Freightdog Models has released an excellent looking resin five bladed prop for the Griffon powered 1/72 Spits produced by AZ models. Also included is a replacement upper cowl.
The voters have spoken! Here are the first results of our newly relaunched Model of the Month contest. To make up for the long delay, we have awarded 4 prizes (one for each month the contest was delayed).
Roden's 2nd release for is kit #448 Beechcraft SD17S in 1/48 scale! A pre war float plane.
Roden gives us their new kit #306 Douglas C-124A Globemaster II in 1/144 scale
Taurus Models next release is a PE 1:48 version of the aircraft modified "Spandau" Maxim lMG 08. The older brother to the 08/15 it had a long history even to the early days of WWII.
Italeri have published on their official website a lot of pictures with their latest release in 1:48 scale – a famous Stuka dive bomber in the D-5 variant.
Hobby Terra have submitted us this news report with about new product in their offer of Ukrainian Modelsvit company. This kit, after assembly, will be really big!
A new company have recently appeared on the market. Their name is Department of Correction (D.O.C.). We do not know much about them yet but one of the Polish hobby shops already offers their products – this is where we found them.
1:32 A-4M Skyhawk Cockpit (1:32)
MMD-Squadron have sent us details of a comprehensive resin cockpit upgrade set for Trumpeter's largescale Skyhawk:
1/72 Jubilee Tucano Kit (1:72)
Airfix has released a special 1/72 RAF Tucano in the display scheme celebrating the Queens Diamond Jubilee. This is a limited edition kit, Airfix say only 1000 kits will be released worldwide.
Xtradecal has released a stunning looking 1/72 decal release for P-47D’s operating with the RAF. There are twelve options covering Razorbacks and Bubbletops and there is a good mix of camouflage and bare metal finishes too.
Pavla Models has announced that their next release will be a resin cockpit set for the 1/48 Mirage 2000 made by Heller and Eduard. The set will include a bang seat and the HUD screen. Judging by the images sent to Aeroscale, the set looks superb.
Ad Hoc Publications have announced the release of a new book: “Barracuda from the Cockpit” This is the sixteenth title in the “in cockpit” series and is written by Robert McCandless a former pilot of the type during WWII.
Xtradecal continue their excellent series looking at the history of RFC/RAF Squadrons. The releases covers the history of 4 Squadron in two parts the first part is from the early years up to just after WWII. The second part covers the period from the cold war up to the present day.
Italeri has released a new diorama product which is a partially bricked up church doorway in 1/35th scale.
D.O.A Hobbies have moved from purely painting and weathering products and are now producing diorama/vignette offerings.
We have just been sent in few interesting pictures from GWH with their forthcoming model kit in 1/48 scale which is Focke Wulf FW 189A-1 with Sonderaktion Schneekufen.
Joining the ranks of Squadron Signal Publications' "In Action" series is an all-new volume devoted to the Liberator:
Squadron Signal Publications have sent us details of the latest additions to their "In Action" range of aircraft reference books, including the mighty B-52 Stratofortress:
Zvezda have published a boxart picture of their forthcoming model kit in 1:72 scale.
RB Productions have prepared two sets of decals for bigger scales kits (1:48 and 1:32), dedicated to the Bf 109E's of Romanian Air Force.
Academy reissues their 1/72 scale model kit of French Super Etendard in the „improved” option.
CMR have released a resin 1/72 S.E. 535 Mistral. CMR continue to supply modelers with an excellent line of de Havillands gorgeous twin boom jet fighter/bomber.
Xtradecal has provided a sneak preview of the superb looking decal release for the forthcoming Airfix 1/72 A-4B Skyhawk. There are seven options altogether: six US Navy and one Marine Scooter.
Marutechnics the maker of Easy Mud has a number of new additions to their range and some changes that should increase the appeal of this product line. I guess that this being a mud product this should read movers and shakers? Take a look inside to see just what Marutechnics is up to.
1:48 F-35B (1:48)
Glen Coleman has sent us exciting news of the next 1:48 release from Kitty Hawk - the Lockheed Martin F-35B.
It is not very often I see something that is truly original but Workbench Miniatures has done just that. They have released a two resin 1/35th scale skips which I am sure will be especially welcomed by modern era diorama builders and while I don’t know when this design of skip came into being I know it has been a considerable number of years.
I must admit I really like the bold red and white stripes that adorned the Swiss Air forces Bf 109's. So I am very pleased to see that LF Models has produced two 1/48 sets of decals for the Dora in 1/48 scale and another in 1/72 for the Gustav.
If the in box decal options for the new Airfix 1/48 Westland Lynx are not to your liking then good news is on the horizon. Xtradecal have released images of a future release the Lynx. There are fifteen options with this release covering UK and foreign Armed Forces.
Hannants hobby shop have brough us information about incoming kits from the Russian A-Model. The kits are 1:72 scale Lisunov Li-2's in three different versions, including polar on skiis.
Sword have just updated their website so we have found very interesting forthcoming model kits: two boxings of Harrier in a two-seater variant and P-40K/Kittyhawk. All kits will be released in 1:72 scale.
Kagero Publishing have kindy sent us today the line-up of their forthcoming publications. What is more you can make a pre-order for these books and get quite interesting discount. See more details below.
1/72 Leduc 010 from Sharkit (1:72)
Sharkit, well known for their esoteric products, has released a 1/72 resin kit of the amazing looking Leduc 010. The Leduc 010 was a research aircraft built in France, one of the world's first aircraft to fly powered solely by a ramjet engine.
As the Shizuoka Hobby show have started today on the Dragon Models website we have found three interesting items.
Tamiya America website reveales incoming new decal agent - Mark Fit. This item was found in "coming soon" category.
Airfix continues their line of 1:72 scale model kits. Their latest release is probably the most popular German World War 2 fighter plane.
Zvezda have published two interesting pictures on their website. On of them is a shot of sprue of the incoming kit. Other is a sign of new modern Russian fighter. Both kits will be released in 1:72 scale.
Coming soon from Model Cellar. 1:32 WWI Bomber crew figures great for one or multiple subjects.
On the Osprey Publishing website we have found four new books in the "Aircraft of the Aces" and "Combat Aircrat" series.
A Czech company, probably new to many Aeroscalers, have announced on their website three new vacuum formed canopies dedicated to 1/72 scale WW2 aircrafts.
Ever fancied creating your very own paint masks? Well nows your chance. Maketar have released Print & Cut Yellow Kabuki sheet for use with a laser printer. Available in A5 and A4 sizes.
On the official Hobby Boss website we can find some details supported with photographs of their two recent releases of propeller aircrafts, both in 1:48 scale.
New items now available from Plus Models. Some always useful items, and even a cart.
DOLP Model is a company specialising in all things German from World War 1 through to the present. They produce their products in white metal and ceramic and cover a wide range of items for figures to what could be very large dioramas. Take a look inside to see a selection of their products.
On the Mushroom Model Publishing website we have found an incoming book which should be especially interesting for the enthusiasts of the British wings.
Trumpeter have announced details and photographs of one of their latest releases which is Messerschmitt Bf 109E-7 in 1:32 scale.
Hobby Boss have announced on the company official website a line-up of the kits scheduled for July 2012. There are two aircraft on the list this time.
Trumpeter have announced on the company official website a line-up of the kits scheduled for July 2012. There is only one aircraft on the list this time.
First release of 2012 from Aerotech is the beautiful looking 1/32 Spitfire Prototype K-5054 and boy it looks a cracker.
Wolfpack design have released a resin cockpit set including the K-36DM Ejection seat for the Trumpeter Su27. Photo etched parts are included for the intricate HUD mount as well.