekend at Reading PA, USA - June/2010.Walkaround - Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress s/n 4124485photographed during 20th WWII Weekend at Reading PA, USA - June/2010.
Walkaround - Walkaround - Piper L-4H Grasshoper s/n 44-79731, photographed during the World War II Weekend at Reading PA, USA - June/2010.Walkaround - North American P-51D s/n 44-13903photographed during 20th WWII Weekend at Reading PA, USA - June/2010.
Walkaround - Republic F-105D s/n 62-4361 based on the American Airpower Museum, Farmingdale, Long Island NY, USA - April/2010.Walkaround - General Dynamics GF-111A s/n 67-0047 based on the American Airpower Museum, Farmingdale, Long Island NY, USA - April/2010.
Walkaround - Saab J-35Oe Drakken displayed at the Heeresgeschichtliches Museum, Vienna, Austria - July/2012.Walkaround - Douglas A-4B (A4D-2) Skyhawk Bu.142833 displayed at the Intrepid Air, Sea and Space Museum at New York City, NY, USA - July/2010.
Walkaround - Focke-Wulf Fw-58B-2 Weihe displayed at the Brazilian Aerospace Musem, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - October/2013.
It is is the only surviving example of the type in the world.
Walkaround - Douglas A-20K s/n 6085 displayed at the Brazilian Aerospace Musem, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - October/2013.  
Walkaround - Pratt & Whitney R-2800 and R-4360 engines at Sikorsky Memorial Airport during the celebration of 70 years of the Corsair first flight at Stratford, CT on May 31, 2010. Walkaround - Several Brazilian Air Force Northrop F-5EM at PAMA, São Paulo, under various stages of maintenance - December/2015.
Walkaround - Curtiss Fledgling J-2 c/n B-40 (ex N263H) displayed at the Brazilian Aerospace Musem, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - October/2013.  Walkaround - Lockheed F-80C c/n 080-2181, displayed at the Brazilian Aerospace Musem, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - October/2013.



References - land:


Walkaround - Cletrac tractor on display at the American Airpower Museum, Farmingdale, Long Island NY, USA - April/2010.
Walkaround - A Dodge tank transporter and a Cat D2 beautifully preserved, photographed during the World War II Weekend at Reading PA, USA - June/2010.
Walkaround - a Ford T based Hucks starter on display at the Royal Air Force Museum, London, UK - November/2016.



References - sea:


Walkaboard - Welcome aboard the USS New Jersey (BB-62), moored as a permanent museum at Camden NJ, USA - November/2009.




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