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1/48 - Aero L-29 Delfin by AvantGarde Model Kits (AMK) - released - Eduard boxing released

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Next AvantGarde Model Kits aircraft - after the Kfir/Mirage III/V family http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234925006-148th-iai-kfir-c2c7-by-avantgarde-model-kits-release-february-2013-sprues-pics/ - will be a 1/48th Aero L-29 Delfin.

Source: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.605283516155376.156032.436005436416519&type=1

Excellent choice. Served with over 25 nations and over 3600 built.

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The death announcement for the only 1/48th L-29 Delfin kit, the resin one from Planet Models.

http://modelingmadness.com/scott/korean/preview/planet/124preview.htm

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V.P.

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Looks nice, but would prefer a decent 1/72 kit.

Agreed completely!

The KP one is crude and the Bilek one is best left to scratch builders with good resources.

I'd love to see Eduard take a shot at a Delfin in 1/72, it would look great sitting beside one of their L-39 Albatros kits

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Great News. :analintruder:

Another one for my egyptian air force collection.

/Bosse

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Nice artwork. I already have the Planet kit but there is something about this plane that makes me wonder if one is enough ;-)

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The box art. Markings: Russian, Czech, Slovak, East German & Iraqi.

Release date: announced for August 2013!

Sources:

https://www.facebook.com/AMKHOBBY

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=681926628491064&set=a.586072244743170.154004.436005436416519&type=1&relevant_count=1

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V.P.

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So it looks like it won't quite be ready for the August release date, but at least it is going to be released soon.

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Just got my copy of the AMK Aero L-29 Delphin kit.

Love the first bullet in the 'Kit Features' portion of the box lid. I quote "The first injection moulded decent 1:48 Aero L-29 model"

Clearly a confident bunch at AMK !

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Got mine yesterday, really looks sensational in the box, thinking of getting cracking on it immediately.

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We're hoping to have one of these in for review soon, and I think the Kfir, so watch out for it :)

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These Profimodeller probes look good. I've had a close look at my kit and the two things that stand out are the shape around the jet exhaust which should be relatively easy to fix and the fact that they have totally omitted the rudder pedals (ignore the fictitious "wedges"). When I get time I'll check out the rest of it.

HTH
Andy

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