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Il-2 Shturmovik Landing Gear

Scale Aircraft Conversions 1/32 Il-2 Shturmovik Landing Gear First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review February 2011 Manufacturer Scale Aircraft Conversions
Subject Il-2 Shturmovik Landing Gear & Struts Scale 1/32
Set Number 32046 Primary Media White Metal
Pros Rugged enhancement for the Hobby Boss kit Cons None noted
Skill Level Intermediate MSRP (USD) $18.95

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.

Il-2 Shturmovik Landing Gear

This release is targeted for the Hobby Boss 1/32 Il-2 Shturmovik kits. This set provides replacement main gear struts, retraction arms and linkages as well as two types of tail wheel forks. This set is designed to work with any of the Il-2 variants released by Hobby Boss including the single-seat ski-equipped aircraft or the single or twin-seat wheeled aircraft. These parts are drop-in replacements for the kit parts and will provide a stronger set of gear for your model.

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!