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February 17, 2018
IN RAILROAD MODELING VEHICLES   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
HERPA has released a 1/120 TT scale VW GOLF I.
IN RAILROAD MODELING TRACK, ROADBED, SIGNALING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
HO CODE 100 DECORATED PLATE GIRDER BRIDGE FRISCO from ATLAS allows modelers to bridge gaps.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Special Hobby has released the new tool 1/72 scale Blohm & Voss BV 155V-1 Karawanken and they have posted images of the box contents online
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Eduard is to release a ProfiPack edition 1/72 scale kit of British WWII fighter aircraft Spitfire Mk. VIII. in April
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
April sees Eduard releasing a ProfiPACK edition kit of German WWII jet aircraft He 280 in 1/48 scale.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
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IN ARMORAMA AFVS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look at and builds the Sd.Kfz.251/1 Ausf A WW2 German APC in 1/35th scale from ICM.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
ARTITEC has many new models coming out in 2018.
February 16, 2018
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
April sees Eduard releasing their 1/48 scale MiG-21PFM as a Limited Edition covering the Air Force of the Vietnam Democratic Republic during the Vietnam War and in the 1970s.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS MILITARY SUPPORT VESSELS   |   EDITOR: TODD MICHALAK
David Salvin shares one of his latest commission works with us, a 1/700 scale version of the Russian radar tracking ship, Kosmonavt Yuri Gagarin.
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
April sees Kato USA releasing a new Superliner car in HO/1:87
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Tankograd has sent detail of the latest books on the way from them. This time around there are five new offerings covering both specific and general topics.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Reedoak has released a resin Vietnam war era US Navy deck crew man in various scales
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
AIMS is to offer a more basic Bf 110 F conversion set in 1/32 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
8ADecals has produced a limited edition 1/144 scale decal release commemorating the last flight of the Boeing 777 in Aeromexico colours
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: JETS   |   EDITOR: KEVIN BRANT
Academy has release the F2H-3 with new markings and here Kevin Brant looks inside the box and builds this little bird.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS CRUISERS   |   EDITOR: TODD MICHALAK
Christian Hoeltge shares his latest work, a 1/700 scale rendition of the British light cruiser, HMS Naiad.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
ANT announced new figurines:
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
MAC Distribution has released a German Light Truck G3 Kfz 62 Druckereikraftwagen and is working also on a Kfz 61 Funkkraftwagen variant.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
The New Year greeting from Rye Field Model suggest they may release also a Bergepanther...
February 15, 2018
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: COLIN KEY
Matt Szefer shares some photos of this vignette featuring his amazing abandoned T-60.
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Accurascale has posted images of the first production models of the OO/1:76 4.5t HOP24/HUO hopper wagons
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Yahu models has produced a superb looking instrument panel in 1/32 scale for the Me 163 Komet B-0 and B-1
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Airfix has re-released its 1/72 scale new tool Folland Gnat T.1 with two marking options: one RAF and the other is an aircraft from the film ‘Hot Shots’
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
AK Interactive has released a special edition paint storage box in the form of an ammunition box packed with Real Color paint
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Mars Models has released images of the box art and decals sheet for the Tupolev TB-3-4M-17F / G-2 in 1/144 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Res-kit has released a resin Japanese pilot and ground crewman in 1/48 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Mushroom Model Publications has announced that it is to release a new book on the Messerschmitt Bf 109G with DB 605 engine soon
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
SBS Model is very pleased to announce the release of the 1/72 scale resin Caudron C.600 in the service of the Armée de l'Air
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Res-kit has produced a resin wheel set for the British Phantom F-4 K/M and Phantom FG.1 & FGR.2 in 172 scale
IN ARMORAMA TANKS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Jerry Jackson takes a look at a book from Pen and Sword titled 'Panther Tanks: Germany Army and Waffen SS, Normandy Campaign 1944'.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Georg Eyerman takes a look at a book from Echo Point Books titled 'Can Openers: The Development of American Anti-tank Gun Motor Carriages'.
IN OTHER NEWS   |   EDITOR: JIM STARKWEATHER
Just a test. Please ignore.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
CMK have designed a set of replacement resin mainwheels for the Special Hobby kit of the Me 209 world airspeed record-breaker.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Special Hobby have sent us details of a neat pair of resin drop tanks produced for their new de Havilland Vampire kits as part of their CMK range of upgrades.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
CMK have announced a series of resin detail sets for the 1:72 Hasegawa kit of the Mitsubishi J2M3 Raiden. The first three sets are due for release shortly, with more to follow next month.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Special Hobby have sent news of CMK's highly detailed resin and photoetched engine set for Airfix's Flying Fortress. The set contains parts for one engine and will be ideal for a servicing scene.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
There's welcome news for Royal Navy enthusiasts from Special Hobby who are all set to reissue their 1:48 kit of the Blackburn Skua which has been unavailable for some time.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Special Hobby have sent details of their new-tool Dornier Do 27 which is due for imminent release. The kit will feature decals for three colour schemes.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
ANT Miniatures announced their new large scale release... a magnificent figure set depicting Russian Special Operation Forces in Syria.
February 14, 2018
IN ARMORAMA AFVS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
This review looks at the ARTITEC 1/87 SD.KFZ 251/1 B, a 1/87 resin and photo-etch model.
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Micro Trains Line has released some superb looking weathered and graffitied trucks this February in N Scale, there’s even one with a valentines feel to it
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Lone Star Models has released a resin and metal 1/48 scale Felixstowe F.2a Flying Boat
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hattons has shared images of their limited edition variant of Heljan's OO/1:76 Class 07 model in the livery of the Harry Needle Railroad Company [HNRC]
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
In March Special Hobby is to release a 1/32 scale British WWII Tempest Mechanic
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look at the Panzerfaust 30 – 60 set offered recently by MiniArt in 1/35th scale.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Aradia released new kit:
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Speed Hunter Graphics is preparing a decal release ‘Combat Weasels’ featuring Phantom F-4G’s in 1/48 scale
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Mookies released new bust:
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Vector Resin is to release the British Course Setting Bombsight Mk.IX in 1/48 scale
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Andy Cairns informed us on his latest release, a 1/35 scale figure set depicting Sherman crew, ETO.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Irbis released new bust:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Chronos announced new kits:
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
New version of the Tiran, the 4 Sh Early with interior.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Royal Model presents a set of 2 figures and a cart that can make a scene on their own.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Callsign Models offers a set of aftermarket arms with rolled up sleeves
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
The family of tracks from Wolfpack Design is extended with offerings for German Panzer III, Panzer IV and variants
February 13, 2018
IN RAILROAD MODELING VENDOR NEWS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
Here is the HERPA CARS & TRUCKS NEWS for 2018 March & April.
IN AUTOMODELER VENDOR NEWS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
HERPA has released their brochure for upcoming models due for release in May and June, 2018.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
V1.Decals has released liveries for the Boeing 737’s of Estafeta, United Nations and Braathens Safe in 1/144 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Speed Hunter Graphics has released F-4C USAF Spooks in 1/48 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Dora Wings has released the 1/48 scale Gee Bee R1 Racer
February 12, 2018
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
ATLAS has announced some new models for 2018!
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
V1 Decals has produced a set of decals for a Finnair Cargo MD-11 in 1/200 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
MD3 Aircraft Generator has been available from Videoavaition in 1/72 and 1/48 scales. Now they have produced the Generator in 1/32 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Dutch Decal is to release a limited number of 1/48 scale decal sets for the more colourful F-84 Thunderstreaks of the Klu/RNethAF
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Micro-Mir has posted the images of the test shot of the sprues for the 1/48 scale Percival P.56 Provost trainer
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Mushroom Model Publication has announced it is working on a new set of scale plans for the Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
CMK is to release a number of resin upgrade sets for 1/72 scale Special Hobby P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SHIP MODELING   |   EDITOR: TODD MICHALAK
Coming very soon from Flagship Models Inc. is the latest "How To" ship modeling CD; Lighting Ship Models!
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS BATTLESHIPS   |   EDITOR: TODD MICHALAK
Basilios Giehos shares his latest ship diorama with us! A seagoing scene of the IJN Kongo.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Up next from MiniArt is a set milk cans as well as a small cart for transport.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Live Resin released a new batch of goodies... check out the new ATV riders, head sets, accessories and helicopter weapons.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Art Girona released new figurines:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Irbis announced new kit:
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Available from Custom Factory are wheel upgrade sets for use with various Ural trucks.
February 11, 2018
IN RAILROAD MODELING VEHICLES   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
MANN TGE Box Van from HERPA is a new type of 1/87 model.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Mushroom Model Publication has posted a preview of their forthcoming publication on the Republic F-105 Thunderchief
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
The new kit from Armory Models Group is a Zil-131 Soviet truck, in its cargo version.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
VMS presents a new way for paint chipping on vehicles, different from the typical hairspray. Also there are new varnishes and dry-retarder.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Vector Resin has released a set of resin exhaust pipes in 1/48 scale for the Yak 1/7
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Thunderbird Models has released a decal sheet for a Boeing 737-200 of Pacific Western Airlines in 1/144 scale
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Taesung Harmms from Alpine Miniatures presents his latest figure creations in 1/35 scale, depicting a pair of WSS Grenadiers.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SHIP MODELING   |   EDITOR: TODD MICHALAK
Mike Ashey has updated his website adding a number of new photographs to some ongoing reviews and his walk around reference section!
IN ARMORAMA TANKS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Benjamin M Kahn shares with us a video review of the M4A3E8 Korean Sherman in 1/35th scale.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Gabriel examines the 1:48 IAR 80 from Hobby Boss and describes his build in detail.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
RV Aircraft has produced a decal sheet with many marking options for the MiG 21MF in both 1/72 and 1/48 scales
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Vince Tassone of STORMO! Magazine has sent us details of an exciting new set of 1:48 decals for the Macchi C.205V flown by Italian, German and Croatian pilots. Also available are two different limited edition collectors' sets with special artwork front covers.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
W-Model is soon to add another Soviet beast to its roster of fighting vehicles of the Cold War era.
February 10, 2018
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
New from SKP Model is a figure depicting a subject set in Logar, Afghanistan.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
The latest from Model Miniature features a complete resin kit as well as an update set.
IN ARMORAMA AFVS   |   EDITOR: COLIN KEY
Cesar Mendes shares some pictures of his Matilda III/IV from Tamiya, depicting a well worn veteran of the Desert Campaign.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Modelsvit in association with Bassin Maquette has released images of the sprues and decals for the Mirage 4000 in 1/72 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Vector Resin is to release a cockpit and navigator/bomb aimer station for the Boston/Havoc in 1/48 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Special Hobby is to release Mirage F.1EQ/ED in 1/72 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: JETS   |   EDITOR: KEVIN BRANT
Academy has released another variant of the Super Hornet, and here Kevin Brant takes a look inside the box of the F/A-18E release.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: JETS   |   EDITOR: KEVIN BRANT
Kosta Katseas takes another break from the Model Shipwright's bench to hit the friendly skies again. This time he has crated a Hawaiian 767-300 in 1/144 scale.
February 09, 2018
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
When BANDAI released their 1/24 A6M5 MODEL 52 ZERO, it was a sensation. Let's see how this 40+ year-old kit has held up over the decades.
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Kato USA will be releasing the N Scale EMD F40PH in Amtrak colours later this month
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Freightdog Models has released an image of the resin components for the forthcoming release of their new 1/72 scale Supermarine 327 or F.Mk.I 'Shrew'