DACO Products have sent us some infos about their new US Navy F-4 Phantom book which is now available. Judging from the preview pictures, it looks as if it would be a worthwhile addition to every collection of Phantom enthusiasts.
If you like to plan well in advance, here is a list of the MPM release program until July 2010. There are no pictures for the moment but it is nevertheless interesting. You can already start to save some money!
There's exciting news tonight with the announcement of a new range of aircraft modelling books due for imminent release - BarracudaGraphs. The first subject is the de Havilland Sea Vixen.
Pavla Models have sent us photos of their three latest resin upgrade sets due for imminent release.
Wojciech Kułakowski has sent us photos of the masters for his latest release - a stunning looking 1:32 Focke-Wulf Fw 44D Stieglitz.
As a prelude to their full report on the 49th All-Japan Plamodel Hobby Show, HobbyLink Japan have released preview shots of some of the displays - including Tamiya's 1:32 Spitfire Mk. IX.
The wait is almost over! AFV Club have released photos of an assembled test of their eagerly awaited quarterscale F-5E Tiger II. The surface details have been highlighted with a wash.
Spitfire fans look to be in for a real treat with AZ Model's comprehensive new series of early versions.
On their website, ICM have presented a new boxing of their 1:48 Bf 109F. The kit includes a new sprue with bombs, fuel tanks and a camera cowling for this special F-4/R3 variant.
Here are some infos about Academy's reboxing of their 1:72 scale F/A-18D Hornet kit. This time the aircraft wears some spectacular markings from the Marine Corps. The accompanying decal sheet printed by Cartograf is impressive!
After showing just a single photograph of the basic master parts for what seems like ages, AZ Model have released a set of fresh shots, including a test-moulding of the wing to whet our appetites.
Here are some pictures of Tamiya's new 1:48 scale figures set. The box will include 8 figures, one vehicle and accessories to do a nice Pacific War diorama. The set is shown assembled and painted in the accompanying photos.
ICM have updated their website with detail of their forthcoming 1:72 scale Su-27 "Russian Knights" Acrobatic Team boxing, including images from the box top and the plastic sprues.
Academy have published some informations and pictures about their new Bf 109 E-3 release. This is a Special Edition boxing with decals included for the camouflage!
There are many interesting kits in 1:72 and 1:48 scale announced in the MPM Newsletter of October. A lot of Italian designs but also British, French, Spanish, American and Russian aircraft.
Already present at the Nürnberg Toy Fair, here is the cover artwork of the new 1:48 scale AFV Club F-5E Tiger II kit.
In their October newsletter, CMK have announced the release of a new 1:72 scale resin Fw 190C V-15 kit.
Adalbertus have announced two new resin cargo loads for the Tamiya / Italeri Opel Blitz
Fresh pictures today from Adalbertus of Techmod's exciting quarterscale kit of the German WW1 seaplane, the Friedrichshafen FF.33E.
The October 2009 releases from Eduard are available. This month, the highlight is the Limited Edition boxing of the Airfix 1:48 scale BAC Lightning Mk.1A/Mk.2. For the first time the model includes an Eduard produced resin seat from their forthcoming range of aftermarket sets.
Modelimex have released sprue-shots of Valom's new Bristol Brigand.
Dragon have released details of their latest 1:144 kit - the USMC AV-8B.
It's always great to see a new aircraft modelling magazine, especially as there aren't that many dedicated publications available in the UK these days. So this press release from Traplet Publications is especially exciting:
Here's new product announcement by Master Details from USA. This time they have released a 1:32 scale MK.82 500 LB. "SNAKE EYE" General Purpose Bomb used by US and NATO Forces.
Twobobs Aviation Graphics has obtained a surplus of Xtradecal sheets and have them all on sale for $5 until they're sold out.
Tamiya have updated their website with some new informations about their much anticipated 1:32 scale Spitfire kit.
Pavla Models have announced a series of resin detail sets for Airfix's recent Spitfire PR.XIX.
Modelimex have released pictures of Rden's new quarterscale De Havilland D.H.4a with an enclosed passenger compartment.
Modelimex have released pictures of AZ Model's new 1:72 "Early Aces" Hurricane Mk. 1
The Predator UAV has gotten a lot of press lately with its use in the Global War on Terror. Accurate Miniatures has re-stocked their RQ-1 Predator and it's ready for shipping.
Here is the MPM Newsletter of September. It seems the Summer lull is over for the Czech Manufacturer as there are plenty of new products announced for the coming months and even for next year.
In the CMK newsletter of September there are plenty of interesting items in every scale and for every era.
The latest in S.B.Model's growing range of highly detailed aftermarket upgrades is for that aviation classic, the Mirage IIIC.
Modelweb have published pictures of the forthcoming 1:48 scale V-156F Vindicator "French Navy" from the MPM Group.
Master modeller Radu Brinzan should need little introduction. As well as releasing accessories and tools under his own name, he's produced a pair of resin upgrades for Eduard's Bf 109E exclusively for Eagle Editions.
Not content with the single decal option in Dragon's 1:48 Ta 152C? Well, Eagle Editions have just the thing with a new sheet timed to coincide with the kit's release.
To soon for any details or pictures, but news over at HLJ indicates that Tamiya could well steal the show at the 49th annual All-Japan Plamodel Hobby Show in Tokyo, October 8-11, with a brand new largescale Spitfire Mk. IX!
Among the latest releases from Japanese manufacturer / retailer Platz, probably best known overseas for their excellent 1:144 scale aircraft kits, comes a brand new 1:72 model of the Northrop Grumman RQ-4 unmanned reconnaissance vehicle.
Modelimex have published contents-shots of Special Hobby's re-released 1:48 DFS 230 glider.
Special Hobby have sent us the first images of the test shots of their much anticipated 1:48 scale Fiat BR.20 model. Expected release date is November 2009.
Master Details from U.S.A. have made a replacement nose accessory cover and fin unit for Trumpeter's 1/32 scale F-100 Super Sabre and F-8 Crusader models. More details and images in the news article.
Following the success of their recent Macchi C 205 cockpit, S.B.S. Model have released a similarly superdetailed 1:48 Bf 109E office.
Revell have published some images of their forthcoming 1/32 scale Typhoon kit on their website.
Squadron have sent us images of their new 1/48 Scale Czech Model UC-78/JRC-1/T-50 ‘Bamboo Bomber’. It is available right now.
We have reached a commercial milestone in the past week. Namely in we have sold out of all our primary banner ad spaces on Armorama (which includes our network-wide banner ads that show across all sites). We do still have some text ad spots available however.
Brian Balkwill of The Research Squad
has kindly sent us details of Cammett's new auxiliary intake doors and three new stores sets for the 1:48 Airfix kit - the latter are just the thing if you want to model an operational what-if TSR.2.
Here is some more news from down under: OzMods have released a brand new 1/144 scale P-39.
No sooner has the exciting new 1:48 Messerschmitt Bf 110G-2 arrived than its follow-up is ready and waiting in the wings in the shape of the 'G-4 night-fighter.
Here is the August newsletter from CMK/MPM. This time all the new kits announced are in 1/48 scale.