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miscmini Fezian25 Jan 2018 5:06 p.m. PST

Some recently completed models from Armaments in Miniature. All are very nice, 1/200 scale, resin models.
Decals from Miscellaneous Miniatures.

By the way, Armaments in Miniature now has several variants of the Mosquito, in 1/200 scale.

Kevin
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Hawk 75 Finnish Air Force

20180118_154032 by Kevin, on Flickr

Fiat G.50 Finnish Air Force

20180118_154045 by Kevin, on Flickr

IL-4 Finnish Air Force

20180118_154134 by Kevin, on Flickr

DB-3 Soviet Air Force

20180118_154124 by Kevin, on Flickr

Winston Smith25 Jan 2018 6:45 p.m. PST

Very nice. As usual.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP25 Jan 2018 7:15 p.m. PST

A great job.

Fish26 Jan 2018 12:41 a.m. PST

Finland approves.
The overall look is very nice.

The camo patterns look very convincing. But unfortunately the top colors look odd.

The models seem to have some sort of grass green and chocolaty brown which remind me of the colors used in the current Bae Hawk.

The WWII green was way darker and the other color was black.

In the bottom surfaces you had, depending on the type (and individual plane) either light gray, aluminum or light blue.


A couple of references as an example:

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And for a reference when painting captured Russian planes:

Also in many/most cases, but certainly not all, the camo pattern in captured Russian planes (or the captured ones bought from Germany) was done in straight lines. Perhaps to further differentiate them from the Russian planes? I can't recall…

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Fish26 Jan 2018 12:42 a.m. PST

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miscmini Fezian26 Jan 2018 10:36 a.m. PST

Thanks for the kind remarks and the references.

boggler29 Jan 2018 11:40 a.m. PST

Lovely work.

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