Project Griffon – Restoration of TS-11 Iskra 3H-1409

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In 20th-23rd July in Cracow, a team of modelers and aviation enthusiast have restored painting of TS-11 Iskra 3H-1409 i Polish Aviation Museum. She was repainted in original colors from 1992, when 40th anniversary of 28 Fighter Regiment was celebrated.

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Idea of Iskra restoration

It started, when Filip Jereczek-Bambrowicza (firma ModelMaker), was preparing a set of TS-11 decals for combat regiments. It was realized, that 1409 is now in Polish Aviation Museum collection in Cracow.

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ModelMaker prepared paints and masks and transportation for team. Museum has prepared airplane painted with white.

 
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Painting team

Team of modelers and experts:

  • Team leade, ModelMaker CO: Filip Jereczek-Bambrowicz
  • Author of original painting, retired avaition technician of 28th Fighter Rgt.: Ryszard Kuras
  • Famous modeler from Cracow:  Wojciech Butrycz
  • ModelMaker coworker, modeler and enthusiast: Bogdan „fiedotow” Żołnierowicz
  • Son:  Zbigniew Żołnierowicz

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Painting of Iskra 3H-1409

It took 72 hours to paint Iskra 3H-1409.  200 working hours of team members from 20th July  to high noon 23rd July.

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Thanks

From this place we would like to thank the entire crew, employees of the Polish Aviation Museum, Lord of the Director Krzysztof Radwan, Krzysztof Mroczkowski and in particular Peter Łopalewski thattook care over our crew, helped, often saving us from oppression.

 

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We would also like to thank you modelers and modeling store owners, because it’s also because you failed to realize this project. There’s no denying it’s good sales results allowed us to co-finance the project.

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Author: Wojtek Bułhak

Wojtek skleja modele od przedszkola. Był wychowankiem a następnie instruktorem w klubie "Śmigiełko". Z wykształcenia biolog od żab od 15lat pracuje w branży modelarskiej. Skleja figurki i trochę pancerki oraz samolotów. Preferuje polska tematykę oraz lotnictwo US Navy. W firmie Arma Hobby jest wspólnikiem odpowiedzialnym za marketing i sprzedaż.

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