Cobra Company 1/48 Helicopter Firefighting Tank
|Date of Review||December 2007|
|Subject||Helicopter Firefighting Tank|
|Pros||Unique conversion to create a firefighting Huey|
Cobra Company has released an interesting conversion in honor of another bad fire season. This set converts your favorite 1/48 UH-1 Iroquois or Bell Model 205/212/412 Huey kit into a firefighting aircraft.
The set consists of the belly tank that mounts to the underside of the aircraft, a pair of rail hangers for the rear of the tank, and a pair filler/vent masts.
This set represents a really simple conversion and would be ideal for someone wanting to create a unique model. AMS modelers will like this set too as each tank installation seems to be a little different and you have the opportunity to add a variety of plumbing, wiring and actuators that the full-scale tank uses to interface the tank with the aircraft.
This detail set is available directly from Cobra Company (www.cobracompany.com).
My sincere thanks to Cobra Company (www.cobracompany.com) for this review sample!