Here's a look ahead to some of the 1:48 releases announced for the year ahead. Caution: this is only intended as a guide - some may be on the shelves already, while other projects may have been delayed or abandoned entirely:
Here's a look ahead to some of the largescale releases announced for the year ahead. Caution: this is only intended as a guide - some may be on the shelves already, while other projects may have been delayed or abandoned entirely:
AFV Club have released the first pics of their eagerly awaited quarterscale F-5E fully built and painted. Kit #AR48102 is due to hit the shelves worldwide imminently.
Here are the news from CMK for February 2010. Amongst some nice detail sets, there is the announcement of the release of a 1:48 scale resin kit of the CAC CA-15 Kangaroo...
Here is a product overview of Master Class' new video tutorial: "Building and Painting Small Scale Figures". The DVD includes a 1:32 scale WWII Marine Pilot figure produced exclusively by Master Details from USA.
With Eduard's new 1:48 kit rekindling interest in the Fw 190D, Eagle Editions have released an exciting new batch of EagleCals based on Volume 2 of Jerry Crandall's definitive study of the aircraft.
Eduard have released a new catalogue for the year 2010. It can be downloaded in .pdf format at their website.
Since January 2010, Eduard have started their brand new "Brassin" line of products. It looks as if this is a new standard in resin and photo-etched technologies. The resin parts are developed using HI 3D technologies and the photo-etched parts have benefited from the long-time Eduard experience in that matter.
Greetings from snowy Ukraine! With this message we announce our new immenent release: # 439 Fairchild AU-23A Peacemaker in 1/48 scale
It will be available in the first 10 days of February, 2010.
Harry at Battlefleet Models has an exciting announcement to interest aircraft modellers.
Here is the January 2010 list of aircraft related news from CMK. This time it is mostly the 1:32 scale Revell Ju88 A and the 1:48 scale Airfix/Italeri Hawk T.Mk.I which are receiving a full resin and photo etched overhaul.
Silver Wings have announced the next releases in their growing range of top quality resin kits, and they look guaranteed to have Golden Age and Regia Aeronautica enthusiasts itching to get their hands on them!
Bombshell Decals swiftly built a very high reputation for their initial quarterscale B-25 sheets featuring spectacular pin up nose art.
Master Details From USA have released a new replacement set for the Hasegawa 1:32 scale Bf109G and later series of kits.
Gator's Paint Masks have released some paint masks for the Junkers Ju-88 A-4 in every popular scale. Make sure to check out Gator's homepage for more infos.
Eduard have updated their website with their monthly newsletter. Of course there are some very interesting infos about the whole year 2010 and even beyond. Some projects seem to have been put on hold but other will appear on the modelling bench soon.
The guys and gals at Dragon have been busy behind the scenes adding new features to their upcoming quarterscale Bf 110D, as can be seen in the latest pictures released today.
Here is the MPM Newsletter for January 2010. Only 1:72 scale kits this time but the Nürnberg Toy Fair is near...
Sometimes we wonder how far the aftermarket industry can go. With no doubt very far if we look at the products from the new German company Pitzmodels. Is this still modelling or already jewellry?
Werner's Wings have produced two DVDs with tons of reference pictures about the UH-1D Huey Helicopter. Based on the work of Ray Wilhite, one is focused on the short body version and the second on the long body version.
Werners Wings have produced a very neat resin conversion for the sleek Bf 109V-13/14 for use with Tamiya's popular 1:48 Emil.
This winter is turning out to be the season for BIG models, but I doubt if they'll come much larger than this! Is Airfix's new 1:24 Mossie to small to interest you? Then how about a colossal 1:72 Hughes H-4 Hercules - the famous "Spruce Goose"?
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.
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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".
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.