A quick build over Christmas of a Soviet VVS Mig-3 fighter in a weathered but not totally worn through winter camo scheme from a 1/48 scale Trumpeter kit. I tried out going for some more aggressive chipping effects but didn't really like [...]
Red Star was a small model company in England that used four molds that were made by Frog around 1976. That year Frog folded and was not able to release their newer kits. While most of their molds went to Novo and Matchbox/Revell, the [...]
Kit: 1/48 Trumpeter
Fun kit to build!
All my models:
Helicon Focus (focus stacking)
This recently completed 1/48 MiG is my first & only Trumpeter kit. I was impressed with how well the parts fit, it was an extremely easy model to build, almost like it wanted to be built.
The decals were also very nice. David Mills [...]
Built in 2015. Trumpeter kit oob, seatbelts and antenna wire added, Gunze and Tamiya paints for camo and finish, fuselage band and tri-color rudder are painted, rest of markings are decals from Avalon.
Model shows a Soviet aircraft that [...]
This is said to be the aircraft of Capt. A.V. Schopov, of 6 IAP, 6 IAK (Fighter Air Corps), IA-PVO (Moscow Air Defence), winter 1941/42. There is no photo of the aircraft. The box top shows gun pods under the wings but none are in the kit [...]
Hello! We continue). Model of the Soviet MiG-3 fighter from Trumpeter - if someone else has not bought it, I highly recommend it. Very nice to build and good in quality. Worked in pleasure).
A variant of the fighter of the 401st Special [...]
Hello again, these are two Soviet World War II aircraft kits in 1:48 scale. The mig 3 is a trumpeter kit, the Yak 3 is a Svezda kit. I must say that there is no comparison in quality. Trumpeter beats Svezda 2-0. The Mig is with a [...]