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November 18, 2017
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: COLIN KEY
Barry Price shares some pictures of a German armoured rail scout in a precarious position...
IN ARMORAMA AFVS   |   EDITOR: COLIN KEY
George Hartwig shares some pictures of Academy's M981 FISTV artillery spotter based on the M113 platform.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
ICM has released its new tool 1/48 scale He 111H-3
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Minicraft has re-released its 1/144 scale B-24D
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Heljan has posted images of the first decorated running sample of its much-anticipated Class 47 “Night Owl” in OO/1:76
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
The first volume on Israeli Sherman-based Self-Propelled Weapons is already available for ordering.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
New anti aircraft gun from Custom Scale, the German 5,5 cm Flak Gerät 58.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Live Resin kept their promise, releasing Polaris Quad kit in 1/35 scale, along with several stowage sets and Spec Ops figures. Wow!
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Eduard is to release three sets of photo Etched Parts and a Painting Mask for the brand new 1/72 scale P-40N by Special Hobby
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
The latest mask set from DN Models covers the Arctic Splinter Aggressor scheme for the F-16C Viper in 1/32nd scale.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Following on from the 1/32nd F-35 II Ram panel mask set, DN Models have released a set to cover the Canopy and wheels.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Announced at the 2017 Tamiya Fair is a new kit depicting the M4A3E8 Sherman as used during the Korean War.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
ICM Holding has announced the release of its kit and has shared photos of the kit sprues.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Minicraft has released a 1/144 scale B-52E/F Stratofortress
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Another December new release in December by Eduard is the 1/48 scale radio compartment for the Bf 109F kit
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: ENGIN KAYRAL
This week I saw nice 1/35 scale printed accessories on some modern Mideast dioramas. I made a search and learned that it is another personal effort.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Special Hobby is working on a 1/72 scale main wheel sets for the later P-40’s
November 17, 2017
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Seen at the Tamiya Model Magazine site is the box art for the upcoming Tamiya kit.
IN RAILROAD MODELING VEHICLES   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
HERPA's SCANIA CR 20 ND RIGID TRACTOR is a new type that premiered at the Nuremberg Toy Fair 2017.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
In this new AMMO publication, you will find all the necessary information required to paint and weather all your modeling projects involving this famous American-built tank.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Blitz Kit has two new models for the French Artillery fans, the 240mm mortar and its transporting carts
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Academy is working on a new Panzer IV Ausf. H (mid) to be released next year.
IN ARMORAMA GENERAL NEWS   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Aircobra is the first AMMO airbrush specifically designed for modelers. Featuring all attributes required to perform a wide range of tasks, with the precision required for modellers.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
These Brassin releases feature the early and late gun sights fitted to the Spitfire Mk. IX. The parts consist of resin, photo etched and decals.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Phase Hanger is working on a 1/48 scale replacement resin cockpit for the T-2 Buckeye
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hattons has posted images on their website of the latest 3D printed samples of their O scale Class A4
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Aviattic has released a couple of decal sheets providing the upper fuselage streaked colour for Rodens 1/32 scale Fokker Dr.1
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: COLIN KEY
Klaus Eberl shares some pictures of his Meng Leopard 1A5 in 1/35 scale.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Minicraft has re-released its 1/48 scale Beech Bonanza F33 this time with four marking options
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: KEVIN BRANT
A new book is on the way that will illustrate the use of Nose Art on American helicopters during the Vietnam War.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
MiniArt is again making available its two figure kits depicting WWII-era German and Japanese military personnel.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
We have yet another T-55 coming our way from MiniArt. Whilst it will not have additional interior detail, the kit will feature a variety of external options to build and finish your vehicle.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
MMM announced new figure:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Green Monkey
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: ENGIN KAYRAL
ETA Diorama Accessories lately released miscellanous items in various scale. As always, all items are prints of high resolution photos to high quality paper.
November 16, 2017
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: ENGIN KAYRAL
WAR - Weird Armies Reign from Greece produce 1/35 scale resin figures dedicated to an alternative concept where the WW2 continued and became a Nuclear War between Soviet/Asian coalition and others. Christos Apostolopoulos of WAR kindly informed us about the new figures of company.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Eduard has posted images of a test build of the soon to be released Fw 190A-3 in 1/48 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Aviattic has released a couple of decal sheets providing under fuselage colour for Rodens 1/32 scale Fokker Dr.1 and F.1
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Airfix has released images of a built and painted North American B25C/D Mitchell in 1/72 scale
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: ENGIN KAYRAL
Two figure kit of Rado Miniatures representing Wiking Division SS soldiers.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Stormtroopers announced new bust:
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Coming soon from Bolddivision is a conversion to build this what-if heavy tank destroyer on an M48 chassis.
IN ARMORAMA SOFTSKINS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker builds the Model T 1917 Utility WW1 Australian Army Car from ICM in 1/35th scale.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
The RSD-10 Pioneer from W-Model is almost ready, and expected to be released next month.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Cix models has a new conversion for the Ford Model T, plus a farmer plow.
November 15, 2017
IN MODELGEEK GENERAL MODELING   |   EDITOR: GEORGE REDELL
The Rolling Ball Timer by Academy is the newest addition to the Da Vinci line of kits. The Ball Timer is based on a sketch of an escapement mechanism drawn by Leonardo Da Vinci. The kit uses the principles of gravity and kinetics to measure the passage of time. It employs precision gears to power a platform in a “see saw” pattern that propels a rolling ball. When complete, it exhibits concepts relating to the laws of motion and delivers hours of entertainment.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Eduard is to release a 1/48 scale AN/ALQ-131 ECM Pod in December
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Walthers is to release a number of HO/1:87 50' AAR Mechanical Refrigerator Cars right after Christmas
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Heljan has released the DSB Class MY and DSB Class MY diesel locomotives in HO/1:86
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
True Earth has released a Wood Effect Set allowing the modeller to recreated the look of wood on your models
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Print Scale has released the second part of their decal sheet featuring the Mig-15bis of the Russian and Chinese Air Forces
IN ARMORAMA TANKS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Sebastian Schoof shares with us a video review of the M3 Grant offering from Takom in 1/35th scale.
IN ARMORAMA TANKS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Sebastian Schoof shares with us a video review of the M3 Lee Early offering from Takom in 1/35th scale.
IN ARMORAMA TANK DESTROYERS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Rick Cooper builds and reviews the British Self-Propelled Anti-Tank Gun Archer from Tamiya in 1/35th scale.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: ENGIN KAYRAL
Paracel Miniatures released a 3 men crew for UB-32 launchers.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Mitches Military Models have just released a W.W.2 Spitfire pilot in 120mm.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
PF Works announced new figurine:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Semper Fidelis announced new figurine:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Atelier Maket released new figurine:
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
DN Models have released a great looking mask set for the ATARS F/A-18D Hornet VMFA(AW)-224 in 1/32nd scale.
November 14, 2017
IN RAILROAD MODELING FREIGHT   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
TRAINMAN® PS-2 COVERED HOPPER from ATLAS is an HO ready-to-run model of a ubiquitous freight car. This sample is lettered as Lancaster & Chester No. 405.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
New from PanzerShop is a conversion set to build a recovery vehicle based on a T-34 chassis.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: JIM STARKWEATHER
We got some of the new paints from AK Interactive, Real Colors, as well as the book of the same name. Also some IBG kits and books from Osprey.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Modelsvit has released images of the first test moulding of their new tool 1/72 T-10-10/11's flanker prototypes
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
HGW has released a set of double sided seat belts designed for the I-16 RATA in 1/32 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Rumours that Kitty hawk were producing a set of figures for their 1/35 scale MH-6J took a step closer to fruition with the release of these images of 3D printed crew members
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Toro Model from Poland released another civilian figure inspired by the wartime photographs from Warsaw in 1930s.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Print Scale has produced a 1/72 decal sheet featuring six examples of the Douglas F4D-1 Skyray
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: ROMAN
Newest batch of items released by Panzer Art.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
ToRo Model's have relased a nice looking pilot figure representing a Polish fighter pilot who served during the Polish-Bolshevik War in 1920.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Italeri's 1/32nd F-35A Lightning II gets a set of RAM Panels Paint Masks from DN Models this month.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Print Scale has produced a second 1/72 decal sheet featuring seven examples of the McDonnell Douglas AH-64 Apache
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Print Scale has produced a 1/72 decal sheet for the Me 163 Komet with seventeen marking options
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
New photos with details of AFV Club's Doher kit.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Trumpeter has released the boxart of their upcoming BMO-T Heavy flamethrower personnel carrier
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Hauler has several new products for this month, including update photoetch sets at different scales and a 1/72 Fries 16t German crane
November 13, 2017
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Micro Trains Line Company has released several weathered and graffiti covered wagons in ‘N’ and ‘Z’ scales
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: KEVIN BRANT
Mini Art Models released a surprise announcement at the Telfort Hobby show recently. They will be offering the Flettner Fl 282 Kolibri "Hummingbird" helicopter in 1/35.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SHIP MODELING   |   EDITOR: TODD MICHALAK
Mike Ahey Publishing wanted to let us know, he has updated his new website with brand new content and progress of his recent projects!
IN PAINTING   |   EDITOR: JIM STARKWEATHER
AK Interactive has released a completely new line of paints and these are some of the informative videos they have put out covering their origin and use.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
HGW has released a set of double sided seat belts designed for Wing Nut Wings 1/32 scale kit of the Jeannin Stahltaube
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Those party creatures at Eduard are having a Scale Model World After Party sale. Eduard has also released images of a built example of their forthcoming 1/48 scale Fw 190
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Arma Hobby has released the 1/72 scale TS-11 Iskra R Novax in their Expert Range
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Special Hobby are planning to update a classic kit from their former Azur range for release under their own label next year. Broadly similar to the main production variant, the Loire 130 Cl featured a larger radiator for operations in the French colonies and served until the early 1950s.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hypersonic Models has announced the release of a set of resin engine nacelles and canopies for the Trumpeter 1/48 scale A-3 Skywarrior
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
ToRo released new kits:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Chronos announced new figurine:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Rogans Heroes announced new kit:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Black Crow announced new bust:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Semper Fidelis announced new figurine:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Romeo released new kits:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Bonapartes announced new bust:
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Division Miniature has released two new figure kits to complement your Bundeswehr armour project.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
The Fall 2017 issue of The Armor Journal is now available for order.
November 12, 2017
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
DEVON AND CORNWALL: THE CLASS 47 YEARS is a new title from FONTHILL MEDIA.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
FC Model Trend presents their new polyurethane resin bases of 26,5x18,5 cm, representing a cobblestone street and including different insignia and medal reproductions as a decorative element.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
FC Model Trend has eight new resin bases that you may use to display your built armor kits.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
DACO Products has released a Modular Reconnaissance Pod [MRP] in three scale as used by the Belguim AF
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Dapol has released images of decorated samples of their OO/1:76 Adams Class B4 0-4-0T Locos
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: HELICOPTERS   |   EDITOR: KEVIN BRANT
Hussein El Kaissy presents some images of the Italeri CH-47 converted to Egyptian service and a nice display diorama.