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It has been a while since I have seen anything new from Concord Publications These new titles should have widespread interest amongst Armor modellers...
The incredibly prolific Ace Models has just announced the release of its newest model: A 1/72nd Scale OT-62....
I recently received notice of the May releases from the Italian figure company, Pegaso Models.
The second 'batch' of new releases have been announced from Alpine Miniatures, these three new releases are well up to the standard of the first ones...
Scale Creations Whose previous release was a 1/35th Scale Church Ruin, have announced the release of four sets of Propaganda posters in 1/35th scale...
It's always great to hear of a model shop thriving. The Croydon (S.E. London) branch of ModelZone is all set to move and expand. The shop will be moving from St. Georges Walk to new premises occupying two floors in the Centrale Shopping Centre - more than doubling its size in the process.
While doing my daily check of new and upcoming releases at Squadron, I ran across a three-figure WWI German MG team in 54MM from Andrea.
Hobby Fan has just released three new figure sets on Taiwanese market. They should be available in other parts of the world soon.
AFV Club has just released a few new products on Taiwanese market. They should be available in other parts of the world soon.
Formations Models are now in the position, that for any serious Sherman modeller, they are the first 'port-of-call' for anyone looking for enhancements/conversions for Sherman kits. These new releases can only enhance this reputation....
Eduard newsletter with announcement of their new releases for June has been put on their web site today (http://www.eduard.cz/newsletter/i2004-06.php]). The biggest piece of news is the availability of their super-kit: Mirage III CJ model in 1/48 scale. But there are also several interesting new items on their new photoetched sets releases list. One thing that immediately drew my attention is the stowage tie-downs set for M2A2ODS Bradley vehicle - really essential addition to any OIF Bradley model. But everyone should find something interesting on this list:
Italeri's New release schedule is somewhat shrouded in mystery 6437 - German Horse-Drawn Convoy is a very welcome addition to their catalogue...
Dragon Models' website is showing pictures of a an interesting new kit - The Ambulance version of the ubiquitious Kubelwagen...
Bison Decals have announced a series of releases in both 1/35th and 1/72nd scale. Unusually, the majority of the decal sheets are for British Vehicles although they have an interesting range of new releases covering former Balkan states...
Although announced a while ago, I am pleased to be able to bring some of the first images of Dragon's New Release, 6198 U.S. Army Support Weapon Team....
Art Girona, is another of the increasing number of Spanish figure producers who have come onto the scene in the last few years.
Not perhaps as well-known as their competitors such as Andrea, nevertheless their products are well-worth a second look.
Voyager Model was a totally unknown company to me until I was given a link to their website today. Frankly, the range of the material they are producing totally surprised me.
For modellers interested in modelling the U.S.M.C, HardCorps Models has now launched it's online store with a selection of products guaranteed to tempt the Marine Corps Modeller...
Yesterday, I received photos and details of the (first) diorama accessory from a new company:
SCALE CREATIONS
Mole Military Miniatures have kindly provided samples of their specialist custom-printed decals, which are available exclusively from Dorking Models (see below).

With the arrival of this month's Osprey newsletter announcing the new titles to be published in June, it struck me that this new title was perhaps worthy of a little more than simply appearing amongst a list of other titles.
Once again, Osprey Publishing has announced a batch of interesting new titles. Covering everything from Crusader Castles to Soviet Armor, from WWII Infantry tactics to the Hussite Wars, this list of new titles will have something for everyone....
ACE Model (from the Ukraine) have begun production of the well-known BTR-60PB (the one with 14.5mm KPVT heavy mg in a turret)....
TimeCast Historic Buildings in Miniatures has come out with a new bridge. They have created a 6mm version of the bridge at Arnham.
Firestorm Models,are an Australian Retailer/Producer of high-quality resin armor accessories and conversion sets. Their latest releases are, following their company policy, are principally Vietnam-era items in 1/35th scale.
Pegasus Hobbies is a California based, on-line hobby store. Recently I picked up a snippet of news that they were starting to produce their own 1/72nd scale armor kits and figures...
Any modellers in or near Lowestoft on Saturday, May 29 2004 may be well advised to visit the annual Open Day at:
Mole Military Miniatures have purchased the entire remaining stock of Letraset Dry Print Decals. The decals cover Aircraft and Armour subjects and are available in 1/72 and 1/35 scales for the most part.
Long in production and now complete, the massive 1/72 scale full dry dock from Diorama Solutions is ready for shipping. This kit is designed to house the new Revell 1/72 U-boat (not included in kit).
The last few months have seen some attractive new figures and accessories from Andrea Miniatures. Here are just a few....
The month of May sees Trumpeter adding one additional aircraft to their growing line of aviation kits. Mays sees release is the Mi-8MT/Mi-17 HIP H in 1/35 scale.
ACCIÓN PRESS have announced two new titles, one for the armor modeller and the other for the figure builder...
We are now stocking ATAK's range of resin Zimmerit Sets.
AZTECMODELS is a Mexican based company who produce some fascinating subjects in 1/48th scale. Colorful is the key word for this company's products.
This is a Canadian based bookseller/publisher whose speciality is Commonwealth Armor/Artillery subjects....
A new Spanish company with an extremely different range of new products for both dioramas and vehicle kits.
Alan Hobbies announced at the recent Shizuoka Hobby show in Japan, their latest release: A 1/35th scale 'Bison' SPG
Aerotech has just released the second model in their new line of Luft 46 aircraft. This release of the Gotha P60A follows the thier first release, the 1/72nd Fw Ta 183.
Mirage Hobby have supplied details of their eagerly awaited 1/72 scale M3 Lee and Grant tanks. The kits will feature fine surface details and the tracks are to be moulded in what Mirage are hailing as a new formula plastic. Added to this, each kit will feature an etched-metal fret.
Today I received an unexpected surprise in the form of ADVANCE images of CMK's new interior kits for the Tamiya Sherman.
GOFFY MODEL have their first four (2-figure sets) available. Nice unusual subjects to complement the growing range of modern Bundeswehr vehicles in 1/35th Scale.
Continuing with an overview of the products of GOFFY MODEL, this news item will concentrate itself with the highly useful products that this companty has available for the increasingly popular 1/72nd scale.
This is the second (of two) 1/35th scale Conversion sets available from the Czech company, GOFFY MODEL. The conversion set is designed for Academy's M60.
GOFFY MODEL, are a company based in the Czech Republic. Completely unknown to me, I stumbled across their webpage while looking for something else. This was surely one of those happy accidents.
ACE company just begun production of a BTR-60P (open top) kit.

Interior parts included.

Decals for 4 versions (3 Soviet + East German).

More details can be found here:

ACE MODELS


Releasing their first new product of the year, Cobra Company is ready to start shipment of their new MH-60L Conversion and DAP Weapons set. These two sets will be available starting tomorrow, May 5th.
The annual Modelcontest Mosonmagyarovar 2004 was held the 17th and 18th of April in Hungary.

For some pictures of the aircraft and military vehicle entries, just click on the two links below:

Ships and Aircraft

Figures and AFV

A few samples of the models entered are pictured to the right.

Editors Note: All pictures taken by Wolfram Bradac. Story and photos courtest of The Luftwaffe in Scale.
A new company to me, these are the first four releases from Toro Models.....
Once again a large list of Osprey releases this month. It is worth noting that the closer we get to the 60th anniversary of the D-Day landings, the more books there seem to be on Normandy.....
MIG continue adding to their catalogue with these new items, which as we have come to expect are always that little bit different...
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