This year’s Christmas card from Ray Rimell is accompanied by the shock news that Albatros Productions won’t be issuing any fresh titles for a while. However, the disappointment that all vintage aviation enthusiasts will inevitably feel is tempered somewhat by Ray informing me today that the next Modelling Special is planned for later next year - and it will certainly be worth waiting for, the subject being the forthcoming Wingnut Wings Sopwith Camel!
Noy's Miniatures have added a new offering to their diorama range : Soviet Fighter Hangar Set. It is offered in the popular 1/32, 1/48, 1/72 & 1/144 scales.
At last the November Model of the Month has been chosen. This month it was a difficult choice.
New announcement from Sam publications of their latest Scaled Down MDF The Northrop F-5 Tiger.
We got new items from Academy, Zvezda, Hasegawa, and more in this weeks Mail Call video hosted by Jim Starkweather.
DN Models have sent in details of two mask sets for the Kinetic 1/48th F-16I Sufa that have been released.
Two new releases by Minicraft Models sees a 1/72nd PBM-5 and a new tool EC-135C in 1/144th.
ICM Holding have sent in the box art work and some CAD pictures of their future 1/48th release of the WWII Soviet Fighter the I-16 type 24.
NH Detail are to release a set for A-Models 1/72nd Beriev Be-10.
Two 1/32 decal sheets coming for the new Roden L-19/O-1 Bird Dog.
A.W.C. Models are about to release the there first kit Mil Mi-8 MTV/17
Zevzda are about to re-release the Mil Mi - 26 HALO helicopter in 1/72nd scale
Italeri have re-released the Jaguar A in 1/72nd scale with a new super decals sheet.
New for December from Italeri is one new tool 1/48th scale Helicopter and a reissue of a 1/48th scale Italian fighter
Three new 1/48 decal sheets coming for A-4 Skyhawks in Vietnam
The arrival of December 1st means two things:
1) 24 more model shopping days until Christmas (be sure to tell the family);
2) The November MOM contest entrants are now available for your scrutiny. It's time to pick your favourite.
The Great War ended in November. Quite fittingly, all of our entrants come from that time 100 years ago.
In time for the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor,
Detail & Scale is pleased to announce the release of their expanded
75th Anniversary Digital Edition of, "Attack on Pearl Harbor, Japan Awakens a Sleeping Giant."
Masking disruptive camo on aircraft is normally a prolonged affair, but DN Models have released a 1/48th mask set for the BAE Harrier Gr.7/9 in Artic paint schemes.
Gordon Upton has sent us details of two comprehensive resin conversion sets for the Mil Mi 14PS Haze C and Mil 8 MTV5 / Mil 17V5.
A 1/48th Junkers Ju 88C-4 has been posted by Special Hobby on their Facebook page for release in the near future.
Academy are to release a special limited edition boxing of their venerable 1/48th Hawker Hunter F.6/FGA.9 in an RAF & Export boxing.
Mark Peacock has sent us news of some Christmas bundles from Valiant Wings - the perfect gifts for Luftwaffe enthusiasts looking for high quality references.
Three new paint sets covering “Israeli Air Force paint set (modern rotors)”, Modern Royal Air Force vol 2, and Modern Brazilian AF paint set vol. 1.
NH Detail have released a detail set for AZ Models 1/72nd Me-1106B.
This unfortunately sat in our news queue because apparently I am getting old and forgot to take it live. So a lot of these are already assigned, but not all! We got a Dragon USA large box as well as new items from MiniArt, Rye Field Model, Flyhawk, and, a new company, Resin-IM.