It's always great to see a new aircraft modelling magazine, especially as there aren't that many dedicated publications available in the UK these days. So this press release from Traplet Publications is especially exciting:
Here's new product announcement by Master Details from USA. This time they have released a 1:32 scale MK.82 500 LB. "SNAKE EYE" General Purpose Bomb used by US and NATO Forces.
Twobobs Aviation Graphics has obtained a surplus of Xtradecal sheets and have them all on sale for $5 until they're sold out.
Tamiya have updated their website with some new informations about their much anticipated 1:32 scale Spitfire kit.
Plus Model have just sent us their latest list of New Releases.
Pavla Models have announced a series of resin detail sets for Airfix's recent Spitfire PR.XIX.
Dutch diorama manufacturer Reality In Scale has released some interesting items for September 2009.
1:48 D.H.4a Airliner (1:48)
Modelimex have released pictures of Rden's new quarterscale De Havilland D.H.4a with an enclosed passenger compartment.
1:72 "Rag-Wing" Hurricane (1:72)
Modelimex have released pictures of AZ Model's new 1:72 "Early Aces" Hurricane Mk. 1
MiniArt Ltd have sent us images of a new 1/35 scale Building kit GERMAN PHARMACY RUIN
The Predator UAV has gotten a lot of press lately with its use in the Global War on Terror. Accurate Miniatures has re-stocked their RQ-1 Predator and it's ready for shipping.
Here is the MPM Newsletter of September. It seems the Summer lull is over for the Czech Manufacturer as there are plenty of new products announced for the coming months and even for next year.
Bastion35 have added two new items, a heavy bridge and a well to their product line.
In the CMK newsletter of September there are plenty of interesting items in every scale and for every era.
The latest in S.B.Model's growing range of highly detailed aftermarket upgrades is for that aviation classic, the Mirage IIIC.
Modelweb have published pictures of the forthcoming 1:48 scale V-156F Vindicator "French Navy" from the MPM Group.
1:32 Bf 109E Resin Upgrades (1:32)
Master modeller Radu Brinzan should need little introduction. As well as releasing accessories and tools under his own name, he's produced a pair of resin upgrades for Eduard's Bf 109E exclusively for Eagle Editions.
Not content with the single decal option in Dragon's 1:48 Ta 152C? Well, Eagle Editions have just the thing with a new sheet timed to coincide with the kit's release.
To soon for any details or pictures, but news over at HLJ indicates that Tamiya could well steal the show at the 49th annual All-Japan Plamodel Hobby Show in Tokyo, October 8-11, with a brand new largescale Spitfire Mk. IX!
1:72 RQ-4B Global Hawk (1:72)
Among the latest releases from Japanese manufacturer / retailer Platz, probably best known overseas for their excellent 1:144 scale aircraft kits, comes a brand new 1:72 model of the Northrop Grumman RQ-4 unmanned reconnaissance vehicle.
New paperplant form Fredericus-Rex
MecModels have just released 4 more printed accessories (scale 1/35) for the Vietnam diorama (or figure) builder:
Modelimex have published contents-shots of Special Hobby's re-released 1:48 DFS 230 glider.
Special Hobby have sent us the first images of the test shots of their much anticipated 1:48 scale Fiat BR.20 model. Expected release date is November 2009.
1/32 J57 Engine Improvement (1:32)
Master Details from U.S.A. have made a replacement nose accessory cover and fin unit for Trumpeter's 1/32 scale F-100 Super Sabre and F-8 Crusader models. More details and images in the news article.
Following the success of their recent Macchi C 205 cockpit, S.B.S. Model have released a similarly superdetailed 1:48 Bf 109E office.
Revell have published some images of their forthcoming 1/32 scale Typhoon kit on their website.
Squadron have sent us images of their new 1/48 Scale Czech Model UC-78/JRC-1/T-50 ‘Bamboo Bomber’. It is available right now.
Mk35 Editions have released a new diorama accessory set, - a 1/35 scale Normandy Farm Gate entrance in ceramic and resin.
Diorama Materials Company SCALERAMA have added some shrub sets to their range.
New kit from A-Model
PlusModel have just announced their latest batch of figure and accessory releases.
Brian Balkwill of The Research Squad has kindly sent us details of Cammett's new auxiliary intake doors and three new stores sets for the 1:48 Airfix kit - the latter are just the thing if you want to model an operational what-if TSR.2.
Here is some more news from down under: OzMods have released a brand new 1/144 scale P-39.
No sooner has the exciting new 1:48 Messerschmitt Bf 110G-2 arrived than its follow-up is ready and waiting in the wings in the shape of the 'G-4 night-fighter.
Here is the August newsletter from CMK/MPM. This time all the new kits announced are in 1/48 scale.
The new 1/48 scale Hellcat kits from Hobby Boss should hit the shelves soon. The first will be probably the F6F-3 for which the packaging is already complete. Next should be the F6F-5.
Modelimex have released pics of Planet Models' new 1:48 resin kit of the Heinkel He 110V-8.
1:32 scale Jet Pilot (1:32)
If you are searching for a 1:32 scale seated jet pilot figure suitable for a F-100 or a F-5E Tiger, then Master Details have produced what you were looking for.
Hard Corps Models have added some water buffalo and seagulls to their animal range.
1:48 Ta 152C from Dragon (1:48)
Dragon Models have sent us CAD images of their new -tool quarterscale Focke-Wulf Ta 152C-0.
1:48 Veltro Cockpit (1:48)
Hasegawa's Mc. 205 is a nicely detailed kit straight from the box, but SBS Model have released a superdetailed cockpit set to take it to a totally new level.
Some of the items featured in recent News stories from Miniart Ltd as well as other new items are now available from Miniart stockists
Tomas Castaño of Cast48 sends us news of his latest 1/48 scale works in progress.
1:48 Pitts Special (1:48)
Modelimex have released sprue-shots of AZ Model's new injected kit of that archetypal aerobatic plane - the Pitts Special S.2.
MiniArt Ltd have sent us images of a new 1/72 scale kit RUINED BUILDING
Verlinden have sent us news of their aircraft related release for next month.
Verlinden have sent us news of their releases for next month.
August sees a dramatic return of Eduard's 1:48 Fw 190A with a Dual-Combo Night-Fighter boxing. This is a Limited Run edition of only 1500 kits and is a "Royal Class" kit in all but name, featuring around 390 parts spread over no less than 20 sprues, plus a Wilde Sau badge.
Direct from AFV Club come these sneak preview shots of their eagerly awaited 1:48 F-5E Tiger II.