Photographs Copyright © Collin Riley 2005-2013
edition. Mostly well done model, with quality
paint and excellent assembly. The landing gear is detailed, and has
There were a couple painting problems. On the fuselage, just under
the tailplane, the paint is a bit wavy, and the darker blue lines
don't meet at the centerline. In addition, on the left wing tip, the
red paint that represents the navigation light on the leading edge
of the wing was smeared during manufacture, and the resulting red
paint had to be cleaned off.
Also, the way the wing is attached to the body appears a bit heavy-handed.
It is too bad the wings couldn't have been slipped into notches in
the sides of the fuselage instead of being layed on top. Alternately,
it is too bad the wing wasn't blended into the fuselage with some
type of filler.
Antonov is displayed below with its update
partner, C-5B 60th AW.
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