Advanced Modeling 48024: RBK-500 ShOAB-0.5 Cluster Bomb






Any Appropriate 1/48 Soviet Aircraft


Scott Van Aken

Yesterday I showed you the Multiple Bomb Rack offered by Advanced Modeling. Today will start a series of things that you can install on that rack. The first one is a RBK-500 ShOAB-0.5 cluster bomb.

The bomb comes in two pieces; a forward section and the aft portion that includes the fins. The casting on these bits is flawless and among the best castings I have ever seen. There are no instructions aside from the usual warnings concerning resin and a stats table on the bomb itself. I am assuming these are normally painted some sort of green and that sort of info would be handy for some of us.

The bomb is suitable for a wide range of Russian jets from the Su-17 to the Yak-130. Each package contains two bombs. Very much worth the effort of seeking out.

September 2013

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