E-2C 2000 Hawkeye Cockpit Interior

Published: February 13th, 2011     
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Reviewed by: 
Fred Wilms, IPMS# 42113
Scale: 1/48
Company: Eduard
Price: $14.95
Product / Stock #: FE513

Construction

Edward has produced an E-2C Hawkeye photo-etched cockpit installation and seat detail system, pre-finished and with adhesive backing. Photo-etched parts were in perfect condition. The instructions were excellent for the most part, but I believe they forgot to show where the face air outlets (eye balls) and fire warning instrument system were located. Per my research, I placed it below the overhead eyebrow. The parts were easy to install. Make sure the instruments, control pedestal and side consoles are filed flat, removing the instruments molded in the details before adding the new panels. A word of caution: some patience is required when installing the throttle, flap, and steering controls, as they contain many tiny parts.

Comments

This kit is recommended for the experienced modeler, due to the numerous tiny parts.

Conclusion

I wish to thank IPMS and Eduard for allowing me to review this aftermarket kit.

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