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There are a number of companies producing replacement 1/35th heads in resin, however, one of the best known and wth one of the largest ranges, is Hornet. On the same topic, there are two new 1/35th figures from the partner company, Wolf...
This is another of these news stories which seems to come out of the blue.. Rest Models is a company based in the Ukraine,. whose previous products were all 1/48th scale aviation subjects, are now turning their attention to 1/35th Armor and 1/48th figures...
A while back, the news story was run on an interesting new kit from Dragon Models Limited - their new (3534) M1 Panther II Mine Detection and Clearing Vehicle in 1/35th scale. Now we are able to bring you images of this unusual AFV....
Modelpoint U.S. has just announced it's latest releases in updates and conversion sets in 1/35th scale....
PE 3580, 1/350 Kuznetsov Airwing Set, is now available and shipping, with priority to pre-orders.
The following new releases can be expected from Eduard in May 2005. The release date is tabled for 1 May 2005.
A few months ago, here on Armorama, Jeff Meckley (Holycow) launched his new figure company, Think -One - Eighty - Studios with some sublime 1/35th U.S. figures from O.I.F., now in the third of the company's new release program, he brings us new figures in both 1/35th and in 1/48th scale...
Hokey dokey, folks--here now and packing (and shipping as of Wednesday the 27th), are:
Schiffer Publishing has just recently published a new book on the paint and markings of American armor from World War I to the eve of World War II - Organization and Markings of American Armor, 1918-1941
The Spanish figure and AFV company NIMIX has just announced a series of new releases which are of particular interest to those building 1/48th scale vehicles....
To begin at the beginning, Formations are a company which produce a series of indispensable detail and conversion sets for both the Sherman and the Stuart. Their products are now the first 'port of call' for anyone converting or 'accurizing' these vehicles in 1/35th scale. These three new sets will find an immediate market amongst the 'Shermanholics' amongst us...
When DML started producing their 3 in 1 kits, the modelling let out a collective gasp of surprise.... However, thinking about it logically, it made sense to do a kit with a choice of three variants in he 251 seres of vehicles. What surprised many, was when they started applying the same 'doctrine' to tanks.... This is the latest manifestation of this interesting policy....
Armorama is approaching a milestone mark in it's evolution. The server has processed over 1,400,000,000 individual requests (hits) for April already. This will exceed the highest traffic level recorded in January (ussually a seasonally busy time), and bust the 1.5 billion mark almost certainly. A request is a unique file or image that is requested by a remote host or user.
We received the last of our new WW2 French Air Force paints today, and now have the full range of 12 colors:
One of the 'hottest' topics for debate is the application of Zimmerit coating to late-war German vehicles. Many modellers are finding it easier to buy sheets of etched-brass Zimmerit and a number of companies do their own sets. Amongst them, is the Polish company, Atak Model
That's right: the 1/350 Trumpeter USS North Carolina kit is here, and you can order it now. Price is £51.02 (UK/EU residents add VAT).
Thanks to Chris Mrosko we now have details an interesting new set from the VLS sub-division, TRAKZ....
In 1/48th scale, there is one manufacturer who has the most extraordinary range of complete kits, conversion sets and all sorts of updates, that company, is the French manufacturer, Gaso.Line. Their products are available through the retail outlet, Quarter Kit Model Shop
Now the 1/48th kits have been dealt with in the news section (at least for the moment) the attention can turn to the After-Market products. The new releases under the spotlight are from the Czech Republic based company, HAULER...
One of the plastic manufacturers 'par excellence' in recent years was the Taiwanese company Skybow. When they sold the majority of their moulds to AFV Club it looked as if the modelling world had lost one of their truly great innovators. Now Skybow is back, not working in 1/35th this time, but in 1/48th scale....
I recently ran a story which was little more than a list of Dragon's forthcoming 1/72nd scale releases, now with this report, I am able to add a 'little flesh to the bones'....
Last month, DML announced the release of 7049 - U.S.S. Essex in 1/700th scale, now comes advance news of yet another 'Essex' in 1/700th - the U.S.S. Randolph....
Thanks to a bit of detective work by Stuke Sowle, we are now able to bring the first details of what wll be a very welcome release for Allied modelers in 1/35th....
The last few months, has seen an explosion in the (re-vitalised) scale of 1/48th armor. Leading the charge has been Tamiyaalthough other manufacturers are doubtless waiting in the wings to start their own ranges in this interesting scale...
The ACE company from Ukraine has announced yet another 1/72nd scale kit....
Wingz have announced the imminent release of a 1/32 scale WW2 Luftwaffe refueling cart.
After a week or two of highly attrractive images of work in progress by Jaume Ortiz Forns in the forums, the new Alpine Miniatures figures, have finally arrived!
AirConnection are importers of many of those had to get Eastern European products from companes such as KAGERO or ROSSAGRAPH (who have had many of their publications reviewed here). They also import Hussar Productions who thanks to a news item on P.M.M.S have been drawn to my attention...

There's a really exciting set of aircraft in Hasegawa's Spring line-up, as they continue their policy of releasing "Limited Edition" versions of their existing kits.
The Hong-Kong based manufacturer, Armour Workshop continues to announce some interesting releases in both 1/35th and 1/48th scale...
Frequently, I have covered, with particular enthusiasm, Osprey Publishing's, superb Armor Modeling series, both here in the news sections and in reviews. Osprey have now announced two new books in this series which should cause considerable interest...
Well, here are the images of the next two WEM PE sets, hot off the Mac of our chief designer, Peter "Mad Pete" Hall.
Personally this is the one I have been waiting for... Dragon Models, via their constantly updated website, have just announced their 251/7 Ausf. D....
Too often, 1/72nd scale, is ignored in the news section. As a means of going some of teh way in rectifying this, here are Dragon's future and imminent releases in 1/72nd
Concord Publcations should theoretically require little in the way of introduction. Since their inception, they have been producing high-quality military reference books which have an extraordinarily wide range of themes... This new book will interest both the armor modeller as well as the figure modeller...
White Ensign Models is about to release its photoetch detail set for the Trumpeter 1/350 scale Admiral Kuznetsov.
The following armour kit release appears to have been confirmed by DML as per the Dragon USA website.
The last few months have seen both new releases and many kits in the pipeline in armor, in 1:48th scale. Two manufacturers have been at the forefront of this development, Tamiya and the (reconstituted) company of Skybow. More and more, of the AM (aftermarket) companies are now beginning to bring out sets for vehicles in this scale. The latest to join them, is Hauler from the Czech Republic...
This year (2005) Osprey is bringing back almost all of it's Out of Print titles. February 2005 saw the arrival of the first batch of previously unavailable titles, and a second batch will be available from April 10, 2005.
Once again,Archer Fine Transfers have produced a huge list of new releases in both 1/35th and 1/48th scale...
Andrea Miniatures continue with their (monthly) releases with a number of new products...
Verlinden Productions has announced two new 1/35th Scale Armor releases. Both, curiously enough, are for the T34...
Verlinden Productions have announced three new diorama sets for release in May 2005...
Once again, Verlinden Productions is presenting advance news of their new releases. This time the releasesare for May...
I've just found an updated list on Accurate Armour's site for their future releases, which includes some exciting new kits!
It has been a while since we have had some firm news from the Scottish Armor manufacturer Cromwell Models. However, as they say, good news is always worth waiting for...
Hot news from Gary Newman at MMD-Squadron! The first plastic parts for Czech Model's forthcoming 1/48 Ryan FR-1 Fireball are due any day now. Resin details and decals will follow within the next few weeks, so this exciting kit should be on the shelves by Summer.
Revell have released details of 4 new military & airliner kits. For military modelers there are the F-16B and Chinook, while civil builders have the chance to model the giant Airbus A-380 and commemorate Cordorde's last flight from London to New York.
Brazil, is not perhaps the first place one thinks of as a source of 1/35th scale armor conversion sets. However, with this recently started company, this may well change...
The following new releases "expected" for April 2005 have been listed on Eduard's website. No pictures are available yet, but watch this space/
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