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January 21, 2020
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
Schweinfurt–Regensburg 1943 is a new Air Campaign book from OSPREY PUBLISHING. It details the Eighth Air Force’s costly early daylight battles through 1943.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Welsh Models has released its multi media 1/144 scale kit of the Bristol Brittannia 175 with the livery of NorthEast (British Air Services)
January 20, 2020
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
A concise and informative summation of the main participants in RUSSIA'S WAR IN UKRAINE; it is a useful guide for modellers, and an in-depth explanation for those wanting more information than that afforded in the news.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Tim Hatton takes a look to see if the resin cockpit set Eduard has released for the P-51D-5 is superior to the cockpit detail supplied in the kit.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Phase Hangar has now released the resin conversion sets for the Tamiya 1/48 scale F-14A so that any early version of the Tomcat can be modeled
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Mushroom Model Publications [MMP] will be releasing in February a new book in their Orange Series on the Macchi C.205
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Another future release from AIMS for ICM’s 1/32 scale Gloster Gladiator is a set of decals providing marking for a number of export fighters
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Phase Hanger Resin Accessories has released a set of 1/32 scale engine exhausts for the Northrop F-5
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Sarnia announced new bust:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA VENDOR NEWS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
OSPREY continues to release titles on foot soldiers, cavalry, and warriors of antiquity. Four forthcoming titles present SAMURAI, NAPOLEONIC, CONSTANTINOPLE, and 1916 VERDUN subjects.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA PAINTING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
Introduction to Shading with Complementary Colors by Einion Rees is a very early feature. It is KitMaker Network article No. 36, from 2002. I post it here as I've never seen this older-but-goodie before and yet it presents very good techniques for figure painters.
January 19, 2020
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
New book in the works from Wings&Wheels Publications, this time for the Russian Amphibious AA System 9K33 Osa.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Ammo announces two new boxes with a set of products for winter camouflage and desert and air enviroments.
IN AEROSCALE PILOTS & CREW   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look at a Blackdog release in 1/32nd scale of two RAF Fighter Pilots 1940-1945 Set No4
IN ARMORAMA TANK DESTROYERS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look at a new release from Haynes covering the Sturmgeschütz Ausführung A to G (SdKfz 142).
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
We already posted news of MiniArt's latest figure announcement covering British AFV Crew on Armorama earlier this month. Now we have additional photos of the figure set to show.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Silver Wings will soon be taking pre-orders on their 1/32 scale resin De Havilland D.H.82A Tiger Moth
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Song Wang from Kitty Hawk has released details of the marking options for Kitty Hawks future release of the Su-25K in 1/48 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
DN Models have released a markings and insignia paint mask set, too replace the decals found in Tamiya's new tool P-38 Lightning. A bonus marking option is also included in this set.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
DN Models have released a very handy mask set for Tamiya's quarter scale P-38, which covers the canopy, wheels and lights.
January 18, 2020
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: KEVIN BRANT
Jasper Breur provide images of his well built and lit Dutch C-130H.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
A new subjects to watch out for this year from ICM Holding is the 1/48 scale Cessna O-2A Skymaster
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Reedoak is preparing to produce a new Mirage 2000 pilot, this is likely to be available in many of the popular scales
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Dora Wings is progressing with plans to create the Morane-Saulnier MS.406 / 410 in 1/48 scale
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Model Centrum is releasing another of their very sort after books this time covering the Sherman Firefly with the release due on or about the 24th January 2020.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Here are some photos of upcoming 1/35 kits from this year's catalog of ICM Holding.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
Fred Boucher [JPTRR] brings us a look at the 1/144 PLATZ N1K2-J SHIDEN-KAI (Late Version). This small 'George' demonstrates why PLATZ kits are highly acclaimed.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Four new references from David Doyle Books featuring the Hellcat, Chaffee, Sherman, and the GMC DUKW up for release soon.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Archer Fine Transfers innovates with its new product line – fabric texture uniform patches!
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
New figure release from MK35 Editions.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
The latest Enthusiast's Manual from Haynes offers a comprehensive insight into the AMX30 family of vehicles.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Dnepromodel offers another WWII Hungarian armor in 1/16 scale.
January 17, 2020
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Here are the new figures from Alpine Miniatures, all in 1/35 scale.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
ICM Holding has plans to release a quarter scale He 111Z-1 Zwilling this year
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
New from Iliad Design comes a second set of decals for the Mustang in post-war Air National Guard service.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
ICM Holding is to release this year a 1/32 scale Fiat CR.42 Falco
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Special Hobby is to re-release the 1/72 scale Piaggio P.108 ‘Quadrimotore’ this spring with a few extra goodies
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
ARMA Hobby has posted images providing detail of their forthcoming 1/72 scale Hurricane Mk.IIc
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: ENGIN KAYRAL
BRAVO*6 announced two new weapon sets are released. Sculpted in 1/35 scale and cast in resin.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Evolution Miniatures released a new figure kit in 1/35 scale.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Hobby Fan announced their new 1/35 scale figure set depicting South Korean Army soldiers.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Special Hobby has posted images on their Facebook page of the master for their 1/48 scale Siebel Si 204/Aero C-3 Mechanic with a toolbox and oilcan included
January 16, 2020
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hasegawa has re-released its 1/72 scale Mitsubishi F-2A and it includes Misawa Special 2019 markings which look very colourful
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Micro Train Lines has released a number of weathered and graffitied N and Z scale cars
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look at another of Blackdog's latest releases in the form of a German Snipers WW1 Set in 1/35th scale.
IN ARMORAMA PAINTING   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look at the acrylic paint offerings from Scale 75.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Wheels & Wings Publications have announced the second volume in their detailed study of the AH-64 Apache.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Mark Peacock has sent us details of what promises to be a sure-fire hit to get the 2020s underway at Valiant Wings - a detailed study of the Horten brothers' Gotha Ga 229 flying wing.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Master Details have announced a new undercarriage upgrade set to breathe fresh life into Hasegawa's classic 1:32 kit (along with Revell's re-boxing).
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: ENGIN KAYRAL
BRAVO*6 announced the second kit of the new year. As always; 1/35 scale, resin cast, sculpted and boxart painted by Vladimir Demchenko.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
IBG Models has released images of the test build and finish of their new tool 1/32 scale PZL P.11c
January 15, 2020
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Xtradecal has released two bumper 1/48 scale decal releases for the Lockheed P-38F/G/H Lightning
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
SBS Models has released decal sheets in both 1/72 and 1/48 scales Post World War II Fighters
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
SBS Models has released the rather gorgeous looking Caudron C.450 as a full resin 1/48 scale kit
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Special Hobby are close to releasing both versions of their 1/48 scale Reggiane Re.2000: J-20/Héja I and the Re.2000 Serie I
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Flying Leathernecks is to release a new and their first 1/72 scale decal sheet: ‘Battle Herks’ featuring four KC-130’s of the US Marine Corp
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Coming soon from DN Models is a very handy paint mask set for Tamiya's quarter scale P-38 Lightning.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Lone Star Models is to re-release the multimedia 1/48 scale kit of the Martin B-10 with a few extra mods so the export models can be built
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Airdesign is working on a turned aluminium air intake and cone for the Modelsvit 1/72 scale MiG-21F Fishbed B and F13 Fishbed C
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
AIMS is continuing to create detail sets for ICM’s 1/32 scale Gloster Gladiator, this time it’s the turn of the cockpit detail set utilising photo etched parts and clear acetate
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Big Plane Kits is planning a 777-300ER in 1/72 scale
IN ARMORAMA GENERAL NEWS   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
The latest issue of Hobbyworld is ready, with six new modelling articles.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
El Taller released new figurine:
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
GB Modelli has released two new kits of an M 13/40 and Viberti Trailer.
January 14, 2020
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Flying Leathernecks is releasing in February a new 1/48 scale decal sheet ‘Tiltrotor Tango’ aimed at the Bell Boeing MV-22 Osprey of the USMC
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hasegawa has re-released its 1/32 scale Kawanishi N1K2-J Shidenkai known to the Allies as ‘George’
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Crecy Publishing recent book on the Mikoyan MiG-23 & MiG-27 by Yefim Gordon and Dmitriy Komissarov's quickly sold out so Crecy are pleased to announce that the volume is back in stock
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Res/Kit is setting out on an ambitious project to produce exhaust nozzles for the F-14A/B/D Tomcat in three scales: 1/32, 1/48 and 1/72
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Rick Cooper takes a look at a selection of AK landscaping materials.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look at a Blackdog Vignette release of a Eastern Europe setting in 1/35th scale.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look at a new release from Blackdog featuring two British WW1 Snipers in 1/35th scale.
IN ARMORAMA BUILDING MATERIALS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Rick Cooper takes three AK Interactive products for a trial run and shares his opinions and results with us.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
New Arabic tile roof and individual tiles from MacOne Models.
IN ARMORAMA GENERAL NEWS   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Scale75 presents six sets of brushes for different modelling tasks.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
MJ Miniatures presents two sets of 3D printed tool clamps for WWI German and US vehicles.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
New set of Plastic water bottles in different sizes and colours.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Haynes Leopard 1 Main Battle Tank Owner's Workshop Manual is to be released on March 3rd, 2020.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
DN Models provides a mask to paint a camouflage scheme for the PL-01 light tank prototype.
January 13, 2020
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Eduard have added another four styles of beautifully detailed wheels for their P-51D to their line-up of Brassin upgrades.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Wolfpack Design is to release next month a 1/48 scale Seversky P-35A using Academy/Hobbycraft moulds
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: ENGIN KAYRAL
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Dutch Profile is to publish soon a new profile on the Gloster Meteor T.Mk.7 in Dutch Service
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Wolfpack Design has re-stocked supplies on its very popular 1/72 scale T-2C Buckeye
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Kinetic Models has posted on Facebook details of the marking options for the quarter scale F/A-18 Hornet Aggressors
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Kitty Hawks two seat 1/32 scale Mirage 2000 D/N is to be released next month with an impressive number of marking options
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Desert Eagle Publishing announced a new reference book covering HEMTT Oshkosh 8x8 Trucks in IDF service.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Hobby Fan released 2 new sets of figures depicting Korean and British Army tank crew.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: ENGIN KAYRAL
Radek Pituch kindly informed us about the new World War II German figures of Rado Miniatures.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Himini announced new kit:
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
HGW has recently released a Bf 109E its first 1/32 scale kit so they have released two photo etced sets to further detail the kit
January 12, 2020
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
The Airbus 220-300 has received special attention from 8A.Decals this month with no less than five 1/144 decal releases
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
Randy L Harvey [HARV] brings us a look at the new [b]Osprey[/b] book [i][b]Sioux Warrior versus US Cavalryman, The Little Bighorn campaign 1876–77[/b][/i] by author Ron Field and illustrator Adam Hook. It is full of insights into the realities of front-line combat, using innovative split-screen artwork, expert analysis combined with gripping first-hand accounts, and strategic and tactical maps.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Phase Hanger has posted on their Facebook page teaser images of the first of many resin sets [scale?] to be released so you can model the many mods for the F-14 Tomcat
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Eduard has released for the first time the MiG-21PFM Fishbed F in 1/72 scale with five marking options reflecting the widespread use of this interceptor
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Arctic Decals is to re-release the 1/72 scale Piper Senica II as one of the two Flight Academy Trainers for Ethopian Airlines
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Airfix is to produce a new tool 1/72 scale Spitfire Mk.Vc for release later this year
IN ARMORAMA TANK DESTROYERS   |   EDITOR: COLIN KEY
Colin Key shares some pictures of his Tamiya Jagdpanther Late in 1/35.
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
A new tool of the OO/1:76 Thompson Class A2/3 is something to look out for this coming winter in both in its LNER and BR schemes
January 11, 2020
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Here's a look at Eduard's replacement undercarriage for their gorgeous 1:48 P-51D Mustang.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
A new company is in town. Check out the first release from VICE75 Miniatures.