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@starfar Dmitry Stropalov

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Scale modeller, software developer, jazz and metal fan from Ukraine. Prefer aviation kits in 1/72 and 1/48 scale.

Pz.Kpfw. I Ausf. F (FlyHawk 1/72)

Tiny tank in tiny scale (for Armor). I don't build AFV models frequently, but sometimes it's good to change something, even in your hobby. This one looks interesting to me, especially that side doors. FlyHawk kit is nearly excellent – molding q[...]

Avro 560 (Choroszy Modelbud 1/72)

Between two World Wars there were build a lot of various airplanes – the great time of pioneering. Sure, most of that constructions did not managed to leave any significant trace in the aviation history, so they are forgotten. But we have some m[...]

Supermarine Seafang Mk.32 (Trumpeter 1/48)

First of all, I need to say that this is a "what if" build. There are two reasons for that: Trumpeter and Trumpeter. First reason is that model has a lot of issues with an accuracy, clearly visible if you're comparing with photos. Usually I don'[...]

Hurricane Mk.I early (Airfix 1/72)

Hi everybody! I have some issues with abnormal craving for early versions of a well-known aircraft – two-blade props, strange canopies like on an early Spitfire, strange camouflage patterns, and so on. And this is a very early Hurricane version [...]

Brewster F2A-2 Buffalo (Tamiya 1/48)

Hi everybody! This is my latest build, and this one is something special. First of all, this is an iModeler build, started back in October 2015, and it took 2 years and 7+ months to be completed. And all I can say – thank you everybody, who foll[...]

J2M3 Raiden (Hasegawa 1/72)

I just don't know what to write in addition to the photos. This is Raiden, one of the most beautiful airplanes I know. And this is Hasegawa in 1/72 scale – the classic kit. Completely OOB, 100% of fun. Glued with glue, painted with paint. I've s[...]

PZL P.7 of “Bajan Trio” (Arma Hobby 1/72)

A long time ago I've assembled several PZL P.7/P.11 kits from Poland manufacturer PZW Siedlce. This kit is still present on the market, but it could be treated only as a "classic" kit nowadays. But last year (2017) another polish company Arma Ho[...]

Avia BH-11 “Boska” (Kovozavody Prostejov 1/72)

No, this year is not over! One more kit should be completed before 2018 will arrive! – this is what I was thinking about last week. So, the result. Avia BH-9/11 is a tiny sport aircraft from the golden age of aviation, produced in Czechoslovaki[...]

Spitfire PR Mk.XI (Attack Squadron 1/72)

And here is another one Spitfire from my side! This time, it's a late and rare PR version, Mk.XI from Attack Squadron in 1/72 scale. This is a full resin kit with PE parts and vacuform canopy. Kit itself is great, decals are not so great, but st[...]

Spitfire Mk.I early (Airfix 1/72)

Spitfires, Spitfires everywhere... Maybe, somebody will say that this is boring - to post another one Spit, but I think that you can't get too much Spitfires in your collection. And yes, that's another one. This model represents an early versio[...]