Swedish modeller Anders Isaksson builds the 1941 iteration of Brengun’s 1/72 Yak-1 fighter

The cockpit was enhanced with PE components and, while the overall colour was referred to as light grey, here MRP-186 Light Grey was used – detail was picked out with Vallejo acrylics.
Horizontal stabilisers were modified slightly by dropping the elevators for a more realistic appearance. Light scoring of the underside seam was all that was needed to make the changes.

Better known for its light sports aircraft than warplanes, Yakovlev’s first fighter married a tubular steel framework with a composite wooden structure.

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