Kagero TopDrawings #70 Petlyakov Pe-2

The TopDrawings series of books are smaller books that supply line drawings in 1/72 and 1/48 along with some colour profiles and other drawings.

In this book, you also get a set of masks in 1/72 for the HobbyBoss kit and in 1/48 for the Zvezda kit. There are also 2 double-sided pull-out drawings on B2 sized paper, that’s about double the size of A4/legal paper. There are also 7 colour profiles in the centre of the book and the rear cover.

The book has…

  • Oleg Pomoshnikov
  • ISBN 978-83-66148-20-8
  • 20 pages
  • drawings sheets A4
  • drawings sheets B2
  • color profiles
  • mask foil
  • Matte coated paper
  • Format (sizes): A4 (210×297 mm)
  • Booklet binding

The book starts off with a short overview of the development of the aircraft and the different versions. Then it gets straight into the drawings with the original design for a high altitude fighter before continuing with regular Pe-2 models. You also get drawings of some internal components such as the undercarriage legs and bays as well as the different canopies employed. Different engines are covered as well as the trainer version and the Pe-3.

If you want to do something a bit different with your Pe-2 then this is a perfect book for you to get your external details just right.

This book is available direct from the publisher here for about US$21.60.

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Paul Tosney

Paul has been with Model Builder International since almost the beginning. He started building models as a boy, and took a hiatus, but started building again a few years ago. He builds pretty much anything, but mostly WW2, with a smattering of modern and the occasional SciFi model.


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