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Production of a new 1/72 T-62 kit just begun by Ukrainian ACE models company.
Some photos of a prototype tank and details on a model can be found here:
http://www.acemodel.com.ua/?p=model&id=151&s=&l=en
A new release from Osprey Publishing this month, US Army AH-1 Cobra Units in Vietnam explores the history, technology and crew of this legendary helicopter.
I'm a little late in getting this one out so this may be old news to some of you. AMtech recently released their 2005 product lineup and just wanted to pass the info along to you.
You 'what if' and Luftwaffe fans will like these new decal sheets from GEKKO Graphics. Designed for the AMtech 1/48 Ta-183 Huckebein, these looked to be some pretty slick decals.
Mike Grant is back with two more releases for you aviation modelers. The two subjects this time are the 1/144 BAC Lightning (and a F3 conversion) and the P-47D in 1/48 and 1/72 scale.
At the Hobby Model Professional Show in Novegro (Milan - Italy), Model Victoria released its new L6/40 Italian WWII light tank.
Extra Detail keeps on expanding his range of fine looking diorama additions. Here you find the lastest releases from Extra Detail.
ACE models of the Ukraine has just begun production of a 1/72 AF-2S/3S Grumman Guardian (Hunter).
Czech manufacturer Calibre 35 has several new items of interest for super-detailing and conversion lovers. The company has several product lines including the Diorama 35 line, the Footprints line (specializing in detail parts for figure shoes), the Super Collectors Mini-Museum (Armor/AFV conversions), and the Calibre 35 line which consists of various accessory items.
A new company has recently come to my attention-Mastery Miniatures. They have been around for a while but many of you will be happy to hear they offer a full line of aircraft pilots.
On September 25, Osprey Publishing will unveil its newest line of books Osprey Modelling. Osprey starts off this new series with two new books "Modelling the Harrier I and II" and "Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 110".
RODEN Model Kits is back again with an announcement on the latest edition to their line of model kits-the S.E. 5a in 1/48 scale.
ACE models has announced their latest production piece, the AF-2W Grumman Guardian in 1/72 scale.
It's been a little while since our last update from Accurate Miniatures but they're still alive and kicking and released a pretty big update yesterday. You'll be pleased to hear that they have updated their current production schedule and will be releasing their own line of decals.
IPMS-Austria held their annual kit exhibition/contest between 13. and 14. September 2003 in the aircraft museum at Graz/Thalerhof.
The 8 inch 'RAIL Multi Head' is the NEXT GENERATION photo-etch bending tool from The Small Shop and The Small Shop EU (Europe).
One of Osprey Publishings latest releases is V-2 Ballistic Missile 1942-1952. Written by Steven Zaloga and illustrated by Robert Calow, this book explores the combat record of the V-2 in WWII.
The latest AMTech newsletter gives an exciting sneak preview of a new AMtech Limited Gold Series. The first releases will be a series of three 1/48th scale F2H Banshee models.


This movie is based upon the tenth novel, "The Far Side of the World" in the "Master and Commander" series by Patrick O'Brian, which started in 1969, inspiring 20 installments, all set during the early 19th century Napoleonic Wars, following the high seas adventures of Captain Jack Aubrey and his ship surgeon Stephen Maturin (also a spy).
According to the trades, Hanks and his Playtone producing partner Gary Goetzman are reuniting with the Saving Private Ryan director to mount a new 10-part WWII miniseries, dubbed for now "Untitled World War II Pacific Theater Project," which is on the fast track at DreamWorks.
Model Point 120mm barrels in 44 and 55 calibre lengths are now available from Trackjam Models. The 120mm L44 barrel is for the Leopard 2 A5 and earlier versions, while the 120mm L55 barrel is for the Leopard 2A6. Both are available for the Italeri Leopard 2A5 kit or the Tamiya Leopard 2A5 kit.
The Small Shop will be releasing a revolutionary new product this month, hair for figures! They will be displaying their new ware at Euro Militaire. This event is annually held at Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone UK (September 20-21st) and they will follow that up a week later at AMPS East in the US.
Verlinden continues the monthly release of different kits. Nine new kits and two book will see the commercial light of day next October.
British company SASmodels.com has just launched its first-ever kit for diorama builders - a half-destroyed farmhouse in 1:35 scale. It's called Sniper Villa and aimed at anyone building WW2 or Special Forces scenarios.
Cobra Company is now taking orders on their latest release, a 1/35 scale detail/correction set for the Panda UH-1D. Shipment begins September 2, 2003.
Yes, A new, more accurate set of T-62 turrets for the Tamiya kit, and reworked masters for the TOS-1 "flamethrower Projector" from SP Designs
ACE models company from Ukraine just begun production of 1/72 model of a recovery vehicle on BMP-1 chassis.

More details about this kit can be found at Ace Scale Models.
Today we have a special treat. While doing some research, Michael Reeves (Jeeves) conducted an interview with Lt. Col. Clarence Dart, a former Tuskegee Airman. Michael was gracious enough to submit this interview for publishing so everyone could see it.

Continuing to provide updates to the modeling community, Accurate Miniatures has unveiled two of their upcoming releases-the Ilyushin II-2m-3 and the RAF Mustang Mk. 1A.
Fresh off their trip to the IPMS Nationals in Oklahoma City, Cobra Company has released their latest product-a UH-1B Backdate Set.
1/72 plastic kit of a LAV-C command post just released by ACE models.
Decals for 2 USMC versions and SFOR one.
More details about new kit and some reference photos can be found here:
[url]http://www.acemodel.com.ua/?p=model&id=172&s=&l=en[/url]
Accurate Miniatures has been quiet for a few weeks but they've posted quite a hefty update on their site today. Their update includes a release schedule as well as research info on their upcoming SB2U Vindicator.
Osprey Publishing needs your help. They have published an online survey to solicite some response in order to improve the quality of their website.
Custom Aeronautical Miniatures has unveiled their latest releases-three new decal sheets for the jet modeler. These new sheets are for those wanting to model the MIG-29A and EA-6B.
Our first eight 54mm Germanic tribes figures are available ready for purchase. On our new German page you can see pictures of them painted and unpainted, just click the camera icons.
Mike Grant Decals has announced two new sheets of decals on their (his) website. The new decals are the BAE Hawk T.1 and the DHC Chipmunks.
Verlinden are going to release 10 new items in September. Everything from Dozer conversion kit, to a Damaged Panther.
Eduard Model Accessories is back again with their usual monthly release of photoetch frets and plastic kits. Hilighting their kits this month is their new Sopwith F.1 Camel RFC in 1/48 scale.
Hidden and Dangerous, released by Illusion Softworks in 1999, will soon have a followup, Hidden & Dangerous 2. While not available world-wide this new game looks to have some amazing rendered graphics and unique gameplay.
You knew it was coming and it's finally here. Following the release of their very successful P-47 Razorback, Tamiya is getting ready to release the popular "Bubbletop" version that everyone has been waiting for.
For a reason I can't explain, its been a while since I've posted an update from the great folks over at Twobobs. They have recently released the NAVY 1 decal insert which allows you to model the S-3B Viking that carried President Bush onboard USS Abraham Lincoln.
This is Gekko Graphics first appearance here on Armorama and they do so with the release of two new sets of decals. Gekko Graphics is an Australian based decal company that produces decals in 72nd, 48th, 32nd, 35th and 24th scale.
Now that the IPMS Nationals are over and the fine folks over at Cobra Company have returned, they have gotten back to the grind and turned out another set of limited edition decals for all you rotor heads out there.
On July 21st, Graphsim Entertainment announced the North American release of F/A-18 Operation Iraqi Freedom. A new Windows® PC flight simulation game, you are flying missions based on the recent war in Iraq.


Following up their four aircraft released in June, Roden has announced that they will be releasing three new aircraft kits in September 2003
Supercon 2003 is returning again this year thanks to the Fort Worth Scale Modelers in Fort Worth Texas. With the theme of "Machines That Changed the World", your sure to see some very interesting subjects presented.
Trackjam Models and Maple Leaf Models announce the release of their jointly produced Leopard C1 (Early) conversion kit for use with the Italeri Leopard 1A4.
After an absence of three years, Cooper Details has re-emerged with a new website and 21 new products to add to your stash of ever increasing modeling products.
It's been a little while since I've updated everyone on news from Collect-Aire and it's a shame. Collect-Aire has lots of things going on so I'll give you a quick rundown.
Verlinden has announced eleven new releases for August 2003... As usual, the releases are split across categories so that we can all find something new this time around!
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