Lavochkin La-5 Control Lever

Published on
Review Author(s)
Scale
1/48
MSRP
$6.50
Product / Stock #
QB 48 607
Base Kit
Zvezda
Company: Quickboost - Website: Visit Site
Provided by: Aires Hobby Models - Website: Visit Site
Package

The Zvezda kit has been out for few years now and it is without a doubt the best La-5 in 1/48 scale. Surprisingly, the folks at Aries/Quickboost have been busy creating resin upgrades specifically for it. Releasing new items this late in the game is a testament to the kits potential. I’ve had my kit for a while now waiting to perform an all out super build. I’ve collected a few goodies; mainly Eduard aftermarket sets, flaps and such, and needless to say when I spotted new items from Aires’s Quickboost line for it I offered to review all of them. Besides the control levers I also received the Quickboost La-5FN seat with safety belts #QB48 611 and from Aires the La-5FN cockpit set #4629 to review. Since the Aires cockpit set offers basically the same control lever I will be using that one. However as you can see in the photographs with the Quickboost offering you get 3 identical levers. They’ll need to be cleaned up a little but nonetheless they’re superior to the kit part and they should work with any of the La-5 kits available.

Bottom Line

I recommend this part for your next La-5 build and would like to thank: Quickboost, Aires and IPMS for the opportunity to present this piece to my fellow IPMS brothers and sisters.

Comments

Add new comment

All comments are moderated to prevent spam


This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.