After seeing David Lane's excellent build I thought I post my effort from 2015.
It was built OOB except for the addition of some Extra Tech seat belts.
This is the same aircraft as David's, albeit at a later time as it has the winter [...]
I've just finished my second model in 1/48th scale.
The building process was full of inconsistency and doubts. I was extremely close to throwing the kit to the trash bin few times - some moments of the build were very frustrating to me as [...]
Winter LaGG-3 series 35 in 1/72 scale. Original kit by Toko, produced by Roden nowadays. This is an old kit back from the late 90s. The kit quality is far, far from good – it took me two months to get it done. Completely not suitable as [...]
Before ICM there was the only ballgame in town, LTD Model's limited-run 1/48 LaGG. At least it is actually 1/48, I have heard the ICM is a tad underscale. The size difference is noticeable. As mentioned, I reaLLy likE LaGGs so I tried my [...]
Not too far I betcha but let's see for the helluvit. This too is the ICM kit and as Tom says it has a mishmash of early LaGG features, but oh well. To me this is one of the hottest looking of WW2 aircraft, all pointy and streamlined, too [...]
While the Red Air Force had fielded the most advanced fighter in the world in 1934 when the I-16 joined its first operational unit, it was clear by 1939 that Soviet fighter aircraft had fallen behind the international standard. While [...]
This is a nice little kit, and a reasonable build. First painted green/black, then oversprayed with tones of white, then grubbed up more than I am usually comfortable with. I also used an Eduard Color Zoom Interior that I found at a deep [...]