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Great Wall Hobby have contacted us an explanation of the "wrong nose" problems that have surrounded the released version of their Black Widow, along with an offer to replace the part free of charge.

Also shown here are CAD views of the new turret- version P-61A:
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RV Resin from Czech Republic continues to widen their range of the Mig's-23 in 1/72 scale. This time the MiG 23ML, MiG 23MS and the MiG 23B will be released.
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Sword from the Czech Republic has announced five new kits in 1/72 that should be in the shops soon. Releases include a tropical Spitfire Vc, P-47N, Ki 44 and two Curtis Seamews, one of which is fitted with floats.
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Admiral Models have announced the release of two new kits of the Vought F6U-1 Pirate. The Vought Pirate is not a type as far as I know that has been produced by injected kit manufacturers. Admiral Models have gone for a walk of the plank and taken the plunge by adding two versions of the Pirate, the early and the late.
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AZ Model from Czech Republic have published few interesting pictures of their latest release which is Morane Saulnier M.S. 406 "Battle of France" in 1/48 scale.
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The all new resin 1/32 P-63 King Cobra is having the final touches done before HPH starts manufacturing this beauty.
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No I have not typed the wrong scale, and no I did not dream it up during an afternoon nap. HPH Models of the Czech Republic are producing a master for a 1/32 scale Catalina. I can hardly believe myself.
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Montex Masks from Poland, a producer of the high quality painting masks and few resin kits, have initiated the new product line in their offer: decals. At the beginning of new series the company offers three sets in two scales of Polish military aircrafts.
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Wolfpack Designs have released upgrade mixed media upgrades, well mostly resin, for the Academy 1/48 Su-30MK kit. One set is for the cockpit, another is for the wheel bays and vertical tail and finally Wolfpack have released a set just for the K-36DM seats.
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On 27th September Zvezda have published two new pictures of the Yak-3 model kit in 1/72 scale.
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Andy Evans from SAM Publications has sent us news of a new book, ‘Carrier Strike, US Naval Air Power at Sea’.
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MecModels send us news of their latest diorama release in 1/35 scale.
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Jean-Luc Formery looks at the content of Model Aircraft Volume 10 Issue 10 (October 2011).
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Scale Aviation Modeller International Volume 17 Issue 10 (October 2011) is available. Jean-Luc Formery takes a look at it's content.
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Michal Sindera brings us news of an exciting new book from Mushroom Model Publications:
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UK-based Grey Matter is now offering resin upgrades in 1/32nd scale from Jerry Rutman.
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Wolfpack Designs have released a mixed media conversion set which enables the modeller to alter the Tamiya 1/32 F-4E Phantom II into the JASDF F-4EJ Kai. Also released is a resin AAM-3 Missile set and a separate resin set for the launch rails.
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The latest (well, the third this week!) announcement from MiniArt Ltd. is another of their Diorama bases which include a Vac-Form terrrain base, a Vac-Form Building and a set of Injection-Moulded accesories.
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MiniArt Ltd. have just mailed us with News of two new, 1/35th Scale reelases aimed clearly at the Diorama builder.
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Mirage Hobby have sent us details of their next exciting aircraft kit - the PZL.43A in Luftwaffe colours. Kit #481311 is due for worldwide release in November.
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Squadron Signal have republished one of their classic "In Action" aviation titles in both its original format and a new hardback edition:
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PH Designs have been kind enough to send us images of details of their NEXT 1/35th Scale Releases.
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I have been sent some pictures and details of the incoming complete set of corrections dedicated to Eduard's Focke-Wulf.
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Jean-Luc has passed on these images from ICM of the computer designs for ICM's forthcoming release of the Tu-144, Soviet Supersonic Passenger Aircraft.
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MPM Production have sent us built-up photos of a final test-shot of their new 1:72 Model 68 Hawk III, lacking only the canopy and photo-etched details.
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Andy Evans from SAM Publications has sent us news of a great offer on all six of SAM 'Air Data Set One – Fast Jets: Strike Fighters'.
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CMK have a very interesting line-up of releases this month. There are detail sets for Tamiya's 1:48 Mosquito and Spitfire Mk.V, and Hasegawa's 1:72 Flying Fortress comes in for no a mass of extra details. Meanwhile, in the Planet Models range there's a full resin kit of the P.V.7 experimental WW1 fighter.
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Silver Wings' latest largescale resin kit, the Fairey Flycatcher is ready for release. The release coincides with a new look and increased functionality for their website:
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Michal Sindera brings us news of two new books from Kagero Publishing in their "Top Colors” series.
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MIrage Hobby have announced the welcome re-release of the 1:48 Lublin R.XIII in its floatplane configuration. I vividly remember buying the landplane kit when it was first released some 20+ years ago by Spojnia (what was to me a totally unknown Polish company), and being extremely impressed by the detail and overall quality of the kit.
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Coming soon from Dragon will be a 1:144 2-in-1 kit of the record-breaking Bell X-1.
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Autumn looks set to be busy at MPM Production, and they have sent us details of their latest releases in the MPM and Special Hobby ranges.
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Petr Buchr owner of CMR Models has sent me news of CMR's latest 1/72 releases and CMR's future releases. I always look forward to CMR releases as Petr always seems to find special model subjects, I think you will agree there is certainly something for all tastes in Aviation.
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We've just had another update from J's Work on the Work-in-Progress on a different direction from the company along with images of three new sets of moulds for sidewalks and walls.
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Welsh Models, the leading producers of multi media multi engine kits have announced the news of three 1/72 new releases, two DH Comets and a DC-9 and have released test shots of their new Boeing 747 in 1/144.
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AZ Models have announced the release of a 1/48 plastic injected SAAB J-29 Tunnan. The Tunnan has been listed on their website for some time now and it's great news to see it finally released. AZ Models have also released images of the new 1/48 kit on their website.
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Black Bart Models produce a wide variety of printed items such as Propaganda & Advertising Posters along with items such as cigarette packets or Newspapers.
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A rather interesting release from Fantastic Plastic this month see's the U.S Air forces proposed Supersonic Low-Altitude Missile, code named Project Pluto released in 1/72nd scale.
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Anigrand Craftwork do like big and September is no exception with the release of one huge flying boat, amongst it release's.
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A new company to feature in the News Section of Kitmaker. This company, J's Work is producing a very interesting range of Diorama products with a particular emphasis on items such as trees.
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Eduard's 1/48 MiG-21MF makes a return with Czech dominated machines, and a couple of bonus items.
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The MiG-21MF in Czechoslovak service is the highlight of this month, see the seperate news story on this release.
Also the Spad XIII early makes a welcome return.
Another 190 gets the Weekend Edition treatment with the F-8 having markings for W.Nr. 584592, Neubiberg, Germany, May, 1945.
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Some interesting releases in the pipeline from Trumpeter including 1/72 J-11B Fighter, a 1/32 Bf 109G-2 and probably most interestingly a 1/48 Me 509.
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Hobby Boss have released three kits this month, one in each of the most popular scales.
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A rather quiet month for September from Hasegawa.
A couple of W.W.2 German aircraft in 1/72 and two US modern aircraft in 1/48, and keeping with US aircraft a two kits in the box set of the RF-101C Voodoo in markings of the "Operation Sun-Run" have been released in 1/72.
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Here's a look at the content of Model Aircraft Volume 10 Issue 9 (September 2011).
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Scale Aviation Modeller International Volume 17 Issue 9 (September 2011) is now available. Here's a look at it's contents.
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Armorama member James Cann (Lespauljames) introduces us to the hobbies latest aftermarket company, his very own LPJ Studios.
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Pavla Models have released images of their latest project, a replacement cockpit and seat for the 1/48 HobbyBoss Yak-38M. The separate K-36VM seat can also be used on the Yak-141. Pavla Models are also releasing Sirena-3M warning unit aerials for the Yak-38M.
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To accompany the release of Encore's upgraded A-37 Dragonfly, Squadron Products have also announced aftermarket resin drop tanks as part of their True Details range:
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