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New releases recently announced under the MPM/Special Hobby banner include a rerelease of their Gloster Meteor and an upgrading of the Classic Airframes Avro Anson.
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Latest releases from Revell include two 1:72 versions of the Eurofighter Typhoon, while modellers of earlier jets will enjoy the 1:48 F-105G Thunderchief offering.
Here's an advance look at our new 1/72 Halifax Interior Detail PE Set (PE 7244):
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Turning real-life chronology on its head, while some people are still waiting to see the Messerschmitt Bf 110E on the shelves in their local hobby shop, Eduard already have it's successor kit ready and waiting in the wings - the Bf 110C.

November looks set to be a busy month, with a new Dual Combo Airacobra on the way - plus an intriguing item # 7501 - Czech AF... no details of what that is yet.

On the etched front, there's a lot to look forward to. Trumpeter's neat little new MiG-3 is almost begging for an etched upgrade and Eduard have been quick off the mark to oblige. Meanwhile, there's a maintenance ladder for the Bf 110E, along with an etched detail set - and this for an already phenomenally detailed model!
Ever wanted to build a multi wing aircraft model but feared adding the top wing or are you after an easier way to do it? Aeroclub have the answer.
  • Pacific Coast Models
Pacific Coast Models specializes in items for modellers with an interest in the WWII Italian Air Force and the Italian Royal Army, and they have released three new kits in 1/32nd scale.
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Eagle Editions are ready to ship Volume One of Jerry Crandall's epic saga of the Focke-Wulf Fw 190D. The fruit of over 20 years research into the subject, this looks set to become the definitive work on the Dora.
  • Convair XA-41
Anigrand Craftswork's line of experimental aircraft continues with the release of the 1/72 scale Convair XA-41.
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Following on from Trumpeters recent 1:32 Razorback kit comes the eagerly anticipated Bubbletop version.
It really is becoming a Golden Age for fans of Thunderbolts in this scale!
Special Hobbys planned releases towards the end of the year have something to please everybody.
Experimental aircraft, early jets, and a helicopter. WW2 fans havent been excluded, as theres a 1:48 Avro Anson in the pipeline too.
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Eagle Editions have a real bundle ready for WW2 enthusiasts in October - a new set of spectacular P-47 decals, detailed metal Fw 190 gear legs, resin R4M rockets and another example of Radu Brinzan's amazing etched Bf 109 canopy frames.
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The name Radu Brinzan should need little introduction - he's the master pattern maker behind some of the superb resin and photo-etch kits and accessories produced by EagleParts and MDC.

But as well as producing patterns, Radu has also developed a unique new PE folding tool - the Flip-R10.
How to achieve a realistic wood grain effect is one of the most common questions asked when discussing early aviation builds.
Decals are one option, and Spada Decals have released a series of decal sheets that address this.
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In answer to the overwhelming demand for their Limited Edition Mirage 2000, Eduard have announced a one-off extra run of the kit - a Limited Re-Edition - so now's your chance if you missed the kit first time around.

Also new next month will be the latest addition to the phenomenally successful Fw 190 range - a Fw 190A-8 R/2, previously only available in the Royal Edition.

October looks set to be a good month for Great War enthusiasts, with an Albatros D.V Dual Combo in 1/72 scale and a new set of French WW1 quarterscale figures.
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Academy have announced 3 new 1:72 releases.
Fans of USAAF noseart will enjoy the B17G Special Nose art Edition,
and theres also a B29 Superfortress and an Me262.
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New from Czech manufacturer AZ Model comes a 1:48 Morane Saulnier M.S 406 In Africa. Part of a series of M.S 406 releases. Fans of 1:72 scale biplanes will also be pleased with new offerings from company,
which include 2 boxings of the Avro 621 Tutor.
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Model Design Construction have released pictures of the master parts for their forthcoming 1/32 scale Arado Ar 234.
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Sergey from Russian company Vector posted photos of Scale Bureau's first kit - 1:48 World War 2 Soviet fighter Yak-9U
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Two 1/72nd scale release's from Planet Models for those of us who like the "not seen a lot" kits.
First up is a brand new mould of the Messerschmitt M20 b-2, which was a light transport aircraft used by Lufthansa.
This kit has never been released before in 1/72nd scale.
Last but not least is the SIAI- Marchetti SF-260M. The Marcetti is a popular aircraft with military and airline flight school's, it is also used by aerobatic teams.
This is a re-edition of 20 + year old CMK model, with corrected nose and some other improvements.
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New 1:72 scale releases announced by Trumpeter will appeal to fans of carrier based aircraft especially .2 Fairey Gannets and
a long awaited Hawker Sea Fury.
John Snyder from White Ensign Models brings us news of additions to the Colourcoats range. 16 new RAAF colours.
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Russian manufacturer Zvezda has announced it will release a 1/48th La-5FN fighter.
  • De Havilland Sea Venom FAW-22
Hot on the heels of Classic Airframes latest 1/48th offerings of the Venom, Revell have just released a 1/32nd scale De Havilland Sea Venom FAW-22 for those of you who like to model a bit bigger.
Something new on the way for Battle of Britain modellers.
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Italeri stunned a lot of modellers when they announced a 1/48 Chinook ACH-47A "Gunship" to the world, well they have followed it up with another.
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Despite a packed line-up of new kits, etched sets and painting masks, there'll really only be one story for many of us among Eduard's releases for September... the long-awaited 1/48 scale Messerschmitt Bf 110E.
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Eagle Editions have an impressive line-up of new decal sheets with a brace of spectacular P-47s and P-51s.
  • German HEER UH-1H SAR
DML is releasing another Huey in 1/35. This time it is a German HEER UH-1H SAR helo. DML has announced the future release of a German HEER UH-1H SAR helo with German Paratroopers included. It looks to be the same upgraded Panda kit with new PE and some other extras.
  • Duel series
Osprey Publishing announces a new series dedicated to evaluating opposing sides in the ultimate operational environment—close combat. Duel is the name of a new series from the legendary military history house, Osprey Publishing. The new series retells the stories of the world’s greatest machines of war and the ace combatants who operated them.
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Eduard have released the first pics of the painted test-shot cockpit and nose-guns for their eagerly awaited 1/48 scale Messerschmitt Bf 110E.
For those of you who like to model the "not seen so much" aircraft, Kora models have released 3 new variants of existing kits in 1/72nd scale.
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Minicraft have released 2 new tooling C-130 Hercules in 1/144th scale.
2 more variants will be released later in the year.
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Eagle Editions have released a new spectacular decal sheet for the P-47D Bubble Top and what surely must be the most detailed Bf 109 canopy detail set available...
  • August releaes
Hasagawa's mix of modern and W.W.2 aircraft release's continues unabated. Some of these kits were marked for an earlier release. Also just released is their follow up to the 1/48th "Follow Me Jeep" a 1/48th Jeep Willys MB with a new M1919 machine gun and 2 figures (driver & officer of U.S. Army).
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Despite going flat-out to get ready for the release of their new 1/48 scale Bf 110E, Eduard have still managed to come up with an impressive selection of new kits, etched sets and masks for next month.

While the colourful Polikarpov I-16 and Albatros D.V Dual Combo are bound to grab the attention, just as exciting is the release of the first of Eduard's new self-adhesive etched sets. These sound very intriguing - look out for a full report on them soon on Aeroscale.
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Roden's new 32nd scale Pfalz is understandably grabbing the headlines among WW1 kits at the moment and Toms Modelworks have timed the release of their latest etched set perfectly.
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Eagle Editions have announced the publication of the long-awaited second volume of their superb history of Jagdgeschwader 300 "Wilde Sau".
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Due to an oversight, the first batch of Eduard's superb new 1/48 scale Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-6 was shipped without instructions for the painting masks and the comprehensive set of stencil decals.
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Dragon Models have looked back into their Luftwaffe archive and produced two new 1/48 scale kits that have never been released before.
  • PZL W-3T Sokół
A new manufacturer from Poland has just announced their first kit.
Next month will be a busy one for Eduard, with the first of this summer's new kits appearing. The superb Focke-Wulf 190 series continues with the Fw 190A-6 and modern jet fans have a brand new Mirage 2000D/N, plus there's a new set of Russian figures in 1/48 scale and the usual plethora of new etched sets and masks.

  • Mirage III
Hot on the heels of the 1/48th Hobby Boss and Eduard re-release of their Mirage III series of aircraft come 2 versions for the braille scale builder from AML's range of 1/72nd Mirages.
Dragon has released a 1/72 scale model of a P-38 Pathfinder containing all the special characteristics of this version of the Lightning.
It receives a clear nose thanks to a completely new mold that shows off the radar system installation.
Detail is finely rendered, and careful engineering ensures this model aircraft is easy to assemble.
A new model release from Russian firm South Front - 1/48 scale Lavochkin La-5.
Osprey have announced 2 new releases from the Aircraft of the Aces series which should interest all W.W.1 fans.
And for all the W.W.2 fans out there you haven't been left out, with a interesting look at Modelling the P-51 Mustang from their Osprey Modelling series.
I didn't think I'd ever see a book (and it looks like a nice one) about this obscure aircraft.
A little known fact is that the Douglas B-18 Bolo was America's most numerous front line bomber at the time of Pearl Harbor.
The full title is "Douglas B-18 Bolo - The Ultimate Look: from Drawing Board to U-Boat Hunter" by William Wolf (ISBN 978-0-7643-2581-6) USD $59.95 (retail).
Hasegawa's ever growing new releases continue at an astonishing rate.
With several kits announced especially for the 2007 Shizuoka Hobby Show .
The pick of the bunch is definitely the eagerly awaited 1/48 Focke-Wulf Fw190A-5 with the BMW 327 car.
Also a great package in 1/32 is the Kawasaki KI61-I Hei Hien with metal Machine Gun Barrels & Pilot Tube plus a 1/32 Metal Figure of I.J.A.A.F. Flight Regiment Capt. Teruhiko Kobayashi.
Academy have released a new version of their 1/72nd scale B-29 SuperFortress range.
A new model release from Ukrainian firm A -Model - 1/72 scale Kawasaki Ki-32 .
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Available from Fonderie Miniature, here is an unexpected guest for the year 2007: a Levasseur PL 101 in 1/48 scale. I think modellers who like weird and ugly planes will like this one!
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