Trumpeter

1/32 Mig-3 model kit

Product # 02230  

Product Article by Emad F. Tabsh in 2004

 

 

 

This is Trumpeter's new 1/ 32 scale  Mig-3

Kit#   02230  
Box dimensions: length  420 mm      width 280 mm        height 65 mm
It comes in light grey plastic with the following dimensions:
Length of model:    259 mm
Wingspan:    318 mm
Construction booklet:   12   pages
Number of sprues:   5  
clear parts
1 decal sheet with 2 options
9 metal shaft
1 photoetched sheet with 22 parts 
Total number of  plastic parts:   134

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Main features include:  

-Separate flaps, ailerons  rudder  and horizontal stabs 

-Detailed landing gear bays and tail wheel. 

-Six wing mounted rockets included 

-Engraved /raised panel lines  where appropriate  

-A decal sheet with 2 different Russian markings   

Note:

The decal sheet is not made by a private manufacturer and the instruction sheet doesn't mention to which squadron or units the airplanes depicted belongs to.

Colours indicated are by Testors and Gunze Sangyo.  

Happy modeling!! 

Emad

Photos and text by Emad F. Tabsh