1/72 Fiat G.50

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  1. Migrant

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    The very old Airfix 1/72 kit with a lot of extra work: re-scribed, new interior, altered cowl, re-positioned flying surfaces, custom Finnish markings etc.

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    Looking great. Well done. :thumbright:
     
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    Nice job. I like to do most of my conversions with Airfix kits if possible. A good starting point !
    Ed
     
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    #4 T Bolt, May 21, 2010
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    Excellent work! Hard to believe it's an old Airfix kit
     
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    Excellent work!
     
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    Very nice indeed.
     
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    Excellent work mate! I made that kit OOB once, so I know how much you've changed it!
     
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    Nice work!! Whats the different camoflauge on the wing for?
     
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    Are you kidding me? That's a beauty!!!!
     
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    Those old airfix kits are great - they just need a little TLC. Great job Mike. :)
     
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    Thanks for your comments :)

    I'm not sure; the book that I based it on was all in Finnish so I couldn't read the caption, but I'm guessing it's a replacement wing from another aircraft that was delivered in the original Italian camo. I believe it's also one of the paint options provided in the Special Hobby 1/48 kit.
     
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    O cool! Honestly I think it looks really good with the camo scheme being that way. Its like a hasty field repair! Great Job!
     
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    Excellent job !
     
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    Very nice! and yes, replacement wing.

    IIRC all Fiats were delivered in Italian colours...later like a number of aircraft types they began changing to the Olive Green and Black camo for the upper surfaces...
     
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    Fantastic job. I to have come to like the Airfix kits for testing different techniques and practicing scratch building. I was going to say the same thing about the wing. It's most likely a replacement wing.
     
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    Mike...

    I really enjoyed reading every one of your excellent articles in SAMI, Fantastic work, ideas and great choice of models... Kingfisher OS2U-3 is STUNNING! (This kit also).

    All the best!!!
    Dusan.
     
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