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December 18, 2018
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: JETS | EDITOR: HG BARNES
An in-box review and close look at some of the details of ACADEMY's 1/72 scale USN Electronic-Warfare Aircraft.
Lukgraph releases its third kit based on the Jeffery Quad truck -- a Russian conversion that resulted into the production of more than thirty vehicles during The Great War.
IN ARMORAMA TANKS | EDITOR: COLIN KEY
John Lindbom shares some pictures of his build of Takom's T-55 AMV in 1/35 scale.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV | EDITOR: COLIN KEY
Richard Marotta shares some pictures of his AMX-13 / M24 Chaffee prototype in 1/35 scale.
IN RAILROAD MODELING GENERAL MODELING NEWS | EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
NOCH has released a variety of new models for the later third of the year.
IN ARMORAMA OTHER NEWS | EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Panzer Concepts re-issues its correction set for the STZ-5. A spoked-wheel set for the Skoda RSO is available as well.
IN RAILROAD MODELING TREES & SHRUBS | EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
PINE TREE 15CM HIGH is a PROFI tree by NOCH. It offers a lot of potential for modelers of most scales. [img]https://www.kitmaker.net/modules.php?op=modload&name=Reviews&file=index&req=showcontent&id=14210[/img]
December 17, 2018
OKB Grigorov adds two new items its catalog. And as a treat for the year-end, discounts on its products!
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS | EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Tim Hatton takes a look at Eduards 'Reichsverteidigung' release featuring the Fw 190A-8/R2 and the Bf 109G-6/14
8A Decals is releasing a decal sheet for a Boeing 737-8 Max of Lion Air in 1/144 scale
February 2019 sees Eduard re-releasing its Mirage IIIC in 1/48 scale
Galapagos announced new bust:
Legion announced new kit:
Alive History released new kit:
IN GENERAL MODELING | EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
PINE TREE 15CM HIGH is a PROFI tree by NOCH. It offers a lot of potential for modelers of most scales.
IN RAILROAD MODELING GENERAL MODELING NEWS | EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
NOCH has released a new series of models for an ALPINE theme. It is available in HO and N.
Available from Ace Model is its kit to model a variant of this Italian 8-wheeled fighting vehicle.
December 16, 2018
SBS Model has released a good looking resin engine and cowl set for merits 1/48 scale Gloster Gladiator Mk.I/II
Dutch Decal is to release a decal set featuring camouflage and markings of aircraft of the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force in both 1/72 and 1/48 scales
SEM Model has re-released a limited number of the civil and Regia Aeronautica versions of the Savoia Marchetti S.74 in resin in 1/72 scale
HGW has released a set of wet transfer technology decals for the Hawker Tempest Mk.V in 1/48 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS | EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look at the Ju 88C-6b WW2 German Night Fighter from ICM in 1/48th scale.
Darren Baker takes a look at another of the Finnish SS soldiers released by Corsar Rex in 1/35th scale
Darren Baker takes a look at a book from Kagero covering SS Kampfgruppe Peiper 1943-1945 written by Massimiliano Afiero.
Darren Baker takes a look at one of a set of four Waffen SS Finnish Soldier from Corsar Rex in 1/35th scale.
Darren Baker takes a look at a recent release from Casemate Publishers titled 'Ardennes 1944 the Battele of the Bulge'.
IN ARMORAMA TANKS | EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Cody Kwok reviews and builds the M4A3E8 Sherman from Tamiya in 1/48th scale.
Darren Baker takes a look at a recent release from Casemate Publishers titled 'From Moscow to Stalingrad the Eastern Front 1941 - 1942'.
Darren Baker takes a look at Allied Armour in Normandy, a title that is part of the Casemate Illustrated series of titles.
Darren Baker looks at an offering from Casemate Publishers covering Operation Typhoon the German Assault on Moscow 1941.
U.S. Tank Commander from 1990s for M60,M1 Abrams, etc.
Rado Miniatures announced last part of their December releases.
Desert Eagle Publishing announced their latest release covering Magach 6 variants in IDF service.
IN RAILROAD MODELING LINESIDE | EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
TELEGRAPH POLES are a new lineside accessory from NOCH.
The January - February 2019 issue is now available for order.
Łukasz Sznajde from Lukgraph Models has sent images and information about the future double release of the Friedrichshafen FF-33L floatplane 1/48 scale resin kits
December 15, 2018
DEF Model continues to release Zimmerit waterslide decals. This offering is designed for Tamiya's Brummbar.
DEF Model added several replacement barrels and manlets for Russian and German WW2 armor.
Looking to replace wheels on your 1/35 scale Tamiya M3A1 kit? Check out this DEF Model's offering.
DEF Model released a set of resin replacement wheels for Meng's 1/35 scale Husky TSV kit.
Eduard will be releasing Series two of the new tool 1/48 scale Hawker Tempest in February 2019
ATLAS has released their DECEMBER catalogue for HO, N and O scales. New models are being releaqsed in their Atlas Master® and Trainman® series. These include NEW MODELS, NEW PAINT SCHEME & ROAD NUMBERS,
Developed as a prototype armed with a short 122mm gun, Trumpeter adds this variant to its line of KV tank offerings in 1/35 scale.
Developed late in the Second World War, Trumpeter offers its kit to model this Soviet self-propelled gun prototype.
Released last November, Trumpeter shares further kit information and sprue images of this Soviet short-range rocket artillery system of the Cold War era.
Expected to hit store shelves this month, here are sprue images of this recent Hobby Boss release.
Hobby Boss combines two previously released kits to model the subject in service with the Red Army.
December 14, 2018
Copper State Models is working on its second armored car release, this time a kit of the Lancia 1ZM.
A&A Models has released a Il-102 in 1/72 scale
Gabriel Szeitz provides an indepth look at ,Romanian Armored Forces in World War II' by Eduardo M. Gil Martinez and released by Kagero Publishing.
Modelsvit has released its 1/72 scale Mirage IIIE
A&A Models has released its 1/72 scale MiG OKB Ye-2A
AFV Club has released its new tool U-2A Dragon Lady in 1/48 scale
HGW Models has released a super detail set for the Wingnut Wings 1/32 scale FE.2b
IN TOOLS & SUPPLIES | EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Brent Sauer takes a look at a Hobby Cutting Mat in A3 Size from Meng Models.
Modelsvit has released its quarter scale XP-55 Ascender
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS | EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
To be released by MiniArt is a set that builds two types of WWII-era German liquid canisters.
War Survivor Little Ludmilla with Gas mask
RDG announced new kit:
MMM announced new kit:
Chronos released new figurine:
Legion announced new bust:
This is the final review of CMK's upgrades for the 1/72 Hasegawa J2M3 RAIDEN. It covers the set WHEEL WELLS AND COVERS.
This review of RAIDEN CONTROL SURFACES continues the range of CMK's upgrades for the 1/72 Hasegawa J2M3 RAIDEN.
Sword is to re-release its 1/72nd Republic P-47N Thunderbolt as a 2 in 1 kit
December 13, 2018
It looks as if Sword Models is going to release a couple of 1/72 scale McDonnell F3H Demons
Lock-N-load with this new weapons detail set by CMK for Hasegawa's venerable 1/72 J2M3 Raiden model.
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING | EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hornby has released the LMS Caledonian Blue, Princess Coronation Class, 4-6-2, 6221 'Queen Elizabeth' in OO/1:76
Kitty Hawk has released images of the test build of their 1/48 scale FJ-3 Fury with wings folded
Łukasz Sznajder from Lukgraph Models has informed Aeroscale that he has released a 1/32 scale resin Vought SBU-1 Corsair
A great reference for painting WW II German Army figures and busts.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: JETS | EDITOR: KEVIN BRANT
Bill Cross shares the photos of his Mirage III C/J build of Israel's most-decorated fighter aircraft.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV | EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Dragon is now offering a very useful 2-in-1 kit of the FlaK 38, offering modelers to build either an early-production or late-production version of it.
IN RAILROAD MODELING VENDOR NEWS | EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
While SMALLBROOK STUDIO has been quiet, they have not been idle! Let's see what new gems they have been creating.
Let's take a ''walk-around'' of these new detail sets by CMK for Hasegawa's venerable 1/72 J2M3 Raiden model. This set is J2M3 RAIDEN COCKPIT SET.
December 12, 2018
Dr. Robert Manasherob turns his attention to the Tiran tanks in IDF service at a time when the models from MiniArt and Hobby Boss are in the shops. Take a look inside for the contents.
Welsh Models has released a mixed media 1/72 scale British Airways Airbus A320-111 in a special ' Sydney 2000' Olympics livery
Hot on the heels of news from MikroMir of the future release of the Fokker G1 in 1/48 scale comes news of a fighter version
IN ARMORAMA SOFTSKINS | EDITOR: JIM STARKWEATHER
A brief page-through of this new book by Alan Ranger from MMP Books.
A nicely posed NVA Tanker to display on Vietnam War tanks like T54/55 or PT76.
The latest title from Tankograd Publishing presents a comprehensive volume on the T-34 Model 1940 covering its development, production, and combat history.
Copper State Models has released two sets of paint masks for their 1/32 scale Nieuport XVII
Dora Wings has released a dual combo edition of their 1/72 scale King Cobra P63C & E
Dora Wings has released their 1/48 scale Percival P.10 Vega Gull
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS | EDITOR: ENGIN KAYRAL
Useful letter and number sets from Yen Models.
IN ARMORAMA AFVS | EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
M36 LANDSVERK ARMOURED CAR from ARTITEC is a 1/87 resin and metal kit.
Tamiya, in collaboration with Fine Molds, is set to re-issue select Japanese armor and softskin subjects as limited edition kits.
ATLAS has been working on their signaling systems and the bounty of their efforts are now ready for modelers in three scales: O, HO, and N.
December 11, 2018
SABRE MODEL announces their new 1/35 medium-duty German flat car rated for more than a 20-ton maximum load. It is a resin and metal kit.
MikroMir has made progress with CAD's for the Fokker G1 in 1/48 scale
HGW has released a riveting set that also includes seat belts and stencils for the Tamiya 1/48 scale Bf 109 G-6
Neomega’s mixed media kit in 1/48 scale of a MacTaggart Scott design Cruiser aircraft catapult is back in production
IN AEROSCALE | EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Fine Molds has re-released their 1/72 scale Bf 109 G-6 as two separate kits
Reedoak has posted images of a test print of the Mirage III French pilot
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING | EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
DN Models have released a set of RAM panel masks for Hasegawa's 1/72nd F-35B.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV | EDITOR: ENGIN KAYRAL
Recon troops are the eyes and ears of each army. They conclude deep intel operations in the rear of enemy armies, run bold sabotage raids and gather all the information that is crucial for every army’s strategical movements. Whenever needed they fight along with regular infantry units. This time the offensive is at full swing, and during a deep intel mission the troopers managed to capture an unlucky Waffen SS tanker, that, once interrogated, can be a source of valuable info.
Paracel Miniatures released new Arab tankers but this time from 1990s.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES | EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
The Bodi released new figures in 1/35 scale depicting WW2 era mechanics.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES | EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
After running several stories on new Darius Miniatures figures today, I realized we did not cover one of the company's previous sets which deserves to be shown even though these are not really news any more. Check out the LRDG truck crew and accessories!