by Yufei Mao
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This is my second Romanian MiG, after the first one by "Sniper". I
used a special edition kit released by Fujimi, with the "Lancer" decals
in the box.
The MF Fishbed from Fujimi is really a bis and has many accuracy
problems, though it looks quite good in panel lines and some details.
I didn't make any serious accuracy modification this time because I just
wanted to enjoy the smooth progress of building a easy-made kit this
In order to keep nose cone always sharp, I used a stainless needle top
to strengthen it.
And I added some wiring and detailed structural features on landing gear
legs (They are in quite nice molded and it is really worthwhile adding
Then I made some rivets on the bird, and the reference is the plan from
MiG-21 book by Czech 4+ Publication.
During my building, I obtained a lot of help from many friends in
different forums. Without their help, I would not be able to add the
accurate antennas on this "Lancer". I must express my appreciation here.
Thank you very much, guys!
In addition used a resin seat from Pavla Models. And I remade the little
fins on the pitot by Evergreen 0.14mm plastic sheet.
Hope you'll enjoy this "Lancer"!
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21 February, 2007
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