Recently fellow modeler Ron Kootje has pressed out some very interesting items in 1:32
Here's a look at the content of Model Aircraft Volume 12 Issue 08 (August 2013) by Jean-Luc Formery.
Jean-Luc Formery looks at the August issue (Volume 19 Issue 08) of Scale Aviation Modeller International.
Pavla Models have been busy this month with an extensive line-up of new resin upgrades and vacuformed canopies in all three main aircraft modelling scales:
Quickboost have prepraed some nice improvements for July dedicated to many popular model kits. Here's a preview of their latest sets.
Here is the line-up of Aires improvements released in July.
Aerobonus have prepared four new sets for modern jets, especially for those whoare thinking about some diorama or display stand. Two of these sets are nice figures of fighter pilots.
MMD-Squadron have added a new style of highly detailed resin parachute pack to their True Details range:
MMD-Squadron are releasing the Roden S.E.5a "Hisso" as part of their Encore range of kits:
Squadron-Signal's latest aircraft walkaround covers the classic Saab Viggen, with both hard- and softbound editions available:
New from Superscale International come two sheets of decals offering markings and walkways for quartersacale F-4 kits:
Supescale International have released two new sheets of decals aimed at HobbyBoss's big P-61 Black Widow:
Alex Sulla has sent us photos of the finished castings for his 1:48 resin figure of Luftwaffe ace Major Hans "Assi" Hahn with his dog Lux.
The Lockheed Constellation comes under the spotlight as Fisher Models release a series of up-grades and corrections for the classic 1/72 Heller kit:
NH Detail have two new 1:144 photoetched upgrade sets ready for release this month.
Having concentrated exclusively on jets until now, Kitty Hawk look set to release a series of quarterscale helicopter kits.
Following on the heels of the release of their 1:32 2 seater crew set, Model Cellar cuts loose with a 1:12 bust of a German Aviator - Observer in similar cold weather - high altitude gear. It could portray either an "Emil or Franz".
Glen Coleman has sent us word that Kitty Hawk have their latest quarterscale kit of the Mirage F1 all ready for release.
Kagero Publishing have sent us in a press release with a preview of their new books which will be published in early August.
The latest Windsock Datafile provides distinct local interest for me, as the subject is so closely linked with the Supermarine works just across the Solent from Castle Aeroscale:
The latest edition of Windsock Worldwide provides a real trip down memory lane for me as, among the usual mix of top quality reference material and modelling articles, Ray Rimell looks back at his stunning 1:24 LVG C.VI that graced the pages of Scale Models Magazine when I was still at school. The scratchbuilt model simply blew my mind as a teenager and looks just as good 40 years later! Coming bang up to date, this issue looks at the amazingly detailed WW1 flight sim - Rise Of Flight. I've tried it and can vouch for it's addictiveness and superb attention to detail - but maybe I shouldn't plug distractions from our modelling workbenches!
The winners of the June MOM have been chosen
Part of Poland has prepared a photo-etched fret dedicated to the Aeroplast Mi-2 helicopter kits in 1:48 scales.
Now this is something I never thought I'd see - a largescale kit of the fantastic Vought XF5U Flying Flapjack! Planet Model's latest release looks like a must-have for anyone who likes building the weird and wonderful. Count me in!
Despite the summer heatwave, the guys and gals at MPM Production have obviously been busy and have a wide selection of CMK resin upgrade sets ready for release this month: