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Hi all! I have had a fascination with the trainer variant of the I-16 for some time. The idea of putting two seats in such a small aircraft is a feat in itself, and the result is actually quite interesting! I used the Azur kit of the type 10 as a base. There are quite a few changes apart from adding a second cockpit to make an accurate UTI-4. Most obvious: removal of all weapons, long span ailerons and removal of flaps. Here is the documentation I will be using: Also the fantastic walkaround of the example in Finland by Nikolay Kovyazin (scalemodels.ru) will be essential. At the present, I am considering building this colorful one: Here are some of the kit parts to see what we are starting with: The nicely detailed front cowl but with closed only shutters (I don't mind this at all really). The gun tubes to be removed. The front fuselage with some details of the gun fairings to be removed: The lower central wing section where the flap panel lines need to be filled. Finally, a pic of the tail planes showing the very nice and restrained fabric representation. Thanks for watching, I hope you like the project! Alain