videoaviation.com 1/32 USAF GBU-38 Set First Look
|Date of Review||August 2015||Manufacturer||videoaviation.com|
|Subject||USAF GBU-38 Set||Scale||1/32|
|Kit Number||152732||Primary Media||Resin|
|Pros||Beautiful details||Cons||Nothing noted|
|Skill Level||Experienced||MSRP (Euro)||10.00€|
videoaviation.com has released a very nice weapons set for modern 1/32 aircraft. These are GBU-38 JDAMs (Mk.82 500lb bombs with guidance kits) which provide current loadout options for a variety of subjects. While this set is identified as USAF GBU-38s, these weapons are also used by the US Navy, US Marine Corps, and many allied air forces. The primary difference between the USAF and US Navy/Marine versions is not the guidance kit, but the core Mk.82 bombs. The Navy bombs have a textured coating on the bomb's surface for fire protection aboard the ship. videoaviation.com produces these in a separate set.
This set is cast in gray resin and provides eight very detailed bombs with separately cast tail sections, suspension lugs, nose radar proximity sensors, and GPS antennas. A set of decal weapons stencils are also included.
You can find out more about this kit and their other upcoming offerings here: videoaviation.com.
My sincere thanks to videoaviation.com for this review sample!