Two 1/32 decal sheets coming for the new Roden L-19/O-1 Bird Dog.
Three new 1/48 decal sheets coming for A-4 Skyhawks in Vietnam
Two upcoming 1/32 decal sheets for South Vietnam Air Force AD-6/A-1H Skyraiders.
Several new and upcoming sheets from AOA covering Intruders, Trojans, Phantoms, Skyhawks, & tailhooks!
AOA first offering in 1/35 is for the "old" Dragon (and later Italeri rebox). Sheet covers 23 Loaches/Cayuses (24 schemes) from Vietnam.
New AOAdecals release in 1/48 for the A-4 Skyhawk are now available.
Upcoming decals will be for the 1/32 Kitty Hawk and the 1/48 Roden T-28 Trojan kits. As usual with AOA, the focus is again on aircraft that were in combat (with one exception).
A-4C decal sheet from AOA decals packaged with AMS Resin's previously released A-4C Skyhawk conversion set.
New 1/32 releases coming from AOA.... Vietnam War A-4 Skyhawks
Steve (ziggyfoos) brings us details of new 1/48 and 1/72 decal releases coming from AOA. The sheets cover USA, USAF, USMC, and VNAF O-1 Bird Dogs from the Vietnam War.
New 1/32 release coming from AOA.... more Vietnam War A-6 Intruders
New releases coming from AOA.... a few more Vietnam War Broncos decals.
New small series of decals from AOA covering 1/32 ordnance
New releases coming from AOA, this time for USAF Bronco FACs from the Vietnam War.
AOA Decals new 1/32 decal sheet for the early USN/USMC OV-10A Bronco airframe stencils. This sheet is concurrently released with the full scheme AOA USN/USMC sheet 32-004 covering VAL-4, VMO-6, VS-41. The airframe stencil decal sheet is also available to purchase separately.
Now available - AOA Decals new 1/72 decal sheet for OV-10A Broncos from the Vietnam war period, mainly the Black Ponies (VAL-4), also includes VMO-6 & VS-41. The sheet is also available in 1/32 (minus one scheme)
AOA Decals new 1/72 decal sheets for three of four USMC A-6A Intruder squadrons from the Vietnam War.
To be released in May 2015 by AOA Decals printed by cartograf :-
AOA Decals new 1/32 decal sheets for USN/USMC A-6E Intruders in Libyan Strikes & Desert Storm, are now in stock and ready to ship.
AOAdecals is a new decal manufacturer focusing primarily on USN and USMC attack aircraft in combat. First releases are already available, more coming soon.
The BBC has posted a short news item covering the progress to date at the RAF Museum on preserving the Dornier Do 17Z recovered from the North Sea last year.
One of the areas of history and modeling that we have far too little info on the WWII Japanese aviation. Author Dan King has sent me his most recent book, "The Last Zero Fighter" published in 2012 it has already met with some acclaim.
A new modeling company has burst onto the scene with their first kit announcement. Working under the name Aviation Art (which is said to be a working name only - and may change) has announced a coming release of a 1:48 Su-33 (NATO Flanker-D). This is the navalized version of the Su-27. Primary differences include folding wings for carrier handling and storage, beefed up landing gear as well as canards for improved maneuverability and low-speed handling.
Long time modeler Ira Campbell has worked on beau coup projects for many years. One was the famous Gunsight Graphics streaked camouflage (OOP). Here he brings us the chance to pick up some " German 4 & 5 colour Lozenge" in various scales. He sent me this:
A new Super detailed 1/32 Junkers VS 5 Propeller and Spinner now available! This new aftermarket set is appropriate for Trumpeter's 1/32 Junkers Ju 87B Stuka as well as any other aircraft that used the Junkers VS 5 Propeller