1/48 KP MiG 21 Bis

Gallery Article by Polly Singh on Jan 26 2014

  India Republic Day 

 

 

Indian Air Force MiG 21 Bis

This is part of a MiG 21 group build for India's Republic day occasion. I used the venerable Czech KP kit which, though clunky and thick reasonably represents the MiG 21 Bis. 

 

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I added a Neomega cockpit set and Eduard PE set. The pilot is Aero Bonus.  

Painted The markings for C2266 way back in 1986 when it served with No 32 Sqn "Thunderbirds". I have posed it in the mouth of a hardened aircraft shelter which is obviously shared by the swing wing MiG 23 BN. 

The base is printed off the net. I used Vallejo products throughout.  The accessories consist of 1/35 armour crates, scratched tail chute, extra rocket pods and tissue tarpauline.

Polly Singh
Indian Scale Modellers

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Photos and text by Polly Singh