Flying straight into the sun with the old Antonov An-2

This morning no flying, just work … I went to the airfield, as planned, we had to paint the runway markings in white, so that it could be visible from the air. So, the day would be very hot and with a lot of hard work in the sun…and no flying. Do you have your […]

Soviet Air Force – Yak-9D no. 86 . Ark Models, 1:48 scale

Yak-9D Ark Models 1:48

Just finished the Ark Models Yak-9D in 1:48 scale. It is a pretty good model, with minor assembly problems. The only exception is the instruction sheet. It is not written in English and is printed in black and white. That will be a problem when you will get to the point where you will want […]

Azur-Frrom IAR-81. 1:32 scale model review

IAR-81C Azur Frrom 1:32

Romania’s Aeronautical Industry answer for the need of a modern low-wing fighter was IAR-81. When it entered service it was a very modern plane that could easily stand side by side with other planes such as the Me – 109, Hawker Hurricane, P-40, etc. 450 were built in two versions: IAR-80 and IAR-81. The differences […]