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Armored Aerosan

Armored Aerosan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Armored Aerosan

by Gil Gonsoulin 

 

This is the kit of the Trumpeter 1/35 Armored Aerosan NKL-26 and their WWII Soviet Assault Red Army in winter gear. I modified the Aerosan by adding interior detail. The engine was raised and plumbed. Braking gear and cables were also added.

 

For the base, I used a mirror. It was then sprayed with Scotch Super 77 glue and coated with snow. The snow is a combination of Hudson Allen, Tec Star & Woodland Scenics.

 

Armored Aerosan

 

 

The vehicle was weathered with Windsor Newton oils. The vehicle and figures were painted with Floquil, Model Master & Tamiya paints.

 

 

 

 

The shadow box was constructed of basswood and than covered with wood grain shelf paper. A 3 to 12 volt LED light operating from a 9 volt battery was attached to the top of the box.

 

Armored Aerosan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This model took the 2nd place diorama award at a Flying Tigers model contest.

 

 

Photos by Jeff Junker