AVIA BH-9 /ABC/ 1:40

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  1. mikezax

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    AVIA BH-9
    Scale: around 1:40
    Author: Jaromir Svoboda
    Source: ABC 12/2017 (Originally the model was issued by Albatros in 1972)

    This model was published in ABC's current issue as a memorial to ABC's 60th anniversary. A few photos of the current status:
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    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    AVIA has such a rich history! :)
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    The aircraft is essentially finished.
    My improvements: Painted tires on wheels and Improved engine (I used wires). Now I'm going to do on the mat.:)
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    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Very nice, any ABC model from 1972 takes a lot of effort to make look good! :)
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    Thanks :)
    I made a pad (A4 format). I used a grass carpet for railway modellers. I modified the front wind deflector according to the real aircraft.
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    Supplemented dashboard and pilot. The pilot is a plastic figurine (I painted myself)
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    ...model is finished...I added a figure of mechanic and navigator. Accessories are from diorama "Italy 1944 accessories" from Mr. Navratila, I did the tools myself (for the repairman)
    ...Final photo...
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    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Black and White pictures always add a sense of realism to old aircraft. :)
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    I also like these black and white photos :)
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    Gandolf50 Researcher of obscure between war vehicles... Moderator

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    Yes, adds a lot to the overall effect!
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    Really nice little diorama. I really like the engine. Super job upgrading it

    chris
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    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    We do have a lot of "Golden Age of Flying" aircraft lovers. ;)
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