Skunkmodels Workshop have released images of their forthcoming HH-60 kits. One is the rather colourful US Coastguard HH-60J Jayhawk and the other is the US Navies HH-60H Rescue Hawk.
As you might have seen posted earlier, Mike from Bombshell Decals has released three new decal sets. Two 1/48 scale P-47 plus an upscaled 1/48 version of the B-26 Marauders he did last year.
If you are as excited as I am about the imminent release of Revells 1/32 BAe Hawk, then you will welcome these excellent marking from Xtradecal to go with it. I can see I will have to acquire more than one kit to utilise some of these beauties.
"Fw-190 in foreign service. Captured Butcherbirds Vol.2" - this is the full title of the latest publications from "Kecay". As the title says it is a second part of the "Captured Butcherbirds".
MiniArt Ltd. have just mailed us with with their latest update of an imminent release in 1/35th scale.
New publication from Histoire and Collections. This title is pretty self explanatory, but the book by Gerard Paloque is packed with excellent looking photos and profiles. If you are tired of the thought of covering your next project in three shades of grey, take a look at this publication and do something different.
Olimp Models are to release a trio of McDonnell Banshees in 172:
McDonnell Banshee F2H-2.
McDonnell Banshee F2H-2N.
McDonnell Banshee F2H-2P.
CMK have sent us details of their latest resin releases. The cockpit for Airfix's quarterscale Canberra PR.9 looks superb, but the highlight for me has to be something I never thought I'd see - a 1:32 kit of the weird and wonderful DFW Floh!
Olimp Models have released a 1/72 resin model of the Supermarine Seagull ASR-1, one of my favourite flying boats. Marking are for the prototype.
Olimp Models have released a 1/72 resin model of the diminutive Martin MS-1 Bi-plane. Marking are for the prototype.
For quite a while now, the Scottish manufacturer, Accurate Armour have had a series of Airfield vehicles listed as being in-development. Now, the company have mailed us with details of this impressive-looking range which are NOW available.
Alley Cat have released news of two sets to convert the Airfix 1/48 Sea Vixen FAW 2 into a FAW 1 that will be released in the near future. The separate conversions, one for six line aircraft of the fleet and the other features test aircraft with some rather tasty paint schemes will include decals and Alley Cat promises a very easy conversion. Here's the announcement from Alley Cat :
Continuing their occasional historical focus on individual squadrons in the RAF, Xtradecals have released this very interesting set of decals spanning the 70 year History of RAF 6 Sqn from 1931-2010. Types covered are:
Fancy building something different? Then the latest release from Skunkmodels Workshop is the 1/48 MQ-9 Reaper Unmanned Aerial Vehicle [UAV]. The MQ-9 is frequently hitting the headlines for it's hunter/killer role in Pakistan.
Squadron Signal Publications have announced the latest in their hugely useful series of Walkarounds, essential reading for anyone seeking to add detail to standard kits.
Rather a lot of releases this month from Quickboost in 1/72 and not a jet to be seen, which is good news for all you prop fans. The resin minigun barrels make me want to go out and acquire a 1/72 AC-47.
This month Quickboost have released a number of resin detail parts for mostly WWII types, with the exception of F-5E Tiger II. The resin parts for the Fw Ta 154, P-39 Airacobra flaps and the Spitfire Mk V stabiliser look particularly good.
Václav Lomitzki has sent us a list of the Valom releases he has planned for the year ahead. Living on the Isle of Wight, I've got to love the Saro Clouds!
Balaton Modell is a small Hungarian manufacturer that include in their range a series of 1:72 resin kits of some very interesting aircraft.
This month Quickboost have released a limited run vac formed canopy for the Hasegawa 1/32 Bf 109F. On the resin side Quickboost supply a set of props for Trumpeters 1/32 Bf 109F and control levers for the MiG 23 also produced by Trumpeter.
Just the one release this month in 1/72 scale, but what a release. Aires have produced a lovely looking resin cockpit set to go with Kinetic recent release of the F-16I Sufa. The cockpit tub and those bang seats look superb.
Anigrand Craftswork have released a 1/144th scale resin model of one of Area 51's secret stealth projects, the Brilliant Buzzard.
SBS Model have announced the latest in their series of highly detailed cockpit upgrades, this time for Hasegawa's popular quarterscale Hayate.
Plus Model have just sent us details of their latest 1/35th Scale Diorama releases.
Wolfpacs Design latest release is a improved looking radome and probes for the F-16C. Hopefully there will be enough weight in the resin too prevent tail sitting. The probes in the nose are metal. Also included in this release are two resin flaps. Some surgery will be required to fit the nose and flaps.
Kits World will be releasing decals for various Geschwaders in 1/32, 1/48 and 1/72. Aircraft covered include the He-111, Me Bf 109 E/F/G, Fw-190A and the Stuka. Release date will be sometime in Janaury 2011
Latest release from Authentic Decals cover the Focke-Wulf FW-189 Uhu in 1/48 and the A-20 Boston/Havoc in Russian markings in 1/72. Unfortunately Authentic Decals are not specific about which markings are covered, but they do offer some interesting schemes. Stencils are included with these sets.
Latest releases from Aires in 1/32 includes a cockpit set for Trumpeters MiG-23MF Flogger B or you could go for the individual bang seat. The Hasegawa Bf 109F has special treatment with update sets for the cockpit, wheels and wheel bays. As usual with Aires the parts look superbly cast. Take a look at these beauties:
Latest releases from Aires features some superb cockpit sets for the Hobby Boss Corsair II and the Italeri Arado 196. Aires provide resin engine exhaust detail set to improve the look of the Revell F-15I. The resin Marin Baker Mk 10A seats look amazing. For WWII modelers there is a resin wheel and mask set for the Macchi MC 200 Saetta.
MPM Production have sent us their first Newsletter of 2011 with a list of what to expect in the next few months, plus all the latest releases:
Bulgarian firm NH Detail has announced an etched detail set for the Art Model 1:72 kit of the Yakovlev Yak-141 (NATO name Freestyle) supersonic VTOL fighter aircraft.
A72-005 will be available through a number of outlets, including NH Details official distributor NiraHobby
Please remember, when contacting retailers or manufacturers, to mention that you saw their products highlighted here - on AEROSCALE
KP Models are proud to announce the release of the two seater Su-25 UB/UBK in 1/48th scale.
Unicraft have released a couple of 1/72nd resin Luft 46 and a Douglas DS.312A, which was a WWII US pusher fighter project.
"Tenzan" is one of the latest companies on the market. Company HQ is located in Poland and is run by Zygmunt Szeremeta. Tenzan is mainly focused on the resin kits of the Polish made aircraft, or those which were used in Polish Air Force.
Unicraft have released a 1/72nd scale Dornier Do.19 "Ural Bomber".
This aircraft only flew in prototype form and would have been Germany's Super Bomber, had it not been cancelled.
Anigrand Craftworks are not scared to tackle the large, weird and wonderful planes, but this month they have really out done themselves with the release of the huge C-5 Galaxy in 1/72nd scale.
Eduard have released their monthly online magazine for January.
Reality in Scale has just added a considerable number of new items to their range.
Osprey Publishing have released a book dedicated to the B-57 Canberra in the Vietnam War.
This title is number 85 of the Combat Aircraft series.
Cyber Hobby is set to release a 1/72nd F6F-5N Hellcat, Night Version in February.
Tiger Productions Diorama Products have launched a new web site that covers all it's sister companies: Tiger Werke, HQ72 Resin Products, General Issue Resin Figures.
New Diorama accessories are to be released by both Tiger Productions and Tiger Werke.
WestPac [Western Pacific] aircraft have been well known for their interesting liveries. Most of the aircraft were painted in colorful logojet schemes or if you like flying billboards for various establishments, resorts and businesses. These schemes have resulted in some of the most colourful airline schemes ever seen.
3D-Kits.co.uk offer a new concept in plastic kit conversion sets.
They aim to provide, full run injected plastic parts, high quality decals, exquisite detailing and uncompromising historical accuracy.
Their first ranges cover conversions and decals for 1/72nd Mk I & II Spitfires.
The industrious folk at Welsh Models have another new release in the offing, which is currently with the resin moulders. The new release will be the de Havilland Dash 8-300 series.
Eduard have released details of their long awaited 1/48th MiG-21.
The information was released on their Facebook profile at: http://www.facebook.com/EduardCompany
Felipe C. Miranda from FCM Decals based in Brazil has sent me these stunning example of his latest work and news of their releases:
Eduard's releases for the first month of the new year include a 1/72nd Liberator B. Mk.VI, in the China, Burma, India, Theater (CBI), as a limited edition boxing.
Two 1/48th kits make a welcome return this month, with an old favorite in a Weekend Edition guise, the Fw 190D-9 and a YAK-3 Profipack.
AFV Club should be releasing their 1/48th F-5F this month.
The kit was originally set for release late last year.
Hasegawa's release schedule continues unabated for January 2011 with several kits in different scales.
Many thanks to Al Crawford for the heads-up on a very interesting new release from Skunk Models Workshop - a 1/48 MQ-9 Reaper.