Eduard Model Accessories

1/48 R-23T / AA-7 Apex missiles and pylons

Product # 648090

Product Article by Steve Bamford on Oct 12 2018



This resin and photo etch set from Eduard is part of the Brassin series and is available directly from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis set includes two R-23T / AA-7 Apex missiles in 1/48 scale.  This missile was used on the MiG-23.

The Vympel R-23 (NATO reporting name AA-7 Apex) is a medium-range air-to-air missile developed by Vympel in the Soviet Union for fighter aircraft (MiG-23).  This missile was intended to be used against bombers.


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This resin set includes:

  • two weapons pylons

  • two R-23T / AA-7 Apex missile bodies

  • eight rear fines

  • eight front fins

  • two guidance sensor ground covers

  • photo etch detail parts

  • decal sheet for markings (stripes and stencils)

There are 2 pages of instruction in the usual line drawing format that Eduard is famous for and which are so easy to follow.  The instructions also include painting instructions.

These missiles are an excellent option for the MiG-23 and will provide a very high quality level of detail and realism.

You can buy this detail set and thousands of other items directly from Eduard Model Accessories.

Images in this article are by Eduard Model Accessories.

Steve Bamford

Photos and text by Steve Bamford