Messerschmitt Bf 108B Taifun 1/72 Fly

Bf 108 Taifun of the Kondor Legion, Spain, 1937 (?). This is an earlier appearance of this particular aircraft – all in RLM 24 blue (it was later repainted in RLM 02 grey). This cute little toy car with wings is a first model of a German airplane since my childhood 🙂 Also, a first model of a completely non-combat plane (although I made a few PRU or training versions of combat planes earlier).

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Mitsubishi F-2 1/72 Hasegawa

My traditional visit of one modeller’s shop before Christmas time turned out as usual with at least three kits in my hands 🙂 One of them was a quite attractive F-2A, a prototype with some strange coloured weapons. In the past, I was convinced this is Japanese 1:1 F-16. I was really wrong. The Mitsubishi F2 is different and a bit bigger than F-16 in order to fulfil Japanese Defence Force requirements.

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