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  • i2008-09_03
The Grumman hellcat is Eduard's latest Royal Class kit. This time the set will contain two full kits for the F6F-3 and F6F-5, plus resin parts for F6F-3N and F6F-5N night fighters, along with decals for two night fighter schemes. The kit will also contain two resin engines, new resin wheels, and resin machine guns. The PE parts comprise the contents of the existing Big Ed sets. The special bonus for this kit is a 1:1 scale replica of the main engine placard.
We’re hard at work on PE 4803, 1/48 Sea Fury Undercarriage. This set is being mastered for us by Radu Brinzan, and will consist of new main gear legs and wheels

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ICM announce the latest in their series of 1:72 Cold War Jets.
We are thrilled to announce that Master Model Builder - Floyd S. Werner, Jr. used The Small Shop Hold & Fold workstations, PE Cut-off Set & Rolling Sets in the New Master Class Model Video.
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Hungarian manufacture SBS Model have released some new resin sets, including a propeller set for the Tamiya He-129
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A couple of new 1/48th scale Aviation-connected releases from the Czech manufacturer Hauler.
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The Czech manufacturer, PlusModel are better known for their armor/diorama-related subjects. However, here's an interesting 1/48th scale item for aviation modelers - particularly for those modeling Eastern Front settings.
What follows is today's Press Release for Pegasus / Silver Cloud / Blue Max :

"Pegasus Models Under New Ownership"
by Chris Gannon
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Modelimex have released sprue shots of the first kits by a new Eastern-European manufacturer - Fly.
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Modelimex have released pictures of Fly's new 1/48 scale kit of the Focke Achgelis Fa 330 giro kite.
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It's always exciting to see a new Spitfire kit! Modelimex have released sprue shots of Special Hobby's brand new 1/48 scale Spitfire Mk Vc "Malta Defenders".
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Among Eagle Editions' series of Wings of Valor fine art prints are four limited editions featuring the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 and the Ta 152.
  • i2008-08_05
WW1 takes pride of place next month with the release of Eduard's long-awaited 1/48 scale SPAD XIII. The new kit promises exceptional levels of detail, both inside and out, with a comprehensive interior and flying surfaces that feature rib stitching. Markings will be included for four aircraft.
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Eagle Editions have released a unique series of signed posters designed to celebrate the attendance of leading aviators and historians at four different annual US International Plastic Modeler's Society conventions.
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If, like me, you were inspired by Chuck Shanley's recent article featuring America's postwar speedbirds, you'll be excited by Special Hobby's new 1/48 scale kit of the D-558-1 Skystreak.
  • i2008-07_06
It's too early for a gimpse of the kit's contents yet, but August will see the return of Eduard's phenomenally successful 1/48 scale Fw 190 in a new guise - the 'F-8 ground attack variant. The kit will include two new sprues containing new wings and an assortment of stores, including various bombs, weapon containers, rockets such as Panzerschreck and Panzerblitz, and fuel tanks.

WW1 enthusiasts have plenty to look forward to, with a Fokker Dr.1 Dual Combo and the addition of the Sopwith Camel to the Weekend range.

Along with the kits, there's the usual bumper harvest of accessories.
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Jay Laverty has announced has announced several new MasterCasters releases as part of the company's extensive range of high quality aftermarket details, plus a brand new 1/32 scale pilot figure.
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News of up and coming releases and re-releases from MPM.
They are also offering to mould a new run of the Arado AR95-A and Arado 95-B kits if there is sufficient interest.
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The big news this month is the eagerly awaited return of the 1/48 scale Hellcat, this time in Royal Navy guise as a dual-combo, but there's plenty more to keep us happy should the weather be a washout - Weekend Editions of the Fokker D.VII and Yak 3, plus etched sets for superdetailers and new AviPrint decals.
John Snyder sends us news of an exciting new direction from WEM. Their very first foray into 1:48th Aircraft Photo Etch.
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There weren't any details of the forthcoming Royal Class Messerschmitt Bf 110 in Eduard's usual announcement of the month ahead's releases. The reason is clear now - it's set to be an absolute stunner that fully justifies a News item of its own!
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It's too early for any details - or even the boxart - but Eduard's big release (literally) for June will be the Royal Class Messerschmitt Bf 110 which, if earlier reports are true, will see the first outing of the Bf 110D.

Meanwhile, the P-39 Airacobra returns as a Weekend Edition and there's a healthy line-up of new etched sets and painting masks.
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ICM have just announced their latest release.
A 1/72nd scale Mig-31B Russian Heavy Interceptor Fighter
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Its no yolk, Hasegawa have announced the reissue of their series of Egg Planes.
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The first new releases to be featured on Eagle Editions' redesigned website are a trio of exciting Spitfire Mk.IX decal sheets.
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