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EDUARD’S PEEPING FISHBED RETURNS Review Premium

EDUARD’S PEEPING FISHBED RETURNS

The recce-focused 1/48 MiG-21R from Eduard has been re-released and, as CHRIS CLIFFORD, discovers, it’s a stellar option for any fan of the type.

PISTON FIGHTER ACCESSORIES FROM BARRACUDA News Premium

PISTON FIGHTER ACCESSORIES FROM BARRACUDA

We examine recent resin upgrades and decals from US firm Barracuda studios, for the Spitfire, Sea Fury and F4U Corsair.

ALL-NEW MID-LIFE UPDATE VIPER

Jet fighter fans will welcome the news that Kinetic is to produce an all-new 1/48 F-16MLU NATO Viper kit. It offers stunning detail and a serious weapons selection, comprising air-to-air and 'mud-moving' stores.

THUNDERSTREAK REPRISE Review Premium

F-84F THUNDERSTREAK REPRISE

Kinetic's original 1/48 F-84F Thunderstreak tooling is available again, now with new decals for two USAF airframes. Read our full review here.

EASTERN BLOC MUD-MOVER RE-RELEASED Review Premium

EASTERN BLOC MUD-MOVER RETURNS

As it gradually re-releases old ESCI mouldings, Italeri has now selected the former's 1/48 MiG-27 for the same treatment, and you can also build a MiG-23BN from the same parts. This is vintage tooling, though, and will need much work to make a refined, accurate replica. However, the new decals are superb.

Flaps, Slats and Cats! Feature Premium

Flaps, Slats and Cats!

Chris Jones builds Tamiya's latest boxing of its 1/48 F-14A Tomcat, which comes with carrier deck diorama items. With 'Top Gun: Maverick' proving to be a huge hit in the cinemas, it's the perfect time to get nostalgic about the star of the original movie.

NEW AIRCRAFT STORES FROM BRENGUN

Brengun has released a new and super-useful selection of aftermarket aircraft stores spanning the three most popular scales. World War Two and post-war types are catered for.

PEEPING SPIT ‘EIGHTEEN’ MARKINGS FROM XTRADECAL

Timed to complement Airfix's recent 1/48 Spitfire MK.XVIII kit, Hannants' own brand Xtradecal has released markings for six FR.18e schemes. There's plenty of variety here for this Griffon-powered recce version.

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The Need... For Speed! Revell's Top Gun: Maverick F/A-18E Super Hornet

Chris Jones brings the silver screen to quarter scale with Maverick’s Super Hornet from the hotly anticipated 'Top Gun' sequel, via Revell’s 1/48 kit. Relive the high-octane movie with this fast-paced build feature!