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Revell 1/48 Rafale M-CZ (Aero 169 Rafan) Czech Navy

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In 2010, the Czech Ministry of Defence commissioned construction of three new aircraft carriers.

Three new Karel Gott-class aircraft carriers will be: LL Karel Gott, LL Helena Vondrackova and LL Jiri Korn.


in 2011, funding was provided to start licence production of French Rafale M fighters for new aircraft carriers.

New czech -produced version of Rafale M got new designation: Aero 169 Rafan.


The external differences from Rafale M are negligible, so I used Revell 1/48 kit as a basis for model of Aero 169 Rafan .

Based on available photographs, Rafan bort number "25" is one of four Rafans used during the trials of first czech aircraft carier Karel Gott.


According to the sources from the Czech MoD, LL Karel Gott will become fully operational in early 2018.















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Bwuuuaaahaha, awesome idea!:woo:


I bet Karel Gott will be pretty flattered.

(for all those who don't know who Karel Gott is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhEfPzS_LKA   :taunt: )


All it needs now is a catchy call sign. How about "Maja" or "spejbl and hurvinek"?  (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1kKHM6Rl04  :rolleyes: )


In all honesty and seriousness. The finish is just amazing!:thumbsup:


However, on which ocean are your carriers actually going to sail? Lake Nechranice would be nice.:taunt:

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I am not sure whether Karel will really be blown away: over last 50 years in the industry, he has seen it all!


But who knows.....  his own aircraft carrier might finally put Karel a league above Tom Jones or Udo Jurgens.  And he might like THAT.

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