Eduard Model Accessories

1/48 Ilyushin Il-28T interior & exterior photo etch detail set

Product # 49 1034 for Bobcat kit

Product Article by Steve Bamford on Oct 16 2019


The Ilyushin Il-28 is a jet bomber of the immediate postwar period that was originally manufactured for the Soviet Air Forces. It was the Soviet Union's first such aircraft to enter large-scale production. It was also licence-built in China as the Harbin H-5. [Wikipedia]

This pre-painted photo etch detail set from Eduard is part of the Zoom series of photo etch sets and is available directly from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis is a cockpit and exterior detail set designed for the 1/48 Bobcat Ilyushin Il-28T.  The parts include pre-painted parts for the instrument panel, side panels etc.  You also get a parts for landing gear, jet exhausts, weapons and antennas etc.

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There are 6 pages of instruction in the usual line drawing format that Eduard is famous for and which are so easy to follow.  You will be required to cut away detail on the kit parts to fit these photo etched parts, but this is indicated on the instruction sheets.

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.

This is a well thought out photo etch detail set and will give you excellent interior detail with minimal effort.  You also get a good variety of the fine exterior detail that will greatly enhance the fine detail of the 1/48 Bobcat Ilyushin Il-28T.

You can buy this pre-painted photo etch detail set and thousands of other items directly from Eduard Model Accessories.

Steve Bamford

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Photos and text by Steve Bamford