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pavolSK

MiG-23MF & MiG-23ML & MiG-23BN Flogger, 3x R.V.Aircraft 1/72

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Hello modellers!


Here is my last finished project - the triplet of Czechoslovak sharks.


Project specifications:

3x 1/72 R.V.Aircraft MiG-23MF, ML and BN

3x 1/72 R.V.Aircraft MiG-23 Control Surfaces upgrade set

2x 1/72 R.V.Aircraft MiG-23 Exhaust nozzle upgrade set

2x R-60, 2x R-13M, 3x R-23T, 1x R-23R, 2x UPK-23-250, 2x UB-32M from 1/72 R.V.Aircraft Armament series

3x Bilek color PE set


Paints used:

Gunze H and Tamiya Acrylic (all thinned with Tamiya X-20A thinner)

Alclad II


Airbrushes:

H&S Evolution Silverline 0,2mm

H&S Infinity 0,15mm


I hope you'll like these small floggers :)


Cheers

Pavol


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The R.V. armament sets used:

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The first of three sharks is MiG-23MF Flogger-B #3922 (s.n.0390213922) with period of service from 1979 till 1994 in Czechoslovak/Czech Air Force. Used armament: 2x R-13M (AA-2 Atoll-D), 2x R-23T (AA-7 Apex).

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Pavol

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All Really Well Done !! Very Nice

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Superb builds of these great-looking swing-wing jets ! Terrific models in every area.

Mike

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more pics of the other two MiGs as well please!

very nice, looks definitely more than 72nd...

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Great painting !!

The best Flogger in this scale I have ever seen !

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Fantastic Pavol !

Would you like sharing more pics about the other two Floggers ?

Will you attend the Brno Modelling Show next June? I will be there.

Congratulations.

Patrick

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Hi Pavol,

3 models of the same type in the same amazing skill, that sounds like endurance and experienced craftsmanship!

Chapeau!

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Guys, thank you very much for your positive reactions! It's a nice reward for me! :)


Patrick, yes, it's possible that I will visit the MODELLBRNO and I take all my MiGs. ;)


Sarcococca, it's my mistake habit to build more of the same kits at once, on the other hand, it saves the time and reduce inventory ... :thumbsup:



The second shark is MiG-23ML Flogger-G #4645 with period of service from 1982 till 1998 in Czechoslovak/Czech Air Force. This flogger has the unusual shades of camouflage colors, which obtained after revision at the end of its career. Used armament: 2x R-60 (AA-8 Aphid), 1x R-23T + 1x R-23R (AA-7 Apex).

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Patrick, yes, it's possible that I will visit the MODELLBRNO and I take all my MiGs. ;)
Pavol

I will bring some kits and my RV Lybian Rebel Mig-23ML too.

Patrick

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Your Mig 23's are simply outstanding and the finish is brilliant!

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Thanks again guys! :)

The last member of this shark group is attacker MiG-23BN Flogger-H #9863 with period of service from 1983 till 1994 in Czechoslovak/Czech Air Force. Used additional armament: 2x UPK-23-250 twin gun pod and 2x UB-32M rocket pod.

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Very nice again this one.

I've got the 23-BN too but my wife prefers the blue/green Cuban scheme so SMBO...

Patrick

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Hello Pavol,

This is seriously impressive!

I have build the ML version too, and I found it a really nice kit! I took me quite a while though to finnish it (not necessarily because of the kit :) ) I can't imagine how much work it was for you to build 3! And with conversions too!! Really good job!

Do you perhaps have a work in progress topic? I'm really curious how you build it... how long did this project take?

gr. Mark

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Wow, a gorgeous trio. I can see you enjoyed weathering it too, really adds to the finish.

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Hi Pavol,

Your Mig's are absolutely outstanding, beautifully done.

Many thanks for posting.

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