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Mi-8/17 Upgrade

Pavla 1/72 Mi-8/17 Upgrade First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review March 2009 Manufacturer Pavla Models
Subject Mi-8/17 Upgrade Scale 1/72
Kit Number 72096 Media Resin
Pros Nice enhancement for the HobbyBoss kit Cons
Skill Level Intermediate MSRP (USD) TBA

First Look

Pavla has developed several interesting details and corrections for the HobbyBoss 1/72 Mi-8/Mi-17 kit. This release replaces the main landing gear and horizontal stabilizers in the kit.

Mi-8/17 Upgrade

Out of the box, the HobbyBoss kit is a nice kit, but Pavla provides some options to make your Hip even better. This set provides weighted main wheels and the lower portion of the landing gear with the struts faired over. The set also includes a replacement set of horizontal stabilizers for the tail boom as well.

If you want to update your HobbyBoss kit, Pavla has the parts to get the job done!

My sincere thanks to Pavla Models for this review sample.