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Pavel Aparin
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Amodel 1/72 Kalinin K-5

July 13, 2016 · in Aviation · · 11 · 3.1K

K-5 - Soviet passenger plane, designed in 1929 in the design office Kalinin. Series production from 1930 in Kharkov. The aircraft with engines manufactured M-15, M-22, M-17. It used until 1943. Total built 260 aircraft.

Self-made screw, glass cockpit, wheels. Motor M-15 is made of a motor M-85 company Vector. The initial set of possessed large parts thick. By reducing the thickness to a desired received a lot of chips.

The plane K-5 belongs to squadron named after Maxim Gorky. The plane is the name of the literary magazine "Ogonyok". All planes squadron wore the names of newspapers and magazines. Earlier, I showed the plane PO-2 behalf of the newspaper "Komsomolskaya Pravda".

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11 responses

  1. An unusual subject to be sure...and a nice job of it as well.

  2. Lovely work, Pavel. Not heard of this kit before.

  3. Now that's different. Beautiful work.

  4. Nice job on a kit I've never seen. Reminds me of a Ford Tri-Motor

  5. Something very different and built to a high standard, what more do we want?

  6. Really nice Pavel, Another reason its wonderful to be apart of imodeler, we get to see a wide variety of work, we normally wouldn't see. Thanks Pavel !

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    P.k said on July 14, 2016

    Nice to see done kit this aircraft.
    Nice build LIKE!


  8. Excellent build! Some nice detail for the scale, and I love unusual subjects. I have recently purchased a few Amodel kits for the first time - any tips?

  9. Great work on an unusual and interesting subject!

  10. Nice subject, and very nice detail.

  11. Yes unusual subject, very well done Pavel.

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