Aires

1/48 P-47M Thunderbolt cockpit set

 product # 4476 for Tamiya kit

Product Article by Steve Bamford on Nov 10 2010

 

This latest release from Aires features a complete resin cockpit for the P-47M Thunderbolt from Tamiya.

This detail set includes;

  • Resin cockpit floor and 1 seat

  • Instrument panel in resin with gauges showing on the back

  • Acetate panels for the instrument panel and gunsight

  • Photo Etch panels for the instrument panel

  • Small resin bits to detail the cockpit 

  • Photo etch detail parts including seatbelts, rudder pedals, canopy mirrors, canopy frames and much, much more.

  • You get photo etch seat belts to pose any way you please

  • The gunsight has photo etch base with a clear acetate center glass.

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The quality of the resin casting is flawless and bubble free.  The detail level is crisp and rich.

This cockpit set is a big improvement over the Tamiya kit cockpit and is well worth using on your next P-47M. 

You can purchase this and other fine resin detail items directly from Aires or from the many retailers that carry their products.  A list of some of those retailers can be found here.    

Steve

I would like to thank Aires for providing me with this review sample.

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Photos and text by Steve Bamford