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Strikemaster Cockpit Set

Pavla 1/72 Strikemaster Cockpit Set First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review November 2010 Manufacturer Pavla Models
Subject Strikemaster Cockpit Set Scale 1/72
Kit Number 72097 Media Resin, vac canopy
Pros Nice enhancement for the Airfix kit Cons Nothing noted
Skill Level Intermediate MSRP (USD) TBA

First Look

Pavla produces a wide range of detail sets for a variety of modeling subjects, primarily in 1/72 scale. This release is targeted for the Airfix 1/72 BAC Strikemaster kit. This release replaces the Spartan cockpit of the stock kit with some nicely cast and detailed resin parts.

Strikemaster Cockpit Set

Out of the box, the Airfix kit is a nice kit, but Pavla provides an eye-catching cockpit including a new tub with rear deck, nicely detailed ejection seats, detailed side walls, and a really nice instrument panel cluster. With some careful painting and detailing, you'll have a nice cockpit to display with that canopy open. To help with the canopy, the thicker kit part is replaced here with a vacuformed replacement.

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

My sincere thanks to Pavla Models for this review sample.