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Avia S-199 (KP, 1/72)

June 12, 2016 in Aviation

Avia S-199 is one of the last produced post-war Me 109’s variations and was the first fighter obtained by the IAF, forming Israel’s first fighter squadron. First Israeli’s aerial victory was also scored by S-199. So, I wanted this “Sakin” to land on my stash for a very long time, so first I’ve got AML kit, then I’ve bought some aftermarket parts and then KP released its new S-199 line in 1/72 scale. So, I’ve started WIP thread on iModeler – The new KP kit is great, but I wanted to add to it as much details as I can.

This model is a mix of a new KP with AML (PE and resin) and scratch parts (more information in WIP thread). Base color – Hataka (Poland) authentic acrylics. Weathered with oils and pigments.

Hope you’ll like it!

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10 responses to Avia S-199 (KP, 1/72)

  1. Really nice work….even more so in that scale. The photography is great!

  2. Dmitry, this is really nice. one of the best 1/72 scale S-199 (or a bf 109) I’ve seen. Can’t believe its 1/72 scale.

  3. Hello Dima! Excellent model! Only close-up pictures are too grainy.
    Дима, привет! Отличная модель! Только фотки крупным планом слишком зернистые.

  4. Love it! I think I have an older KP version of this in the stash, and want to also build the Israeli version. Thanks for the reference material! Really like the shading/weathering you did.

  5. 🙂 … Greetings … 🙂 :
    Nice work Dmitry, the markings really do set it apart.

  6. P.k said on June 14, 2016

    like this build!!!

  7. i also have this KP kit in my stash but until the moment i wasn’t brave enough to start building it…your WIP thread and pictures from the finished kit gonna mean a big help for me, thanks. and of course yours is a great work!!

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