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Anton Ryzbak29 Sep 2021 11:53 a.m. PST

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I'm taking a break from t building Khalkhin Gol models and knocked out this little gem last night. Looks very different in the Nationalist Chinese paint job. link

Disco Joe29 Sep 2021 11:59 a.m. PST

Very nice.

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian29 Sep 2021 12:52 p.m. PST

Did it come with the pilot figure?

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP29 Sep 2021 2:19 p.m. PST

It is interesting that the spats do not fully enclose the wheels.

Very nicely done!

Jim

Dan Cyr29 Sep 2021 4:15 p.m. PST

Did not spats on aircraft have a problem with dirt/mud buildup? Grass and dirt runways…

Anton Ryzbak29 Sep 2021 6:41 p.m. PST

Editor in Chief Bill, yes it did, not a hint of other details (not even a seat!) but a pretty decent pilot

ColCampbell and Dan Cyr; I noticed that too, spats usually encompass the entire wheel except for a small part of the tire, mud often caused ground crews to remove spats (Stukas on the Eastern Front) but the funny part is that this aircraft was designed to be used on an aircraft carrier. My guess is that the open face would allow a quick replacement of the tire in the event of a blow-out from a hard landing

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