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February 27, 2020
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look at a new release from MiniArt that provides a street cafe scene in a box covering a long period of history.
IN AUTOMODELER CARS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Clarence Novak brings us a beautiful long-term build of the Mongram 1/8 E-Type Jaguar "Goodwood" Coupe
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
ICM Holding has released the 1/32 scale Gloster Gladiator Mk.II
February 26, 2020
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
This new 1/72 Tiger I kit depicts the exact vehicle that Hauptsturmführer Michael Wittmann, Germany’s highest-scoring tank ace of WWII, commanded within the Liebstandarte (LSSAH) Division in late 1943 and early 1944 on the Eastern Front.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
ICM has just released the "Wehrmacht Radio Trucks," two models of trucks bundled on a single box.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Kitty Hawk is to release a 1/48 scale Ka-52 Hokum B Alligator and has posted a rather stirring boxart image on their Facebook page
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hasegawa has re-released its 1/72 scale Boeing B-17G this time in the guise of ‘A Bit O Lace’
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
OzMods 1/144 scale Bombardier Dash 8 – 300 is back in stock with four livery options
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look at the latest 1/16th figure from ICM in the form of a Roman Centurion from the 1st Century.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Copper State Models has released details of the marking options for their forthcoming 1/32 scale release: Nieuport XXI Russian Service
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
CMK is to release a number of resin enhancement sets for Special Hobby’s future release of the 1/72 scale Heinkel He 162A
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Eduard is to release in March ‘Du Doch Nicht’ the phrase painted on Ernst Udet Fokker D.VII. The Special Editon Release will feature three of Udets mounts during WWII: Albatros D.V, Fokker Dr.I and Fokker D.VII in 1/48 scale
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Altores announced new bust:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
FeR released new kits:
February 25, 2020
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Kovozávody Prostĕjov [KP] is to release this month two 1/72 scale kits of the F/A-18 Hornet
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Welsh Models has re-released the 1/144 scale Fokker F100 this time in the livery of Idealtours
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
SBS Models is releasing a limited edition 1/72 scale Caudron C.610 flown by Elisabeth Lion
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Welsh Models is to release a 1/144 scale freighter version of the BAC 111 in the colours of Anglo Cargo
February 24, 2020
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Dora Wings is to release the 1/72 scale Bellanca CH-400 Skyrocket with three marking options one for the US Marines and the other two are US Navy
IN ARMORAMA TANKS   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Carlos Martin reviews the first volume of Kozitsyn Vyacheslav Publishing, a book full of photos of German vehicles during the last year of the war.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Gaspatch Models has released sets of resin RAF turnbuckles in 1/48, 1/32 and 1/24 scales
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Kovozávody Prostĕjov [KP] has released this February two versions of the Saab JAS-39 Gripen in 1/72 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Chandos Publications is to release a new book on the 'Blitz Bombers' Arado Ar 234 by Eddie J. Creek and Robert Forsyth
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Airfix has posted on their Workbench forum quite a few 3D renders of the forthcoming new tool 1/72 scale Spitfire Mk.Vc
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
CMK has released a number of detail sets for the A-4 Skyhawk in 1/72 scale
IN ARMORAMA SOFTSKINS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look over another of the 3 model compilations from ICM in 1/35th scale, this time around it is the ANZAC's in WW1 that get the attention.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
The new volume of Dioramag, an entire magazine focused on dioramas and scenes, is out now.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Legend Productions expands their catalogue with several M113 conversions and IDF water cans.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
New small scale T-28 from Zvezda
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
New multipose figure of a Corporal of the Yugoslav People's Army.
IN ARMORAMA GENERAL NEWS   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
The Ammo Shaders are a new type of product designed to create a variety of effects on all types of models in a simple and fast way. The transparent and ultra-fine paint allows all skill level of modelers to apply stunningly realistic effects that seemed impossible before.
IN ARMORAMA GENERAL NEWS   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
New issue of Hobbyworld Magazine with several modelling articles from different fields.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Elan 13 announced new kit:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Tartar announced new bust:
IN HISTORICUS FORMA DISPLAY & PRESENTATION   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
Fountains are favorite rallying points for modelers and gamers and LIONS FOUNTAIN from ZITERDES is hard to miss. Cast with hard foam, it is designed for versatility.
IN RAILROAD MODELING FREIGHT   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
ATLAS' HO EVANS 52' GONDOLA is part of their TRAINMAN range. This gondola is decorated as GE RAILCAR SERVICES #41284.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
ICM Holding has posted images on their Facebook page comparing the old and new sprues of the 1/72 scale Polikarpov U-2/Po-2
February 23, 2020
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hasegawa has re-released the quarter scale RF-4E this time with the commemorative retirement paint scheme seen last year on a JASDF Phantom
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
If you have Cedar Creek's 1/24 scale Beaver and fancy a colourful livery then Arctic Decals have released a decal set for a Beaver of Sydney Seaplanes
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Pepelatz has just released its new resin 1/72 scale kit of the Blohm & Voss P.207.03. parasite project fighter
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Arctic decals has released two new 1/72 scale resin kit of the Piper Seneca II one of which is the Polish licensed built Seneca II: the PZL M20 Mewa
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
HAD Models has released a 1/48 scale set containing resin and photo etched parts and decals so that the modeller can more accurately represent the ‘Cápeti’ Mig-21 Bis of the Hungarian Air Force
February 22, 2020
IN ARMORAMA PAINTING   |   EDITOR: ADIE ROBERTS
Adie Roberts gets to have a look at MMPBOOKS latest modelling title JUST PAINT by Artur Walachowski
IN ARMORAMA PEOPLE & PLACES   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
Randy Harvey [HARV] brings us a review of OSPREY PUBLISHING's new book DIVISION LECLERC – The Leclerc Column and Free French 2nd Armored Division, 1940–1946 by authors M.P. Robinson & Thomas Seignon and illustrator Raffaele Ruggeri.
IN ARMORAMA PEOPLE & PLACES   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Fay Baker takes a look at a book from Frontline Books courtesy of Pen and Sword titled 'The Home Front 1939-1945 in 100 Objects'.
IN ARMORAMA TANKS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look at one of the Tank Craft series of books covering the M48 Patton American Cold War Battle Tank from Pen and Sword.
IN RAILROAD MODELING NON-REVENUE   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
ATLAS has released an N scale DIFCO SIDE DUMP CAR. We will examine one painted as NORFOLK & WESTERN #514271.
February 21, 2020
IN ARMORAMA TANKS   |   EDITOR: ADIE ROBERTS
Adie Roberts gets a second Images of War book hoping that it is as good as the first one and maybe even better!
IN ARMORAMA PEOPLE & PLACES   |   EDITOR: ADIE ROBERTS
Introduction Adie Roberts takes his first look at one of the images of war books to see what actual pictures can be transformed into a diorama, and see just how good these rare photographs are.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Adie Roberts takes a look at a Pen and Sword offering titled 'Napoleon's Imperial Guard uniforms and equipment The Cavalry'.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
MENG posted a press release covering their latest model kit announcement.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Brengun has released a 1/48 scale resin Rutan Quicke
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hasegawa has re-released the 1/200 scale Boeing 767. This re-release contains two variants that are operated by the JASDF: the E 767 AWACS and the KC-767J
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Special Hobby has provided more details of the four marking options for the forthcoming release of the Piaggio P.108B ‘Quadrimotore’
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Brengun has released a couple of 1/48 scale resin detail sets for the C-130 Hercules including a refueling pod and sponsons
IN RAILROAD MODELING RAILROAD MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Accurascale is planning to expand their range of OO/1:76 Class 37/0 with the release of four Growlers fitted with car headlights in four liveries operating in Scotland
IN ARMORAMA GENERAL NEWS   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
AK has launched a new generation of acrylic paints, a new formula ready for brush application, with perfect grip, 100% no airbrush clogging and ultra high coverage
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Four iconic WWII tanks announced at once by Rye Field Model. And two of them with interior.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: JETS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
HG Barnes [HGBARNES] builds Platz's JASDF T-1A Jet Trainer, a kit that went together quickly and looks really eye catching. HG tells us, "'would I do this again? it would be a firm yes!"
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Kovozávody Prostĕjov [KP] is to release in 1/72 scale the Spitfire Mk.IX ‘Spitfire Stars’ featuring three Spits flying for the USAAF, Yugoslavian and Soviet Air Forces
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Brengun has released a 1/72 scale resin and photo etched kit of the Vought-Sikorsky VD-300 amphibous helicopter
February 20, 2020
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hasegawa has re-released the 1/48 scale F/A-18D Hornet ‘Night Attack’
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Kovozávody Prostĕjov [KP] is to release the Sopwith Scooter and Swallow as two 1/72 scale kits
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
AZ Models will be re-releasing this month the 1/72 scale Bf 109G-14AS ‘Reich Defence’ with three marking options
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Zvezda is drawing up plans to produce a quarter scale Mi-24V/VP Hind with a release scheduled for this Spring
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Eduard have recently released a set of national insignia decals to accompany their highly acclaimed 1:48 Bf 109-10 kits.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Jeff Shiu Miniatures has a new large scale tank crew available.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Assault Models released a new figure depicting a Special Forces Operator from Afghanistan.
IN ARMORAMA TANKS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look at the latest offering in the M3 line from MiniArt with an Australian M3 Lee with interior in 1/35th scale.
IN ARMORAMA TANKS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
HG Barnes takes a look at the Renault FT75 BS from Fly Hawk Models in 1/72nd scale. This offering from Fly Hawk gives you two tanks for one purchase.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Presenting the latest braille-scale vehicle kits from Modelltrans Modellbau.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
New diorama bases from Modelltrans Modellbau.
IN RAILROAD MODELING STRUCTURES   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
NOCH makes flexible embossed sheets of masonry for modelers to create their own structures. YELLOW SANDSTONE is one choice, part of the Mauerplatte (Wall plate) series.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Brengun will be releasing this month the 1/72 scale Yak-1 with a selection of four decal options depicting Soviet Aces
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Wingsy Kits is progressing with their design work for a new tool quarter scale BF 109E
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Coming soon from Dutch Profile is a reprint of the monograph of the P-40E/N in the service of ML-KNIL from 1942 to 1945
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
ICM Holding is to release the new tool 1/72 scale Polikarpov U-2/Po-2VS this month
February 19, 2020
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
SBS has produced a few more resin and metal kits of the 1/72 De Havilland DH-88 Comet 'Australia'
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS CIVILIAN VESSELS   |   EDITOR: TIM REYNAGA
Youtube review of the HUGE 1/200 RMS Titanic. Unboxing of the kit, review of the parts, accessories, plans etc. Done by the guys @ Hobbies Australia https://youtu.be/BnjtVPga1b8
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SHIP MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM REYNAGA
Trumpeter of China has announced the release of the carrier USS Langley in 1/350 scale.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SHIP MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM REYNAGA
Trumpeter has announced the April, 2020 release of a USS Langley upgrade set.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
AZ Models is to release the Curtiss Mohawk Mk.IV ‘Over CBI’ in 1/72 scale
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
CMK has released a resin kit of the 1/32 scale MD-3 ground power unit
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Eduard have stepped in to fill an obvious need in Special Hobby's recent Siebel Si 204D.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Hauler offers two new sets for extra detail on Tamiya 1/48 Panther Ausf. D
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Liang presents three sets of shoeprints for vehicles and scenes.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
New American forklift from Plus Model
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Scale75 presents a new WWII scene with three figures and background.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Hauler has several new photoetch set for small scale armour kits.
IN AUTOMODELER TRUCKS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
HERPA has released another MAN TGX XLX EURO 6C tractor-trailer combo, this time with a THERMO DUMP SEMITRAILER for transport company Trio-Trans.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Das Werk collaborates with Dragon Models with its release of this unique WWII-era tracked vehicle initially designed to be deployed as a lightweight, towing vehicle for the German airborne forces.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
K59 has released another M2HB kit, this time with an earlier version of the M23 gun mount.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hell Raising Harriers Part II is to be released by Flying Leathernecks in 1/48 scale, including AV-8B II Plus 165357 flown by then Maj Grunke
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hasegawa has re-released the 1/48 scale F-8E Crusader with two marking options for the French Navy
February 18, 2020
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
8A Decals has released a new 1/144 and 1/200 scale decal sheets for the Airbus A320 Neo and A321 Neo
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Wolfpack Design is already making plans to create a quarter scale C2 ejector seat for the F-104, now they are planning to create the Martin Baker GQ-7(A) ejection seat which was also designed specifically for the Starfighter
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: JETS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Here's a look at Iliad Design's 1:48 decals for a septet of F-104 Starfighters that all saw combat - some as victors, others as vanquished.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Crécy Publishing is to publish a new monograph on the Do17 in their Classic Series written by Chris Goss
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
8A Decals has released a new 1/144 scale decal sheet for the MD-81 of Japanese airline company JAS
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look at the Bücker Bü 131D from ICM in 1/32nd scale and released with a three figure set identified as cadets.