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Fw 190A-9 Conversion
for the new 1/32 Hasegawa Fw 190A-8

Eagle Parts

 

 

 

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Catalogue Number & Description

Eagle Parts #5032 Fw 190 A-9 Conversion

Scale: 1/32
Contents and Media: Two part in grey resin
Price: USD$12.00 Available now from Eagle Editions website
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Nicely detailed; well cast; very simple conversion; variant saw service
Disadvantages:  
Recommendation: Recommended.

 

FirstLook


Late Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-8s and all Fw 190A-9s were fitted with a new 14 bladed cooling fan. This was associated with a more powerful engine. Aircraft with the new cooling fan were also fitted with a 10mm armoured cowl ring to replace the earlier version, which was 6.5mm thick. The same changes can be seen on the final operational Jabo variant - the Fw 190F-9.

Eagle Editions has released a very simple conversion set to transform Hasegawa's 1/32 scale Fw 190A-8 to a very late A-8 or an A-9.

Two parts are supplied in grey resin. The cooling fan is cast onto a wafer of resin which should disappear after a few swipes of sandpaper. The resin cowl ring has a more substantial block, but a razor saw will make short work of this too. Once freed from their resin backing, the new cowl ring and cooling fan should be drop-fit replacements for their kit counterparts.

If you have a hankering to build a late-war Fw 190A, this will be a very simple way to do it!

Recommended.

Thanks to Eagle Editions for the review sample


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Images and Text Copyright 2004 by Brett Green
Page Created 02 October, 2004
Last updated 13 April, 2005

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