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As if ready to embark on the transatlantic feat that gave it fame, from Poland to Brazil to Argentina, here is the simple but charming figure of this Polish single-place monoplane. For those curious about the building process, here is the link to the step-by-step post: Aftermarket decals and photoetched parts were used on this model, plus some surgery to open the door and engine cover; an engine was added obtained modifying a resin item from Matías Hagen in Argentina. As it is often the case, I forgot to add the Venturi and Pitot, a fact I only discovered -naturally- after the p
What were you doing in 1985? The Polish were making delightful kits. Among them the one that concerns us today, a ZTS Plastyk rendition of the RWD-5 (and RWD-5 bis). I love these old but sound kits, that with a little care can be turned into very nice models. I have built a number of ZTS kits, and all brought satisfaction and good entertainment, being very appealing subjects out of the beaten-to-exhaustion-path, nicely engineered and very affordable. All that said, modelers can still improve quite a bit through some simple actions (otherwise called real modeling). The kit p