Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21F-13 Fishbed


Vital Stats

  • Manufacturer: Trumpeter
  • Scale: 1:48
  • Aircraft: Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21F-13
  • Markings: “White 2015” – Polish Air Force| Poland
  • Aftermarket: Eduard Interior | Eduard Brassin Wheels | Scale Precision insignia masks
  • Paints: Tamiya | Alclad | Vallejo | AK Interactive

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Overall, Trumpeter has a nice, competent kit on their hands here. In my opinion, Trumpeter’s F-13 is not as good as Eduard’s later-model MiG-21s. Detail is good…enough. Fit is generally excellent. The engineering is the maddening part. In some places it’s inspired. But the butt join of the stabilators, two-pin wing mounts, and fussy main gear struts bring overall quality down a notch.

Aftermarket Verdicts:

  • Eduard Interior: Meh. Eduard whiffs on this one a bit, but the HGW/Eduard textile belts continue to be greatness.
  • Eduard Brassin Wheels: Nicely detailed. Perhaps more effort than they were ultimately worth.
  • Scale Precision Masks: Made this project possible. Nuff said.










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3 Comments Add yours

  1. wilson "shepard" says:

    greetings from Brasil!
    Man.. you are a huge reference to me on scale modelling. top notch work… thanks for sharing all this with us mate!!



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