I did own this release after paying £20 for it, but have since moved it on. It's not as refined as the HM release imho but has a good selection of stores and if you can get them to open has the option to display the air brakes which the HM version doesn't. I think I remember it feeling of heavier construction than the HM version too.
I'm happy with my HM Skyraiders but if you find one for a good price then it doesn't look out of place along side them.
I think most of the HM vs GA Skyraiders comments were on the ol' Diecast Hangar Pub. From what I can remember, the GA was okay and the HM model had a more accurate tail. Although I get the impression the HM model sold a lot better than the GA. I didn't like the working dive brakes on the GA and went for HM instead.
Not as accurate as HM's, weird rudder cut off short at the bottom edge instead of continuing to the bottom of the tail, fixed pilot & unpainted instrument panel, u/c is wobbly. Hm's is much sharper in detail, more accurate & a better model.
Post by txphantomphanatic on Nov 26, 2017 8:11:22 GMT
I managed to snag an HM camo Spad from my local hobby shop this year for about 80 USD and love it. I display my birds exclusively canopy open landing gear extended without the pilot in the aircraft so the HM version was the better option with the removable flyboy. That being said, if I can pick up the Gemini Aces Navy Flying Dump Truck for 50 usd or under I’d do it in a heart beat. However if you have the option at the same price to get an HM vs a GA I’d suggest the HM
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