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Platz 1/144 scale A-4E and A-4F Skyhawk

Platz includes parts for two complete jets in the box. Now all we need is a 1/144 scale Essex- or Midway-class carrier to display them. Or maybe a Christmas tree?
By Chuck Davis
Published: May 7, 2010
The diminutive A-4 Skyhawk was a successful 1960s attack jet, and Platz’s new kit is a pint-sized masterpiece. As is common for Platz, the box contains a pair of kits along with three decal choices. The molding is exquisite, with finely engraved details – if you want to see how to do rivets in 1/144 scale, this is the kit. The detail is so fine that parts preparation has to be done carefully to avoid damage (such as the fuel-dump valve at the base of the fin).
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