Eduard have a great release of a limited edition kit this month that ISN'T a Bf 109 - It was the sometime rival of the German fighter actualy - the soviet designed I-16 Type 10 in 148th scale Not just one - but two kits in this Dual Combo box face off with the Messerschmitt kit - Now that seems like more than a fair fight! we will preview the kit for you and show you the contents and marking options (and there are eight!)...
Eduard this month have released a new limited edition Dual Combo kit of the famous I-16 Type 10 fighter which was used by the Nationalist and Republican air-forces during that conflict - as well as for the Spanish after the war. This was one of the better fighters of that war and was tough to shoot down.
Two sheets of P/E to super-detail this kit are a great addition
Of course two canopies are included.Limited edition kit in Dual Combo contains two complete I-16 Type 10 kits, big PE set, eight marking options of the both sides of the Spanish civil war. We have wartime kits here as well as post war markings representing both sides. these are Printed by the excellent Cartograf of Italy.
-There are eight different markings, four from each side of the conflict, they are....
I-16 Type 10, Nationalist Air Force, 26th Grupo de Caza, Tablada airfield, Sevilla, 1944-1945
I-16 Type 10, Nationalist Air Force, Morón Fighter School, Morón Airbase, 1940-1941
I-16 Type 10, Nationalist Air Force, Reus airbase, Spain, 1940´s
I-16 Type 10, Nationalist Air Force, Morón Fighter School, Morón Airbase, 1949
I-16 Type 10, Spanish Republican Air Force, flown by Jose-Maria Bravo, Francisco Tarazona, COs of 3rd Escuadrilla, Vilajuiga airbase, February 1939
I-16 Type 10, Spanish Republican Air Force, 1st Escuadrilla, Liria airbase, April 1938
I-16 Type 10, Spanish Republican Air Force, flown by Pedro Rueda, 4th Escuadrilla
These kits are available from Eduard's site now