Desert Dive Bomber

Just over a year ago Alan Price built Airfix’s new-tool 1/48 Ju 87B-1 Stuka out of the box. Now he tackles the R-2/B-2 and adds aftermarket detail

Airfix’s re-worked Stuka contains one new runner ‘J’ (replacing ‘H’ from the original boxing) and carries the new nose parts to allow the later-style exhausts to be accommodated. All the other additional parts required for the B-2 or R-2 versions are already on the runners, such as the larger propeller and underwing drop tanks. To add extra detail to our test-shot, photo-etched (PE) metal and Brassin resin sets from Eduard were employed (see panel).

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