Monday, September 06, 2004 - 01:19 AM GMT+7
The vast majority of Trumpeter's new releases are in aviation, although there are a few figure sets and several ship kits. Once again, release dates should not be taken as 'gospel'...
(1323) Kawanishi H6K5-L - 1/144 Scale
(2814) Focke Wulf Fw 200C-3 Condor - 1/48th Scale. Rumoured for several months, now confirmed!
(2211) Nanchang A-5 Fantan - 1/32nd Scale.
(2212) Nanchang A-5 III Fantan -1/32nd Scale
(2225) Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat - 1/32nd Scale
(2226) Focke Wulf Fw190D9 - 1/32nd Scale
(2229) McDonnell Douglas/British Aerospace AV8B Harrier - 1/32nd Scale
(2231) LTV A7E Corsair II - 1/32nd Scale (expected in 2005)
(2232) North American F100D Super Sabre -1/32nd Scale (expected in 2005)
(2233) Grumman TBF-1c Avenger - 1/32nd Scale
( DECEMBER) Kit consists of 489 injection molded plastic parts on 17 sprues, plus a clear rotating gun turret, rubber tires, metal aileron and flap shaft, photo etched aileron and flap hinges, engine ventilation grill & bomb bay doors, a film instrument panel, workable flaps and a fully detailed engine. Markings are for VT-2 in June 1944, in tri-color scheme.
(2234) TBM-3 Avenger -1/32nd Scale
Kit consists of 492 injection molded plastic parts on 17 sprues plus a clear rotating gun turret, rubber tires, metal aileron & flap shaft, photo etched aileron & flap hinges, engine ventilation grill & bomb bay doors, a film instrument panel, workable flaps and a fully detailed engine. Markings are for TBM-3, 89, of VC-94 onboard the USS Shamrock Bay, early 1945.
(2809) RA-5C Vigilante - 1/48th Scale
Kit consists of 237 injection molded plastic parts on 8 sprues. Markings are for No 151726 of RVAH-5 USS America (CVA-66) and Nr 156624 of RVAH-6 USS Nimitz (CVN-68).
Figures/ Armor Kits
Very little has been announced in respect of New armor releases, however there are a number of new (and welcome) figure sets...
(208) Morser Karl-Gerat 040/041 (initial version) on Railway Transport - 1/35th Scale
Kit consists of 1361 parts on 30 sprues, plus lower and upper hulls, 2 tracks and 8 sections of railway. Includes metal axles and springs as well as photo etched mesh engine cover, collar and carrier handles. Additional features include a fully detailed interior, torsion bar, individual suspension, folding side platform, optional long exhaust pipes, elevating main gun and optional 60cm & 54 cm barrels with rifling and shells.
(232) Italian C-1 Ariete Main Battle Tank -1/35th Scale
(902) RUSSIAN T34/84 MODEL 1944 TANK, Factory Nr.174 'Early' - 1/16th Scale
(407) US Marine Corps Figures, Iraq 2003 -1/35th Scale
Consists of 4 figures, M16A2, M203, M249 assault weapons and other equipment. Total of 84 parts on 6 sprues.
(408) WWII LCM CREW -1/35th Scale
Consists of 3 figures. Total of 20 parts on 1 sprue.
(5301) Liberty Ship 'Jeremiah O'Brian' -1/350th Scale
(5605) USS Nimitz - 1/350th Scale
(5904) USS SSN-21 Sea Wolf Attack Submarine - 1/144th Scale
(102) WWII LCM(3) US Navy Landing Craft - 1/144th Scale (Yes! - 1/144th scale!)
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