Volume 2 of 'Let's Build a Diorama' by László Adóba and László Harsányi is under preparation.
With so much attention focused on Doras lately, it's been all too easy to forget the earlier model Fw 190A-1/A-2 & A-3. Well, that's all set to change with PCM's brand new 1:32 kit imminent, and Eagle Editions are ready with a perfectly timed pair of decal sheets.
HobbyBoss have sent us photos of their latest 1:48 kit - the McDonnell F3H Demon.
Eduard have been busy on May 1st! This month's products are now available and the most anticipated kit in the list is of course the new Fw190 D-11/D-13 in a very attractive Dual Combo boxing.
Eduard have updated their website with a new presentation of their Brassin line of products. If you download the .pdf file, it is possible to actually move around the 3D rendering of the resin parts.
Master Details from USA have sent us some photos and infos about their new 1:32 scale WWII RAF and British Commonwealth Fighter Pilot in Desert and Tropical Service figure. Perfect to add scale comparison to a Hurricane, Spitfire, Beaufighter, Mosquito, Buffalo or other R.A.F. or British Commonwealth model fighter plane.
Here are the latest Superscale decal sheets which are now available: in 1:32 scale for the P-47 and Spitfire and in 1:48 scale for the P-47, A-7B and F6F-3.
Here are the CMK news for May 2010. There are a lot of interesting stuff in all scales if you like the smell of resin...
Squadron now have a Facebook page. Here are some pictures and the link to it.
Here's the OTHER part of yesterday's announcemnt from MiniArt Ltd.
True Details have produced a nice resin interior for the 1:48 scale Czech Model UC-78/JRC-1 kit. This is for the military version of the aircraft.
MMD Squadron have sent us some images of the new 1:32 scale Czech Model T-33A Shooting Star kit. This is the 2-seat jet trainer aircraft developed from the P/F-80 fighter.
No its not a typo!
Barracudacal are having a sale for one week only.
Barracudacal are having a sale for one week only.
Normally, MiniArt Ltd, when they announce releases, keep to their core market of 1/35th scale. This time though, one for those who work in the smaller scales.
1:48 Martin Maryland (1:48)
Modelimex have released sprue-shots of Special Hobby's exciting new quarterscale Maryland.
They don't stop do they? Once again, MiniArt Ltd open the curtains on yet another WiP - and, once again, with more uses than you can imagine...
MiniArt Ltd. have just sent us details and images of their latest Building Kit in 1/35th scale.
Diopark, who launched their Diorama range a few months ago have just sent us images and details of a what looks to be a very versatile set in 1/35th scale.
Squadron Signal have announced latest in their extremely useful series of "In Action" books. This time the subject is Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, described by Ken Neubeck.
New 1:32 Zukai-Mura Ta152H-1 (1:32)
Zoukei-Mura Inc. have announced the identity of their second 1:32 scale kit after their superb J7W1 Shinden… it will be a Ta 152H-1!
1:72 Alpha Jet Upgrades (1:72)
Pavla Models today announced a quartet of new detail sets designed for the Airfix / Heller Alpha Jet.
Ozmods have sent us their latest news, this time everything is 1:48 scale with two modern Missile sets and two resin upgrade sets for the Classic Airframes Lockheed Hudson.
Eduard have corrected the late style canopy of their 1:32 scale Bf109 E-4 kit. You can claim yours as a free replacement and even get a - 20% discount on any Eduard product in the process. This is not all as you will also get free shipping!
In their monthly newsletter, amongst other stuff, Eduard have announced the creation of an official Facebook Page. There you will have the possibility to post comments and see the latest news from the Czech manufacturer, such as pictures of the forthcoming Fw190 D-11/D-13 kits.
Master Details from USA have a special offer until Midnight today. This is interesting if your are searching for seated 1:32 scale pilot figures.
1:72 A-37 Cockpit (1:72)
SBS Model have released a highly detailed mixed media detail set for Academy's A-37 Dragonfly. The upgrade follows SBS's now established format, with a highly detailed core set of resin parts backed up by a brass fret containing instrument panels, cockpit sidewalls and canopy details, plus nosewheel doors and air intake covers for the exterior. A printed film is supplied for the instrument faces.
Reality in Scale are proud to announce our new products for April 2010, quite a lot of new releases this time and some very exiting ones!
A few months ago, Masterbox Ltd. made the announcement that they would be producing a range of Pilot and Groundcrew figures in 1/32nd scale. Here's the first.
MiniArt Ltd. have just informed us of another In-Progress model which should whet the appetite of even the most jaded of palates...
MPM Productions have sent us their April 2010 Newsletter. If 1:72 is your scale and if you like twin engined WWII aircraft, you will be happy. There is also a nice 1:48 Seafire II kit in the list.
Zvezda have updated their website with some infos about their anticipated 1:48 scale Bf109 F kit. Judging from the CAD drawings it seems as if we can expect the same level of detail as the La-5 serie of kits from the same manufacturer.
Here are the CMK news for April 2010. Tamiya's 1:32 scale A6M5 Zero receives the full treatment this time and Planet Model announces a 1:72 scale resin kit of the Douglas DC-5.
Normally, i'm not too comfortable with News Items regarding aircraft. This time though, it's exceptional: Here are the (company) images of Tamiya's New (and Big) Spitfire IX
Masterpiece Models are showing some interesting new, 1/35th AND 1/48th scale releases on their website.
One of the most-acclaimed series of books in the last few years was undoubtedly the Nordic Edge series. Now with the third about to be released, here's a Preview of what to expect.
Modelimex have released pictures of Planet Models' exciting new largescale resin conversion for the Fw 190Fw 190C V-18/U-1 Känguru prototype high-altitude fighter.
Here is the list of the Eduard expected aircraft related releases for March. Of course, the much anticipated Fw190 D11/D13 Dual Combo will focus most of the attention but there is much more in the pipe, especially in the photo etched and Brassin lines.
New items are available from Eduard in April 2010. This month, the 1:32 scale Bf109 leads the way in a very attractive E-7 Profipack boxing with some nice desert shemes. Early aviation enthusiasts will be pleased to see the release of the 1:48 scale Fokker D.VII in a colorful Dual Combo boxing while the Bf110 in the same scale is released as a Weekend Edition. If you add the F-16 Engine in the Brassin line and the PE sets for the 1:32 scale Tamiya Spitfire it makes quite an interesting month!
Next inline for release is their mold of the DeHavilland DH 4 with the Puma engine (kit #430).
ICM are re-releasing two of their popular 1:48 kits with new decals this Easter - the Spitfire Mk. VIII and P-51D/K Mustang.
Hobby Link Japan are currently offering a great selection of Tamiya 1/48 and 1/72 aircraft, including limited releases, Warbird and Propeller Action entries, and more, for up to 50 percent off!
Thomas H. Hitchock's long awaited study of the Ta 152 is due for publication this spring. Originally announced by Monogram Publications over five years ago, the future of this book, which represents the fruits of years of research, seemed in the balance until that company was acquired by Eagle Editions.
The prolific machine which is MiniArt Ltd continues to announce New WIPs. Here's their latest.
MiniArt Ltd. have just sent us images of their latest W.I.P.
Monroe Perdu Studios has released their first set of Pilot's Chairs in their well known laser cut card. Besides giving a context to your stand alone pilot figures, the contents of the kit can be used in more creative vignettes as well.
Plus Model have sent us notification of their latest 1/35th scale releases.
MPM Production have forwarded us the CMK News for March 2010. In the program this month are some detail sets for the 1:32 scale Revell Ju88A kit, for the 1:32 scale Tamiya/Academy F-16C kits and the 1:48 scale B-57B Airfix kit. Planet Models announces a new 1:48 scale Klemm Kl 25d resin kit and CMK a nice 1:48 scale resin kit of the Sd.Anh. 473 German multipurpose caravan.
Black Dog have announced two new resin upgrade sets.
Just published by Albatros Productions are the first of a new series of printed facsimilies of original WW1 documents. The first pair will obviously be of huge interest to modellers building the new Wingnut Wings Albatros and Pup kits, as well as historians and early aviation enthusiasts.
MPM Production have sent us some test shot photos of the forthcoming Special Hobby Morane Saulnier AI kit (SH48099). The sprues are visible as well as an unpainted built up model.