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      Post #66553, posted on 03-20-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      I am in the final stages of building a model of the one and only Convair 880 used by the US Navy, designated UC880 # 161572 at the time of my subject. I have observed in some photos that this bird had a ( retractable ? ) dome under the forward fuselage but cannot find any descriptions or drawings of this dome in my searches. Any input in clarifying the shape and exact location of this feature would be greatly appreciated. It's a pretty AC and I want to get it right. shots are not definitive enough so I turn to the community. Any ideas ?