Scale Modelers Journal
Scale Modelers world.

Voted Best Image

Member Gallery 1 - Scale Modelers World
Member Gallery 1
9908 Views | 2315 Votes

Login

Login with your email and password below.

Email address :  Password * : 



Not a member?
click here to join for free.
Home / The Workbench

Italeri 1/72 A-7E Corsair II

By Sav. 10/Jun/2010

Diggdel.icio.usTwitterStumbleUponFacebookYahoo! My Web

While I'm working on my F-104G and Tracker I thought it would be a good time to upload another older build. Today we have Italeri's old faithful A-7E which is based on the ESCI kit, as many Italeri kits are.

The Italeri and Fujimi A-7 kits were the best on the block for quite some time and they both feature good panel detail and similar fit. The also both suffer from the same issue in that the rear of the cockpit needs to be rebuilt if you want to accurately model the cockpit with the canopy open.

The Italeri kit also suffers from a very short jet intake. Unless you want to cover the intake with a FOD cover (which is supplied - thankfully) then you'll need to create a deep mouth with some rolled up card or plastic. 

 

Nowdays HobbyBoss have also released an A-7 which suffers from non of the above problems and also includes some nicely detailed avionics bays. However the HB kit is generally quite a bit more expensive (and features some really horrid drop tanks)

I really enjoyed the kit, Italeri kits and me just seem to get along for some reason :) The fit is always pretty good, the detail is fine and the decals always work well.

Just as well too, as I have several more of them in my stash to build in Gecko and other various schemes.

Italeri 1/72 A-7E Corsair II Gallery

Italeri 1/72 A-7E Corsair II Image 1
6802 Views | 1609 Votes
Italeri 1/72 A-7E Corsair II Image 2
4570 Views | 1339 Votes
Italeri 1/72 A-7E Corsair II Image 3
4307 Views | 1361 Votes
Italeri 1/72 A-7E Corsair II Image 4
4189 Views | 1297 Votes
Italeri 1/72 A-7E Corsair II Image 5
5580 Views | 1600 Votes
Italeri 1/72 A-7E Corsair II Image 6
3972 Views | 1301 Votes
Italeri 1/72 A-7E Corsair II Image 7
5831 Views | 1526 Votes
Italeri 1/72 A-7E Corsair II Image 8
5270 Views | 1460 Votes

Italeri 1/72 A-7E Corsair II Comments

No comments

Join now to post a comment. Existing members, click here to login



Diggdel.icio.usTwitterStumbleUponFacebookYahoo! My Web

Random Gallery Image

Member Gallery 1 - Scale Modelers World
Member Gallery 1
4019 Views | 1183 Votes

Find us on Facebook

And receive updates direct to your facebook account.

Scale Converter Tool

Check out our new Online Scale conversion tool. Convert from any scale in any unit of measurement to any other scale in any other unit.

Click here to view the
Scale Conversion Tool

Website by Nyx (login)