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P-51 D/K Mustang Propeller w/Tool

Published: May 3, 2014
Company: Quickboost

Quickboost has added the P-51D/K propeller to their line of resin aircraft accessories. The blades are molded separately from the spinner and a tool is provided for the proper blade pitch during installation. This latest addition is molded in a grayish resin, smooth, seamless and bubble free. One thing of note is that they are easy to remove from the mold block taking only a couple of minutes… more

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AV-8B Harrier Wheels and Paint Mask

Published: May 2, 2014
Company: Aires Hobby Models

Aires has added the wheels and masks for the AV-8B Harrier to their line of resin aircraft accessories. This latest addition is molded in a grey resin; it’s smooth, seamless and bubble free.

For comparison I pulled out a Tamiya and an Airfix Harrier from my stash. There really is no comparison. The Aires parts are solid and have a crisper detail. The paint masks are also a very welcome… more

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F6F Hellcat Wheels (type A) & paint masks

Published: April 2, 2014
Company: Aires Hobby Models

Aires has added the Type A wheels and masks for the F6F Hellcat to their line of resin aircraft accessories. This latest addition is molded in a grey resin, is smooth, seamless and bubble free. When I compared the type A tire to the type B tire I found that the type A had a diamond tread look to it, while the type B had smooth sides and a few lines that circled the tire. That’s all I could… more

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Su-27 Flanker (Late) Wheels and Paint Masks

Published: April 1, 2014
Company: Aires Hobby Models

Aires has added the wheels and masks for the SU-27 Flanker to their line of resin aircraft accessories. This latest addition is molded in a grey resin; it’s smooth, seamless and bubble free.

For comparison I pulled out an Italeri Sea Flanker from my stash but found out that the Sea Flanker had 2 wheels up front. I called a friend of mine and he had the right kit so I compared it to the… more

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SH-3G Sea King Helicopter

Published: February 4, 2014
Company: Cyber-Hobby

The U.S. Navy started converting SH-3A and SH-3D Sea King Helicopters into the Utility version designated SH-3G, eventually converting 105 early airframes into this version. The conversion included removing all of the anti-submarine warfare (ASW) gear and provisions to install 175 gallon external fuel tanks on the lower sponson supports. The G model was also outfitted with an improved… more

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F-102A Delta Dagger Anti Collision Lights

Published: January 19, 2014
Company: Quickboost

Quickboost has added the anti collision lights for the F-102A to their line of resin aircraft accessories. This latest addition is molded in blue, red and clear resin. It’s smooth, seamless and bubble free.

There is no comparison between the Quickboost parts and the Meng parts. The Meng kit has the lights molded on and you are supposed to paint them the appropriate colors. Quickboost… more

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F-102A Delta Dagger Bomb Bay Covers Pistons

Published: January 16, 2014
Company: Quickboost

Quickboost has added the bomb bay pistons for the F-102A to their line of resin aircraft accessories. This latest addition is molded in a gray resin, it’s smooth, seamless and bubble free. The package label says that it is for a bomb bay but it is actually called a missile bay because the F-102 was an interceptor not a bomber.

Comparing the Quickboost parts to the Meng parts you will… more

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F-102A Delta Dagger Correct Nose

Published: January 16, 2014
Company: Quickboost

Quickboost has added the correct nose for the F-102A to their line of resin aircraft accessories. This latest addition is molded in a gray resin, it’s smooth, seamless and bubble free. One thing of note is that the package says that it is for the Delta Dart, but it should read for the Delta Dagger.

Comparing the Quickboost parts to the Meng parts is a little hard to see. Once I took a… more

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F-102A Delta Dagger Antennas and Details

Published: January 6, 2014
Company: Quickboost

Quickboost has added the antennas and details for the F-102A to their line of resin aircraft accessories. This latest addition is molded in a smoke, red and clear resin, it’s smooth, seamless and bubble free.

Comparing the Quickboost parts to the Meng parts is no comparison because they are replacing the little sticks and nubs that are already molded onto the fuselage or as in the case… more

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F/A-18E/F Landing Gear

Published: September 9, 2013
Company: Scale Aircraft Conversions

Scale Aircraft Conversions makes various landing gear sets from lead-free white metal. Some come with the wheels attached, if needed. Others might have the wheel bay included to help with added weight, but most only come with the new landing gear struts.

The detail of the metal parts is much crisper and looks flawless. The advantage to these parts is their strength, and that they won’t… more