T-45 Goshawk Landing Gear

Published: June 4th, 2013     
Parts Package
Parts Package
Reviewed by: Bill Kluge - IPMS# 45849
Scale: 1/48
Price: $16.95
Product / Stock #: 48207
Product provided by: Scale Aircraft Conversions

Here's another fine replacement landing gear set from SAC, this time for the new Kinetic Goshawk. The white metal parts are a spot-on match for the kit gear. In situations where the weight of the model could lead to overstressed and broken gear, these sets are a lifesaver (the life of the model, that is). All relevant parts are there, including both the compressed and extended nose gear struts.

A few of the smaller, thinner pieces in the package I received were slightly bent, but were easily returned to their proper shape. That just shows that care must be taken when handling some of those more delicate thin pieces, but unlike plastic, they are more easily reshaped when necessary before they reach the breaking point.

All told, another very worthy effort from Scale Aircraft Conversions. Thanks to SAC and IPMS for the review sample.

  • Gear parts
    Gear parts
  • Nose gear comparison
    Nose gear comparison
  • Main gear comparison
    Main gear comparison
  • Compared in place
    Compared in place

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