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Valter vaudagna
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SAVOIA MARCHETTI SM 81 ( PIPISTRELLO)

December 12, 2022 · in Aviation · · 22 Comments

kit.
Elaborated following the maintenance manual drawings.
With the use of rod and evergreen stripes.
2 Engine are elaboration of the Engine of the kit ,one instead is a resin production of the Radial Engine & Wheels.
Painted with Gunze colours.
The decals are by Tauro Model .
The model was then photographed with naturale backgrounds.

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22 responses

  1. Great work on this uncommon aircraft. The outside photographs look like a real aircraft !

  2. Absolutely spectacular!

  3. Impressive build, well done! And the title photo is great.

  4. Beautiful detail work, and the overall look is fantastic. I have this kit, and will come back to your article as a reference (though I'm NOT putting all that interior detail in there!).

  5. Fantastic work! I've been hoping for years someone would do this in 1/48.

  6. Amazing details!

  7. Truly amazing result on this SM81, Valter @zagorten27
    So much detail, even in 1/72 scale.
    Those open elements make the details even stand out more.

  8. Wow, Valter! Excellent modeling of a really cool subject.

  9. Tremendous job, magnificent result, absolute rod-madness. Love every inch of it.

  10. Most excellent work Valter!

  11. All of your extra work turned this old Italeri kit into a real showpiece, Valter (@zagorten27). These older Italeri kits can be tough, but it is amazing the detail you were able to add. The paint scheme is very attractive. Well done.

  12. Great build, Valter! Love the "tinted" pics.

  13. Just amazing work all over!

  14. That is an incredible job with so much excellent scratchwork, paint work and build quality. Beautiful build and a testimant to your skills as a modeler.

  15. Hokey smokes! That is some work of art! Outstanding detailing and paintwork. A beautiful airplane unfortunately made deadly. A++++.

  16. Amazing work and a superb result.

  17. Lovely work...well done!

  18. Great model and equally great photographs.

  19. A convincing result - inspiring and terrific!

  20. Unbelievable, one of the most beautiful Pipistrello's I've ever seen. Great work, So much I want to get from Tauro Models, wish it was easier to get them to South Africa.

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