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F-117A Nighthawk Cockpit
for Tamiya

Aires, 1/48 scale

S u m m a r y
Catalogue Number, Description, & Price

Aires 4367 - F-117 Nighthawk Cockpit Set for Tamiya kit
available from specialist hobby retailers worldwide

Scale: 1/48 scale
Contents and Media: Seven resin parts; photo-etched fret; acetate sheet for instruments
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Excellent casting; greatly improved detail compared to kit parts; simple parts breakdown
Disadvantages:  
Conclusion: A well detailed and relatively simple to install enhancement to Tamiya's 1/48 scale Nighthawk kit.

 

Reviewed by Brett Green


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FirstLook


Aires has released a complete replacement cockpit for Tamiya's 1/48 scale F-117 Nighthawk

Seven parts are provided in Aires' familiar grey resin, plus a photo-etched fret and acetate instruments.

Detail is excellent. The one-piece cockpit tub is especially noteworthy with its caston switches, dials and plumbing.

 

 

Casting quality is flawless.

A photo-etched fret adds even more fine detail to the cockpit.

 

 

Although this is a fairly straightforward detail set, some experience will be helpful in preparing the parts.

Aires' 1/48 scale F-117 cockpit is a noticeably better detailed front office for Tamiya's Nighthawk, and will be a welcome enhancement.

Thanks to Aires for the review samples


Text and Images Copyright 2008 by Brett Green
Page Created 26 October, 2008
Last updated 26 October, 2008

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