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F-4J Air Brakes

Eduard 1/48 F-4J Air Brakes First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review May 2014 Manufacturer Eduard
Subject F-4J Air Brakes Scale 1/48
Kit Number 48839 Media Photo-Etch
Pros Nicely detailed speed brake interiors Cons Nothing noted
Skill Level Intermediate MSRP (USD) $19.95

First Look

Eduard from the Czech Republic is easily the most prolific producer of aftermarket details. Period. Their series of photo-etched detail sets have brought additional fidelity to otherwise bland subjects, and have taken even the best-produced models and kicked them up a notch or two with details that cannot be produced with injection-molded plastic.

F-4J Air Brakes

In this release, Eduard has produced a fret of details for the inside of the F-4J's two underwing speed brakes. This set provides the structural lining of the wing speed brake well as well as the interior of the pedals themselves. This set will enhance the nice Academy kit and provide some eye-catching details in the process.

Recommended for experienced modelers!

My sincere thanks to Eduard for this review sample!