1/48 Italeri IL-2 M3 Stormovik

Gallery Article by Serge Dompierre on May 22 2009

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This my Italeri 1/48 scale IL-2 M3 Stormovik built OOTB and painted with Humbrol oil paints.

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The model is for a IL-2M-3 Sthurmovik of 2nd AE, 198th Shap, 233rd Shad in east Prussia winter 1944-45, the pilot was woman captain Anna. N. Efimova CO of 198th Shap.

AE is for Aviatsionnaya Eskadrillya.
Shad is for Sthurmovaya aviatsionnaya divizia.
Shap is for Sthurmovoy aviatsionnyy Polk.

The white colour on the rear of the aircraft is a rest of temporary winter scheme camouflage. Decals are from the kit.

Serge Dompierre

Photos and text by Serge Dompierre