This is my Eduard 1/48 Yak-3 that I finished some time ago.
Petite and lightweight, with its high power-to-weight ratio, the Yak proved to be a formidable dogfighter. Robust and easy to maintain, it was much liked by both pilots an[...]
Pain-free. Go slow, enjoy the build and mind the gunsight glass so the carpet monster doesn't eat it.
The blue decal for the spinner is poorly sized and if you use it, the decal won't conform no matter what decal setting solution you use. I ju[...]
Although this year has brought a lot of trouble to everyone, so it did not bypass my family either, with a couple of sad moments, thanks to this hobby, somehow a success to maintain "mental balance".
I hope that the next one will be better, cal[...]
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Another Yak from Yugoslav air force finished, this time in standard VVS colors.
Well known model from Hasegawa, with all its faults. After trying to correct most of them, filling wrong panel lines, little correcting of wing shape, a[...]
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Finalized one more Yakovlev Yak-3, this time in colors of Yugoslav acrobatic team from 1950. Acro group consisted from 2 Yak's, one in bright red and one in bright yellow color.
Zvezda model in 1/72, very soft plastic, need correcti[...]
This time I present Eduard's Yak-3 model, which I finished in 2018. It is a Profipack package, to which I added photo-etched parts for flaps, Quickboost exhausts and Lift here decals. Considering that it’s quite old model, I think it’s nice and [...]
This is a 1/72 scale Yakovlev Yak-3 by Revell in the colours of a machine from 18. GIAP, East Prussia, 1945.
This was a pretty straight-forward build OOB. Everything fit together pretty nicely. I was well impressed with the full colour, glossy [...]
This is the 1/48 Yak-3 by Eduard. I put a Aerobonus pilot, Yahu instrument panel and Ultracast exhausts. The decals are from Begamot. Pilot is Marcel Albert from the Normandie-Nieman Group.
The Yakovlev Yak-3 is commonly considered the best sub-type of the wartime Yakovlev fighter series that began with the Yak-1. The Yak-3 was one of the smallest and lightest major combat fighters fielded by any combatant; its high power-to-weight[...]