SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER REVELL 1/144

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL I’ll try this Revell’s Mini Scale 1/144 fighter, Suchoj Berkut.

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL Oh! I painted the cockpit panel in detail, but when I saw the decal sheet well, a decal for the panel was prepared. I have almost missed it because the instruction of decal pasting instruction is just a number. If I discover this decal after attached the cockpit, I’ll regret it very much.

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL I combined the upper and lower parts of the fuselage and there was a cockpit inside. Although the decal of the cockpit panel is small, it is surprisingly good.

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELLThe decal is beautiful. I bought this kit a couple of years ago, but it has not deteriorated at all. There are not too tiny decals, so it’s not difficult.
(18-August-2018)

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL It’s almost done the assembling. There is no big gap and there is no problem.

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL All the small parts adhered. I’ll do brush painting for small parts later.

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL Vinyl masking tapes fitting to curved surfaces sometimes peel off with time passage. This time I cut and paste an ordinary masking tape thinly.

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELLIn order to gradate highlights, I tried airbrushing partly in white.
(20-August-2018)

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL Su-47 was completed. Because it is 1/144 scale, there is a little number of the parts and can be completed easily. This Revell’s kit has a very good line carving and parts, precision, the balance between scale and precision is exquisite.

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL Su-47 is characterized by forwarding swept wing anyway. There are two vertical tail wings and canards are attached. It was a bit unfamiliar form of a jet fighter, so I was surprised because it flies properly.

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL Because it is a prototype, the number of the production is only one plane. Since the Su-47 participates in various air shows, actual photographs can be seen quite often. It is confusing the name S-37 or Su-47, there are many similar type numbers.

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL The basic color of the aircraft is mixed 80% black and 20% blue. Hmm, this will make that unique blackish body color. At first glance, it looks like black, bluish as I’m looking for a while.

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL Although I aimed at the gradation effect with the undercoat of white, it did not go so well. I made an inking in white so I thought it was a small but striking impression.

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL I tried to make the jet engine nozzle slightly orange for burnt iron color. They are small engine nozzles like a tip of little finger.

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL As for the 1/144 scale jet fighter, the cockpit is the only size like the small fingernail. I painted a seat belt and a side panel.

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL Since there are many panel lines on the underside of the aircraft, inking improves the sense of precision. This time I poured into the panel line with a bright color.

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL Decals are a good accent.

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL I drew the navigation lights on both sides of the main wing.

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELL RUSSIAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SUCHOJ S-37 (SU-47) BERKUT 1/144 REVELLBy the way, Berkut means the golden eagle. It is good looking naming. The Berkut plastic model is released by several manufacturers on the same 1/144 scale. Since I have never done anything else. There is no doubt that Revell’s kit has no stress on the assembly.
(22-August-2018)

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