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@grgast Boris Grgić

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As a military pilot's son, my early childhood was closely connected to airplanes, tanks and guns, so I dreamt of military career when I grow up. But then during '90s I had a misfortune to see a war from up close and I realized I do love airplanes and tanks, but I don't like the army.

So here I am, mid 30s lawyer, trying to stay in touch with my childhood love through plastic modeling.

1/48 AMODEL Aeroflot Yak-18t

Another member of my civilian fleet. Giving a minus to Amodel kit for unclear instructions and very fragile decals, besides that it was fun kit to build.

Kovozavody Prostejov 1/48 Marchetti SF260

It's been about 15 months since I quit smoking after 23 years of addiction. Consequently I found hard to spend hours sitting in one place assembling models, so I made a year long break from modeling. Whole this time this bird's been [...]

1/48 Kinetic Kfir C7

Not my favorite airplane, but a year ago I bought Hataka IAF paint set for cheap. After few unsuccessful attempts to use it (I changed my mind in last moment for A-4, F-4 and F-16 paint scheme) I decided to put Israeli markings on airplane [...]

1/48 EDUARD F-6F3 Hellcat

Fun little kit, out of the box. Eduard made it too easy with this one, no need for filling, sanding, correcting...everything fit like a charm. This was the first time I got a chance to compare Hellcat with previously assembled Bf-109, [...]

1/48 Italeri Cessna 172 Skyhawk

One of my shelves is reserved for small civilian airplanes, I always wanted collection of colorful Cessnas, Pipers, Beechcrafts etc. next to my usual collection of warbirds. This one's my first (civilian). I did not follow instructions, [...]

1/48 Italeri MiG-23MF Flogger

I wanted to add MiG-23 to my 1/48 collection for a while. Been aiming for Trumpeter but I found Italeri kit for a cheap price. It's not very detailed kit but it gave me much less headache than other Italeri kits I trashed away. Anyway, [...]

Kovozavody Prostejov 1/48 SOKO GAZELLE HN-45M GAMA (JRV)

The Aérospatiale Gazelle (company designations SA 340, SA 341 and SA 342) is a French five-seat helicopter, commonly used for light transport, scouting and light attack duties. It is powered by a single Turbomeca Astazou turbine engine [...]

1/72 REVELL Panavia Tornado GR4

This kit has been hiding in my stash for more than a year. Due to bad experiences with Revell kits I've always been pushing it aside...but then came that mandatory social distancing . Well, it's a nice surprize. The kit is well detailed [...]

1/72 REVELL Canadair CL-415

Really not much to say about this kit. Not a bad kit, but decals are frustrating. Would have never bought it if I didn't get this idea for this mini diorama. Water and fire effects made out of silicone, isolation foam and cotton.

1/48 Kitty Hawk UH-1Y Venom

A beutiful kit by Kitty Hawk, I recomend it to everyone who is looking for detailed and quality helicopter kit. For $40 it includes detailed cockpit panels, colored paint/decal instructions and PE parts for seatbelts and fuselage details. [...]