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As an accompaniment to our previous NEWS story from ModelersNotebook.com concerning their very interesting new manual, MODEL DESIGN & BLUEPRINTING HANDBOOK, here is an early announcement of the next two reference volumes planned for the coming months!
Dragon Models Limited sends us NEWS this morning of their next scheduled "Premium Edition" release, this time, its the "U.S.S. Bon Homme Richard" (CV-31) Essex-class Aircraft Carrier, Korean War, in 1/700 scale plastic.
Read on!
With so much effort going into the final preparations for their forthcoming kits like the Bf 110 and Avia B-534 III, you might be forgiven for thinking that Eduard would be taking their foot off the pedal a bit in other areas, but April still looks set to be a busy month with plenty of new aircraft kits and accessories sets.
Historicus Forma member Maurice Corry (aka evofive) has announced us about his products available by Maurice Corry Miniatures.
The figures are 120 mm resin kits, sculpted and casted by Maurice Corry. Here are the latest figures of his product range.
News in from German aftermarket upgrade manufacturer BMK, of two new interesting additions to their growing line of precision turned products.
The VALOM company was founded in 2002 and it is focused on producing aircraft model kits and accessories.
Plastic parts are made with injection moulded-short run technology.
They are now entering into producing 1/48th scale aircraft kits.
Here is the release list for the 2007 and 2008.
There should be something here for everyone to look out for.
Young Miniatures have announced a new bust release with WW II theme.
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As a summary of what to expect in 'Braille-scale' releases in the coming couple of months, here are some of the releases that have been announced by Dragon Models:
The latest book from Concord Publications has just been announced:
A new figure manufacturer from Spain.
The Polish manufacturer, Armorscale, has just announced a series of VERY varied and interesting new releases in 1/35th and 1/72nd scale:
Armoured Brigade Models is a Canadian company who do a considerable number of (Resin) updates for vehicles based on the M3/M4 Hull. Particulary notable are their M4 updates. Now, the company has announced two VERY significant update/conversion sets - to build an accurate M3 Grant/Lee in Commonwealth service:
First of all, apologies for the lateness of this report! However, as they say, all good things come to those who wait. In this case, the latest releases from the Scottish manufacturer, Accurate Armour are certainly worth waiting for:
It's been too long snce the Russian Figure manufacturer, Tank gave us some new releases - now there are six new releases, particularly for the early/mid-war period.
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Another figure set from Dragon Models, which although it's been announced for a while, we were waiting for the images to post it as a News report:
Adalbertus have sent us details of the latest Techmod 1/72 and 1/48 scale decal sheets..
As we announced before Pegaso Models have released two new items in this month. They have updated their website with the detailed photos of these items and with two more accesories kits. Here is the full news story of Pegaso Models latest releases.
Spanish manufacturer Pizzaro Miniatures have updated their website with new figure releases. All at 54 mm scale.
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In correlation with our upcoming Riverine Craft Campaign here at MSW, here's a NEWS story direct from the U.S. Navy!
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Dragon Models Limited have just sent us images of their latest (and welcome) addition to the 1/35th scale Pz IV 'stable':
Goffy Model from the Czech Republic offer resin sets for armor models, dioramas but also for aircraft kits.
The B-1b cockpit and entrance ladder (for Monogram/Revell 1/72 kit), is the first of a series of update sets for this kit.
Other aircraft are also treated with update sets.
NEWS in from Dragon Models Limited of another re-tooled, "Premium Edition" kit, the "U.S.S. Ingraham FFG-61" (Late Hull), in 1/700 scale plastic.
Read on!
AZ Models produce short run injection moulded kits with resin and Photo-etch parts included.
Their new releases include a Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk.XI in 1/48th scale.
There is a nice mix of aircraft covered from Pre-War to W.W.2.
Drabant Military Miniatures have announced another serie of their products at 40 mm scale.
Andrea Miniatures have updated their web site with a new 54 mm fantasy figure and a Andrea press item.
Luca Marchetti has kindly announced us about the new Pegaso items. A 75 mm scale figure with a well known subject which Pegaso Models frequently uses, and a fantasy bust which attracks attention with its colorful painting.
Italian manufacturer La Meridiana has announced a new figure release: a 54 mm scale Indian warrior
Finally complete sets of replacment guns sets are now available for the Revell "Alabama" and "Kearsarge" kits from Cottage Industry Models, Ltd.
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After what seems like a while, the Canadian manufacturer, Ultracast, have announced a series of New 1/35th scale AFV crews and heads...
NEWS in from Dragon Models USA, with details of the new Premium"U.S.S. Pennsylvania BB-38",, the first 1/700 kit from DML with a one piece molded hull!
Read on. . .
NEWS in from Charles Adams, of modelersnotebook.com, of a highly interesting new manual for ALL modeling genres.

In the MODEL DESIGN & BLUEPRINTING HANDBOOK, Volume 1, see how to get project ideas out of your head and onto paper -- or, in this case, into the computer! Whether you want to design and build your own 3D model or construct a physical model from scratch, you can be up and running in no time with the help of this handy guide.

NEWS in from Combrig Model Warships, Russia, of a fleet of new resin model ship kits added to their fine line of products.
Tankograd Publishing have just announced their Armor-related book releases for March:
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Although primarily of interest to Armor modellers, this (forthcoming) range should be of interest to anyone who's interested in new developments in sculpting. This range of figures, from a new company, Fox Miniatures are in 1/48th scale...
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Perhaps one of the factors which cause a degree of reluctance for many modellers to enter 1/48th scale is, at the moment, the quality of many of the available figures. This forthcoming range from Fox Miniatures should surprise many..
As an accompaniment to our previous NEWS story from ModelersNotebook.com concerning their very interesting new manual, MODEL DESIGN & BLUEPRINTING HANDBOOK, here is an eraly announcement of the next two reference volumes planned for the coming months!
This very interesting story has been syndicated from ModelShipwrights and credit should go to its author Mark Smith (Gunny).

In the MODEL DESIGN & BLUEPRINTING HANDBOOK, Volume 1, see how to get project ideas out of your head and onto paper -- or, in this case, into the computer! Whether you want to design and build your own 3D model or construct a physical model from scratch, you can be up and running in no time with the help of this handy guide.
Echelon Fine Details are better-known for their superb range of decals for AFV enthusiasts. However, in an interesting New release, they have started catering for the Warship modeller as well...
Lawrence Goh, of Echelon Fine Details has just sent us details of some VERY impressive NEW releases along with a 'sneak-peek' at some equally FUTURE releases...
NEWS in from Charles Adams, of modelersnotebook.com, of a highly interesting new manual for ALL modeling genres.

In the MODEL DESIGN & BLUEPRINTING HANDBOOK, Volume 1, see how to get project ideas out of your head and onto paper -- or, in this case, into the computer! Whether you want to design and build your own 3D model or construct a physical model from scratch, you can be up and running in no time with the help of this handy guide.

The Shanghai-based AfterMarket (AM) manufacturer LionRoar continues apace with some very interesting (and versatile) new releases:
Italian manufacturer Blues Miniatures has released a limited edition item. This is a 1/35 resin figure with the scene included in kit.
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News in from Archer Fine Transfers, of some very helpful PT-Boat marking sets for the new 1/35 scale Elco!
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The U.S: decal company, ARCHER FINE TRANSFERS have just announced their latest releases in both 1/35th and 1/48th scale:
A new manufacturer from Spain: Draconia
Marco Ganghini of BestSoldiers has announced us about three new 1/35 figures which have recently entered to the product range of Soldati.
Pete Morton who has sculpted figures for Jaguar, Warriors, VLS
Construction bat, plus many other companies has started his own company JAKREI Miniatures to produce New British and Commonwealth figures in 1/35 scale. These will surely be welcomed by builders of the recent slew of Shermans and other Allied vehicles.
The Fiat CR.42 Falco was Italys last biplane fighter, and Mushroom Model Publications have released a new book in thier Orange series on this aircraft.
The book contains superb colour illustrations of camouflage and markings, walk-around colour photographs and rare b+w archive photographs.
Thanks to Pat McGrath (Exer) for the heads up on this release.
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Those of us who are involved in On-line Publishing, sometimes forget the importance of the print magazines. That said, it's a genuine pleasure to be able to bring news of of a COMPLETELY new modelling magazine - MODELx...
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News in from LionRoar Model Arts Co., of some very interesting and highly useful new additions to their fine line of 1/700 and 1/350 scale Photo-Etch upgrades for the shipwright!
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