Scale Aircraft Conversions 72035: Vickers Valiant Landing Gear
PRICE: $14.95 MSRP
FOR: Airfix 1/72 1/48 kit
REVIEWER: Scott Van Aken
NOTES: Cast Metal.

This next new Scale Aircraft Conversions set is for the recent Airfix 1/72 VIckers Valiant. A large kit like this should benefit from sturdier metal gear. This set includes both main gear legs, the two very large retraction struts and a new nose gear leg.

The parts are quite well cast and all one needs to do is clean up the mold seams, paint things and install them in place as they are direct replacements for the kit parts. It is not uncommon for cast metal bits to be a bit bent but some careful straightening out will bring them into line once again.

You can order these direct at if your local hobby shop does not stock them.

September 2011

Thanks to Scale Aircraft Conversions for the review set.

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