Among the kits in the big box that landed at Le Chateau du Chat yesterday morning from Prague was the new limited edition S-199 Mezek kit.
This isn't the first time someone has tried to do the Mezek (known as the Sakeen to the Israelis), [...]
This is the older release of KP's Avia CS-199 (1/72) that was released in 1978. Not exactly a kit that falls together and a bit more rougher than my recent KP Arado Ar-96 build. I went on to do some upgrades on fit issues, thinning down on [...]
This is Heller's Bf-109K converted to an Avia S-199. An enjoyable build, I took a kit that I was not too thrilled with as a 109K but had some fun making it to something that I like. This was Heller's first attempt (1976, Kit No. 074) to [...]
This is one of my dad´s oldest still existing models, built 10-15 years ago.
The old Hobbycraft/Academy kit, pimped with some Hasegawa parts and PE seatbelts.
Should Eduard really release their announced S-199, most probably gonna build a [...]
Model AVIA S 199 1/32 is based on the Revell Bf-109 G6 1/32 model. I used a set from AML to convert, which also includes decals. The construction was very cool and you can judge the result here.
Avia S-199 is one of the last produced post-war Me 109's variations and was the first fighter obtained by the IAF, forming Israel’s first fighter squadron. First Israeli’s aerial victory was also scored by S-199. So, I wanted this [...]
Lovely piece of kit, sent as a gift from a friend in Czech Republic which makes it even more dear. The kit is recommended btw, plastic was good with a bit of fit issues here and there but nothing serious!
Finding proper reference on IAF [...]
Here are some shots of my Academy 1/48 Avia S-199 built a couple of years ago.I removed the wing flaps and ailerons in order to position them in a more lifelike way and added a few details inside the office other than that it is OOB .The [...]