On 23 January 1951, 1st Lt. Jacob Kratt was flying as element leader of a flight of F-84E Thunderjets flying top cover for twenty-three F-84Es who were attacking the airfield at Sinuiju, Korea. Kratt spotted eight MiG-15’s moving to attack t[...]
Here's a look at what's been happening on my bench during the past twelve months. 2018 was a bit armor-heavy, appologies for that :-D
A quick fun build to test the AK Real Color line of paints. It's a re-box of the old but venerable Italeri k[...]
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[...]
This is 1/32 Specjal Hobby Yak-3
Painting was done with BilModel
Painted markings templates
PS: Thanks to Bogdan Fiedotow
Happy new year all. Hope we all have a safe and happy 2017... Just completed, 1/48 Eduard Yak-3 flown by Pilot: Maj Gen G.N. Zakharov, 303 IAP April 1944.
Nice build, easy to make. Some say, due to black and photos only, the red/yellow nos[...]
Yak-3 belonged to the 1st FAR “Normandie Niemen” of the 303th FAD, USSR, AF Pilot Commander of the 1st AS, Lieutenant Marcel Albert, Spring 1945.
Yak-3 of Guards Major M.K. Tokarenko,153rd Guards Fighter Regiment, 12nd Guards Fighter Division, 1943-1946.