CHRIS CLIFFORD delves into the Taiwanese manufacturer’s attempt at producing this iconic Cold War spy plane in 1/48 scale.

AFV Club’s U-2A was the first new tooling of this sub-type for decades. Beforehand, it fell to US company Hawk to provide an ‘Alpha’ variant in the early 1960s… and this forms the basis of the equally venerable Testors/Italeri U-2C boxing.

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