Wednesday, 2 November 2016

1/144 and 1/200 Aircraft Additions

Recent acquisitions (all from Zvezda) in no particuilar order, The ill-fated RAF (or rather AASFS) Fairey Battle in 1/144 (see below, but seems rather a large bird to my eyes):


The RAF Bristol Blenheim in 1/200 scale (see below, a very nice kit to make, although in scale it looks silly next to the Fairy Battle):


Closer up you can see there is quite a lot of detail in there despite it being 1/200 (see below):


Same manufacturer (Zvezda) but different scales 1/144 to 1/200 but the Fairey Battle (which was in effect an elongated Hurricane with a crew of three) still looks too big IHMO (see below):


Onto the Russian Front. I just had to get this (tiny and beautiful [in a quirky way]) Russian Polikarpoc I-16 "Rata" in 1/144 (see below, optimistically the cover art has it shooting down a Me-109):


Now assembled but who knows when they will be painted and god knows when I will ever use them, All-in-all I have never been disappointed with the Zvezda aircraft and

3 comments:

Paul Foster said...

Very tasty!

That Blenheim looks the business.

Geordie an Exiled FoG said...

Zvezda planes are nice

Bless that BAttle and Rata too :)

Chris Kemp said...

The Ratas look useful for SCW and early war.

Regards, Chris.