Written by master modeller Eric Galliers, this 132-page digital book shows you how he built his award-winning 1/32 scale model of Macaulay “Mac the FAC” Cottrell’s Cessna O-1 Birddog. Using the Roden 1/32 scale kit as a basis, Eric modifies it to represent Mac’s Birddog as he flew it in Vietnam in 1968.
The book also includes Mac’s recollections of his 47 years in the RAAF, along with his citations for the Silver Star and DFC for an action in Vietnam. We’ve also included an exclusive 53-page walkaround, featuring a whopping 95 photos by Rob Fox of Rob Fox Photography.
What Our Readers Say
“Outstanding book! love it”
– Raphael Jumentier, France
“…it is surely the best source to build a Vietnam war O-1! Highly recommended!”
– Thierry Laurent, Belgium
“I went through the whole book and I have to confirm that it is the top class product
there is everything – perfect build, interesting story and quality walkaround photos”
– Jan Gabauer, Slovakia
“The Bird Dog book is excellent, got the Roden kit, and it’s been very helpful.”
– Graeme Buckley, New Zealand
“This is clearly a book written by modellers for modellers. The text is clear and concise and the great selection of walkaround pictures crisp. The words from the pilot really do add to the story.”
– Julien Dixon, Britmodeller Review