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MV-22B Osprey
MV-22B Osprey U.S.M.C. Tiltrotor Transport
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by: Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]


Originally published on:
AeroScale

SUMMARY
Highs: Great details. Only game in town?
Lows: Some minor fog noted with the upper cockpit glass/crystal.
Verdict: If you want to build a 1/72 Osprey, this is the one.
  Scale: 1:72
  Mfg. ID: 01571
  Suggested Retail: $45
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  PUBLISHED: Oct 17, 2013
  NATIONALITY: United States
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 89.91%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 86.04%

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About Jim Starkweather (staff_Jim)
FROM: CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES

I started building models in 1971 when I was 6. My first model was a 1/32 P-40 Warhawk. Revell I believe. From there I moved onto the standard cars, Apollo spacecraft, and other kid orientated kits. I don't know what got me started on Armor. I must have seen a Monogram tank kit one day and said "Mom...

Copyright 2017 text by Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]. Images also by copyright holder unless otherwise noted. Opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of TankRat's. All rights reserved.


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Comments

I would be willing to do a build review for you, since I have been around these aircraft some. Let me know
OCT 17, 2013 - 11:42 AM
Thanks for that Jim, looks like a big improvement over the Italeri kit. Only question is how much it will cost in the UK...
OCT 17, 2013 - 03:18 PM
Very interesting release by Hasegawa. I could see me spending some serious bench time with this kit as a great change of pace from my constant 1/48 scale WW11 aircraft. Joel
OCT 24, 2013 - 07:48 AM
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