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June 24, 2018
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT   |   EDITOR: KEVIN BRANT
A recent holiday allowed Kevin Brant to visit the Shearwater Aviation Museum in Halifax(Dartmouth) and here is share some images.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SUBMARINES   |   EDITOR: TODD MICHALAK
Rade Marjanovic shares a joint build project of U-1407 using MikroMir's 1/144 scale U-XVIIB.
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
ATLAS announces very interesting news about WALTHERS N trains.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Wolfpack Design is producing a couple of decal releases for the Ilyushin Il-76 in 1/144 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Iconair is working a 1/32 scale on a conversion set so you can create a LancasterB.III (Special) Dambuster
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
KI-48 SOKEI / LILY PHOTO-ETCH SET is a 1/72 accessory set from from PLATZ. If features pre-painted parts.
June 23, 2018
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
ICM Holding has informed Aeroscale that their 1/48 scale MiG-25 RBF, the reconnaissance version of the Foxbat has now been released
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look at and assembles a resin DAK Officer by Djiti Production in 1/35th scale.
IN ARMORAMA ANTI-AIRCRAFT   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look at one of the latest offerings from Tankograd Publishing covering the Gepard Self-Propelled Anti-aircraft Gun in German Service.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Res-kit has posted CAD images for a new set of GBU-38 in both 1/48 and 1/72 scales
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hataka Hobby has expanded its Orange [lacquer] range of paint sets with two new releases for the modern Brazillian AF and Royal Netherland AF
IN AEROSCALE   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Cold War Studios has provided images of the first resin casting of their new MiG-25 BM 1/48 scale improvement set
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Bronco Models has announced an US M19A1 Twin 40mm Gun Motor Carriage Korean War in 1/35th scale and included some very nice options for the modeller.
June 22, 2018
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Airfix has released images of the test sprue images as well as details for the two marking options for their forthcoming release of the 1/72 scale Messerschmitt Me 262 B-1a/U1 Nightfighter and Avia CS-92
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Kitty Hawk has revealed the marking options for their forthcoming 1/48 scale release of the RF-101C &G/H Voodoo
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Coastal Kits has released four new bases featuring the flags of the USA, UK, Soviet Union and France
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Res-kit has announced they will be releasing a resin set of wheels for the MiG 21PFM/SMT in 1/72 and 1/48 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hasegawa has re-release its 1/72 scale Mitsubishi F-2A this time as one of the Experiment and Development Flight that tested the ASM-3 missile system
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Two new 1/72 models from DES Kit, a modern Multi Purpose Engineering Vehicle and a WWII US trailer.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Maal 7 starts their series of Armour 1/35 decals with two sets for German Staff cars.
June 21, 2018
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
HGW Model has released a seat belt set for the 1/32 scale I-153 Chaika
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
SBS Model has released a superb looking multimedia cockpit set for the Trumpeter 1/48 scale MiG 21F-13
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Master Details have released a very neat 1:32 resin figure of a U.S.A.A.F. taxi guide - a ground crewman who perched on the wing of a fighter to steer the pilot safely around the airfield.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Special Hobby have sent us more details of their 1:48 Grumman Guardian which is due for imminent re-release with resin parts for a MAD boom as reported by Tim earlier this month.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Special Hobby are all set to release a kit of the Canadian licence-built version of the Northrop Delta.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Special Hobby have sent us details of their forthcoming 1:72 kit of the C-41A - the US designation for Spain's CASA C-212 twin-engined transport.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Along with other news, Richard Alexander has sent us details of Wingnut Wings' new Albatros D.V “Manfred von Richthofen kit, featuring their classic Albatros D.V and new decals for 5 of von Richthofen's aircraft, plus an exclusive resin figure by Mike Good. The kit also features bonus decals with two extra schemes for Roden's Albatros D.III and Fokker Dr.1. As if that wasn't enough, there's a special free book offer while stocks last.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: ENGIN KAYRAL
MrBlack Publications released their 22nd issue of Figure Modelling Series. As usual, the book is in A4 format with a laminated cover and 52 pages. The book offers 10 articles of well-known painters from Ancient times to World War II with tips and techniques, color codes used, information about modelling miniature figures, busts and vignettes. Most of the articles are covered in great detail with step-by-step photos and explanatory texts.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Chronos announced new figurine:
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Armory presents two versions of the ZiL-131 Truck at the very small scale of 1/144
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Dragon offers a 2-in-1 Jagtiger that can be built with or without zimmerit.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
For publication by end June are two photo books by Tom Gannon focusing on IDF Shermans and armored cars.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: ENGIN KAYRAL
Sergey Traviansky announced the new kits of Evolution Miniatures.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Available by the end of the month is a new armor title from Capricorn Publications.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Dora Wings has released images of the first test shots of their new tool 1/144 scale P-63A&C Kingcobra
June 20, 2018
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Last week we announced that RS Models was releasing a 1/72 scale Avia B-222 as a limited edition. RS Models is also to release the Avia B-322 and Avia Ba.422 as limited editions also
IN PAINTING   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker provides a review of the Zeta Air Compressor from Sparmax.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
A recent addition to its photo manual books focuses on the French AMX-30 family.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
For what-if modelers Trumpeter offers another E-100-based kit, this time featuring a different turret.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Honk Kong Models is set to release its 1/32 scale Do335 B-6 Night fighter
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hong Kong Models is to re-release its 1/32 scale B-17G Flying Fortress next month
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
SEM Models has posted images of their 1/48 scale resin fuselage for the Aermacchi C.202 Folgore
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Freedom Model enters the AFV market at 1/35 with three versions of the ROCA CM-32 "Clouded Leopard"
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Semper Fidelis announced new and the last figure in their catalogue:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Chronos announced new figurine:
IN RAILROAD MODELING PASSENGER   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
ATLAS MODEL RAILROAD released HO full-size too-scale Pullman cars. This review looks at the 10-1-1 PULLMAN SLEEPER CAR.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Released in 1/35 scale about five years back, Trumpeter now offers its kit in 1/72 scale.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Trumpeter rolls out a latter version of this 152mm self-propelled howitzer.
June 19, 2018
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
ATLAS has released their June and July catalogue. We find popular models with new paint schemes & road numbers!
IN ARMORAMA AFVS   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Nuts & Bolts have produced again an essential reference for the fans of the German vehicles. The Sd.Kfz. 234 and variants is a great book full of information and photos.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SHIP MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM REYNAGA
Fujimi has announced the release of FUJ40141, a tiny 1/3000 scale version of Admiral Ozawa’s fleet at the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SHIP MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM REYNAGA
Fujimi has announced the July 2018 release of FUJ40148, a tiny 1/3000 scale version of Admiral Ozawa’s fleet at the Battle of the Philippine Sea.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
It looks like Kitty Hawk is going to release a 1/32 scale Mirage 2000C judging by the CAD images the Company has posted on Facebook
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Zebrano has released a new Special Edition of the RKKA Staff Car.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
DES Kit has a new set of interior for the M3, and a conversion to Artillery Tractor
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
KA Models presents several sets of exhaust nozzles for 1/48 F-14 and F-15
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS BATTLESHIPS   |   EDITOR: TODD MICHALAK
Basilios Giehos shares one of his latest commision works with us; a 1/350 scale Dockside scene of the IJN Mogami and Submarine with kaitens.
IN MODELGEEK SCIENCE FICTION   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
MONSTER 2 is a 1/35 resin kit from ARMOR35.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
GIRL (STALKER) is a new 1/35 resin fantasy or sci-fi figure model from ARMOR35.
June 18, 2018
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Avalon Productions is to release a decal sheet featuring six colourful Sopwith Camels in 1/48 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
If you're building a 1:48 WW2 airfield scene set in the Far East, CMK have a striking addition coming soon in the form of a resin set featuring an elephant and its handler along with an RAF mechanic.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Special Hobby have sent us news of a series of new resin upgrade sets for Hasegawa's 1:72 Ki-61-I Tei Hien coming soon from CMK.
IN ARMORAMA TANKS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
A full build review of IBG’s Bergepanzer III by Matthew Lenton.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
ANT released new figurines:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Altores announced new figurine:
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
If you’re looking for something distinctive to adorn your 1/144 scale A330 or A340 then 8Adecs has released a very distinctive livery for Eidelweiss Air
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Fly has released an image of the latest test shot of the sprue with the parts for the wing of their upcoming releases of the PZL-37 in 1/72 scale
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
A year after its M1A1 release comes another large scale Abrams kit from Trumpeter, this time featuring the M1A2 SEP.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Accessorize your large scale Challenger tank with this new machine gun from Sol Model.
June 17, 2018
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
ZEPPELIN VS BRITISH HOME DEFENCE 1915-18 from OSPREY PUBLISHING LTD is a book that examines the First World War campaign for Germany to bomb England with Zeppelins, and Britain's attempt to stop them.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
8Adecs has released a 1/144 scale decal sheet for a Boeing 737-8 Max in the colours of AirItaly
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Eduard has posted details of the marking options for the July release of the Royal Class dual combo kit of the 1/72 scale MiG 21MF
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: ENGIN KAYRAL
Vladimir Demchenko kindly informed us about the new figure of BRAVO-6.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Released in April, have a look at further details and images of Trumpeter's kit on this Cold War Soviet artillery platform.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Modell Trans Modellbau follows up on its WWII-era German trailers, this time a kit to model an ammunition carrier for the 2cm FlaK.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Fine Molds is scheduled to release by late June its updated kit of this Imperial Japanese Army medium tank.
June 16, 2018
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Iconicair has released images of the resin parts for its 1/32 scale Supermarine Attacker
IN ARMORAMA TANKS   |   EDITOR: ROMAN
Armorama reviews the latest volume from PeKo books - T-34 on the battlefield (part two)
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Build a MAZ-537K Crane Truck with this new conversion set from Panzer Shop.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
A recent release from SP Designs is a conversion set to build an artillery reconnaissance vehicle based on the BMP-1.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Available from Copper State Models are three new figure kits depicting personnel of the British Royal Navy Air Service.
June 15, 2018
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Another Russian Truck from Armory, the Mod. 5350 (short base)
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Medieval Forge announced new figurine:
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Panda has almost ready their M1296 Stryker Dragoon.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Another fictional vehicle coming from Amusing Hobby, the Waffenträger auf E-100
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
SBS offers new fan covers and a mantlet for the Panther.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
IBG Models has informed us of its release and provided additional information and images as well.
IN ARMORAMA OTHER NEWS   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
IBG Models continues its line of WWII-era Hungarian armor, this time a featuring a model of a 105mm assault gun tank.
IN ARMORAMA OTHER NEWS   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
IBG Models has sent us additional information on its latest IJA armor release.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Available from OKB Grigorov is a set of commander cupolas for the Pz.Kpfw. V Ausf. F.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
This June, Aber has added five new armor related sets to its list of offerings.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Released early this month is a late version model of the KV-13 experimental tank.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
GERMAN SOLDIER VS SOVIET SOLDIER from OSPREY PUBLISHING explores the brutal close-quarter fighting in Stalingrad, 1942-43.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Out by the 21st of this month is the July - August 2018 edition of AFV Modeller.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
[b]US Airborne Soldier vs German Soldier, Sicily, Normandy, and Operation Market Garden, 1943–44[/b] is a forthcoming book from[b] Osprey Publishing LTD[/b]. The 33rd title of their series [b]Combat[/b].
June 14, 2018
IN MODELGEEK ANNOUNCEMENTS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
MATHO MODELS announces a trio of sets of cardboard boxes for 1/35 modelers.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA BASES, ETC.   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
MATHO MODELS announces a trio of sets of cardboard boxes for 1/35 modelers.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
MATHO MODELS announces a trio of sets of cardboard boxes for 1/35 modelers.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
RS Models is to release a Limited Edition Avia B-322 in 1/72 scale and it will feature resin fuselage,
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
KP Models is to release a two part boxing of their new tool MiG 21Bis in 1/72 scale