PZL P-7a in 1:48 scale (1:48)
ToRo Model have sent us in few pictures of their latest release - a full resin kit of the PZL P-7a.
BAC Strikemaster in 1:48 (1:48)
After two Whitleys and Henschel Hs-123 in 1:72 scale Fly is currently working on another release, this time much bigger.
1:48 Ki-60 (1:48)
New from Planet Models comes a quarterscale resin kit of the Kawasaki Ki-60 experimental fighter, predecessor to the famous Hien (Tony):
CMK have sent us details of their latest aircraft upgrade sets, including a series of superdetail parts for Hasegawa's classic 1:32 Sabre:
Hobby Boss have announced two 1:48 scale kits which are going to be released to sale in February 2012.
Trumpeter's website brings us two airplanes model kits scheduled for February 2012.
MPM Production have re-released the Special Hobby Polikarpov I-16 with new marking for the Sino-Japanese Conflict:
MPM Production have released a pair of 1:72 kits of the Boulton Paul Balliol and Sea Balliol advanced trainers under their Special Hobby banner:
MPM Production have announced an interesting line-up for the New Year under their various labels, with some very attractive new kits, welcome re-releases, and an intriguing glimpse of the CAD work on some of the details of a series of 1:48 Fairey Firefly kits:
1:200 Tu-95MS (1:200)
Dragon are set to release the first ex-Warsaw Pact subject in their 1:200 Modern Air Power series - the mighty Soviet Tu-95 Bear.
Allen Berry was at Telford show and managed to pick up a leaflet with Revell's kits scheduled to release for the first months of 2012.
RS Models from Czech have published first pictures of their incoming release which is a famous British trainer - Miles Magister.
Welshmodels have released a Boeing 777-2ZN in 1/144 scale Skyliner series, this release features the livery of the airline Lauda Air.
Although it has been common knowledge that Airfix would be re releasing their 1/48 English Electric Lightning F2A/6, Airfix have confirmed the very welcome news by inviting pre orders for the kit.
Ales Pavlas from Fly have sent us in few pictures of their Armstrong Whitworth Whitleys Mk.V and Mk.VII.
Sword models have announced the new kit which will be availabe in their offer soon: Japanese fighter J2M3 Raiden (Jack) Type 21 in 1:72 scale.
Company's official website brings us three new items in the offer, one in 1:48 and two in 1:72 scale.
Aviaeology have informed Aeroscale that they have re released 'Canadians in Coastal Command #1' as the first edition sold out very quickly. The release covers four Beaufighter TF.X's flown Canadians in Coastal Command. You will find three versions of this release in 1/32, 1/48 and 1/72 scale.
Roden's newest releases have arrived!
Hot on the heels of Encore's reworking of the classic Monogram kit, MMD have announced the release of a 1:48 SuperScale International decal sheet for the Cessna Dragonfly:
MMD-Squadron have announced the release of two new SuperScale International decal sheets in 1:32 featuring a selection of spectacular P-51D Mustang schemes:
Anigrand keep on releasing some magnificent resin kits. This time they have released a 1/144 C-69 Constellation. The olive drab uniform does not alter the beautiful lines of this aircraft. A tradition with Anigrand is to include three smaller bonus kits with their releases. This time its three unidentified Pursuit prototypes in 1/144. I think I know two of them, see if I'm correct and try to identify the third XP.
Academy have revealed few pictures of their latest release in 1:72 scale: the F/A-18C Hornet "Chippy Ho! 2009".
The folk at Wolfpack Design have been very busy recently. They have released a fine looking resin cockpit set for the Italeri 1/48 S-3B Viking.
Osprey have a Christmas sale on at the moment. With a 45% discount on certain titles its a good time to fill in some of the voids in your library. I am sure your better half will be happier buying you a book rather than yet another kit.
Great Wall Hobby look set to delight Navy fans with the first new mainstream kit of the Douglas TBD-1 Devastator in forty years.
Aerobonus is going to release in December two sets designed for upgrading AIM 9 missiles in 1:32 and 1:48 scales.
Quickboost releases for December should satisfy all groups of modeling interests: jets-, helos-, props- enthusiats, big- or small- scalers.
Aires, a well known producer of upgrading accessories, is going to release five impresive sets in December in three popular scales.
1:200 XB-70A Valkyrie (1:200)
Dragon Models have announced the latest addition to the Cyber-Hobby 1:200 Modern Airpower Series - the awesome XB-70A Valkyrie.
Latest update from Fredrik Zetterberg of Tarangus Models about the 1/48 Saab A32 Lansen.
1/72: Anigrand Air Force One (1:72)
Anigrand have released the Boeing VC-25A The Flying White House in 1/72 scale. Spanning nearly 83 cm [32.6”] and a fuselage length of almost 98 cm [38.5”], not one for the faint hearted with minimal space to display model aircraft.
Eduard have published a list of the kits and sets which are scheduled to be released in January 2012.
Hobby Boss have published on their official website details of the box content of their latest releases. The kits are: helicopter Mi-2US "Hoplite" in 1:72 scale and airplane YAK-38U "Forger B" in 1:48 scale.
Trumpeter's website brings few pictures of the latest winged release: a Chinese fighter PLA J-8B in 1:48 scale.
Wolfpack have been busy producing some fine looking resin update sets in time for Christmas. This time Wolfpack have produced two 1/48 wing fold sets for the Eduard Hellcat and the Revell Helldiver. The Helldiver release features the perforated dive brakes as photo etched items.
A couple of fine forthcoming releases from DXM for Klu [Dutch AF] F-16AM. The first is for a 313 Sqn F-16AM attending the Tigermeet of 2010 and the second release celebrating the 60th anniversary of 311 Sqn this year . Both releases will be available in 1/72 and 1/48 scales.
Here's a look at the content of Model Aircraft Volume 12 Issue 10 (December 2011).
Wolfpack have released a couple of cockpit update sets for EA-18G/ F/A-18F and F/A-18E. The updates for the CF-188 represent the equipment fit found on the Canadian aircraft during 'Operation Mobile', over Libya this year .
Scale Aviation Modeller International Volume 17 Issue 12 (December 2011) is available. Here's a look at it's content.
Wolfpack have announced the release of resin and mixed media update sets for the Italeri BAe Hawk trainer. They include a cockpit set including seats for the Hawk T.1, separate MB Mk.10 ejection seats, and an airframe update set for the Hawk Mk.60.
Eduards website brings a good information for the Luftwaffe enthusiasts: a new incarnation of Messerschmitt Bf 110 in the C/E version with the MTO painting schemes, is already available in sale.
On the right you can find all of the published pictures of box content.
On the right you can find all of the published pictures of box content.
Eduards website brings a good information for the jet enthusiasts: new incarnation of Mig-21, this time BIS, is already available in sale.
FLY have prepared a new kit in the 1:72 scale line - a newly-tooled multi-media kit of the Henschel Hs 123A-1/B-1.
Tenzan, a producer of the scale resin kits, have sent us today few pictures of their recent release: a Gabriel P.VII in 1:48 scale.
Mushroom Model Publishing have announced two new titles in their offer, both related to the American WW2 airplanes: A-36A Apache and Consolidated B-24 Liberator with a nose turret.
Petr Buchr from CMR has sent news of the possible release dates for three new kits including two Marks of de Havilland Vampire serving with the RAAF and the Bristol Sycamore serving with the RAF, RAN and Luftwaffe.
A new Company to me at least, DXM Decals, have released a couple of superb looking decal sheets for the JASDF F-15J in 1/144.
RV Aircraft, a company from Czech Republic, is preparing a release of another series of kits, this time of the German Focke Wulf Fw 190D's.
OzMods has just announced their latest 1/144 kit, an F-86D