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Me 262A-1a/U4 Landing Gear

Scale Aircraft Conversions 1/48 Me 262A-1a/U4 Landing Gear First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review March 2011 Manufacturer Scale Aircraft Conversions
Subject Me 262A-1a/U4 Landing Gear & Struts Scale 1/48
Set Number 48121 Primary Media White Metal
Pros Rugged enhancement for the Hobbyboss kit Cons None noted
Skill Level Intermediate MSRP (USD) $16.95

 

 

First Look

Scale Aircraft Conversions (SAC) produces an impressive array of white metal replacement landing gear for a variety of models. Some of these sets correct different issues that appeared in production kits, while others are simple common sense replacements to have stronger landing gear on your model.

Me 262A-1a/U4 Landing Gear

This release is targeted for the Hobbyboss 1/48 Me 262A-1a/U4 kit. This set provides replacement main gear struts, retraction arms and that long nose gear strut with its retraction arm. This set is a drop-in replacement for the Hobbyboss kit landing gear and you'll have a stronger alternative to hold up that model. The Me 262 has a long and delicate nose gear, but this set is for the unique variant with the 50mm cannon in the nose which required a different retraction design for the nose gear.

You can obtain SAC landing gear from your favorite hobby retailer or online hobby shop. If your retailer can't get these for you and you can't this set at your favorite online retailer, then you can get quick service from Scale Aircraft Conversions directly.

My sincere thanks to Scale Aircraft Conversions for this review sample!

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