The origins of the MiG-21 can be traced back to the swept-wing Ye-2 in 1954. Its successor the Ye-4 first flew on 16 June, 1955 and featured the delta-wing configuration so synonymous with the “Fishbed”. After years of development, the design eventually entered service with the VVS as the MiG-21F in 1959. Since that time, over 11,000 aircraft have been built, serving with nigh on 60 air forces. All variants of the MiG-21 are fair game here, including the license-built Chengdu J-7 “Fishcan”.
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Here's my first entry into the GB. This is the RetroWings MiG-21UM conversion for the Eduard kit. I took a slightly different approach. Due to a really badly warped fuselage and my desire to not drill out the resin fuselage, I grafted the rear end of the Eduard kit. As...
Well, I don't have much progress to show, but I'm slowly moving the UM and an MFN along. I'm hopeful I can get the canopies on and hit them with a coat of primer this weekend.
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