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Finland

Aircraft from Finland are featured here.


Messerschmitt Bf-109G-2

Hasegawa 1/72 scale Messerschmitt Bf-109G-2 Finland



Polikarpov I-15bis

Encore 1/72 Scale Polikarpov I-15bis 1/72 scale model kit



Polikarpov I-153

Heller 1/72 Scale Polikarpov I-153 Model aircraft kit



Bristol Bulldog Mk.IVA

Airfix Bristol Bulldog 1/72 scale Aircraft Model Kit

The Bristol Bulldog was past obsolete at the out break of WWII, however, Finland still had several in active service in 1939. The Finnish Bulldogs managed to shoot down a number of Soviet aircraft including the I-16 fighter. After the Winter War they were still active as fighter trainers.

Airfix Bristol Bulldog 1/72 scale Aircraft Model Kit

Airfix Bristol Bulldog 1/72 scale Aircraft Model Kit

Airfix Bristol Bulldog 1/72 scale Aircraft Model Kit

Airfix Bristol Bulldog 1/72 scale Aircraft Model Kit

Airfix Bristol Bulldog 1/72 scale Aircraft Model Kit

Airfix Bristol Bulldog 1/72 scale Aircraft Model Kit


Gloster Gladiator Mk.II

Matchbox 1/72 Scale Gloster Gladiator Biplane Fighter Model Kit

The Gloster Gladiator was a widely used early World War II Biplane fighter built in England. The Finnish Air Force used the Gladiator to combat the invading Russian forces during the Winter War and the Continuation War.

Matchbox 1/72 Scale Gloster Gladiator Biplane Fighter Model Kit

Matchbox 1/72 Scale Gloster Gladiator Biplane Fighter Model Kit

Matchbox 1/72 Scale Gloster Gladiator Biplane Fighter Model Kit

Matchbox 1/72 Scale Gloster Gladiator Biplane Fighter Model Kit

Matchbox 1/72 Scale Gloster Gladiator Biplane Fighter Model Kit


Polikarpov I-16

Hasegawa 1/72 Scale Polikarpov I-16 Fighter Model Kit

The Polikarpov I-16 was a remarkable Russian fighter aircraft from the 1930s. It was the first low-wing fighter aircraft with retractable landing gear in the world. The I-16 was used in the Spanish Civil War and WWII. This example was captured by the Finns and operated on skiis.

Hasegawa 1/72 Scale Polikarpov I-16 Fighter Model Kit

Hasegawa 1/72 Scale Polikarpov I-16 Fighter Model Kit

Hasegawa 1/72 Scale Polikarpov I-16 Fighter Model Kit

Hasegawa 1/72 Scale Polikarpov I-16 Fighter Model Kit

Hasegawa 1/72 Scale Polikarpov I-16 Fighter Model Kit

Hasegawa 1/72 Scale Polikarpov I-16 Fighter Model Kit



Brewster Buffalo

Finnish Buffalo

The Brewster Buffalo was the mount of many of the aces in the Finnish Air Force during World War II. This particular aircraft was flown by Warrant Officer Ilmari Juutilainen. WO Juutilainen shot down 16 Soviet aircraft while flying this Buffalo and had a total score of 94 victories altogether making him Finland's top scoring fighter ace. In Finnish service, the Brewster Buffalo had several nick names such as "Bustling Walter" and "Sky Pearl".

Finnish Buffalo

Finnish Buffalo

Finnish Buffalo

Finnish Buffalo

Fokker D.XXI

Finnish Fokker

The Finnish Air Force was a major user of the Fokker D.XXI. D.XXIs flew in combat against the Russians in both the Winter War and the Continuation War. A number of the fighters survived into the postwar era as well.

Finnish Fokker

Finnish Fokker

Finnish Fokker

Finnish Fokker

Finnish Fokker

Additional Finnish Aircraft

Hawker Hurricane Finland Airfix Aircraft Model

(above) Hawker Hurricane Mk.I

Revell 1/72 Scale Curtiss Hawk 75 Finland

(above) 1/72 scale Curtiss Hawk 75 of the Finnish Air Force in 1942.

Blenheim

(above) Bristol Blenheim IV

Gladiator

(above) Gloster Gladiator II

Gladiator

(above) Gloster Gladiator II

G50

(above) FIAT G.50

Anson

(above) Avro Anson

FROG Bristol Blenheim Mk.I Bomber 1/72 Scale Finnish Air Force 1943

(above) Bristol Blenheim Mk.I Bomber Finnish Air Force 1943.

FROG Bristol Blenheim Mk.I Bomber 1/72 Scale Finnish Air Force 1943

(above) Bristol Blenheim Mk.I Bomber Finnish Air Force 1943.

FROG Bristol Blenheim Mk.I Bomber 1/72 Scale Finnish Air Force 1943

(above) Bristol Blenheim Mk.I Bomber Finnish Air Force 1943.

FROG Fokker D.XXI F223 Finnish Air Force 1/72 Scale

(above) Fokker D.XXI.

FROG F223 Fokker D.XXI 1/72 Scale

(above) Fokker D.XXI.

FROG Dornier Do.17Z Bomber 1/72 Scale Finnish Air Force 1943

(above) Dornier Do-17 Z-2.

FROG Bristol Blenheim Mk.I Bomber 1/72 Scale Finnish Air Force 1940

(above) Bristol Blenheim Mk.I.

FROG Fokker F.VII 1/72 Scale Finnish Air Force 1940

(above) Fokker F.VII.

FROG 1/72 Scale De Havilland DH.60 Gipsy Moth Model Aircraft Kit

(above) Gipsy Moth.


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