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MiG 3...................RAF style
« on: December 07, 2009, 02:50:30 pm »
another from an Alternative Time Line thread i started somewhere else

Late 1942, desperatly short of fighter aircraft, the Commonwealth Forces enter a trade agreement with the USSR............first to arrive was nearly 120 new and used MiG 3

used in North Africa they give valuable service against the German and Italian Air Forces in Eygpt and Chad but never become popular with their RAF and Rhodesian Squadrons and are quickly replaced when better types become available








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Re: MiG 3...................RAF style
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2009, 04:25:09 pm »
You've really done some wonderful work on that desert camo, beowulf, and it certainly looks right on a MiG 3!
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Re: MiG 3...................RAF style
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2009, 08:20:37 pm »
beautiful :thumbsup:
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Re: MiG 3...................RAF style
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2009, 09:00:28 pm »
That looks so right that it's eerie!
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Re: MiG 3...................RAF style
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2009, 09:58:16 pm »
outstanding!!!
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Re: MiG 3...................RAF style
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2009, 10:01:12 pm »
Looks natural to me. Good job.  :thumbsup:

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Re: MiG 3...................RAF style
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2009, 12:37:24 am »
Dare I say:



From here.

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Re: MiG 3...................RAF style
« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2009, 12:40:14 am »
Great Job :thumbsup: :thumbsup: I Almost Mistook that Mig-3 for a Hurricane!!!!!!!!! Great Paint & Decal job!!!!! Keep up the Great Work!!!!!! :cheers:

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Re: MiG 3...................RAF style
« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2009, 01:14:00 am »
Dare I say:



From here.

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well.........great minds obviously think alike  ;D ;D ;D :thumbsup:,......wish i had seen all that before

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Re: MiG 3...................RAF style
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2009, 02:11:07 am »
It does look right  :thumbsup:
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Re: MiG 3...................RAF style
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2009, 02:19:44 am »
Very pleasing indeed, I must say. :)
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Re: MiG 3...................RAF style
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2009, 04:37:19 am »
That looks good (mind you, I don't know how you'd make a MiG-3 look bad): well done!  :thumbsup: :wub:
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Re: MiG 3...................RAF style
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2009, 06:44:08 am »
Very nice!  I've sometimes wondered what Soviet types would look like in RAF & USAAF service if lend-lease worked in both directions, I guess I know now!
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Re: MiG 3...................RAF style
« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2009, 06:49:20 am »
Suits her to a tee.  :wub: Well done!  :thumbsup:
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Re: MiG 3...................RAF style
« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2009, 07:27:40 am »
Looks good.  The color & markings definitely suit the MiG-3.

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