Bob Guere, the man behind the digital artwork of Twobobs Aviation Graphics for the past three years, has moved on and created his own graphics design business. As of January 2004, Back East Graphics is open for business.
As with the end of every year, you see many stores and manufacturers putting up some great sales to rid of stock at the end of the year. Twobobs Aviation Graphics is no different and have got some great stuff for you.
Twobobs Aviation Graphics is here with their latest batch of decals. From 1/72 to 1/32 scale, this batch covers the gammit from F-14Bs to T-38As.
Eduard Model Accessories has announced some of their upcoming releases for December and they are dooseys! From new aircraft figures to 1/32 F-18 color cockpit PE, you'll like what they have to offer.
Mastery Miniatures has several new figures almost ready for release. Ranging from US Navy to 8th Air Force, there's a little something for everyone-in both 1/48 and 1/72 scale.
It's been a while since we've had an update from Roy Sutherland over at Cooper Details but he's going strong and provides a very lengthy November newsletter as well as unveiling five new aftermarket products.
Just in time for the Holidays, Collect-Aire Models has managed to restock some of their more popular kits.
I've been delinquent in my duties as Aircraft Editor and have failed to notify you of a company producing great products for us aviation nuts.
The month of November brings another great selection of goodies from Eduard Model Accessories. From a new 1/48 scale kit to SBD-3 Photoetch details, you're sure to find something.
Playing an early role in the Blitzkrieg campaign, the Schlacht (ground attack, arm) played a vital role thorughout the war. This new book from Osprey Publishing details the history of these vital units.
As many of you may be aware, a piece of aviation history came to a close last week with the last flight of the world's first supersonic passenger jet. This special edition book commemorates the history of this great airplane.
Academy has recently released a new 1/72 scale P-51C with markings of the 'Red Tails' of the 99th Fighter Squadron in World War II. A USA ground utility vehicle is also included.
Twobobs Aviaiton Graphics is churning out more stuff for us aviation nuts. This time they've got a varied batch of decals that have just headed to the printers.
Tamiya's latest aircraft release is the Mitsubishi Ki-46 III Type 100 Command Recon Plane. This is a re-release kit.
You can bet your last tube of superglue they are! Fresh back from the HobbyVisions Show in Las Vegas, Accurate Miniatures has a few announcements to make.
Chris over at Cobra Company has been very busy this month. Just a week ago he released the SH-60B Super Detail Set and now he has the SH-60F Conversion and Super Detail Set ready to ship.
The latest release in Osprey's Modelling Masterclass line, World War 2 US Army Fighter Modeling is co-authored by Jerry Scutts and Brett Green.
Friday has brought us news from Twobobs that their latest shipment of decals has arrived. Plenty to choose from in this release so tighten your harness and get those kits ready.
Collect-Aire Models has gotten in quite a few restocks over the last month and have a new release coming too-the F-80C Shooting Star. Also, during the month of October they're running some special sales.
To appease all you Seahawk fans out there, Cobra Company has just announced the availability of their SH-60B Super Detail Set for the Italeri kits.
A new release from Osprey Publishing this month, US Army AH-1 Cobra Units in Vietnam explores the history, technology and crew of this legendary helicopter.
I'm a little late in getting this one out so this may be old news to some of you. AMtech recently released their 2005 product lineup and just wanted to pass the info along to you.
You 'what if' and Luftwaffe fans will like these new decal sheets from GEKKO Graphics. Designed for the AMtech 1/48 Ta-183 Huckebein, these looked to be some pretty slick decals.
Mike Grant is back with two more releases for you aviation modelers. The two subjects this time are the 1/144 BAC Lightning (and a F3 conversion) and the P-47D in 1/48 and 1/72 scale.
ACE models of the Ukraine has just begun production of a 1/72 AF-2S/3S Grumman Guardian (Hunter).
A new company has recently come to my attention-Mastery Miniatures. They have been around for a while but many of you will be happy to hear they offer a full line of aircraft pilots.
On September 25, Osprey Publishing will unveil its newest line of books Osprey Modelling. Osprey starts off this new series with two new books "Modelling the Harrier I and II" and "Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 110".
RODEN Model Kits is back again with an announcement on the latest edition to their line of model kits-the S.E. 5a in 1/48 scale.
ACE models has announced their latest production piece, the AF-2W Grumman Guardian in 1/72 scale.
It's been a little while since our last update from Accurate Miniatures but they're still alive and kicking and released a pretty big update yesterday. You'll be pleased to hear that they have updated their current production schedule and will be releasing their own line of decals.
One of Osprey Publishings latest releases is V-2 Ballistic Missile 1942-1952. Written by Steven Zaloga and illustrated by Robert Calow, this book explores the combat record of the V-2 in WWII.
The latest AMTech newsletter gives an exciting sneak preview of a new AMtech Limited Gold Series. The first releases will be a series of three 1/48th scale F2H Banshee models.
This movie is based upon the tenth novel, "The Far Side of the World" in the "Master and Commander" series by Patrick O'Brian, which started in 1969, inspiring 20 installments, all set during the early 19th century Napoleonic Wars, following the high seas adventures of Captain Jack Aubrey and his ship surgeon Stephen Maturin (also a spy).
According to the trades, Hanks and his Playtone producing partner Gary Goetzman are reuniting with the Saving Private Ryan director to mount a new 10-part WWII miniseries, dubbed for now "Untitled World War II Pacific Theater Project," which is on the fast track at DreamWorks.
Cobra Company is now taking orders on their latest release, a 1/35 scale detail/correction set for the Panda UH-1D. Shipment begins September 2, 2003.
Continuing to provide updates to the modeling community, Accurate Miniatures has unveiled two of their upcoming releases-the Ilyushin II-2m-3 and the RAF Mustang Mk. 1A.
Fresh off their trip to the IPMS Nationals in Oklahoma City, Cobra Company has released their latest product-a UH-1B Backdate Set.
Accurate Miniatures has been quiet for a few weeks but they've posted quite a hefty update on their site today. Their update includes a release schedule as well as research info on their upcoming SB2U Vindicator.
Custom Aeronautical Miniatures has unveiled their latest releases-three new decal sheets for the jet modeler. These new sheets are for those wanting to model the MIG-29A and EA-6B.
Mike Grant Decals has announced two new sheets of decals on their (his) website. The new decals are the BAE Hawk T.1 and the DHC Chipmunks.
Eduard Model Accessories is back again with their usual monthly release of photoetch frets and plastic kits. Hilighting their kits this month is their new Sopwith F.1 Camel RFC in 1/48 scale.
You knew it was coming and it's finally here. Following the release of their very successful P-47 Razorback, Tamiya is getting ready to release the popular "Bubbletop" version that everyone has been waiting for.
For a reason I can't explain, its been a while since I've posted an update from the great folks over at Twobobs. They have recently released the NAVY 1 decal insert which allows you to model the S-3B Viking that carried President Bush onboard USS Abraham Lincoln.
This is Gekko Graphics first appearance here on Armorama and they do so with the release of two new sets of decals. Gekko Graphics is an Australian based decal company that produces decals in 72nd, 48th, 32nd, 35th and 24th scale.
Now that the IPMS Nationals are over and the fine folks over at Cobra Company have returned, they have gotten back to the grind and turned out another set of limited edition decals for all you rotor heads out there.
Following up their four aircraft released in June, Roden has announced that they will be releasing three new aircraft kits in September 2003
After an absence of three years, Cooper Details has re-emerged with a new website and 21 new products to add to your stash of ever increasing modeling products.
It's been a little while since I've updated everyone on news from Collect-Aire and it's a shame. Collect-Aire has lots of things going on so I'll give you a quick rundown.
Cobra Company is making the trip out to the IPMS Nationals next week to setup shop as a vendor at the show. Because of that, they're going to be out of pocket for a while.
Accurate Miniatures has updated their website today with some great news for those of you waiting on their latest releases. Judging by the pic of their warehouse, it looks like they've been busy down there in North Carolina.