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The Junkers Ju.87 Stuka – Airframe & Miniature #14 Valiant Wings Publishing The Stuka was infamous during WWII for its indiscriminate dive-bombing attacks on civilians, as well as military targets, equipped with sirens called Jericho Trumpets to instil fear in their prey, a noise that is still being used as sound effects for any diving or crashing aircraft in movies. It was a pre-war design that was perfectly suitable for its task and performed well during the Spanish Civil War and conquest of Europe thanks to its almost vertical dive profile, the terrifying
Ready for inspection is my 1:72 Academy JU87G-2 Stuka. This is the first Academy kit I have built and at £8 it was well worth the money. The build ran nice and smoothly, went together with little to no filler needed, and with a nice amount of detail. My only issue came when I lost the cannons, I researched contacting Academy, but decided against it when I read that Academy rarely send replacements. Instead I brought another kit (no hardship as I'd enjoyed this one so much.) Once the replacement arrived the build was quickly completed, I have to say I really like the camo patterns of German WW2
Having just finished building a Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIC, I decided it was time to attempt a German fighter aircraft from WWII. Luckily enough I had just the right kit in my stash, so my next build is an Academy 1:72 JU87G-2 Stuka. This will be the first Academy kit I have built, however looking at the sprues you can see they are very detailed, fully engraved (like it says on the box) and have little to no flash. The kit contains a neat set of instructions, separate sheet showing the colour scheme and a small set of decals (I plan to airbrush rather than decal where I can). There