Tag: What-if

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Upcoming : Hasegawa’s what-if UAVs

Hasegawa is known for reboxing their old kits with new decals and slapping on a ‘limited edition’ label on them. Just look at how many times they have released their 2nd F-14 mold. Lately though, they have done something new with their existing kits: modify them into what-if UAVs. There has been 3 so far: …...

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Completed Works

Completed : Italeri 1/72 Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-37B Ferret E

Kit Info Brand: Italeri 162 Scale: 1/72 Media: Injection Plastic Markings: Various (see text) The Subject In 1986, Testors Model Corporation released a conceptual model airplane dubbed the F-19 Ghostrider. Their design was based on Lockheed’s real life ‘HAVE BLUE’ stealth fighter project of the 1970s. This F-19 design became...

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On the Bench

WIP : Italeri 1/72 MiG-37 Ferret E – Painting & Finishing

Oof… it took quite a while to fix the gaps. It was prime, fill, sand, buff, prime, fill, sand, buff over and over to finally get to the painting stage. I don’t think I did a banged-up job but it’ll have to do. For the color scheme, I played around with the line-art and came …...

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On the Bench

WIP : Italeri 1/72 MiG-37 Ferret E – Construction

Next up is what I initially hoped was a quick build. The MiG-37 is a fictional Soviet stealth aircraft designed by the Testors Model Company as the Eastern Bloc counterpart to their F-19 Ghostrider kit. My copy is a Italeri re-boxed kit. Work begins with the cockpit which is very sparse and simplified although surprisingly, …...

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