Folland Gnat T.1/F.1 Landing Gear (AX)

Published: January 17th, 2016     
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Reviewed by: 
Steve Collins, IPMS# 33811
Scale: 1/72
Company: Scale Aircraft Conversions
Price: $10.95
Product / Stock #: 72104

Scale Aircraft Conversions is known for making replacement landing gear for a wide variety of kits in virtually every scale in which model aircraft are available.  This set is designed to replace the plastic gear in the Airfix Folland Gnat T.1/F.1 kit.

The set includes both main gear legs with their integral retraction struts and the nose gear.  The struts are very sturdy and are made to be drop-in replacements for the kit parts.  The parts require very little clean up, though some parts do occasionally become a bit bent during shipping.  No worries there, though, since they are very easily straightened.  Recommended, especially if you're adding a bit of weight to make sure your Gnat isn't a tail sitter.  You'll probably need it, too, considering the normal tail-low stance of the diminutive fighter.

Thanks to Scale Aircraft Conversions for the review sample and to IPMS/USA for the opportunity to review it.

  • SAC Parts
    SAC Parts
  • Airfix Main Gear
    Airfix Main Gear
  • Airfix Nose Gear
    Airfix Nose Gear

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