This month Quickboost have released a number of resin detail parts for mostly WWII types, with the exception of F-5E Tiger II. The resin parts for the Fw Ta 154, P-39 Airacobra flaps and the Spitfire Mk V stabiliser look particularly good.
Václav Lomitzki has sent us a list of the Valom releases he has planned for the year ahead. Living on the Isle of Wight, I've got to love the Saro Clouds!
Balaton Modell is a small Hungarian manufacturer that include in their range a series of 1:72 resin kits of some very interesting aircraft.
This month Quickboost have released a limited run vac formed canopy for the Hasegawa 1/32 Bf 109F. On the resin side Quickboost supply a set of props for Trumpeters 1/32 Bf 109F and control levers for the MiG 23 also produced by Trumpeter.
Just the one release this month in 1/72 scale, but what a release. Aires have produced a lovely looking resin cockpit set to go with Kinetic recent release of the F-16I Sufa. The cockpit tub and those bang seats look superb.
Anigrand Craftswork have released a 1/144th scale resin model of one of Area 51's secret stealth projects, the Brilliant Buzzard.
SBS Model have announced the latest in their series of highly detailed cockpit upgrades, this time for Hasegawa's popular quarterscale Hayate.
Wolfpacs Design latest release is a improved looking radome and probes for the F-16C. Hopefully there will be enough weight in the resin too prevent tail sitting. The probes in the nose are metal. Also included in this release are two resin flaps. Some surgery will be required to fit the nose and flaps.
Kits World will be releasing decals for various Geschwaders in 1/32, 1/48 and 1/72. Aircraft covered include the He-111, Me Bf 109 E/F/G, Fw-190A and the Stuka. Release date will be sometime in Janaury 2011
Latest release from Authentic Decals cover the Focke-Wulf FW-189 Uhu in 1/48 and the A-20 Boston/Havoc in Russian markings in 1/72. Unfortunately Authentic Decals are not specific about which markings are covered, but they do offer some interesting schemes. Stencils are included with these sets.
Latest releases from Aires in 1/32 includes a cockpit set for Trumpeters MiG-23MF Flogger B or you could go for the individual bang seat. The Hasegawa Bf 109F has special treatment with update sets for the cockpit, wheels and wheel bays. As usual with Aires the parts look superbly cast. Take a look at these beauties:
Latest releases from Aires features some superb cockpit sets for the Hobby Boss Corsair II and the Italeri Arado 196. Aires provide resin engine exhaust detail set to improve the look of the Revell F-15I. The resin Marin Baker Mk 10A seats look amazing. For WWII modelers there is a resin wheel and mask set for the Macchi MC 200 Saetta.
MPM Production have sent us their first Newsletter of 2011 with a list of what to expect in the next few months, plus all the latest releases:
Bulgarian firm NH Detail has announced an etched detail set for the Art Model 1:72 kit of the Yakovlev Yak-141 (NATO name Freestyle) supersonic VTOL fighter aircraft.
A72-005 will be available through a number of outlets, including NH Details official distributor NiraHobby
Please remember, when contacting retailers or manufacturers, to mention that you saw their products highlighted here - on AEROSCALE
KP Models are proud to announce the release of the two seater Su-25 UB/UBK in 1/48th scale.
Unicraft have released a couple of 1/72nd resin Luft 46 and a Douglas DS.312A, which was a WWII US pusher fighter project.
"Tenzan" is one of the latest companies on the market. Company HQ is located in Poland and is run by Zygmunt Szeremeta. Tenzan is mainly focused on the resin kits of the Polish made aircraft, or those which were used in Polish Air Force.
Unicraft have released a 1/72nd scale Dornier Do.19 "Ural Bomber".
This aircraft only flew in prototype form and would have been Germany's Super Bomber, had it not been cancelled.
Anigrand Craftworks are not scared to tackle the large, weird and wonderful planes, but this month they have really out done themselves with the release of the huge C-5 Galaxy in 1/72nd scale.
Eduard have released their monthly online magazine for January.
Osprey Publishing have released a book dedicated to the B-57 Canberra in the Vietnam War.
This title is number 85 of the Combat Aircraft series.
Cyber Hobby is set to release a 1/72nd F6F-5N Hellcat, Night Version in February.
WestPac [Western Pacific] aircraft have been well known for their interesting liveries. Most of the aircraft were painted in colorful logojet schemes or if you like flying billboards for various establishments, resorts and businesses. These schemes have resulted in some of the most colourful airline schemes ever seen.
3D-Kits.co.uk offer a new concept in plastic kit conversion sets.
They aim to provide, full run injected plastic parts, high quality decals, exquisite detailing and uncompromising historical accuracy.
Their first ranges cover conversions and decals for 1/72nd Mk I & II Spitfires.
The industrious folk at Welsh Models have another new release in the offing, which is currently with the resin moulders. The new release will be the de Havilland Dash 8-300 series.
Eduard have released details of their long awaited 1/48th MiG-21.
The information was released on their Facebook profile at: http://www.facebook.com/EduardCompany
New Products Mirage, Hasegawa | SOON | In Progress
From the beginning of 2011 the offer was extended by 3 new kits of our new production and delivery of new products from Hasegawa. We also encourage you to familiarize yourself with models Mirage Hobby, which they will soon be on sale. In preparing the model of German submarine U-boat U-107 (IXB Turm I), the sale of it is scheduled for March 2011.
Felipe C. Miranda from FCM Decals based in Brazil has sent me these stunning example of his latest work and news of their releases:
Eduard's releases for the first month of the new year include a 1/72nd Liberator B. Mk.VI, in the China, Burma, India, Theater (CBI), as a limited edition boxing.
Two 1/48th kits make a welcome return this month, with an old favorite in a Weekend Edition guise, the Fw 190D-9 and a YAK-3 Profipack.
AFV Club should be releasing their 1/48th F-5F this month.
The kit was originally set for release late last year.
Hasegawa's release schedule continues unabated for January 2011 with several kits in different scales.
Many thanks to Al Crawford for the heads-up on a very interesting new release from Skunk Models Workshop - a 1/48 MQ-9 Reaper.
On the first days of December, Mushroom Model Publishing has released a new book about Flying Fortresses used by Sweden during W.W.2 and converted for the civilian purposes.
Wolfpack Designs have released a comprehensive set of resin sets to help you build your Kinetic EA-6B Prowler into something special.
Well known Polish aviation publisher - Stratus - has started a new series of their books "French Wings". This is the first publication in the line.
With the much anticipated release of Wingscale's
series of Mitchell B-25's early next year, Kitsworld Decals are to release in Janaury 2011, a number of decals for them.
Some exciting new releases for the new year from Afterburner. Some very useful stencils for the F-4. One of those aircraft that at points in it's long career practically had a maintenance manual stenciled on the airframe. The other release is for the Tomcats of VF-103 the Sluggers. I will let the good folk at Afterburner sell their products.
Probably all of you have already heard about latest Bf 109F from Zvezda in 1:48 scale. This time one of the Polish companies - Model World - has released a set of painting masks for this kit.
Airfix have released some details of the new tool releases for 2011.
December 2010 has been a really great month for all modelers. Our good friends in Wellington have given us 6 new releases and three of them just showed up at the door this moring. Dec. 22,2010 Bless you gentle folk at WNW.
This months resin releases from Quickboost in 1/72, focuses mostly on WWII types. The resin air intakes for the Fw Ta 154 air intakes look exquisite. The resin pitot tubes for the for the Fw Ta 154 and the Ju 88/Ju 188 look a bit delicate though.
This months resin releases from Quickboost in 1/48, focuses on WWII types. The highlight must surely be the Bf 110C/D engine bulkhead.
Polish Decal Team announces new set of their decals: Polish Tu-154M. As a continuation of the previous set with two "governmental" machines this time PDT provides decals for mostly civilian machines.
Squadron Signal have announced the latest addition to their indispensable In-Action series of books. SS1220 revisits the F4U Corsair, this time featuring many original colour photographs.
An interesting bulletin from Legato Models who are responsible for AZ Models. They are announcing a new series of models, which they call the ''Silver Line''. Here is their announcement:
Latest releases from Aires covering Aircraft in 1/72. The detail in these casts look amazing particularly the F-16I Sufa exhaust nozzle. The flame holder is a PE part.
Latest releases from Aires covering Aircraft in 1/48. The detail in these casts look amazing particularly the wheel wells.
An unexpected release from Sword are two Supermarine Spitfire's the Vc and the Vc tropical.
Wingnut wings released 2 new models today (Dec.9, 2010), just ahead of their announcement. one is the long awaited Hansa Brandenburg, and the other is a SURPRISE. they've kept a D.H. 9a NInak well under covers so we're in for a christmas treat. . .smile!