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Heavens Eagle

MiniArt Flettner FL-282 helicopter

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<p>Here is a review of the New MiniArt kit of the Flettner FL-282 helicopter. As these aircraft weren't all that large in real life this ends up being a very small model even at 1/35th scale.<br /><br />Detail on all the sprues is crisp and clean with no flash and even the larger parts have minimal ejector marks to worry about. I will say that it looks to be a delicate build and some parts including the base rods in the rotor blades are fairly fine. The rotor blades have a molded in sag to them to realistically replicate the sag on the blades of the real aircraft. All the framework appears to be to scale and it should build into a nice little replica.<br /><br />There are 4 marking choices, one in green over grey and the other 3 all in grey. They are all of the same aircraft at different times during the war.<br /><br />Decals are crisp and have good alignment. There is a small photo etch fret with seat belt and some framework around the opening to the engine.<br /><br />It looks to be an excellent little kit from MiniArt in the Ukraine.<br /><br /></p>
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<p><br /><br /><br />For pricing, on May 05, 2018 it is available from FreeTime Hobbies for under $40 US. I purchased mine from an ebay source in the Ukraine.</p>
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