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Embraer 312 Tucano Venezuelan Air Force. Arifix 1/72

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Embraer 312 Tucano Venezuelan Air Force. Arifix 1/72
Posted by RONALD ALVAREZ on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 5:21 PM

Hello again friends, here I leave this work somewhat complicated by the modifications but not by the quality of the kit it is the embraer toucan 312, airplane entertainer of pilots in the air force of Venezuela, for it use the known kit of airfix in Scale 1/72 short toucan and after several and worked modifications I could transform it of the short version to the service of England to the long version Brazilian to the service of Venezuela the modifications were the following:

- Propelers changed from 4 to 3.
- Air outlet grills.
- Cut to the ailerons of the model.
- Change the short bonnet to the length with putty.
- Change the exhaust pipes from the bottom of the bonnet to the top.
- Added armament of Toucan embraer.
- Top and bottom communication antennas
- Change of front landing gear.

I hope you like it.- Greetings ..................

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  • From: Sunny So. Cal... The OC
Posted by stikpusher on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 5:56 PM

Wow! That is a very sharp looking build! Great job!

 

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Posted by PFJN on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 8:15 PM

Hi,

Your camoflage looks nice, and your modifications came out really well.  I always liked the Tucano, and your build looks great.  How long did it take for you to complete this kit?

Pat

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    March, 2015
  • From: Streetsboro, Ohio
Posted by Toshi on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 8:32 PM

What a superb build on a unique aircraft.  You don't see too many builds like this.  Great job on the camofluage.

Toshi

 

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    June, 2015
Posted by RONALD ALVAREZ on Thursday, April 20, 2017 6:45 AM
Thanks Friend.........
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    June, 2015
Posted by RONALD ALVAREZ on Thursday, April 20, 2017 6:46 AM
Hi friend, one week late
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    April, 2016
  • From: Parsons Kansas
Posted by Hodakamax on Friday, April 21, 2017 1:36 PM

Really nice job Ronald! I was fortunate to see the Brazilian Air Force Demo team perform several years ago with the bright red Tucanos. I was amazed at the performance of these aircraft. They shared the show with the Blue Angels and put on an equally exciting performance.

Yours looks great in camo!

Max

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