Pavla W 72-81 USSR aircraft guns WW2




Scott Van Aken



Here is a pretty neat idea. Resin hand held machine guns for various Soviet aircraft. There is one each so if you need more than that, you'll need to get more sets. There is a guide included that tell which aircraft these guns will fit. Planes like the Pe-8, SB-2, TB-3, DB-3 Yer-2, Il-2 and Po-2 are among the many listed.

There are six guns and in no particular order they are a ShKAS 34 7.62mm, ShVAK 20mm, Berezin UB 12.7 mm (two types) ShKAS KM 35 7.62mm and Dyegtyaryev DA 7.62 mm. Each has a number on the pour stub that corresponds to a number on the gun ID listing.

As with all Pavla resin pieces, the detail work is superb and a major improvement over the kit parts.

November 2007

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