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A-10A THUNDERBOLT II EL/82-665, 74th TFS, 23rd FW, England AFB, 1989

Review on September 6, 2014 | Hobby Master Diecast Model 1/72 Scale

Basic Information

Hobby Master社製ダイキャストモデルです。商品の概略は以下のとおり。

This is a ready-made diecast model by Hobby Master Limited. The specifications of this product is as follows.

Product MakerHobby Master Limited.
Product Series1:72 Air Power Series
Product NameItem No:HA1316 (Not Limited)
A-10A THUNDERBOLT II EL/82-665, 74th TFS, 23rd FW, England AFB, 1989
Model Scale1:72
DimensionsLength:222mm / Width:248mm
Release DateDecember 6, 2013 (in Japan)
Price9,072 yen in Japan
Notes *Ready-made display model (painted and assembled)
*Die-cast body with some plastic parts
*All markings by tampo printing
*Landing gears can be removed for flying position (gear covers included)
*Canopy can be displayed opened or closed
*Pilot figure NOT included
*Display stand included

Shape, Painting and Markings

アウトラインは良好です。塗装やマーキング類も素晴らしい出来栄え。本モデルにはダークグリーン、ミディアムグリーン、ダークグレイの「ヨーロピアン・ワン森林迷彩塗装」が施されています。この塗装は1980年代から1990年代初頭まで適用されていたものです。

The outline is good. The painting and markings are excellent. This model is painted in the "European I woodland camouflage scheme" of dark green, medium green and dark gray. This paint scheme was used from the 1980s to the early 1990s.

Special Mention

本商品には豊富なアクセサリーが付属します。どれを付けるか選択することが出来ます。

Various accessories are included in this product. You can choose what to use these weapons with this model.

Hobby Master A-10A

2 × AIM-9L Sidewinder with Launcher (short-range infrared homing air-to-air missile)
2 × LAU-68 Rocket Pod (7-Tube 70 mm rocket launcher)
2 × AGM-65 Maverick (Electro-optical or infrared imaging or laser guided air-to-surface missile)
4 × Mk. 20 Rockeye II CBUs (free-fall unguided cluster weapon)
4 × Mk. 82 bomb with Tail Retarding Device "Snakeye" (unguided low-drag general-purpose bomb)
1 × AN/ALQ-119 Jammer Pod
1 × AN/ALQ-131 Jammer Pod

※飛行姿勢で飾る場合は兵装(④または⑤)がスタンド支柱先端が干渉してしまうため、これらを取り外す必要があります。

*Because interference will occur between the weapons (④or⑤) and leading end of the stand when you display this model in "Flight Position", you must remove these weapons from this model.

need to correct

よく出来たモデルですが、いくつか修正すべき箇所もあります。以下の写真はそれらを示したものです。

This model is excellent but some points to be improved. Below picture shows improve points.

need to correct

以下の写真は右垂直尾翼上端にマーキングがないことを示すものです。本来ここには「74 TFS」とプリントされます。

Below picture shows no marking on the upper end of right vertical tail. "74 TFS" should be printed on it.

need to correct

Expectation

本モデルは素晴らしいモデルでした。いくつか修正すればさらに良くなることでしょう。本モデルの「ヨーロピアン・ワン迷彩」はとても気に入りました。2トーングレー迷彩のA-10も欲しいところです。ありがとう、ホビーマスター。

I'm glad that I got a awesome model! It's quality will get even better if bad points to be corrected. I love this model's "European 1 Camo Scheme". I want another A-10 which is painted in two-tone gray scheme. Thanks Hobby Master!

Reference

[Books & Magazine]
*Fighting Aircraft DVD Collection 13 / A-10 THUNDERBOLT II by K.K.DeAGOSTINI JAPAN
*Military Aircraft of the World / A-10 THUNDERBOLT II by IKAROS Publications LTD.

[Website]
*Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II -wikipedia-