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Thursday, June 08, 2017 - 06:38 AM GMT+7
Here's an update on MicroMirs 1/48 Sikorksky S-5 including more sprue shots
Micro Mir has published three images of the first test shots of the 1/4 Sikorksky S-5 on their Facebook page

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Immediately the movie "The Bridges at Toko-Ri come to my mind!
JUN 08, 2017 - 09:19 AM
Is this the same kit that you posted as news on 3 Jun? Micro-Mir: Sikorsky S-5
JUN 08, 2017 - 11:12 AM
It's an update Gino with additional early sprue shots from Micro-Mir.
JUN 08, 2017 - 12:38 PM
No problem, just wanted to be sure they were not two different kits. If so, I didn't see what the differences were and was wondering, esp. since one is listed as an A-5 and the other an S-5.
JUN 08, 2017 - 02:21 PM
Apologies Gino it should be a S-5, not a A-5. I have added an additional image showing the clear parts. tim
JUN 08, 2017 - 09:44 PM
No issues. Title fixed.
JUN 08, 2017 - 11:40 PM
Very interesting, seems MicroMir has improved a lot over the (much) earlier 1/350 u-boot I have.
JUN 09, 2017 - 03:01 AM
The S-5 was I believe the very first real helicopter in the Netherlands, when the dikes broke and the province Zeeland flooded one S-5 "Jezebel" saved over a hundred lives: LINK
JUN 09, 2017 - 03:04 AM
Thanks for the updated article - it cleared up a question I had... I have a Fonderie 1/48th Sikorsky R5/HO3S-1 in my stash but this looks much, much better. The Fonderie kit was really sweet but the big problem was that despite having transparent fuselage halves, they are frosted. (Even the skin areas need sanding and polishing. I never started it.)
JUN 11, 2017 - 01:14 AM
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