Gary Marples of Suisoft Ltd. has announced a new and enhanced version of Kitbase, the database application for Scale Modellers. This is a free update for existing owners.
News of the immenient release of the Hunting Percival Jet Provost.
AML will be releasing another model in 1/72nd scale of their Lavochkin La-5FN series, with six more decal options for Soviet Aces.
The kit comes with resin, photo etch and plastic parts.
MMD Squadron have sent us some details about Encore Models' new 1/72 scale Me328. The kit is based on PM model’s injection-molded airframe with an extensive resin makeover, conjectural markings and a vacuform canopy for an improved view of the upgraded cockpit.
Latest boxing of the Hasegawa 1:32nd scale Thunderbolt available soon.
Additional decal sheets included in their sale.
Kinetic models new releases are very much electronic warfare minded with a EA-6B Prowler and the E-2C Hawkeye 2000. Also a first for Kinetic is a 1/72nd scale F-16 used by the Israeli Air Force.
Two exciting forthcoming 1/72 releases from MPM.
There's exciting news today from Valom with an impressive line-up of releases for this month and next including their eagerly awaited 1:48 An-2 Colt.
Pavla Models have sent us details of their latest set of resin upgrades and vacuform canopies.
Academy have just released this two seater version of the F-16.
Two new Orange series books have been released by Mushroom Model Publications, detailing the history and operations of the Me163 Komet and Henschel Hs 129.
The new 1:48 scale Macchi MC 200 from Italeri is now available. Let's hope it will be more accurate than their Reggiane 2002...
Modelimex have released fresh photos of the great little quarterscale Woodcock by Silver Wings.
Modelimex have released fresh photos of the superb Fiat Cr.32 produced by Silver Wings.
Yakovlev Yak-23 Flora
Planet Models new kit is of the Yakovlev Yak-23 Flora, which was a first generation Soviet fighter.
The aircraft served with a the Soviet, Bulgarian, Czechoslovak, Polish, and Romanian Air forces.
One machine was even acquired by the US Air Force and shipped to the Air Force Test and Evaluation Center at Wright Field near Dayton, Ohio.
Abalbertus have announced two forthcoming sets from LifeColor paints.
Airfix are currently running a sale on selected kits.
Published in association with the Imperial War Museum in London to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, this book brings one of the most important battles of World War II to life.
May's releases from Academy are both 1/48th and from different era's.
Both kits have either resin or Photo Etch parts included and (thankfully) the decals are printed by Cartograf.
Anigrand Craftworks future releases holds the usual array of X-plane jet fighters, along with some experimental bombers.
Hasegawa are releasing two 1/72nd scale twin engine German aircraft,that saw service during W.W.2.
The third release is the multi engined Heinkel He111Z.
The Avia B.534 has been very much the preserve of Eduard in recent years with their real labour of love quarterscale kits.
Eduard have published their May 2010 Newsletter. This time the most interesting infos aren't really about the release of new kits but more about the company in itself, though everything is related.
At the time of writing this, the annual Shizuoka Trade Fair is being held in Japan. Understandably, Tamiya is there showcasing their Spring 2010 Collection...
Pavla Models have announced a new full resin kit of the Supermarine S.6 racer.
Cyber-Hobby.com have sent us design images of their new 1:72 Gloster Meteor.
Modelers' Warehouse is pleased to announce a new line of high-quality, precision-cut vinyl paint masks for 1/32 aircraft models.
Warpigs Scale Precision Masks are arriving on the scene with 60 new sets in stock and ready to ship, and another 15-20 sets in the final stages of production.
MPM production have sent us their latest newsletter. Included in the May 2010 list is the new Special Hobby 1:48 scale Breda Ba.65A-80. This is quite an ugly looking aircraft but that's what makes it so interesting!
Pacific Coast Models have sent us pictures of the main parts for their exciting new largescale early-model Fw 190A.
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.
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.
Modelimex have released sprue-shots of Special Hobby's exciting new quarterscale Maryland.
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.
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!
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.
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.