Hasegawa box art.
'Idolmaster' box art.
Upper and lower one-piece mouldings - the unprotected upper
wingtips suffered damage in the box.
Note the split radome.
One of two weapons sprues.
Decal sheet with four options.
Idolmaster re-mould in lurid green plastic.
Idolmaster instruction sheet.
Massive Idolmaster decal sheet.
Cockpit tub with decals for instrument panels.
Flaps cut away for modification......
Poorly fitting airbrake.
Leading edge RWR aerial is too small.
Scratched 'Sorbtsya' ECM pod...
.... fitted to the wingtips.
Cutaway flap at top - cut into constituent parts with hinges and
Fitted in place on the trailing edge.
Horizontal stabiliser in the takeoff position. Note the thickness
of side panels on the tailboom.
Tailboom side panels being made thinner.
Assembled and ready for painting.
Note the 'squareness' of the spine.
'Square' spine profile.......
..... compared to the Airfix kit.
Kit exhaust nozzle.......
Compared to Aires resin replacements.
Pilot from the spares box.
The colours are not quite right...
Scratch built blast shield.
Diorama with Su-33 'Hot to Trot'
Later photos using Trumpeter's J-15 deck section.