Glad to present a fresh mini-review in our online-store not-TOYS.com – “I-153 (winter version)” in 1/72 from ICM manufacturer.
Box & Box-Art
Box made from strong 1.5 mm cardboard. Box-art is very nice.
…2 sprues with 89 plastic details, one clear detail of canopy, decal sheet for four versions of fighter and assembly/painting guide.
Details are good quality. One sprue contains details of ski variant of chassis (wheeled variant not included).
Decals are for four versions of aircraft:
- one for soviet RKKA fighter
- another three for finnish captured aircraft.
We have one more nice model of soviet biplane fighter I-153 with ski chassis. We recommend this kit for all modellers, who collect WW2 aircrafts in 1/72 scale.
And of course, You can go to our online store and BUY SOME MODELS or TOYS (some goods have “Out of Stock” status, please don’t cry – backorders also available – just click on “Waitlist” button).
History note about prototype
The Polikarpov I-153 Chaika (“Seagull”) was a late 1930s Soviet biplane fighter. Developed as an advanced version of the I-15 with a retractable undercarriage, the I-153 fought in the Soviet-Japanese combats in Mongolia and was one of the Soviets’ major fighter types in the early years of the Second World War. Several I-153s are still flying..