FFROM have sent us shots of the decals for three of the options included in their forthcoming Alizé. Also included is a fresh sprue-shot.
Due this month from Merit International is a new-tool kit of the RAF's last biplane fighter - the Gloster Gladiator Mk.1. Hopefully, this will be just the first of a series of Gladiators and Sea Gladiators.
Many thanks to Paul at The Model Cellar for letting us know that Merit International are developing a range of 1:24 WWI aircraft. Two subjects have been announced so far - the Fokker Dr.1 and S.E.5a.
New from The Model Cellar comes their latest beautifully sculpted resin figure. The subject is WWI's ace of aces - Manfred von Richthofen.
The Su-24 is tragically in the news today for all the wrong reasons. Therefore the release of the latest superdetailed resin cockpit set from Neomega is quite uncanny.
FRROM have contacted us with a rather unique modelling proposal. It's a type of crowd-funding - and the good bit is that it won't cost you anything more than simply registering your interest to get the project underway. So - if you'd like to see the Breguet BR.521 Bizerte in kit form (and, come on, going by the pics, who wouldn't!) just read on...
Hobby World have sent us details of their latest issue of Jabo Magazine. Special #13 is dedicated to jet aircraft from the beginnings to the present day.
FFROM have sent us the first sprue shots of their forthcoming Breguet 1050 Alizé. The new kit of France's 1950s carrier-based Anti-Submarine Warfare aircraft is set for release in four versions.
Mark Peacock has sent us details of the latest Airframe Extra from Valiant Wings. This time the focus on the attack in which just 20 obsolescent Swordfish torpedo-bombers changed the balance of power in the Mediterranean - the Battle of Taranto.
Fonthill Media have sent us details of Geoff Jones' book on probably the most famous piston-engined passenger/transport aircraft of all time - the immortal Douglas DC-3. The book is available now.
SBS Model have established a reputation over the years for some of the finest quality mixed media upgrades and full resin kits, so it's exciting to see them expand their range to include decals. So far, three 1:72 sets are available.
Maurizio Amelotti has sent us photos of the latest releases from VideoAviation. There are three new sets of 1:32 resin USAF figures.
New from Ampersand comes a detailed study of the ultimate expression of America's WW2 strategic bombing policy - the mighty B-36 Peacemaker. Too late to see service against Germany or Japan, the B-36 went on to hold the line in the early Cold War.
Fonthill Media have sent us details of a highly detailed new study of the Short Stirling. Due for publication next month, this looks set to become the ultimate reference on the Stirling, which has lain in the shadow of the Lancaster and Halifax for so long.
ICM Holding have announced that their new-tool 1:48 Polikarpov I-153 Chaika is all set for imminent release. This will be the first time this classic biplane has appeared as a mainstream kit in this scale.
Hataka Hobby have sent us details of their latest aircraft paint set. The eight acrylic paints cover many classic VVS schemes for the early to mid period of the war on the Eastern Front, including temporary winter finishes.
Zokei-Mura Inc. have sent us details of their eagerly awaited 1:48 Horten Ho 229 flying wing. Like the popular largescale version that preceded it, the new model will feature extensive interior details. The 1:48 Ho 229 is due for release on November 21st.
Silver Wings' eagerly awaited 1:32 PZL P.11c is ready for release and they have sent us photos of the resin parts and accessories for what promises to be among their most popular releases to date. This is the first time Poland's iconic fighter has been available as a largescale kit, and Silver Wings look to have done a fantastic job on it.
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Andy Evans presents the content of the forthcoming issue of Model Aircraft Magazine. See below what's inside.
Here's a preview of Aerobonus sets and figures released in October.
Aires have sent us in a line-up with preview pictures of their latest improvements in three most popular scales. Here's what we got.
In late October Qickboost have released another pack of improvement items. Here's a short preview of what's new.
HobbyTerra have sent us details of a new 1:72 kit from Modelsvit - the Tupolev Tu-22KD "Shilo" (Blinder) medium bomber. Included in the report are shots of the parts.
Revell is set to release in November a 1/72 scale Halifax Mk III.
A release for November from Revell.
German Tigermeet 2014 Tornado in 1/32 scale.
The Hellfire came into use in the early 80's and can be launched from many different platform types.
Arama Hobby / Attack Squadron has released a 8pc set with launch rails.
Seven books released by Fonthill Media
This month sees Special Hobby re-release a trio of WW2 favourites due to popular demand. In 1:72 there are the Wirraway and Soviet A-20G, while the record-breaking He 178 returns in 1:48.
MPM Production has sent us details of their latest CMK resin sets. This month sees an upgrade for Airfix's new P-40 and two figures sets in 1:72, plus two styles of wicker seats in 1:48.
Grand Models have announced their second release. This time it's a highly detailed resin two-seat Delta Dagger trainer conversion set.
Eagle Editions won't be at Telford this year, but to make up for any disappointment they are running a worldwide sale - so it's a win-win for everyone. The offer extends worldwide until the end of November.
FRROM have revealed revealed a new 1:72 kit to coincide with the Telford show this coming weekend - the Breguet 1050 Alizé. The Alizé will be available in four versions and is in the final stages of development, with the release planned for the New Year.
NH Detail have sent us details of two new photo-etched upgrades. The subjects this time are the classic Il-62M jetliner and the radical S-32MK fighter technology demonstrator.
October's contest is now open for voting.
This release should be added to any Pop/ rock band aircraft collection!.
Fly high and Rock on!
Modern jet builder and short on space then this might be a model of interest to you.
Mirage Hobby have announced reissue of the popular PZL P.24G - Polish export fighter used by Greek Air Force.
ICM have published sprues shots of their two incoming releases in quarterscale. See the details below.
Brighten up you DC-10 with this latest release from 26 decals.
Hataka Hobby have sent us details of their latest set of acrylic aircraft paints. The 6-colour set covers the early years of the Israeli Air Force.
Caraktčre - Presse & Editions have sent us details of the latest issue of Aérojournal, the French-language magazine. Aérojournal Special #22 looks at the the Fw 190 in its ground-attack role.
Mark Peacock has sent us details of the new Airframe Album study of the Hornet and Sea Hornet which will premiere at Scale Modelworld along with the newly updated edition of Valiant Wings' Typhoon reference.
Dmitri and Liubov Baeva have sent us details of a new resin upgrades from Komplekt Zip in 1:48 and 1:72. Included in the list is a set of Pe-2 propellers and spinners, perfectly timed to coincide with ICM's exciting new quarterscale kit.
Thanks to our fellow, Guido Hopp, we can share with you few draing of the incoming GWH release of the F-15I.
Here's a quick information about next Meng release. The kit will most probably be based on already known Me 410 kit with new sprues and optional parts typical for the B2/U2/R4 versions.
A new kit from Lukgraph have just reached the "in sale" status. Once again it is the US late 1920's fighter plane.
Arma Hobby prepares their latest model kit. This one will be an American Grumman F2F-1 prepared in a "pro" series, which means it will include also photo-etched parts.
SAM Publications have announced a new title in their well known series of Modellers Datafile. This volume is dedicated to the famous Grumman fighter.
Sotiris Constantinidis has sent us news of a brand new kit from a brand new manufacturer. GRand Models' first release is a highly detailed 1:72 resin model of the Beechcraft T-6A/NTA Texan II.