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1/48 - Kamov Ka-50 Black Shark "Hokum-A" & Ka-52 Alligator "Hokum-B" by Kitty Hawk - in project

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A new M. Song Wang subliminal message in the Kitty Hawk afficionados Facebook group.

Kitty Hawk might have a 1/48th Kamov Ka-52 Alligator "Hokum-B" kit in the pipe line.

To be followed

Source: https://www.facebook.com/groups/369828906819827/permalink/667734353695946/

 

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Luckily for you all I bought the resin upgrade for the Revell ka-50. That seemed the only way to get this one in plastic on the market. But it looks we are getting spoiled as a mi-28 is also in the making... And by the same company no less

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20 hours ago, Silenoz said:

I bought the resin upgrade for the Revell ka-50

Yep, me too. I'm starting it now, hoping the Mi-28 comes out first.

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I just sourced the Ka-50 baae kit for the conversion... that was not that easy either!

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True... Almost extinct...ordered mine in New Zealand...

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I hadn't been able to get the source kit for the Neomega resin, so this is great news!

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One more thing, if Kittyhawk you read me, put more care on the 2A42 cannon that has so much detail and I didn't can finish my so old Revell"s Ka-50, it's really a lot of workon that kit, when I finish the cockpit correction, I have to re-engrave the panels lines, then I'm blocking on the propellers and when I see the cannon, my god I'm really depressed with this kit. I know you can make very better than Revell.

 

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Ok, this will necessitate more shelving for my stash but I have always loved this helecopter and have been waiting for a good 1/48 scale offering.  Seriously, this has got to be one of the meanest looking choppers out there.   Video of the chopper have been around for some time and one scheme is a very interesting deep blue from Russia navel aviation which looks good to me.  Also here is a great video of a ka-52 doing a low pass:

 

https://www.military.com/video/aircraft/helicopters/ka-52-performs-slow-low-pass/3479542271001

 

 

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