UB-32 Soviet Rocket Launchers

Published: July 11th, 2011     
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Reviewed by: Floyd S. Werner Jr. - IPMS# 26266
Scale: 1/48
Price: $10.00
Product / Stock #: 480-008
Product provided by: Aires Hobby Models

Aerobonus' latest release is the 'big' rocket pod used on a variety of aircraft. For me this rocket pod usually mounted on the Mi-24 Hind helicopter. It was also used on the Mig-21, Mig-23, Mig-27, and Mi-8/17.

Perfectly cast in light grey resin, with no bubbles or imperfections, these rocket pods are beautiful. The tip and the openings are beautiful renderings. The pods are cast in two pieces, the nose cone/center section and the exhaust fairings. Cutting them off and attaching them is easy enough.

Decals are provided for the stencils, alignment marks and the serial number on the side of the pods. The instructions show where they would go.

Painting them is easy, aluminum. Attaching them is easy enough just add pins in the mount lugs and then attach them to the model.

The versatility of this rocket pod makes it an essential addition to your modeling inventory. Easy construction, flawless execution, fine decals, and crispness of molding make this set worth the price of admission.

Highly recommended

Thanks to Aires Hobby Models and IPMS/USA for the review copy. You can obtain your copy by contacting Aires at https://www.aires.cz/en/ or through your local hobby shop or online retailer.

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