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AV-8A Harrier Updates
ZOOM & Masks for Kinetic

 

Eduard, 1/48 scale

S u m m a r y
Catalogue Number, Description & Price

Eduard Item Nos.:

FE1164 - ZOOM AV-8A Early for Kinetic kit. USD$14.95

EX765 - MASK AV-8A for Kinetic kit. USD$10.95

both available online from Eduard's website

Scale: 1/48
Contents and Media:

ZOOM photo-etched sets - pre-painted and unpainted photo-etched detail parts.

MASK Set - self-adhesive, die-cut masks for clear parts and wheels.

Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: High level of detail that will result in a well detailed Harrier cockpit.
Disadvantages:  
Recommendation: The use of the ZOOM set will result in a better detailed cockpit and front wheel well for your Kinetic 1/48 scale AV-8A Harrier. The masks will save time and add sharp precision to the canopy and windscreen parts too. These are straightforward and useful upgrades for your Kinetic 1/48 scale AV-8A.

Reviewed by Brett Green

FirstLook


Eduard has just released a few accessories for the Kinetic's recent 1/48 scale AV-8A Harrier.

The modeller is offered a ZOOM photo-etched set with instrument panel and other cockpit detail and masking set.

 

FE1164 - ZOOM AV-8A Early for Kinetic kit.

For those who like a colour photo-etched instrument panel, Eduard offers this ZOOM set.

 

 

Included are the instrument panel in two layers, side consoles, gunsight, front wheel well and other cockpit details.

 

 

A small printed clear acetate sheet provides the gunsight lens, and a spare.

 

 

Instructions are provided on a double-sided A5 sheet.

 

 

Instructions are included.

Harness straps are available separately.


 

EX765 - MASK AV-8A for Kinetic

These are die-cut, self-adhesive inside and outside masks for the windscreen and canopy.

 

 

Instructions are provided.

 

 

These represent a fast and accurate solution for a time consuming and often disliked modelling task.

 

 

Conclusion

 

The use of the ZOOM set will result in a better detailed cockpit and front wheel well for your Kinetic 1/48 scale AV-8A Harrier.

The masks will save time and add sharp precision to the canopy and windscreen parts too.

These are straightforward and useful upgrades for your Kinetic 1/48 scale AV-8A.

Thanks to Eduard for the review samples


Text and Images Copyright 2021 by Brett Green
Page Created 14 June, 2021
Last updated 14 June, 2021

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