Eduard Model Accessories

1/48 UH-1N interior photo etch detail set

Product # 491066 for Kitty Hawk kit

Product Article by Steve Bamford on Mar 12 2020

      

This pre-painted photo etch detail set from Eduard is part of the Zoom series of photo etch sets and is available directly from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis is mostly a cockpit detail set designed for the 1/48 Kitty Hawk UH-1N.  The parts include 1 fret of pre-painted parts for the instrument panel, control consoles etc.  You also get 1 fret of unpainted parts for engine screens, interior grab handles, windshield wiper arms, cable cutter supports and window frames etc.

 

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There are 4 pages of instruction in the usual line drawing format that Eduard is famous for and which are so easy to follow.  You will be required to cut away detail on the kit parts to fit these photo etched parts, but this is indicated on the instruction sheets.

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.

The UH-1N Twin Huey was used extensively by a 34 different countries and is a popular subject among modellers.  This set includes the parts for all the critical areas you will notice on the interior and exterior of your model.  Eduard has an additional pre-paint set (FE 1067) that includes seat belts for the pilot and all the passengers.    

You can buy this pre-painted photo etch detail set and thousands of other items directly from Eduard Model Accessories.

Steve Bamford

Photos and text by Steve Bamford