Top 4 articles on Ilyushin Il-2 Shturmovik

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1/48th IL2-m3 Sturmovik by Accurate Miniatures

by Michael Wayne Knowles on August 31, 2013 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

The Sturmovik was known as “flying tanks” to the Russian ground forces of WWII. Presumably built in greater numbers than any other aircraft, these planes made an idellible mark on their enemies. Heavily armed with cannon , bombs and rockets, […]


1/72 Tamiya Ilyushin Il-2 Shturmovik

by James Kelley on April 24, 2013 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

I recently did an in-box review of this kit for iModeler…here is the finished product. The kit is engineered very well, as one would expect from Tamiya. Interestingly, I found the plastic to be slightly softer than what I am […]


iModeler Review: Tamiya 1/72 Ilyushin IL-2 Shturmovik

by James Kelley on March 24, 2013 in Reviews -- 3 Comments

A few months ago, Tamiya released what is, most likely, the new standard for 1/48 IL-2 Shturmovik. The kit has thus been lauded for its engineering, beauty, and ease of assembly. There was also, as I remember, a bit of […]


Accurate Miniatures 1/48 IL-2 Shturmovik

by Dan DeSilva on November 26, 2012 in Aviation

I saw a profile of this aircraft- yeah I know- you should use photos not someone’s idea of a photo, but I couldn’t resist- it was the only image I could find of a cannon toting IL-2! I used Scale […]