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Dragon 1/72 Mig-15Bis Ex LR Korea, USAF

June 8, 2015 in Aviation

Build from the box in the nineties, decals applied by Cutting Edge
paint Xtracolor .

On 21 September 1953 a disenchanted North Korean pilot made a decision that changed his life and American history. Lt No Kum Suk flew a MiG-15bis with the tactical number Red 2057 to the American zone. He was offered $100,000 to defect and he did it.
I finished this kit in the markings the aircraft carried after escape at USAF Okinawa.


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7 responses to Dragon 1/72 Mig-15Bis Ex LR Korea, USAF

  1. A unique and welcome build, sir…nice to see “something different”.

  2. Beautiful Mig 15. This aircraft was evaluated back in the US by Chuck Yeager. Well done!!!

  3. Greetings :
    Interesting subject, nice work.

  4. Nice bit of history, well built, great paint job, I like the metal finish.

  5. Jets from this era are very attractive, and this one is just that little bit different.

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