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Suggestion for Indian Air Force Mig?
propwash
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Charente, France
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Posted: Saturday, May 31, 2008 - 09:47 AM UTC
I'm normally a prop guy, but seems I'm feeling pulled towards jet power, can anyone suggest a nice jet I could build with a nice Indian Air Force scheme.

I seem to remember a Mig 21 kit with Tiger markings.......Anything like this would interest me. Bearing in mind, I don't use an airbrush though.........

Cheers and chocks away!
Yoni_Lev
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Washington, United States
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Posted: Saturday, May 31, 2008 - 07:33 PM UTC

Albatros Decals has two MiG-21 sets (#48-012 and #48-013) that have some unusual and interesting schemes for Indian Air Force birds. They would work with Academy's 1/48 MiG-21MF. I haven't seen this kit at the LHS for a while, but they're somewhat readily available on eBay.

Zotz Decals carries Albatros stuff, and the above sets are still listed on the company's website.

HTH.

-YL
propwash
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Posted: Monday, June 02, 2008 - 08:02 AM UTC
Thanks YL There's some nice schemes there. I'm looking for 1/72 though.
Yoni_Lev
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Posted: Tuesday, June 03, 2008 - 07:44 AM UTC

I automatically assumed 1:48, but no worries; Zotz has the same sets in 1:72 as well (Albatros # 72-012 and #72-013).

I don't build much in 1:72, but I've read good things about Zvezda's MiG-21bis kit.

HTH.

-YL
neefukk
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Posted: Monday, October 27, 2008 - 11:36 AM UTC
Also if you want to make a modernised mig 21 kit you got lo look for Mig-21 Bison.This upgrade has a different shaped canopy at first.
DonSS3
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Tennessee, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, October 28, 2008 - 12:13 AM UTC
Well, even if you can't find decals for the tiger scheme and since you're brush painting, there were quite a few finished on overall light (or medium) gray.
Some links:

http://www.hostultra.com/~migalley/mig21_pictures.html

http://www.ipmsfinland.org/galleria.php?kat=referenssit&aihe=mig-21_

http://www.topedge.com/panels/aircraft/sites/kraft/mig.htm

http://www.mig-21.de/English/TechnicalDataVersions.htm

For a MiG-29

http://www.mars.slupsk.pl/fort/mig/default.htm

And finally:

http://geocities.yahoo.com.br/alvmaia/Mig/

Good Luck…


DonSS3
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Tennessee, United States
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Posted: Thursday, November 27, 2008 - 02:56 AM UTC
Here's some more IAF MiG-21 sources:

http://s188567700.online.de/CMS/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=169&Itemid=47

http://s188567700.online.de/CMS/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=168&Itemid=47