• Pilot : the folds of the suit are mostly erased (with files and x-acto) to give it a better colonial pilot looking like costume.


The visor is sanded in order to insert the figure face taken from an 1/72 Hasegawa ground crew set.

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  • The cockpit floor is unfortunately not deep enough. You can see here that the pilot will need to lower the glass and head out the window if nothing is done !

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The floor is dug so the pilot can finally sit properly.


  • The pilot is then painted like his two big brothers in 1/32.


  • The instruments panel is too high, so I sanded all that exceed from the fuselage.


  • The 3 nozzles module is set up thoroughly with a rule and several dry tests to ensure proper alignment of the ventral rails. All panels lines of the wings, engine cowlings and drifts are redone.

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  • On the fuselage, the upper strips of the kit does not convince me, I sanded them to add some better ones later.

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The fuselage is completely re-engraved, with the "heroes" studio model scheme as a template.

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  • A few bubbles, with a prominent one at the forefront of the drift, are filled with plastic rods.


  • On the belly and top of the fuselage, the strips and the missing details (or previously sanded) are (re-)created.

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  • The triangular parts of the guns (that look like aircraft landing gears shock absorbers) are hollowed.