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February 25, 2018
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Roco has posted CAD images of their forthcoming release of Elektrolokomotive Re 4/4 in the colours of Bern–Lötschberg–Simplon Railway [BLS] in HO/1:87
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
The latest from OKB Grigorov features a kit of this Cold War era Soviet self-propelled howitzer. A bonus part is included with the first 100 orders of this kit.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Eduard has posted an update on thework on the new set of markings for their re-release of the Fokker D.VIII in 1/48 scale
February 24, 2018
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: COLIN KEY
Paul Brickles shares some pictures of his diorama depicting the ongoing urban combat going on in many parts of Syria.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
America's North American Aviation followed up on their B-25 , P-51, F-86 and F-100 with this classic of trainers, the T-28 Trojan. This photo feature shows not the whole aircraft but rather striped down airframes revealing internal structure.
IN RAILROAD MODELING LAYOUTS & OPERATIONS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
Sean Hadfield [Windysean] has shared his kitbashing and scratchbuilding skills with us before and now we see his latest creation - a shipwreck next to a railroad bridge.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Eduard has announced they will be releasing three Brassin sets aimed at the 1/72 scale Eduard/Hasegawa kits.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Special Hobby is still working away at a 1/48 scale kit of the Siebel Si 204 / Aero C-3 as these designs and comment show
February 23, 2018
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
This is a review of the Osprey Publishing LTD book Early US Armor – Armored Cars 1915-40 by author Steven J. Zaloga and illustrator Felipe Rodriguez.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Perfect Scale Modellbau offers four new sets for your Leopard build.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Coming soon from MiniArt is a special edition kit featuring Soviet-era personnel posed as riders.
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Piko has released a HO/1:87 Bombardier TRAXX BR 285 in the livery of Pressnitztalbahn [Press]
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hornby has announced that the OO/1:76 58' Maunsell Rebuilt (Ex-LSWR 48') Coaches in Southern Rail olive green have just arrived in stock
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Res-kit has produced a resin set of wheels for the De Havilland DH.110 Sea Vixen in 1/72 scale
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Heljan has released images of the first sample of their O gauge BR class 25/3 diesel. I had to look twice to check it was not the real thing
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Along with announcing latest titles in SM book series, Rinaldi Studio Press goes all in with their new book series - Technique Guide (TG). Here's the company's press release.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Rinaldi Studio Press announced new titles in their Single Model (SM) book series. Check out the company's press-release!
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Andrei from Magic Models informed us on his latest release... a replacement barrel designed for Takom's Merkava 2 kit.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Qing Yi Miniatures released a new 1/35 scale figure depicting modern US SF operative.
February 22, 2018
IN AUTOMODELER AUTO MODELING   |   EDITOR: CALVIN
Recently Beemax Models dropped teasers on previously announced kits. These teasers of course showcase the progress of development and continue to make us auto modelers crave these kits even more.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS BATTLESHIPS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
USN Battleship vs IJN Battleship The Pacific 1942–44 compares and contrasts the battleships of Japan and America in WW2. Published by Osprey Publishing, it focuses on two battleship duels.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Zvezda has shared the 3D images of their new project, a T-90MS tank.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Big Plane Kits [BGK] has release a Pilatus Turbo Porter PC-6 in 1/72 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
8ADecs has released a 1/144 scale Photoreal window set for the TU-204 just in time for the new passenger kit from Zvezda.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Zvezda is to release a 1/144 scale Tu-204-100 soon
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Big Plane Kits [BGK] has released a 1/144 scale Canadair Challenger CL604/605
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
AZ Models has revealed the marking options for the forthcoming release of a 1/72 scale DH-88 Comet
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Tan Model has released a statement regarding their future projects
IN ARMORAMA GENERAL NEWS   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
March issue of Hobbyworld comes with detailed articles on figures, dioramas, vehicles and aircraft.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Live Resin recently offered Polaris MV850 ATV in 1/35 scale along with a bunch of accessories, upgrades and figures for the vehicle. This review covers: US Military ATV quadrobike upgrade set - Front and rear stowage 1 - ammo boxes, canister, backpack and heavy weapon base mount (LRE-35322).
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: KEVIN BRANT
A couple of new books on the way covering Focke Wulf Jets and the rise and fall of the French Air Force.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
April sees Finemolds re-releasing its 1/72 scale F-14A Tomcat with a new set of markings.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Castle released new kit:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Oniria released new kit:
February 21, 2018
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: ENGIN KAYRAL
Second figure of German War Correspondents of BRAVO-6 in SS uniform.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SHIP MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
ARTITEC dropped anchor at the Nuremberg Toy Fair and announced a new maritime model. It joins 27 other 1/87 ships and 8 N scale - 1/160 vessels.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
ICM Holding has released a 1/48 scale Do 17Z-7 Night fighter
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Air-Graphics has posted a preview of the parts for the 1/72 scale detail for the USCG HH-65C Dolphin
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
ICM Holding has announced that the 1/32 scale Bücker Bü 131D and has been released
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hawaii-based company Pacific Monograph will have a new 1/32 pilot figure Sir Percy available on March 1.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Eduard has posted the marking options for its new tool Fw 190A-5 Light Fighter in 1/48 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Special Hobby has released the marking options for the April release of their 1/32 scale Tempest Mk.6
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Airfix has re-released its 1/72 scale Sea Harrier FA2
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
SBS Model has released a limited number of resin kits of the Dh-88 Comet 'French & RAF' in 1/72 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
DN Models have just released a Canopy and Wheels Paint Masks for Zoukei-Mura's 1/48th F-4 J/S/C/D Phantom II.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: TOM CROMWELL
Tim "Dioramartin" Martin sends us another cracking diorama of Panthers on the advance, along with some useful tips.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Kylie Newton takes a look at and builds the SWAT Team Figure #2 from ICM in 1/24th scale.
IN AEROSCALE GENERAL MODELING NEWS   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Dragon Models has announced its having a sale for the next few days with 35% of selected items
February 20, 2018
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
ICM Holding has released its kit and has shared photos of the box contents.
IN RAILROAD MODELING VENDOR NEWS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
NOCH has announced dozens of new sets in three scales: HO, TT, and N.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Released this month is the ICM figure set of WWI British Infantry with gas masks.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Add that special detail to your diorama build with this upcoming set from the Buildings and Accessories Series of MiniArt.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Wolfpack design has reminded us that they will be releasing a T-45C Goshawk Premium Edition 1/48 scale kit in March 2018.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hasegawa has released a 1/32 scale Mitsubishi A6m5 Zero-Type Fighter Fighter 52 type night fighter
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Eduard has posted an interesting article illustrating the work that has gone into creating the 1/72 scale Liberator GR Mk.III and GR Mk.V of Coastal Command
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
The release of Plans No.45 Messerschmitt Bf 110 F-G in 1/72 & 1/48 scales from MMP is not too far away and MMP has released preview images of the pages
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
AZ Models has revealed images of parts of the master model for their new tool 1/72 scale Bf 109K
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Furball Aero Design has produced another excellent looking decal sheet titled “VFC-111 Sundowner Bandits” in 1/48 scale
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
MiniArt is working on a T-55A Late Model 1965 with complete interior and several building options.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: JETS   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Mitko Nikitov takes a look at Zoukei-Mura’s 4th incarnation of the F-4 Phantom II, with a review of the 1/48th D version.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
SKP Model has a new item in their range, a set of lenses and tail lights for the Merkava Mk. 3D
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: ENGIN KAYRAL
A rare figure as a war reporter for World War II German scenes.
February 19, 2018
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Metallic Details has released a resin jet nozzle set for the ICM 1/48 scale MiG-25 RB/RBT
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Res-kit has released a resin wheels set for F-4 B/N Phantom in 1/72 scale
IN AEROSCALE   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Metallic Details has released a multimedia K-36DM ejection seat in 1/72 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Avalon Productions in association with AZ Models is to produce a 1/72 decal release "Bf 109F-2 & F-4 over Africa and MTO"
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Mark Peacock has sent us details of the next Airframe Extra from Valiant Wings. This time the focus will be on the pivotal North African campaign.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hataka Hobby has released a Special Edition Paint Set in their Red Series for modern aircraft of the North Korean Air Force. The set includes a 1/72 scale decal sheet
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Metallic Details has released a resin jet nozzle for the Trumpeter 1/48 scale MiG-23
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Paul from Model Cellar informed us on his latest 1/35 scale figure releases. Check them out!
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Live Resin recently released Polaris MV850 ATV in 1/35 scale together with a bunch of accessory, upgrade and figure offerings for the vehicle, many of which have been reviewed on Armorama. This review covers the first complete 1/35 scale model Live Resin produced so far: US Military ATV - Polaris MV 850 ATV quadrobike (LRE-35318).
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS GENERAL SHIPMAKING   |   EDITOR: TODD MICHALAK
Kostas Katseas shares one of his latest commission works, a Port of Call for the Imperial Japanese Navy diorama in 1/700 scale.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Res-kit has produced a resin wheel set in 1/48 scale for the McDonnell Douglas AH-64 Apache
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Dark Rose announced their first bust:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Bonapartes released new bust:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Tartar announced new kit:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Semper Fidelis released new figurine:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
WoS released new bust:
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
The latest additions to the OKB Grigorov catalog feature wheel sets for Pz.Kpfw. II and IV, as well as a commander cupola for the Pz.Kpfw. V Ausf D.
February 18, 2018
IN RAILROAD MODELING STRUCTURES   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
GOAT STY is a laser-cut wood and cardstock kit from MODEL SCENE.This HO scale structure adds livestock life to any scene.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
In April Eduard is to release a Weekend Edition kit of WWII German fighter aircraft Bf 109F-2 in 1/48 scale.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Available from Dnepromodel are resin track sets for use with the WWII Panther tank.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Take a break from your armor builds with this upcoming diorama set from MiniArt.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
MiniArt will be releasing a set of T-62 wheels as an independent set.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
8ADecs has released an interesting 1/144 decal sheet for Southwest airlines new “California One” a Boeing 737-700
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Isradecal Studio has posted a great looking offer on their bundles of publications and decals
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Dora Wings has released a 1/48 scale P-63E Kingcobra
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Furballs latest release Team Factory: Carrier Air Wing 8 at War offers plenty of marking options in 1/48 and 1/72 scales for the aircraft of CVW-8’s including Hornets, Super Hornets, and Growlers during their 2017 cruise in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: TOM CROMWELL
Tom takes "fencing" lessons from Matho!
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: TOM CROMWELL
Tom "opens the door" on Matho's photo-etched set!
February 17, 2018
IN RAILROAD MODELING VEHICLES   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
HERPA has released a 1/120 TT scale VW GOLF I.
IN RAILROAD MODELING TRACK, ROADBED, SIGNALING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
HO CODE 100 DECORATED PLATE GIRDER BRIDGE FRISCO from ATLAS allows modelers to bridge gaps.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Special Hobby has released the new tool 1/72 scale Blohm & Voss BV 155V-1 Karawanken and they have posted images of the box contents online
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Eduard is to release a ProfiPack edition 1/72 scale kit of British WWII fighter aircraft Spitfire Mk. VIII. in April
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
April sees Eduard releasing a ProfiPACK edition kit of German WWII jet aircraft He 280 in 1/48 scale.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
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IN ARMORAMA AFVS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look at and builds the Sd.Kfz.251/1 Ausf A WW2 German APC in 1/35th scale from ICM.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
ARTITEC has many new models coming out in 2018.
February 16, 2018
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
April sees Eduard releasing their 1/48 scale MiG-21PFM as a Limited Edition covering the Air Force of the Vietnam Democratic Republic during the Vietnam War and in the 1970s.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS MILITARY SUPPORT VESSELS   |   EDITOR: TODD MICHALAK
David Salvin shares one of his latest commission works with us, a 1/700 scale version of the Russian radar tracking ship, Kosmonavt Yuri Gagarin.