R-Flight have released some conversion sets to update the Heller/Eduard Mirage 2000C into the newer 2000-5 variant equiped, amongst other stuff, with a new RDY radar (Radar Doppler Y).
MMD Squadron have sent us some infos about the new Avionix 1:48 scale F-111A Cockpit set based on the pattern work of master modeler Jef Verswyvel.
Here is a list of the aircraft related items to be released by Eduard in February. The Polikarpov I-16 will be "Profipacked" in it's Type 17 version while the WWI enthusiasts will be pleased to see the 1:48 scale Hanriot HD.1 in the Weekend line while the Fokker D.VII (O.A.W.) in the same scale will be reedited. But the real news is the launch of Eduard's new Brassin line of products.
The January 2010 products from Eduard are available. Of course, the new Fw190 D9 will put the other items in the shadow. Nevertheless, it is worth to look at the list, especially if you want to add as much PE parts as possible into Trumpeter's 1:32 scale Swordfish!
Squadron Signal will reissue their "Early MiG Fighters In Action" book in January. It will be an updated version with 7 pages of new material.
MMD Squadron have sent us some infos about the new Avionix 1:48 scale A-7A Corsair II Cockpit set destined to the Hobby Boss kit. The resin castings are based on pattern work by Jef Verswyvel.
Italeri have updated their website with some infos and pictures about their new 1:48 scale Arado Ar 196 A-3 kit. This is a new tooling and the kit will include a beaching trolley.
Here are excerpts from the Trumpeter 2010 catalogue. This news item is focused on new aircraft models in 1:72, 1:48 and 1:32 scale.
Here are excerpts from the Hobby Boss 2010 catalogue. This news item is focused on new aircraft models in 1:72, 1:48 and 1:32 scale.
Here are some infos and pictures about Wingnut Wings' projects for the years 2010 and 2011...
MPM have published the complete instructions as well as sprue shots of their new Fiat BR.20 kit and it looks very tasty! It should only be a matter of days until the kit hits the shelves.
Dream Model have announced two new conversion sets for Hasegawa's 1:72 Hornet.
Deployment Productions is a new vendor being covered here on Aeroscale. They produce high quality aviation lithographs and have developed some interesting layouts to highlight specific aircraft and squadrons.
With all the fuss about Spitfires lately, Hurricane fans have been a bit left out in the cold. But they'll soon have something of their own to brag about with the release by Pacific Coast Models of a largescale Hurricane Mk.1.
Released only a couple of months ago, the Accurate Miniatures F-4J variant is the evolutionary successor to the F-4B.
Adalbertus have announced two new boxed sets of LifeColor acrylics due for release in January.
Pavla Models have sent us details of their latest 1:72 upgrades, including vacuformed canopies and a mass of details for the Spitfire and Fouga Magister.
The CMK Newsletter for December is out. Iif you like large scale WWII planes, there are some interesting resin stuff for you!
Eduard have published their December Newsletter on their homepage. The Fw 190D-9 is once again the point of interest but there are also infos about the latest releases and the new Brassin line of resin parts.
Eduard have updated their website with some infos and pictures of their forthcoming 1:48 scale Fw 190 D-9 model. It looks very promising!
Silver Wings have sent us detailed contents photos of their exciting new 1:48 resin Supermarine Seagull Mk.II and Mk.III kits.
Dream Model have announced a series of new detail sets for Trumpeter's kits of the China PLA J-10 and J-10S fighters.
Black Dog have released a new resin update set for the Eduard 1/48th Focke Wulf FW 190 A.
With Hasegawa's exciting new 1:48 F-22 Raptor due for release this month, there's bound to be many modellers who want to build the kit in standard markings, rather than use the comic book Haruka Amami decals included in the first edition. Platz Model have the perfect answer with a new sheet of F-22 decals.
SuperScale International have released some new 1:48 scale decal sheets for the following aircraft: FM-2 Wildcat, F-16C Falcon and Cessna "Bamboo Bomber".
Let's Build Diorama by László Adóba and László Harsányi is now available in English.
Eduard's December kits are available. There are no "all new" plastic kits but the reissues of their 1:48 scale Hellcat and Avia B-534 are well worth noting. The photo etched news list is as always impressive and there is something for every genre and every scale.
Based on Roden’s plastic and inspired by the aircraft of the movie version of Jack D. Hunter’s fictional character Bruno Stachel, here are some infos and pictures of Encore E Models' new 1:72 scale Pfalz D.III "Blue Max" kit.
ICM have announced the release of a new boxing of their 1:48 scale Bf 109 F-2. The kit will include the figures from their Luftwaffe Pilots and Ground Personnel set.
ICM have published some infos about their 1:48 scale Hs 126 kit. It seems the wait is almost over!
There's great news for UK modellers with the announcement that the full range of Testors products are to be distributed in the UK by Creative Models Ltd.
November sees Revell-Monogram release two new aircraft kits both in 1:48 scale. Covering two propulsion categories they're releasing the two prop B-25J Gun Nose and the jet propelled EA-6A.
After the success of their superb largescale Messerschmitt Bf 110 series, Dragon Models are doing the logical thing and scaling it down to 1:48.
Bronco Model's are set to release a RQ/MQ-1 Predator in 1/48th scale.
Monroe Perdu Studios have just announced a new limited edition diorama item-Farm House 1
RS Model have released an attractive looking range of Arado Ar 66s in 1:72.
If you like cool looking aircraft, Chris Miller of Cobra Company has just released a 1:72 scale Pond Racer resin kit.
The Greatest Guide is the first volume of a new series of modeling books, showing all the techniques to build and paint scale models with the greatest techniques used today, but without forgeting the basics of modeling.
Silver Wings have kindly sent us a comprehensive set of photos of the parts for their exquisite new 1:32 resin Focke-Wulf Fw 44.
Dragon Models have announced a new double-kit 1:144 F/A-18E/F featuring markings for VFA-27 “Royal Maces” and VFA-41 “Black Aces".
Mk 35 have announced a new 1/35 scale resin French Farming Tractor 1938.
Military in Detail have just announced a series of NEW releases in a variety of scales.
This really is turning out to be the era of largescale WW1 aircraft models, as yet another manufacturer enters the fray.
Hot on the heels of their superb Mirage IIIC and Bf 109E upgrades, the next 1:48 scale cockpit from S.B.S Model is sure to delight fans of late-war '109s - a complete replacement set for the popular Hasegawa Bf 109G-10. Once again Set #48016 will combine highly detailed resin parts with a fret of a etched brass for items like the instruments, rudder pedals, trim wheels, head armour and shoulder harness.
Monroe Perdu have been busy designing some new laser cut items the past few months. The company is expanding its1/48 scale offerings, as well as continuing with its laser cut zimmerit sets.
MPM Production have sent us their Novembre 2009 newsletter. It's a as if Santa Claus is one month in advance. The much anticipated Fiat BR.20 bomber should be released just in time to find it's place under this year's Christmas Tree.
Here is the November 2009 Newsletter from CMK. There is plenty of aircraft related stuff this time especially in 1:32 scale for Eduard's Bf 109 E kit. But CMK didn't forgot the smaller scales.
Quite often pre-mixed Soviet aviation colors can be either hit-or-miss, all too frequently, they require a lot of mixing. Here's an interesting range based on the originals.
Dejuguete is a new Spanish company with a line of 1/48th scale buildings and dio accessories.
Eagle Editions have announced the release of the hotly anticipated Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Dora Vol. Two.