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AZ Model's 1/48 scale
Finnish MS.406

by Stephane Sagols

Finnish MS.406


Tamiya's 1/48 scake Skyraider is available online from Squadron

 

Description

 

Here is my 1/48 AZ Model Finnish MS.406.

This aircraft was flown by Urho Lehtovaara from June to December 1941 in 2./LLv28. He is depicted here during August 1941 based at Joroinen. Lehtovaara claimed 1 DB-3, 1 Mig-3, 2 SB, 1 I-16 and 1 I-16 damaged while flying this aircraft. Some scratch-building, AML decals and Humbrol enamel colours.

Reduction of the wheel well which is too big =>

 

 

Work on the cockpit =>

 

 

Assembly wings and fuselage =>

 

 

Nose modified

 

 

Work on the radiator to have it in down position (the radiator is in high position in the kit) =>

 

 

Cut the radiator location =>

 

 

Wings and fuselage assembled =>

 

 

Assembly of the canopy (A classic Airframes one, the one of the kit is unusable…) and some detail added =>

 

 

Work of painting =>

 

 

Decals between 2 coats of Future =>

 

 

Work on some detail =>

 

 

Weathering started =>

 

 

Model finished =>

 

  • AZ MOdel 1/48 MS.406 by Stephane Sagols: Image
  • AZ MOdel 1/48 MS.406 by Stephane Sagols: Image
  • AZ MOdel 1/48 MS.406 by Stephane Sagols: Image
  • AZ MOdel 1/48 MS.406 by Stephane Sagols: Image
  • AZ MOdel 1/48 MS.406 by Stephane Sagols: Image
  • AZ MOdel 1/48 MS.406 by Stephane Sagols: Image
  • AZ MOdel 1/48 MS.406 by Stephane Sagols: Image
  • AZ MOdel 1/48 MS.406 by Stephane Sagols: Image
  • AZ MOdel 1/48 MS.406 by Stephane Sagols: Image
  • AZ MOdel 1/48 MS.406 by Stephane Sagols: Image
  • AZ MOdel 1/48 MS.406 by Stephane Sagols: Image
  • AZ MOdel 1/48 MS.406 by Stephane Sagols: Image
  • AZ MOdel 1/48 MS.406 by Stephane Sagols: Image
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Model and Text Copyright 2016 by Stephane Sagols
Page Created 10 March, 2016
Last Updated 10 March, 2016

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