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February 20, 2017
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
New from Modern Armies in Miniatures are replacement heads for a familiar tanker character.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
New from Eureka XXL is an upgrade set that may be used for all versions of the Panzerkampfwagen IV.
February 19, 2017
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Cix Models presents two new models of items usually seen on markets or rural areas, a balance and a corn sheller.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Vallejo has a new set of acrylic colors for portraying gold, silver and copper. Here's a press release from the company.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Thanks to Carlos Martin for bringing us news of two new acrylic paint sets from Vallejo covering Israeli air force colours and the USAF during the Vietnam War era.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Mark Peacock has sent us an update on Valiant Wings’ new reference study of the Fieseler Fi 156, including sample pages. It’s due for publication in just a few days’ time, so get your orders in quick to take advantage of a pre-order price offer.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Here's a brand new bit of news from Battlegate Games. Again, the company offers some diorama accessories and weapons in 1/35 scale.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
Tim Hatton [Litespeed] found out that RS MODELS have continued their exploration of the Bloch fighter in 1/72. This time it’s the turn of the Bloch MB155.
IN AEROSCALE GENERAL MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
NC8407 is the Ford Tri-Motor restored and flown by the EAA.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
In autumn 1992, Guntersville, Alabama hosted the 1st Annual WWI Fly-In.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Another recent release from E.T. Model is its detail set for the M10 Tank Destroyer.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
E.T. Model makes available its set to enhance your German Leopard tank.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
New items in the E.T. Model catalog are wheel sets for modern Russian and WW II-era German vehicles.
February 18, 2017
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Dragon’s newest 1/35 kit portrays a Tauchpanzer III Ausf.F made ready for Operation Seelöwe, with all the features of this diving tank.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Dragon and Hasegawa have previously released this kit in bygone years, but now Platz have released this with some very helpful additions. Andy Brazier delves into the box.
IN ARMORAMA   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Next to be released from ICM’s World’s Guard Series is its U.S. Marines figure wearing the most recognizable uniform of the Marine Corps, the Blue Dress uniform. Here we see photos of the built model.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Coming our way courtesy of Modelcollect is the land-based variant of the 3M-54, the Club M coastal defense missile launcher.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Osprey Publishing contnue with thier Aircraft of the aces series this month with a publication on the Jagdgeschwader 53 ‘Pik-As’ Bf 109 Aces of 1940.
IN AUTOMODELER GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
DER MASS:STAB is HERPA's flagship magazine. This is the first issue of DMS for 2017.
IN WEATHERING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
WILDER makes DARK EUROPEAN TERRAIN as part of their GUNPOWDER LINE of weathering pigments. Let's see how it looks.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
Tim Hatton [Litespeed] has revealed that XTRADECAL has released ten sets of markings in 1/72 for the Fairey Barracuda.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
Tim Hatton [Litespeed] discovered that BRENGUN has announced the release of a 1/72 YAKOVLEV YAK-1.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
A new company to Tim Hatton [Litespeed], FIGHTS ON DECALS, has produced a cracking double 1/48 decal release: SKYHAWK ADVERSARIES.
February 17, 2017
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Dnepromodel has been releasing kits of WWII-era Ford trucks, both military and civilian versions. A new addition to their catalog is the 1939 Ford 3/4 ton pickup truck.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Battlegate Games is busy in the last couple of days, releasing new 1/35 scale sets almost every day. Here are the latest news, covering new modern weapons and diorama accessories.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Paul from Model Cellar informed us on his latest release, a 1/35 scale figure crew for Takom's 21cm Morser.
IN ARMORAMA GENERAL NEWS   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
The most recent issue of Hobbyworld magazine brings three articles of different modelling areas plus a report on ACME contest.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
New from Dnepromodel is its rendition of the Hungarian 44M anti-tank rocket launcher.
February 16, 2017
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: JESSICA COOPER
Once more the voters have spoken.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS CARRIERS   |   EDITOR: TODD MICHALAK
Kostas Katseas sails into another ocean diorama...except with this one, there is a little twist with this one....a conjoined diorama featuring the USS Enterprise and the USS North Carolina in 1/350th.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS BATTLESHIPS   |   EDITOR: TODD MICHALAK
Kostas Katseas takes on Showboat with another ocean diorama; this time, the USS North Carolina BB-55.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
AFV Modeller makes available its Maybach engine upgrade kit for the big-scale Trumpeter Panzerkampfwagen IV.
IN ARMORAMA AFVS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Jason Yu shares with us some images of his Kinetic Maxxpro plus MRAP in 1/35th scale.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Dragon’s newest 1/35 scale StuG.III Smart Kit depicts an Ausf.G variant with a layer of poured concrete armour.
February 15, 2017
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS BATTLESHIPS   |   EDITOR: TODD MICHALAK
Christian Höltge shares another one of his ocean dioramas with us. This time a fantastic rendition of Kombrig Models' SMS Kurfürst Friedrich Wilhelm in 1/700 scale.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Airborne Miniatures added a new figure to their catalogue... pardon, added new figures to their catalogue.
IN ARMORAMA TANK DESTROYERS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Tony shares his build review of Panda Hobby's Marder I 7.5cm Pak.40/1 auf Gw.Lr.s.(f) Sd.Kfz.135.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Dragon has released a lot figure sets in their time and here Gareth McGorman takes a look at U.S. Army Anti-Tank Team in 1/35th scale from 2001.
IN ARMORAMA AFVS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Italeri offers another reboxing of an older kit with the release of the M113 ACAV, a popular subject. Here is a look at what is offered in the box.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Ian Barraclough takes a look through the MiniArt offering of Household Crockery & Glass Set in 1/35th scale.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Andras Donaszi takes a look at some 1/72nd scale rail track from Hunor in resin.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Battlegate Games released their version of XM153 CROWS 2 in 1/35 scale.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Live Resin released a new batch of 1/35 scale goodness: 4 slightly different SF figures, Humvee weapons and turrets, individual weapons... it's all there!
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
New from Ace Model is the Katyusha multiple rocket launcher on a tracked chassis.
February 14, 2017
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: ENGIN KAYRAL
Battlegate Games announced their February 2017 releases ; a new series of furniture and updated the Ski-Doo.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
Tim Hatton [Litespeed] found exciting news from XTRADECAL. In anticipation of the release of Airfix's 1/48 new mould Sea Fury...
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: ENGIN KAYRAL
Another well sculpted Vietnam War US Navy SEALs kit with strong poses.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Trumpeter announces a new T-84 Ukrainian tank.
IN AUTOMODELER GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE   |   EDITOR: CALVIN
DER MASS:STAB is HERPA's flagship magazine. This is the first issue of DMS for 2017.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Guideline Publications says that next month’s issue is available for ordering. Let us take a quick look at what will be covered.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Now available for order. Its 100 pages are packed with articles such as full model builds, reference articles, news, reviews, among others. Here we look at what is inside the March issue.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Close to a year from the release of its Afghan Rebels set, Trumpeter now makes available another interesting contemporary subject. Whilst no sprue shots are available, Trumpeter provides information on what to expect from this release.
February 13, 2017
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SHIP MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM REYNAGA
Aoshima models of Japan has announced the re-release of the IJN light cruiser Tama in 1350 scale.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
VideoAviation have released two sets of 1/32nd 500lb AN-M64 US Bombs, one set with a trolley and the other set of just the bombs.
IN ARMORAMA MOBILE ARTILLERY   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Pete Becerra shares with us some images of his M901 Launching Station & AN/MPQ-53 Radar set of the MIM-104 Patriot SAM System (PAC-2) and HEMTT M983 Tractor in 1/35th scale,
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
The second part of announcements from MENG covers their new diorama accessory set in 1/35 scale.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
MENG Model just announced their upcoming kit in 1/35 scale... check it out!
IN AUTOMODELER CARS   |   EDITOR: CALVIN
The Honda Civic EF3 is perhaps one of the most popular sport compact cars of the 90s. It is one of those cars that were affordable, fun, fuel efficient and had a huge support from aftermarket companies. However, what many enthusiasts failed to see was that it was also a touring car overseas in Asia and in Europe. Throughout the 90s, the Civic EF3 raced in various touring car championships from Japan to Macau. With this kit, BeeMax Models of Macau did a very nice job of depicting the car in 1:24 scale.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Announced during its hobby fair last November 2016 at Shizuoka, Tamiya has now announced its general availability this March. A Zimmerit sheet for this kit will also be made available as a separate item.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Having already released sets for the Modern Hellenic and Modern Brazilian AF, Hataka Hobby have released a second volume of each.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Hataka Hobby have sent details of two new paint sets that have been released for Air Ambulance (HEMS) helicopters.
February 12, 2017
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
For release as a limited edition kit is the Tamiya Israeli Tank M51 bundled with Aber photo-etched parts.
IN ARMORAMA TANKS   |   EDITOR: COLIN KEY
Takom's Type 69 kit was initially released for the Chinese market but has since become available on eBay. Based on their previous T-55 kits, this release includes new sprues for this variant.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SHIP MODELING   |   EDITOR: TODD MICHALAK
With the pending February 2017 release of the premier issue of Ship Modeller Magazine, we get an exciting sneak peek look inside to see what's on the horizon!
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
W-Model is set to release its Buk M2E kit very soon.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Rolling in soon is the third variant from Thunder Model, this time the heavy artillery tractor.
February 11, 2017
IN ARMORAMA TANKS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Ian Barraclough takes a look at the T-34 running gear release from MiniArt in 1/35th scale.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ADIE ROBERTS
Adie Roberts take a look at another one of Eduards EduArt offerings the new Limited edition "Dawn Patrol" which contains two kits and a piece of artwork to see if it is as good as their first one "Rise of the bubble tops"
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Gareth McGorman shares with us a review of the ICM Eritrean Colonial Troops in 1/35th scale.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Battlegate Games released a new batch of modern weapons in 1/35 scale, together with a remote control weapon station.
IN MODELGEEK SCIENCE FICTION   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
LARSON DESIGNS/LUNAR MODELS has released another accessory that should electrify fans of the classic TV series LOST IN SPACE.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
All in Resine is a brand new modeling company from Spain, specialized in producing 3D printed accessories in different scales. This review covers one of the first 1/35 scale releases from the company: Spine Board Type 2 (AC5016-06).
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Plus Model makes available several items that may be used to complete the scene for your planned diorama.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
This review covers one of several 1/35 scale MCTAGS Turret sets from Live Resin: MCTAGS Turret with Ibis Tek sun and rain cover (LRE-35229).
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Trumpeter regularly updates it product page, and this time we see a heavy tank and a couple of mobile launchers previously covered in the news.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
A look into the HobbyBoss website reveals a couple of Soviet subjects coming our way soon. No details as yet, but initial images are available.
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
Tim Hatton has learned that AMG, based in the Ukraine, will be releasing a series of early Bf 109s in 1/48 scale.
February 10, 2017
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SHIP MODELING   |   EDITOR: TODD MICHALAK
Italeri previews a 2017 release of a 1/35 scale Schnellboot S-38!
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS CRUISERS   |   EDITOR: TODD MICHALAK
David Salvin shares his personal review and build of Poseidon Models' 1/700 scale Project 66 Russian Heavy Cruiser.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SHIP MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM REYNAGA
Fairy Kikaku models of Japan has announced the release of Chinese Navy warships in 1/700 scale.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SHIP MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM REYNAGA
Fairy Kikaku models of Japan has announced the release of Manchukuo Imperial Navy warships in 1/700 scale.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SHIP MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM REYNAGA
Fairy Kikaku models of Japan has announced the release of Thai Navy warships in 1/700 scale.
IN HISTORICUS FORMA FIGURE NEWS   |   EDITOR: MARCIN KARDASZEWSKI
Atelier Maket released two new busts:
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: CARLOS MARTIN
Plus Model has informed us about their latest release, a Hanomag RL-20 tractor in resin.
IN ARMORAMA TANKS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Stef De Vetter shares with us some images of his Mk5 Chieftain in Iranian service.
IN ARMORAMA OTHER NEWS   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Thunder Models follows up with another Scammell Pioneer variant, this time with the announcement of its TRMU30 / TRCU30 Tank Transporter.
February 09, 2017
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT: JETS   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Brian Messier takes a quick look at Italeri's 25th Anniversary Gulf War boxing of the 1/72nd A-10A/C Thunderbolt II.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SHIP MODELING   |   EDITOR: TODD MICHALAK
Aoshima announces the April release of their 1/700 scale KANMUSU LIGHT CRUISER OYODO.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SHIP MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM REYNAGA
Fairy Kikaku models of Japan has announced the release of three Finnish Navy submarines in 1700 scale.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SHIP MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM REYNAGA
Fairy Kikaku models of Japan has announced the release of two Norwegian Navy warships in 1700 scale.
IN MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS SHIP MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM REYNAGA
Fairy Kikaku models of Japan has announced the release of two Swedish Navy warships in 1700 scale.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
MiniArt continues to supply us with 1/35 scale alcohol; in this case we get a variety of wine products from France to populate our dioramas with.
IN ARMORAMA TANKS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
This is an video inbox and build review of Trumpeters latest KV offering, the KV-220 in 1/35th scale by Sebastian Schoof.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: JIM STARKWEATHER
Mostly new tank/armor kits in this weeks Mail Call thanks to a big box from Dragon USA showing up at the last minute. Enjoy!
IN AEROSCALE AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ADIE ROBERTS
Tanmodel have announced the imminent release of a brand new tooled Sukhoi 33 Flanker D. in 1/32nd scale
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
What-if armor seems to be on the rise again, and it has been a long while since we have seen one from Trumpeter.
IN ARMORAMA ARMOR/AFV   |   EDITOR: TAT BAQUI
Next to be released by MiniArt is the serial production version of this well-known Soviet MBT.
IN ARMORAMA DIORAMAS   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
BattleGate Games announced their new model, a 1/35 scale snowmobile!
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
And another news repost from SOGA Miniatures... now something for fans of Allied figures. The company will be producing a large set of 1/35 scale figures depicting US Paras riding on a Sherman tank.
IN ARMORAMA FIGURES   |   EDITOR: MARIO MATIJASIC
Dmitri Baev from SOGA Miniatures informed us on his upcoming 1/35 scale figure set... quite different than anything seen in this scale so far. Check it out!