I bought this kit as a present for a friend but the shiny packaging looked too tempting so I put it together myself.
A small pair of clippers to remove the components from the sprues is all that is required, it was easy to assemble, very cleverly designed and looks brilliant. The detail is quite impressive even down to the lights on the control pads in the cockpit.
I have it hanging from my desklamp and have already had a few complimentary comments with people holding it up to the light so that they can view the internal detail through the clear cockpit windows.
When assembled it looks larger than the dimensions suggest which is fine by me!
I recommend this item but can imagine that anyone with larger than average fingers or under the age of 10 would struggle a bit.