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La-5FN (KP 1/72)

La-5FN was one of the best fighter airplanes of the middle of WWII, and it was a late and the last version of La-5 before La-7. This version has a direct injection of fuel into cylinders for temporary boosting. Many […]


Lavochkin LA-5FN 1/48 Eduard

by Christian WERY on June 12, 2015 in Aviation -- 39 Comments

In 1941, to integrate the cumbersome Shvetsov ASh-82 (M-82) engine into the frame of the LaGG-3 to build LA-5 was not a small matter and it costs the life to some Russian test pilots. The new machine required many improvements […]

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Zvezda La-5FN 1/48

Dear all, I would like to present one of my works recently. Even the finish was not up to my expectations due to the color is a little bit off, the chipping is incorrect at some panel but overall I’m […]


Zvezda 1/48 La-5

by Tom Cleaver on September 8, 2014 in Reviews -- 4 Comments

The Lavochkin La-5 was developed from the earlier LaGG-1 and LaGG-3 fighters, which had suffered from too-heavy airframes and lack of a suitably-powerful engine. They were among the least popular fighters used by the V-VS during the Great Patriotic War […]


Eduard La-5 (Zvezda repack) in 1/48

by Milan D. on September 4, 2014 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Hi to all, this is my latest build, great Zvezda’s La-5 in Eduard’s packaging with addition of their PE parts and resin wheels. I have enjoyed every moment building this kit so i cannot recommend it enough. Painted with Vallejo […]