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And now for something completely different… A “What If”, a “Definite Maybe”, and a “Just Because”!

by Roberto Silva Cuevas on March 28, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Hi Everyone… Today I finished up the Mitsubishi J2M in the colors of an actual Ki-61 that was captured by the U.S. Marines during WWII. I think it catches the spirit of the “What If” without going to overboard. Next […]

Eduard Polikarpov I-16 Type 24

by neil foster on August 13, 2016 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

If anyone read my post about the Eduard Spitfire I posted in Egyptian markings recently you will remember my griping about the poor quality ,now it’s time to eat my words because this little kit went together without a hitch.I […]

Polikarpov I-16 diorama – Spanish Civil War

by Michael Booth on May 17, 2015 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Finally finished this a few weeks back and have to say, I was pretty pleased with the results. I tried to make the diorama look … Spanish. With a little grass and rocks scattered about, with of course the odd […]

Eduard 1/48 I-16

by Michael Booth on October 25, 2014 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

This is only one of the two of Eduard Limited edition I-16 over Spain. I love I-16’s! I really enjoy building this, as well as most Eduard kits. If you want to the build, please sit back and watch the […]

Polikarpov I-16 Type 24, Eduard in 1/48 scale

by Bernd Müller on September 8, 2014 in Aviation -- 23 Comments

Hi, i would like to share the pictures of my I-16 from Eduard with you. It was the “Profi Pack” version of this kit and it was a delight to build. It is way better than the Hobbycraft/Academy kit. Soviet […]

Eduard 1/48 Polikarpov I-16 Type 10

by Paul Mahoney on June 5, 2014 in Aviation -- 20 Comments

Here is my first contribution to this great new (to me!) site. It is Eduard’s 1/48 scale Polikarpov I-16, Type 10. I used decals from a long OOP Superscale sheet for the code letters/numbers and the ‘Betty Boop’ on the […]


by Korolev Vlad on April 21, 2014 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

My new job in the style of Egg-Plane. Happy viewing. Regards, Vlad.

Eduard 1:48 I-16 type 24

Hello everybody!! This is the model I won on November random award, The I-16 type 24. It is really a nice kit to build, went on without filling and sanding. Maybe, the most tricky stage was the undercarriage with all […]

Eduard 1/48 I-16 type 10, pilot- squadron leader S.I.Gritsevets (С.И.Грицевец), summer 1938

by Maxim Bylkin on November 26, 2013 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

And another I-16, only now. – Air Force Republican Spain. On this machine flew a wonderful pilot Sergei Gritsevets. He fought in the skies of Spain and Mongolia, and was twice awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union. More […]

Eduard 1/48 Polikarpov I-16 type 17

by Maxim Bylkin on August 5, 2013 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

Hello everyone! Yet another donkey- this time ski option. Aftermaket already standard on this model – CMK resin, etched forehead cowl of Gonza, canopy Squadron. Painted acrylic Gunze, lacquer Microscale, white paint – Tamiya enamel. Scrapes and scratches simulated sandpaper. […]