*Both of these kits will need extensive modification to BT-67 specs. For more information, see the "Aftermarket" section below.
*These kits are out of production, but may occasionally be sourced through E-bay
Airfix "Douglas DC-3 Dakota", kit #af5031
Unless the Heritage Aviation conversion listed below can be made to fit, this kit will also require extensive modification to bring it to BT-67 specs
*This kit is out of production, but may occasionally be sourced through E-bay
1/72nd scale conversions
Heritage Aviation "Basler Turbo Dakota" conversion, kit #HACV72002
(This conversion is designed to go with the Italeri kit listed above)
*Order from Linden Hill Imports
Click on image below to see a picture of the conversion kit
7/23/2005- Updated information on the Heritage Aviation conversion! David Gait emailed me with the following information- "The conversion set for the BT67 produced by Heritage Aviation is not for the Basler. It is based on the South African Air Force (SAAF) conversion, which is similar to the Conroy Conversion. The fuselage plug forward of the wing is the same, but the engine configuration is different- notably, the exhaust for the SAAF is either side, while the exhaust for the Basler is above the engine. Also, the fairing aft of the Basler engine is squared off, whereas the SAAF uses the orginal fairing. The Basler wing tips are aslo modified. I did prepare masters of the engines and wing tips for Heritage Aviatin (Martin Brundle) two years ago, and I am still awaiting production. I know of several other modellers who are interested in this as well."
*Note to viewers- I am looking for more pictures of BT-67 firefighting aircraft. If you have some that you would like to share for posting on this site, please email me. Thanks!