Part 1: – Kit un-boxing and contents

The kit achieves what it needs to in drawing you to it on the shelf through excellent box art, depicting 036 of the Swiss Air Force in a special colour scheme. Of note in this picture are some RBF tag positions and weathering, enabling the modeller to use this excellent image as a reference source from the off.

The kit itself comes on two plastic frames and clear parts layed out as follows: –

Swiss Air force decal options for this kit allow creation of one of the following airframes: –

Swiss Air Force special colour scheme for the Sion base closure in 2017
Swiss Air Force special colour scheme of Fliegerstaffel 19 at Meiringen in 2009
Swiss Air Force standard colour scheme of Flugplatzkommando 13, Militia Sqn 8 at Meiringen in 2017

The decals themselves are well printed and look sharp with all three markings options and stenciling for one aircraft included: –

This particular model will be built from the box starting at part 2 of this review, but the colour scheme will be one not included in the boxed options, stay tuned!!