Scale Aircraft Conversions 48196: Wessex Landing Gear
PRICE: $13.95 MSRP
FOR: Italeri 1/48 kit
REVIEWER: Scott Van Aken
NOTES: Cast Metal

This Scale Aircraft Conversions set is for the new Italeri 1/48 Wessex HU.5 kit. The Wessex is a pretty basic helo and so the gear legs are aslo pretty basic. Each of the main gear legs is a single casting. I can only assume the smaller zig-zag pieces are steps. No tail gear is provided. This set is a direct replacement for the kit parts

The gear is quite sturdy, and all one needs to do is clean up the mold seams, paint things and install them. As is the norm, some of the pieces are a tad bent, but will straighten up quite easily.

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October 2012

Thanks to Scale Aircraft Conversions for the review set.

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