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5 November, 2018

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2 November, 2018

  • John Miller reviews Roden's 1/48 scale Cessna L-19/O-1 Bird Dog. 27 images of the kit parts, decals, marking guide and box top are included.

  • Richard Powers presents a new Feature Article on the Zoukei-Mura 1/48 scale McDonnell-Douglas F-4S Phantom II. 29 images are included.

  • For the information of our Australian visitors, the ScaleACT model show will be held in Canberra on the weekend of 10 and 11 November 2018, featuring model displays, competitions, a swap 'n sell, and more. A number of local and interstate traders will be selling kits, books and modelling accessories throughout the weekend. For more information, visit http://www.actsms.asn.au

1 November, 2018

  • Brad Fallen reviews Eduard's re-releaed 1/48 scale Fokker D.VIII ProfiPACK. 37 images of the kit's plastic parts, decals, marking guide and cover are included.

  • Graham Carter examines Luftwaffe Im Focus No.27. An image of the cover plus four sample spreads are included.

  • In the Gallery, Pedro Rocha presents six images of his Zvezda 1/48 scale Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6.

  • Valiant Wings Publishing announces that Airframe Album No 14 - The Bristol Beaufighter is expected on 6 November. The pre-order offer of £1.00 off cover price and £2.00 off postage ends on Monday 5 November. The revised and expanded title on the Dornier Do 335 will also be arriving on 6 November.

31 October, 2018

  • In today's Squadron ScaleWorkshop video, we take a detailed look at Tamiya's all-new 1/48 scale Spitfire Mk.I kit. Please note that this is a production kit, so it should be the same as you'll see in the shops soon. To view this 12 minute video, just click the screen below or take the YouTube option to view a high definition version. If you want to skip my chatter and just look at the pretty pictures, start at about 5:00 minutes!

30 October, 2018

29 October, 2018

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26 October, 2018

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23 October, 2018

22 October, 2018

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19 October, 2018

18 October, 2018

  • In today's Squadron ScaleWorkshop video, we take a detailed look at the test shot sprues of Tamiya's forthcoming 1/35 scale M551 Sheridan Vietnam War tank. Please note that these are pre-production sprues and there may be changes by the time the kit is released. To view this seven minute video, just click the screen below or take the YouTube option to view a high definition version.

17 October, 2018

Tonight I review Eduard's 1/48 scale SE.5a Night Fighter ProfiPACK. 26 images of the kit's plastic parts, decals, marking guide and box top are included.

James Hatch reviews Amati's Planet Working Bench. Eight images of the packaging and components are included.

16 October, 2018

Tonight I review Eduard's 1/48 scale Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-2 Weekend Edition. 30 images of the kit's plastic parts, decals, marking guide and box top are included.

In the Gallery, Hans Peter Tschanz presents 13 images of his ICM 1/32 scale Bücker Bü 131 Jungmann.

Aviaeology has launched a new website, that you can visit right now at www.aviaeology.com. Aviaeology produces highly researched decals, publications and scale aircraft model parts.

15 October, 2018

James Hatch examines RP Toolz's RP Toolz Double Punch and Die Storage Box. 22 images are included.

Episode 35 of the "On The Bench" Podcast has been posted. In this episode, Dave, Ian and Julian are joined by Chris to discuss the news of the Wing Nut Wings 1/32 scale Lancaster.

On Missing-Lynx, I present four images and a description of my newly completed Copper State Models 1/35 scale Lanchester Armoured Car in the Gallery.

I also review the nine separate 1/35 scale crew figures released by Copper State Models to accompany their Lanchester.

Bill Suggs has just received word that HyperScaler Tom Weinel passed away in June.  A former U.S. Navy F-8 Crusader pilot, Tom was a go-to source for many of our visitors. Our thoughts are with Tom's family and friends.

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12 October, 2018

In today's Squadron ScaleWorkshop video, we take a quick look at the test shot sprues of Tamiya's forthcoming 1/35 scale M3A1 Scout Car. Please note that these are pre-production sprues and there may be changes by the time the kit is released. To view this 3 minute video, just click the screen below or take the YouTube option to view a high definition version.

11 October, 2018

Tonight I review Eduard's new-tool 1/48 scale Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-3, including 24 images of the kit's plastic and photo-etched parts, decals, marking guide and box top.

James Hatch examines RP Toolz's Cutter / Mitre tool. 12 images of the tool are included.

Valiant Wings Publishing has announced that their next new title, Airframe Album No 14 - "The Bristol Beaufighter - A Detailed Guide To Bristol’s Hard-Hitting Twin" by Richard A. Franks, will be available in early November. More details and pre-order information is available on the Valiant Wings Publishing website.

10 October, 2018

We have Preview information and images about the next releases from Wingnut Wings - two 1/32 scale Halberstadt Cl.IIs and of course the two forthcoming Lancasters with more photos and information.

Roland Sachsenhofer presents 21 images, including construction shots, and a description of his Revell 1/32 scale Dornier Do 27 Grzimek in the Gallery.

9 October, 2018

James Hatch gives us a first look at the the latest test shot sprues of HK Models' 1/32 scale Lancaster B.Mk.I. 113 photos are included!

In the Gallery, Roland Sachsenhofer presents 19 images and a description of his Heller 1/72 scale Nord 2501 Noratlas.

David Couche reviews three sets of decals from DXM with some spectacular JASDF F-15J and F-2 Anniversary Schemes in 1/144, 1/72 and 1/48 scales. Images of the covers, decals and instructions from the three decal sheets are included.

Valiant Wings Publishing announces that they will be expanding and updating their ninth Airframe & Miniature title, The Dornier Do 335 Pfeil. Publication is set for early November. Details, revised cover and pre-order are available on the Valiant Wings website.

8 October, 2018

Jef Verswyvel has launched a new website where he can share his vast experience and techniques with modellers world wide. Jef first started with Verlinden in his native Belgium, before moving to the to Miami, where he and Willy Peeters established KMC Models. Eventually, he established his own product line in Black Box and then Avionex. You can find Jef's new website by following this link.

Tonight I review LifeLike Decals' 1/32 scale North American P-51 Mustang Pt.3 "Big Beautiful Doll" Special. An image of the six schemes is included.

On Missing-Lynx, Cookie Sewell reviews Tamiya's recent 1/35 scale M4A3E8 "Easy Eight" Korean War Sherman with bonus GAZ-67 car. Images of the kit parts, decals and box top are included.

Blast Models has annouced four new releases and two reissues available now from Blast Models' website:

    BL35326F FRENCH SOLDIER N°6 OPERATION BARKHANE / SERVAL

    BL35327F FRENCH SOLDIER N°7 OPERATION BARKHANE / SERVAL

    BL35323K ELECTRIC HEATERS - 3 PCS

    BL35345K VAB VOA ARTILLERY OBSERVATION / LIMITED EDITION

    Reissues

    BL35026K M24 CHAFFEE STOWAGE SET

    BL35037K SHERMAN M4A3 UPDATE SET

AirConnection has a new set of KRAZ-255B wheels available under the Hussar label. You can order these from AirConnection's website.

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5 October, 2018

In the Gallery, Ben Wang presents 12 images and a description of Trumpeter's 1/48 scale JF-17 Thunder.

Silver Wings Limited Edition 1/32 scale Yak-9 M/T is now available for pre-order. You can place your pre-orders at silverwings@silverwings.pl.

4 October, 2018

Mick Drover presents a new Feature Article on his Tamiya 1/48 scale P-47D Thunderbolt Bubbletop. 16 images are included.

David Couche reviews Werner's Wings Decals' 1/32 scale Vietnam Ace Capt. Steve Richie and Friends. Ten images of the cover, the instructions and the decals are included.

After a number of requests, I have re-posted my "Building the Avro Lancaster in 1/72 scale" HyperScale Resource Guide from 2008. Please note that this was written before the new family of Airfix Lancasters was released, so the 24 page PDF publication covers the 1980 Airfix Lancaster, the Hasegawa and newest Revell kits. You can view the Guide by following this link, or right click to download the 1.7MB PDF.

Valiant Wings Publishing has announced a limited run reprint of the sold-out "Building The Heinkel He 219" by Daniel Zamarbide. Publication is scheduled for mid-late October. This may be pre-ordered now.

And finally, for our Aussie visitors, the South Australian Scale Model Expo will be held at Immanuel College, Camden Park on the 13th and 14th of October.

3 October, 2018

John Miller reviews Sword's 1/72 scale RF-84F Thunderflash. 18 images of the kit's plastic and resin parts, marking guide, decals and box top are included.

David Couche takes some time off reviewing to present nine images and a description of his old Tamiya 1/48 scale A6M5c Zero in a heavily weathered condition in the Gallery.

Horizon Models is celebrating its Third Anniversary with reduced pricing on their range of kits - details are on their website. They are also holding their annual competition - the biggest to date. Details also on the website.

For our Australian visitors, the Sydney Scale Model Show 2018 will be held next Saturday, 13 October, at the Novotel Hotel Rooty Hill.

2 October, 2018

David Couche reviews DXM Decals' 1/48 scale F-15J/DJ 201st TFS Air Show & 30th Anniversary set. Seven images of the decal sheets, instructions and cover are included.

We have Preview information and images of Aerocraft's forthcoming undercarriage sets for Revell 1/72 scale Phantom kits.

The latest episode of the "On The Bench" free podcast is available now including a section on paint brush techniques and a busy segment on new releases.

1 October, 2018

More news from the Tokyo Hobby Show includes an announcement by Airfix for a brand new 1/48 scale Spitfire FR.Mk.XIV. Tamiya had sprues and built up examples of their all-new 1/48 scale Spitfire Mk.I, with parts provided for a number of different configurations of this early version.

On Missing-Lynx, I review Meng Model's World War Toons Panzer 38(t). Nine images of the kit's plastic parts, dec, instructions and box top are included.

I have already finished building and painting Meng's World War Toons Panzer 38(t). Three images and a description have been posted to the Gallery.

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28 September, 2018

STOP PRESS - News from the Tokyo Hobby Show. Wingnut Wings has announced that they have a 1/32 scale Lancaster Dambusters and Lancaster B.Mk.I/III are in development for 2019. More details to follow after the show.

John Miller presents a big new tech guide - "Suggestions for Matching the Paint Dilution and Airbrush Nozzle to the Spray Job". 21 images help illustrate the text and tables.

James Hatch reviews ICM's 1/48 scale Junkers Ju 88 A-4 WWII Axis Bomber with Finnish, Romanian and Hungarian markings. 51 images of the kit's plastic parts, decals, marking guide, instructions and box top are included.

In the Gallery, Ayhan Toplu has wasted no time building Eduard's brand new 1/48 scale Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-8/R2. 15 images are included.

Judy from Eagle Editions has also reminded us that they have at least 5 Fw 190 A-8 EagleCals available in 1:48 scale. Check out EagleCals' website for even more options!

27 September, 2018

I am very sad to report that Gaston Bernal, aftermarket pioneer and mastermind behind Aeromaster, Eagle Strike, KMC and more, passed away today. My thoughts go out to Gaston's family and friends at this difficult time.

26 September, 2018

James Hatch reviews Fly Models' 1/32 scale Arado Ar 234 B-2/S3. 48 images of the kit's plastic, resin and photo-etched parts, decals, instructions, marking guide and box top are included.

At the same time as I was working on the Eduard kit, I also built the old Revell 1/48 scale Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-10 and finished it in Italian ANR markings. Four images and a description have been posted to the Gallery.

David Couche examines a rather spectacular decal scheme, DXM's 1/48 scale "US Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle 4th Fighter Wing, 75th Anniversary, Seymour Johnson AFB". Images of the cover, the instructions, the decals and two reference photos are included.

Mike Crutch has published a new e-book, CVW - US Navy Carrier Air Wing Aircraft 1975-2015: Volume One - F-4 Phantom II/F-8 Crusader/F-14 Tomcat. More details and ordering information is available from the website.

25 September, 2018

Tonight I present four images and a description of my Eduard 1/48 scale Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-10 Mtt. Regensburg in the Gallery.

David Couche reviews "Spotlight On - Grumman F-14 Tomcat bt Marcelo Ribiero. 12 sample pages are included.

Sword has sent Preview information and images of their next two releases - 1/72 scale Hawker Beechcraft U-125 and Arado Ar 196. This page is worth checking out for Jerry Boucher's attractive artwork alone!

24 September, 2018

James Hatch reviews HobbyZone's Airbrush Painting Clips Holder. 16 images of this handy accessory are included.

Fine Art of Decals has announced the upcoming release of the second of five 1/48 nose art decal sets that will cover 28 8th and 9th Air Force B-24Ds that participated in the famous Tidal Wave low level attack on the oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania, on 1 August 1943. More details as they come to hand.

On Missing-Lynx, Al Bowie reviews the latest Osprey Compendium on British Tanks of US Manufacture in WWII. An image of the cover is included.

The newest title from Squadron-Signal, "10262 M911 & M10770 HET Heavy Equipment Transporters in Action", is available now from Doolittle Media's online shop.

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21 September, 2018

John Miller reviews Special Hobby's 1/48 scale AF-3S Guardian “MAD Boom”. 31 images of the kit's plastic, resin, photo-etched parts, decals, marking guide, instructions and box top are included.

20 September, 2018

David Couche reviews Stransky Kits' two new 1/144 scale Gales Leajet 35A kits. 20 images of the plastic parts, decals, marking schemes and box tops are included.

Floyd Werner examines KA Models' 1/48 scale F-14A Tomcat Opened P&W Exhausts for the Tamiya kit. Ten images of the two remarkable CAD-produced parts are included.

The thumbnail gallery was not working in Jordi Guillemot's "Gentleman Soldier" diorama yesterday. I have fixed this now.

19 September, 2018

James Hatch reviews ICM's new 1/32 scale Polikarpov I-153 Chaika. 38 images are included.

Floyd Werner examines KA Models' 1/48 scale F-15C/D/E/K P&W Exhaust for the Great Wall Hobby, Revell, or Academy kits. Four images of the two remarkable CAD-produced parts are included.

In the Gallery, Jordi Guillemot presents the venerable Matchbox 1/72 scale Vickers Wellesley in a diorama entitled "Gentleman Soldier".

18 September, 2018

Tonight I review Kinetic's debut kit in their Gold Series, the 1/48 scale M-346 Master Advanced Fighter Trainer. 25 images of the kit's plastic parts, photo-etched fret, decals and box top are included.

James Hatch examines DSPIAE's Overturn Preventing Glue Bottle Seat ‘Glue Bottle Holder’. Six images are included.

Floyd Werner reviews Vector's 1/48 scale P-40E/N Wheel Wells for the Hasegawa kits. An image of the seven resin parts are included.

17 September, 2018

We have a new Feature Article on Evan Smith's Tamiya 1/24 scale Porsche 911 GT1. Twelve images are included.

Floyd Werner examines Vector's 1/48 scale P-40E/N Control Surfaces for the Hasegawa kits. An image of the seven resin parts are included.

If you are a fan of Heller kits, check out the Heller Forever website and Forum.

On Missing-Lynx, Cookie Sewell reviews Miniart 1/35 Scale Kit No. 37020; T-55A Model 1981 - Interior Kit. An image of the box is included.

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14 September, 2018

David Couche reviews Eduard's 1/48 scale Spitfire HF Mk VIII Profipack. 27 images of the kit's plastic and photo-etched parts, decals, instructions, marking guide and box top are included.

13 September, 2018

James Hatch reviews ICM's 1/48 scale Dornier Do 17Z-2 Finnish Bomber. 47 photos of the kit's plastic parts, decals, instructions and box top are included.

Tolga Ulgur presents 44 images and a description of his Trumpeter 1/32 scale P-47N Thunderbolt in the Gallery.

Floyd Werner examines Vector's 1/48 scale P-40E/N Radiators for the Hasegawa kits. Two images of the seven resin parts are included.

Fine Art of Decals has announced three brand new Cutting Edge decal sets, including the first of five sets that will cover 28 options for Ploesti Raid Liberators in 1/48 scale. You can find the details by following this link.

12 September, 2018

Ron Petrosky presents a big new Feature Article on building his Tamiya 1/48 scale A6M5/5a Zero. 30 images are included.

Brad Fallen reviews Eduard's 1/48 scale Albatros D.V. 43 images of the kit's plastic parts, decals, marking guide and box top are included.

Floyd Werner examines Detail and Scale's Digital Book, "U.S. Navy and Marine Carrier-Based Aircraft of World War II". 15 images of sample pages and the cover are included.

11 September, 2018

In today's Squadron ScaleWorkshop video, we take a detailed look at the contents of RFM's brand new 1/35 scale Sturmtiger, which comprises well over 2,000 parts and includes a full interior. To view this 5 min 26 sec video, just click the screen below or take the YouTube option to view a high definition version.

Tonight I review Iliad's 1/72 scale North American B-25B, C & D Mitchell. Images of the cover, the instructions and the decal sheet are included.

In the Gallery, Chris Uden presents four images of his Italeri 1/48 scale F7F-3 Tigercat.

10 September, 2018

Brett Green presents four images and a description of his newly finished Academy T-34/85 with the DEF.Model Mod. 1944 DT-5 Main Gun Type conversion set in the Gallery.

Brad Fallen reviews Eduard's 1/32 scale BRASSIN Triple Ejector Racks with 12 images of the resin and photo-etched parts, the decals, instructions and box top.

Silver Wings has announced a Limited Edition 1/32 scale Yakovlev Yak 9M/T - available September 2018. Pre-orders will become available soon. We'll post more details as they come to hand.

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6 September, 2018

David Couche reviews Brengun's 1/72 scale Zlin Z-50 “Worldwide Users”. 15 images of the kit's plastic and resin parts, decals, marking guide, instructions and box top are included.

Tonight I examine Iliad Design's revised and expanded 1/48 scale "Pre-War Hurricanes" decal sheet. Images of the decal sheet, cover and instructions are included.

In the Gallery, Paul Sched presents four images of his Anigrand 1/72 scale Boeing YC-14.

5 September, 2018

Ed Russell reviews DK Decals' 1/72 scale "Spitfire MTO Aces", which offers no fewer than 35 options! Images of the cover, the instructions and the decal sheets are included.

Graham Carter examines four new 1/72 scale photo-etched releases from Brengun for Tu 160, Tu 95 Bear. Concorde and WWII Japanese bomb racks. Images of each of the sets are included.

Valiant Wings Publishing advises that Airframe Detail No 5 - The Boulton Paul Defiant is now being printed and due to arrive next Thursday. You can see sample pages and order this new publication from Valiant Wings' website.

I have archived the What's New entries from May to July 2018. These may be found, along with all the other What's New archive pages dating back to 2008, at the bottom of this page. Earlier entries may be found in the Indexes.

4 September, 2018

John Miller reviews Special Hobby's 1/72 scale Dornier Do 27 . 23 images of the kit's plastic parts, photo-etched fret, decals, marking guide and box top are included.

Suresh Nathan presents a new Feature Article on building and detailing his ID Models 1/32 scale vacform Boulton Paul Defiant. 36 images, including plenty of progress photos, are included.

Graham Carter examines three new 1/144 scale Brengun accessories for Me 163, Blanik and Hurricane. Images of each of the sets are included.

3 September, 2018

I am very sad to report the passing of David Hannant after a short illness at the age of 88. I offer my sincere condolences to David's family and friends. He will be greatly missed.

Here is an article from 2003 covering the history of Hannants and David's role until that point.

David Couche reviews MMP Books' "Republic F-105 Thunderchief" by Jaroslaw Dobrzynski. 17 sample pages are included.

On Missing-Lynx, Al Bowie reviews Riich Models' 1/35 scale British 3 Inch Mortar Team. 15 images of the kit's plastic, pho-etched and vinyl parts, decals and box top are included.

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31 August, 2018

Andrew Garcia presents a big new Feature Article on his Classic Airframes A5M4-K Claude Trainer. 14 images are included.

Tonight I examine Meridia Hobby Decals' 1/48 scale "VF-14/VF-32 F-4B Phantoms of the Vietnam War Part Two". Images of the cover and both decal sheets are included.

Wingnut Wings has announced their first Wingnut Wings T-Shirt is now available. Wingnut Wings has also released two limited edition display bases. More details are available on Wingnut Wings' website.

30 August, 2018

James Hatch reviews ICM's new 1/48 scale Junkers Ju 88 C-6, including 51 images of the kit's plastic parts, decals, marking schemes and box top.

Graham Carter examines Brengun's 1/144 scale A4 / V-2 Rocket kit. Six images of the resin and photo-etched parts, instructions and box top are included.

Tonight I review Meridia Hobby Decals' 1/48 scale "VF-14/VF-32 F-4B Phantoms of the Vietnam War Part One". Images of the cover and both decal sheets are included.

I've just heard that there are still a few copies of Spencer Pollard's books on building the Airfix Sea Fury and the Airfix P-51D Mustang available. You can purchase these direct from Spence's blog.

29 August, 2018

Tonight I present seven images and a description of my Italeri 1/48 scale Grumman F7F-3N Tigercat night fighter in the Gallery.

James Hatch reviews ICM's new 1/48 scale Heinkel He 111 H-6, including 64 images of the kit's plastic parts, decals, marking schemes and box top.

Graham Carter examines Spencer Pollard's book, "Let's Build... The Hawker Sea Fury" Mini-Guide, which covers the building and painting of the new Airfix kit.

28 August, 2018

Ayhan Toplu has wasted no time building Eduard's brand new 1/48 scale Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-10. 15 images are included in his Gallery entry.

Ed Russell and Phill Sporton provide detailed reference supporting their review of DK Decsls' 1/72 scale P-40E Kittyhawk in RAAF Service and P-40 K/M/N in RAAF Service. 24 reference photos with detailed captions analysing the colours and markings are included.

27 August, 2018

Tonight I examine Xtradecals' 1/72 scale Messerschmitt Me 262 B-1a / B-1a U1 / Avia CS-92 decals covering seven night fighters and trainers in nine schemes. Images of the cover, the instructions and the decal sheet are included.

We have Preview information and images of Aerocraft Models' latest accessories -1/32 scale undercarriage sets for I-16, I-153 and Eurofighter Typhoon.

On Missing-Lynx, Al Bowie reviews Gecko Models' 1/35 scale W.W.II British MG Team in Combat (NW Europe). 15 images of the kit's plastic, pho-etched and vinyl parts, decals and box top are included.

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24 August, 2018

John Miller presents a new Feature Article on building and painting his polished metal Fujimi 1/72 scale Spitfire Mk.XIVe using Mission Models paints. 41 images of the model in progress and complete are included.

Graham Carter reviews Dora Wings' 1/72 scale Bell P-63E Kingcobra with 20 images of the kits' plastic and photo-etched parts, masks, decals, markings schemes and box top.

Tonight I examine Xtradecals' 1/72 scale Messerschmitt Me 262 B-1a / B-1a U1 / Avia CS-92 decals covering seven night fighters and trainers in nine schemes. Images of the cover, the instructions and the decal sheet are included.

...and a reminder for our Australian visitors, the Queensland Model and Hobby Expo (QMHE) will be held on this weekend at the Collingwood Park Sports Centre, Redbank. More details are available on the website.

23 August, 2018

Graham Carter reviews three new 1/72 scale Percival Vega Gull and Proctor I kits from Dora Wings. 28 images of the kits' plastic and photo-etched parts, masks, decals, markings schemes and box tops are included.

Tonight I examine Xtradecals' 1/32 scale Messerschmitt Me 262 B-1a decals. Images of the cover, the instructions and the decal sheet are included.

Graham also reviews Brengun's 1/144 scale MAN EMMA FSR 70 Mobile Tower. Six images of the resin parts, packaging and a completed example are included.

22 August, 2018

Tonight I review Kinetic's 1/48 scale F-16C/D Block 52+ Polish 2013/14 Tiger Meet. 37 images of the kit's plastic parts, photo-etched fret, decals, markings and box top.

I also examine Dead Design's canopy, wheel and inspection panel masks for the Fine Molds 1/48 scale A5M Claude and 1/72 and 1/48 scale Ki-61 Hien kits. 29 images of the packaging, instructions and masks are included.

David Couche reviews DXM Decals' 1/48 scale Armee de l’Air, French AF EC1/12 Mirage 2000C Tiger Meet 2009. Seven images of the cover, the instructions and both decal sheet are included.

In the Gallery, Nick Kiriokos presents 17 images of his Hasegawa 1/72 scale Brewster B-239 Buffalo.

21 August, 2018

Last Friday marked the tenth anniversary of HyperScale's Airfix Group Build Forum, which has expanded slightly since then to today's "Airfix, Frog and Matchbox - Classic British Kits Group Build Forum". Do yourself a favour and take a look at some of the terrific results obtained from these often vintage kits over the last decade. Congratulations to everyone who has made this such a lively - and permament - part of HyperScale!

20 August, 2018

Tonight I review Xtradecals' 1/48 scale Panavia Tornado F.3 Collection, including images of the decal sheets, the instructions and the cover.

On Missing-Lynx, Andrew Judson examines Meng Models' brand new 1:35 scale Russian 9K37M1 BUK Air Defense Missile System. 20 images of the kit's plastic, photo-etched and multimedia parts, decals and box art are included.

...and don't forget to check out the outstanding work of Missing-Lynx's visitors on the Constructive Comments Forum too.

17 August, 2018

John Cate presents a few Feature Article on building his Roden 1/48 scale De Havilland DH.4A Passenger Aircraft. 22 images are included.

David Couche reviews Eduard's 1/48 scale Fokker E.II Weekend Edition. 17 images of the plastic parts, decals, marking guide, instructions and box top are included.

Tonight I examine Xtradecals' 1/48 scale Hawker Hunter F.6 Pt.3, including images of the decal sheets, the instructions and the cover.

15 August, 2018

Tonight I review Eduard's new 1/48 scale Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-10 Mtt Regensburg accompanied by 27 images, including reference photos of a full-sized engine cowling and wings.

David Couche examines Gaspatch Models' 1/48 scale Vane Gunsights and 1/35 scale MG 15 Machine Guns. Nine images of the resin parts, instructions and packaging are included.

In the Gallery, Rafi Ben-Shahar shows us two Heller 1/48 scale Mirage IIIBs in IDF service. 13 images are included.

14 August, 2018

James Hatch reviews Planet Models' 1/48 scale Miles M.35 Libellula. 19 images of the kit's resin, white metal and vacform parts, decals, instructions and box top are included.

Graham Carter examines Kagero Publishing's TopDrawings Number 46, The Battleship USS Massachusetts. Images of the cover, a pile of plans and two sample spreads are included.

We have Preview images and information for Alan Price's new book, Wingleader Modeller's Photographic Archive 1 - Bristol Blenheim Mk.I & Mk.IF. This is available to pre-order now.

13 August, 2018

In today's Squadron ScaleWorkshop video, we take a walk around the military vehicle competition aisles of the Melbourne Model Expo, held in June this year. To view this 6 min 28 sec video, just click the screen below or take the YouTube option to view a high definition version.

James Hatch reviews the new DSPIAE Superglue Auxiliary Applicator, including seven images of the tool, the instructions and its packaging.

On Missing-Lynx, Cookie Sewell reviews Takom's 1/35 Scale Soviet Heavy Tank SMK. An image of the box top is included.

...and don't forget to check out the outstanding work of Missing-Lynx's visitors on the Constructive Comments Forum too.

10 August, 2018

In the Gallery, Tolga Ulgur presents 36 photos of his Eduard 1/32 scale Curtiss P-40N Warhawk.

Graham Carter reviews Wings of the Black Cross Special No. 2, Junkers Ju 87 Stuka. Images of the cover plus three sample spreads are included.

James Hatch examines DSPIAE's Aluminium Alloy Scale. Nine images are included.

We have Preview images and information on two new 1/48 scale decals sheets for VF-14/VF-32 F-4B Phantoms of the Vietnam War.

8 August, 2018

David Couche reviews Eduard's 1/48 scale S.E.5a Wolseley Viper Weekend Edition Review. 14 images of the kit's plastic parts, decals, marking guide, instructions and box top are included.

Aerocraft Models has sent Preview information and images of two new resin updates for the Airfix 1/72 scale Phantom kits.

In the Gallery, Chris Uden presents two images of his Hasegawa 1/48 scale Henschel Hs 129 B-3.

7 August, 2018

David Couche reviews Eduard's 1/48 scale Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-2 Weekend Edition. 20 images of the kit's plastic parts, decals, marking guide, instructions and box top are included.

Graham Carter examines Phileditions' "Squadrons! Number 25 The Supermarine Spitfire Mk.V - The Eagle Squadrons". Images of the cover and two sample spreads are included.

...and a reminder for our Australian visitors, the Queensland Model and Hobby Expo (QMHE) will be held on 25-26 August at the Collingwood Park Sports Centre, Redbank. More details are available on the website.

6 August, 2018

James Hatch reviews DSPIAE's Stepless Adjustment Circular Cutter Locator, a supplement to their circle cutter. Ten images are included.

Horizon Models announces their annual sale. They are offering up to 10% off website pricing off their model spacecraft kits and free worldwide shipping to all their customer until 20 August 2018.

On Missing-Lynx, Al Bowie reviews Gecko Models' brand new 1:35 scale British Cruiser Tank A10 Mk.I Kreuzer Panzerkampfwagen Mk II, 742(e), A10. 31 images of the kit's plastic, photo-etched and multimedia parts, decals and box art are included.

...and don't forget to check out the outstanding work of Missing-Lynx's visitors on the Constructive Comments Forum too.

2 August, 2018

Jonathan Bryon presents a new Feature Article on his Kitty Hawk 1/48 scale Bell AH-1Z Viper. 35 images are included.

Graham Carter reviews Sword's new 1/72 scale RT-33 Shooting Star. 18 images of the kit's plastic, resin and photo-etched parts, decals, marking schemes and box top are included.

Valiant Wings Publishing advises that AM12, The Supermarine Spitfire Pt.1, will be passed to press this morning. Delivery is anticipated on 13 August. You can see more info and sample pages or pre-order now via Valiant Wings' website.

1 August, 2018

In today's Squadron ScaleWorkshop video, we take a walk around the aircraft competition aisles of the Melbourne Model Expo, held in June this year. To view this 7 min 38 sec video, just click the screen below or take the YouTube option to view a high definition version.

David Couche reviews NorthStar Models' 1/48 scale Huffers MD-1 Flight Deck Tractor Ver. 3. 12 images of the kit's plastic, resin and photo-etched parts, decals, instructions and box top are included.

We have Preview information and images of Horizon Models' 1/72 scaleRedstone Launcher, due for release in September.

 

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