The kit practically falls together, I never had such a well-made kit. Everything fit perfectly from front to end.
Painting and decals are a monster, though. Tiny parts sometimes need 4 layers or more of masking and spraying to get the correct finish. The decals need to conform to very complex round forms, so the model eats decal softener for breakfast.
It was a real blast to build though, I had a lot of fun.
Treehugger How do you keep the numerous windows on the sides clean? Do you mask the windows, or, do you first paint the area around every windows on both halves, and then, glue the windows in and the two halves together, and then airbrush the rest?