Su-33 Flanker D – Correct Nose

Published: August 27th, 2012     
Parts Package
Parts Package
Reviewed by: Clarence Wentzel - IPMS# 1096
Scale: 1/72
Company: Quickboost
Price: $7.25
Product / Stock #: 72-333
Product provided by: Quickboost

The Su-33 Flanker D is an all-weather-carrier based air defense fighter based on the Su-27. The airplane had a production run of 24 units.

Hasegawa has produced a kit of this interesting aircraft for modelers. As usual, Quickboost has added several items to improve the accuracy of the basic Su-33 Flanker D kit.

The first part is a correct nose cone. The attached photo shows the Quickboost part compared to an Su-27 from my collection. The new cone is the correct shape for the model and is interchangeable with the kit part. It is molded in cream colored resin. It is smooth, seamless and bubble-free.

I highly recommend this product if you want a really superior-looking model. Since this part is interchangeable with the kit parts, it can be recommended for all levels of modelers.

These parts are imported into the US by Stevens International. Many local hobby shops can obtain these parts via Stevens. Several on-line shops also carry Quickboost. The price listed is from Roll Models.

Thanks to Quickboost and IPMS USA for the chance to do this review.

  • Comparison with kit part
    Comparison with kit part

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