Saturday, 28 April 2018

Yak-28P Firebar Chop Shop




I had an idea this morning. I reckoned that I could bash together a Yak-28P Firebar interceptor by cutting the nose cone from another 1/600th scale model and gluing it to a Yak-25 Flashlight. This wouldn't be a very accurate result but, it would at the very least look something like a Yak-28, or so I thought? Here's the end result and, as you can see, it's not too bad. This will expand my existing Soviet PVO line up by two additional aircraft, which is handy as I have moved the Tu-16's and Il-28's  over to the PLAAF, where they are more approprately deployed, leaving Soviet Air Defence a little understrength.

1 comment:

  1. Great idea! Been wanting some Yak-28Ps myself, so may have to give that a go. Did something similar, when I needed Mirage Vs/Daggers for the Falklands, and none were available - still have some unfinished ones, but a few completed as well. Turned out fairly decent, though the surgery did look rather painful at first.

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