This was my first kit in 1/32 scale and it was a though one. It was a long run project, I started to document it since September last year in order to have as much as possible a clearer picture of what I can do. Used also some goodies: [...]
Hobbyboss 1/48. Should have been a weekend built which took a while searching for decals. In the end I used the kit decals.
Amodel, 1/72 IAR-80c.
IAR-80c no. 279, Escadrila 45 Vanatoare, Targsor, Aug, 1943.
The IAR 80 was a Romanian World War II low-wing monoplane, all-metal monocoque fighter and ground-attack aircraft. When it first flew, in 1939, it was [...]
This summer a bunch of photographs surfaced from a movie studio archive depicting some IAR-80`s in a very sorry state. The photographs were taken in 1954 during the production of a movie and stayed unknown until recently.
IAR-80 was the [...]
Not the easiest kit in the world but in the end I was quite happy.
Now, in the personal collection of Dan Stefanescu, pilot of the Yakarii Acrobati, a Romanian acrobatic team.
Built in 2017. IAR-80 from Hobby Boss. Not a bad kit, but partly a bit simple and less detail. The ailerons and flaps are molded in one piece so my dad cut them apart to give the model some more life.
EZ Line for aerials, decals from RB [...]
I.A.R.- 80 nr. 26
Escadrila de Experiențe - Pipera march 1941
Kit Hobbyboss 1:48
Paints from MR.PAINT Dark Green/Dark Earth/Sky/US DarkGhostGrey/Duraluminium
Decals RB Productions RB-D48021
Metal tubes Albion Alloys Precision [...]
This is the Hobby Boss kit. The plane I chose to model was an early production aircraft that was utilized as a "school" plane that only carried the outboard wing guns. I blanked off the inner guns and shell ejection chutes. The [...]
Started some time ago, this was a "group build". Five of them, all Nr. 42.
The HB kit it's an easy kit to build, good fit, some nice details. Obviously, there are some mistakes also, painting instructions and decal for [...]