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, […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]