Scale Aircraft Conversions 48181: P-39/P-400 Landing Gear
PRICE: $14.95 MSRP
FOR: Hasegawa 1/48 Kit
REVIEWER: Scott Van Aken
NOTES: Cast Metal

This Scale Aircraft Conversions set is for the rather nice Hasegawa 1/48 P-39/P-400 kit. It consists of a new nose gear, oleo scissor as well as its small and large retraction strut. The main landing gear are included as a single casting.  This set will add a bit of weight to the nose of this rather tail-heavy kit. These are direct replacements 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 you can see from the image, the casting is first rate.

You can order these direct at if your local hobby shop or favorite on-line retailer does not stock them.

July 2012

Thanks to Scale Aircraft Conversions for the review set.

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