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Ferreo Cuore08 Feb 2018 9:02 a.m. PST

1/285 Air, Super Tucano

I am looking for some very good air sculpts of modern air units, including helicopters and fixed-wing that would be used in the middle east, very likely.

for example, Super Tucano, Apache Longbow, UH60L Blackhawk, OH58D Kiowa Warrior, F-22 F-35 whatever will be used for close support.

Basically, I am trying to get items that are as good but less expensive than GHQ. I've found some CinC that look very nice.

If you have a specific kit that you have seen and worked with yourself, then please post. Not interested in "saw this on shapeways" type replies, please.

thank you!

paulgenna08 Feb 2018 9:12 a.m. PST

The only company I know that makes the F-22, other than GHQ, is H&R. I like CinC for any aircraft model they make.

Buckeye AKA Darryl08 Feb 2018 9:53 a.m. PST

Second the CinC range. Crisply cast, but at times with multiple parts. Their Great War planes are like mini-model kits, but their more modern planes are a bit easier to deal with. For example the Tornado (from memory) was fuselage, wings, and tail.

KSmyth08 Feb 2018 10:05 a.m. PST

MSD offers a F-22 and F-35, but not the Super Tucano, which is likely to be a tough get. You might try searching on Shapeways. Prairie Hawk Gamer, a Shapeways seller, has some great modern stuff. Helicopters will also be a challenge outside of GHQ.

slugbalancer08 Feb 2018 1:17 p.m. PST

From H&R. Not 1/285 but 1/300
USMA504 Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow
USMA403 Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk
USMA409 Bell OH-58 Kiowa Warrior
USMA419 Lockheed Martin/Boeing F-22A Raptor

dragon6 Supporting Member of TMP08 Feb 2018 1:34 p.m. PST

I-94, in the Raiden range, makes some very nice 1/285 models but nothing as new as the F22, F35 or the Super Tucano

Onomarchos08 Feb 2018 3:46 p.m. PST

Take a look at Small Scale Shop on Shapeways. They do a nice Super Tacano.


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