1/72 Academy MiG-23BN Flogger

Gallery Article by Alexander Sidharta on Aug 17 2002

  Indonesia Independence Day 

 

This is my Academy 1/72 MiG-27 Flogger, converted into MiG-23BN Flogger of Iraqi AF. I added an intake splitter plate on both of the intakes to make it as MiG-23 (MiG-27 doesn't have them), and also I made a separator on the canopy.  Below to the right is a picture of our "Desert Storm" display at a recent event.

 

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I used Tamiya and Xtracolor paint and decal was from Carpena. This Academy model has recessed panel lines and the fitting is good also, except for the join of intake-fuselage that need filler.

This model has some inaccuracies, but I found them too late to be corrected...

Alexander Sidharta

      

Photos and text by Alexander Sidharta