If the B-17F & G are your particular favorite aircraft then this should have you reaching for the plastic. Kits-World have brought out a range of decals featuring nose art and individual markings for each aircraft depicted.
Sergey Kosachev, the master modeller behind Vector Models, has sent us photos of his brand new resin Bf 109F correction and conversion sets designed for the recent 1:48 Zvezda kit.
The latest Squadron/Signal Aircraft Walk-Around is neither an old title re-done or modern American but of the Saab J-35 Draken.
Trumpeter continue their range of F-100D aircraft with this soon to be released kit in the colourful livery of the U.S Thunderbirds display team.
Xtradecal have just released decals in 1/48 and 1/72 for the F-100 D/F.
The Aviation Workshop Publications have released two sets of decals to compliment the On-Target Special No 6 Wings of Stars - US Army Air Corps 1919-1941 book.
Osprey Publishing are to release a book praising the exploits and the importance of the Typhoon wings in the Allied victory in Europe.
AIRFrame kits are part of The Aviation Workshop group, which include Model Alliance Decals and On-Target books.
Danny Coremans of Daca productions has released CAD drawings of his project to create the perfect 1/48 F-104 using Hasegawa's kit. This his mission statement below.
A little late, but better late than never. MPM have published their June newsletter. Highlight this month is the imminent release of the 1:32 scale Mitsubishi A5M2B Claude kit, a first in this scale. First pictures of the master of an impressive 1:72 scale sunderland are presented as well amongst other stuff.
The Eduard June 2010 newsletter has been published. Make sure to check it out as it is of a brand new format. In fact it is almost a modeling magazine of 24 pages available for download in .pdf format.
Academy have announced they are set to release a 1/48th scale P-47D Thunderbolt in the markings of Col. "Gabby" Gabreski. A resin figure of the U.S. Air Force Ace is included.
Eagle Editions made a surprise discovery while reorganizing their climate controlled decals store room recently; stock of their popular EagleCals Bf 109K decals #EC15, thought to be sold out for some time, had simply been mis-filed.
Wolfpack Design have produced some very good looking bang seats for the F/A-18, F-14D, F-16C/D/E/F/I and the MiG 21 M/MF.
Two recent releases from Aires for the Hobby Boss 1/48 Tornado. A resin upgrade set for the speed brakes and a resin upgrade set for the undercarriage bays. These sets are intended to be used on the Hobby Boss Tornado GR Mk.I, Tornado IDS and Tornado ECR.
Trumpeter have announced they are set to release a 1/32nd MiG-23ML Flogger-G, which continues on from their earlier 1/32nd MiG-23MF Flogger B kit.
Sanger are in the final stages of producing a vac formed B-52 A-E / F / G / H / NB-52A.
Wingspan will be 46” [117cm] and the length 39” [99cm]. This will be a limited run production and pre-orders are apparently brisk.
Airfix have announced the release of their new 1:48 Bf 109E.
Two recent releases from Aires: a Harrier ll cockpit detailing set and wheel bay detailing set.
FCM Decals from Brasil have released a collection of high and low vis decals for the Revell 1/144 F-14A.
Italeri are set to release a special version dedicated to the American Second World War Spitfire Aces. The decal Sheet has 5 different options for markings.
This conversion is for the Revell Mig 29 Fulcrum A.
Olimp Models have released pictures of their Devastator.
Afterburner Decals say they were inspired to produce this sheet on hearing the release of the AFV club 1/48 F-5E.
Roy Sutherland has released fresh details of his exciting new range of BarracudaCast resin upgrades:
SBS Model have announced their latest 1:48 detail sets.
Hobby Boss will be launching a series of 1/32nd IL-2 Sturmovik's kits, starting with the IL-2 Sturmovik on Skis.
Other versions planned in 1/32nd include, IL-2 Ground Attack and the IL-2M3 Ground Attack.
Xtradecal have released decals for 12 RAF Meteors F.Mk8
Twobobs decals have released a couple of decal sheets to apply stencils to your AIM-9 missiles.
Twobobs decals have released a number of decal sheets representing the aggressor aircraft used by the USAF around the world. Twobobs recommend the new F-5E from AFV or Monogram's older kit.
Hasegawa will be releasing a combo set of their Bf-109 kits in 1/72nd scale.
Wolfpack designs have produced a trio of enhancement packs for Hasegawa's 1/48 F-22A
Wolfpack designs create a resin wing fold set for Revell 1/48 EA-6A Wild Weasel.
Master Details from USA are expending their range of 1:32 scale aftermarket products with this P-40 D to N Warhawk Horizontal Tail Surfaces resin replacements for the Hasegawa kit.
ICM have sent us some details about their forthcoming 1:48 scale Bf109 F-4/R6 kit. This is a machine equipped with two MG 151/15 machine guns containers under the wing.
Lucky Models are celebrating their 7th anniversary with discounts.
Barracuda Studios is proud to announce the launch of a new line. BarracudaCast is a new line of resin detail sets that will cover all of the major scales in aircraft, and a few other subjects thrown in there to keep it interesting! Some sets will tie in with new decals releases. Some sets from the Cooper Details days will be re-released. Some re-released sets will be upgraded and/or revised. There will be 9 new sets announced in the next few days in 1/48th and 1/72nd scales. Watch this space for news!
Following on from the Stirling Mk IV nose conversion released last year, here is the second product in the new Valiant Wings range.
Italeri's new release see's them announce a 1/48th BELL AB 212 / UH 1N.
IsraDecals have just released this resin conversion for Tamiya's 1/32 F-16CJ.
The Bf 109F has been in the limelight recently thanks to Zvezda's excellent quarterscale version, but largescale modellers look set to be in for an equal treat next month with the release of Hasegawa's exciting new 1:32 kit.
Hasegawa are to release a 1/48th Focke-Wulf Fw190A-5Y "Losigkeit".
This kit is based on the Focke-Wulf Fw190A-5 model (09755) that Hasegawa released a few years back.
Omega Models are releasing a number of DH 60 in resin.
SuperScale International have produced three decals sheets for the 1/32 scale F-80 and T-33 kits from Czech Model. One is destined to the RF-80A reconnaissance version for which a resin nose is available from True Details.
True Details have released a resin nose conversion for the Czech Model 1/32 Scale F-80 Shooting Star kit. This will allow you to do the RF-80A variant in combinaison with the SuperScale International decal sheet MS320253.
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.