Fiat CR.32

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  1. Migrant

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    Classic Airframes 1/48 kit, not without its challenges but a nice kit nonetheless. Chris Busbridge decals depicting the personal plane of colonnello Grandinetti, commander of 4˚ stormo.

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  2. Airframes

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    Can't say I'm a 'fan' of Italian aircraft generally, but that's a beaut model. Have I seen that in a modelling magazine not long ago?
     
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    I don't know how you do it Migrant, your finished models always look so perfect! I can never get the evenness you get when darkening your panel lines. and how do you light the models when taking pictures?
     
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    very nice!
     
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    Beautiful Plane my friend, LOVE those 30s bi-planes.
     
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    Excellent work!
     
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    Very nice work! (I like the 32 more than CR.42 Falco)

    All the best!
    Dusan.
     
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    That really is sharp looking!
     
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    Very nice work Migrant!:D
     
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    Sharp work Mike.
     
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    Thanks for your comments guys :)

    Thanks Airframes. I don't know much about Italian aircraft but I can appreciate their aesthetics, I think the CR.32 is quite an attractive little bipe. I did a full build article on this model for Model Airplane International a couple of years ago.
     
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    Ah! Thought I'd seen it before - hadn't realised it was so long ago though! How tempus really fugits!!!
     
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    If the Messerschmitt 109 was universally praised during the Spanish War, it tranpired both from respublican, soviet and franquist pilots and sources that Fiat CR-32 maid the job!

    Italians and franquists had 295 + 703/903* confirmed claims mainly with this plane; and 314 for the Legion Condor.
    On the opposite side there were no more that 800 planes, 648 of them delivered from SU. But it's another subject...

    * depends on sources

    Nice work!!!
     
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    Nice CR.32! I prefer the CR.42 though.....:oops:
     
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    Brilliant job! I've always liked the Chirri. If I'm not mistaken, it shot down more airplanes between the wars than any other plane (mostly during the Spanish Civil War).

    Venganza
     
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