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Lockheed S-3A Viking Control Surfaces

Published: August 14, 2011
Company: Pavla Models

Pavla models has added a control surfaces set for the Hasegawa S-3A Viking to their 1/72 aircraft accessory line. When you look at the Hasegawa kit you realize why Pavla has made this set. There are absolutely no frills on this model. Even the torpedo bay doors are molded shut.

This offering is really a quality set of resin pieces; smooth, seamless and bubble free. The detail is also… more

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F16I Sufa Cockpit Set

Published: August 9, 2011
Company: Aires Hobby Models

Aires now offers a resin cockpit set for the Kinetic F16I Sufa. This set has very detailed resin pieces as well as a small photo etch set and film for gauges. They are molded in the standard Aires grey resin and are flash and bubble free. They also include a 3 page, blue paper diagram, a real help.

The resin pieces include a cockpit tub, 2 ejection seats, control consoles and cockpit… more

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NATO Standard Refueling Probe

Published: July 13, 2011
Company: Master Model

Editor: this part also comes in other scales. Check Master Model website.

This is the first time that I’ve used one of the turned brass after market pieces from Master Model. The piece that I’m reviewing is the NATO standard Refueling Probe. As their instructions state “NATO Standard refueling probe is the same in every NATO aircraft with air-to-air refueling system, but… more

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P-51D Propeller with Tool

Published: June 9, 2011
Company: Quickboost

Quickboost has added the P-51D 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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P-40 Warhawk Pitot Tube and Antenna

Published: June 6, 2011
Company: Quickboost

Here is another aircraft upgrade set from Quickboost. The latest addition is for the Academy P-40 Warhawk. It is up to their usual standards; molded in a grayish resin, smooth, seamless and bubble free. One thing of note is that they are really easy to remove from the mold block because of a nice perforation. It only took me a couple of light passes with my saw blade to make them fall away… more

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P-40 Warhawk Undercarriage Covers

Published: June 6, 2011
Company: Quickboost

Quickboost just keeps adding to their great line of quality resin aircraft accessories. The latest addition is for the Academy P-40 Warhawk. It is up to their usual standards; molded in grayish resin, smooth, seamless and bubble free. One thing of note is that they are really easy to remove from the mold block because of a nice perforation; they just popped right off of the mold block.

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AC-47 Minigun Gun Barrels

Published: May 14, 2011
Company: Quickboost

Quickboost just keeps adding to their line of resin aircraft accessories. The latest addition is for the ESCI/Italeri AC-47 Gunship. It is up to their usual standards; molded in grey resin, smooth, seamless and bubble free. One thing of note is that they are really easy to remove from the mold block because of a nice perforation. It only took me a couple of swipes with my saw blade to remove… more

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Ta 154 Night Exhaust

Published: April 26, 2011
Company: Quickboost

Quickboost just keeps adding to their line of resin aircraft accessories. The latest addition is for the Hasegawa Ta 154. It is up to their usual standards; molded in grey resin, smooth, seamless and bubble free. One thing of note is that they are really easy to remove from the mold block because of a nice perforation. It only took me a couple of minutes with my saw blade to remove them.

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Focke Wulf FW 190A-4 Top Antenna

Published: April 24, 2011
Company: Quickboost

Quickboost added the top antenna for the tail of the FW 190A-4 to their line of resin aircraft accessories. This latest addition is molded in a cream colored 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 with a saw blade to remove them.

The package states that it is for the Tamiya kit but… more

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B-24 Liberator Correct Front Undercarriage Covers

Published: April 21, 2011
Company: Quickboost

Quickboost just added another fine addition to their list of after market parts. This time they have done the much needed and awaited correction to the Hasegawa B-24 Liberator, the front undercarriage doors. It is up to their usual standards; molded in a cream colored resin, smooth, seamless and bubble free. One thing of note is that they are really easy to remove from the mold block because… more