Eduard Model Accessories

1/48 AS.34 Kormoran 1 missiles and pylons

Product # 648249 for Eduard kit

Product Article by Steve Bamford on Mar 15 2017

      

This resin and photo etch set from Eduard is part of the Brassin series and is available directly from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis set includes two AS.34 Kormoran 1 missiles with pylons in 1/48 scale.

The AS.34 Kormoran (cormorant) is a German-produced anti-ship missile.  The missile was originally designed for anti-shipping roles in coastal waters, although it retains a secondary land-attack capability as well. It is currently deployed on the Panavia Tornado and was also used on the F-104G.  A total of 350 Kormoran 1s were produced.  The maximum range is 23 km (~14 miles) with a 165 kg (363 lb) delay-fused warhead, designed for 90mm of penetration prior to detonation.  This missile is used by Germany and Italy.

 

Click on images below to see larger images

This resin and photo etch set includes:

  • 2 complete AS.34 Kormoran 1 missiles

  • separate wings and winglets for each missile

  • 2 pylons

  • photo etch parts for rear of missile

  • decals for missile stencils

There are 3 pages of instruction in the usual line drawing format that Eduard is famous for and which are so easy to follow.  Painting instructions are included in the instructions.

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.

The detailing is beautifully done on these missiles and the pylons.  These missiles give you a very rare and interesting loadout choice for your Tornado or even your F-104G.  

You can buy this detail set and thousands of other items directly from Eduard Model Accessories.

Images in this article are by Eduard Model Accessories.

Steve Bamford

Click on images below to see larger images

 

Photos and text by Steve Bamford