Been a few years since I built a modern jet but when Great Wall Hobby released this kit I couldn't resist. Overall a great kit, some fit issues with the engine nozzles and the missiles that don't fit the pylons without some tweaking. Struggled t[...]
I've put the finishing touches to Trumpeter's 1/32nd scale Flanker C over the weekend. I embarked upon this build as I have always loved the twin-seat Flanker and thought it would be a straight-forward build to be getting on with[...]
My collection of RuAF, all kits by Zvezda in 1/72 scale.
Having bought the original box almost 20 years ago, I never intended to build my flanker out of the box, so during the years the kit box was filled with almost every available aftermarket offering available. And even then I knew that the amount[...]
About the aircraft:
Sukhoi Su-30 ‘Flankers’ are a two-seat multi-role derivative of the famous Su-27 fighter. There are two main versions of Su-30s. Irkut plant produces the canard and TVC equipped Su-30MK series (in use with Algeria, India, Mal[...]
1/72 Hasegawa, I recessed the etched metal panels, finished in MM enamels with Future and MM FS20000 acrylic over kit decals.
This is Trumpeter's 1/32 Flanker G.
Additional work included scratch-detailing in wheel wells and cockpit, and PE from the Eduard Big Ed set for the Sukhoi and North Star's wheel chocks for modern Soviet aircraft.
I used Prime Miniatures' mini[...]
Hello! Here is my Academy 1/48 scale SU-27 Flanker. This kit was purchased for the equivalent of about $20 in the city of Taegu, Republic of Korea back in 1995 (when I thought $40 was a lot to pay for a kit!). I worked on it here and there, l[...]