Scale Aircraft Conversions 1/72 A400M Grizzly Landing Gear First Look
|Date of Review||April 2012||Manufacturer||Scale Aircraft Conversions|
|Subject||A400M Grizzly Landing Gear||Scale||1/72|
|Set Number||72042||Primary Media||White Metal|
|Pros||Tougher gear for the Revell kit||Cons||Nothing noted|
|Skill Level||Basic||MSRP (USD)||$21.95|
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.
This release is one of many landing gear sets available in 1/72 scale and is targeted for the large Revell/Germany 1/72 Airbus A400M Grizzly. This set is a drop-in replacement for the kit's landing gear, though cast in white metal to provide stronger legs for your kit to stand upon. You can see in the image below the extent of white metal parts are provided to give your model additional strength without sacrificing detail.
The set includes all of the main landing gear struts (set up for off-runway operations) and their retraction arms as well as the nose gear strut and its retraction arm.
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!