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CIVILIAN CUB BOXING FROM SPECIAL HOBBY

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Special Hobby has reissued its new-tool L-4 Cub from last year, this time with markings for four post-war civilian machines in Europe.

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ASK DISTRIBUTION MASKING PRODUCTS

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A new and extensive range of self-adhesive paint masks are now available from ASK Distribution.

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WILDCAT/AIRACOBRA PACKAGE FROM ARMA HOBBY

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Arma Hobby has boxed its stunning 1/72 P-39 and F4F-4 fighters together with 3D-printed parts, tape masks and new decals, in a special Cactus Air Force package.

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EXCLUSIVE: AIRFIX 2023 RELEASES News Premium

EXCLUSIVE: AIRFIX 2023 RELEASES

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A 1/48 Fairey Gannet AS.1/4 is among the brand-new toolings from Airfix for this year! Read our full release guide.

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NEW AIRFIX RELEASES FOR 2023

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Chris Clifford highlights the major new toolings from Airfix for this year.

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EDUARD REISSUES SPECIAL HOBBY ‘109

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Eduard has reissued Special Hobby's excellent 1/72 Bf 109E as a ProfiPACK boxing, with PE details, tape masks and six colour schemes.

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ART SCALE CURTISS HAWK DECALS

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If you have 1/48 and/or 1/32 P-40B builds planned, ASK's new Pear Harbor decal sheets are worth investigating.

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NEW BEAUFORT BOXING FROM ICM

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ICM's impressive 1/48 new-tool Bristol Beaufort has been reissued as a Mk.Ia with tropical filters.

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NEW NAVAL BRONCO BOXING FROM ICM

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ICM's splendid 1/48 OV-10A Bronco has been repackaged with new decals for four US Navy machines.

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NEW SEA HURRICANE FROM ARMA HOBBY

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Arma Hobby has repackaged its superb 1/72 Hawker Hurricane Mk.I with new parts and decals to provide a Sea Hurricane Mk.Ib.

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NIGHT-ATTACK VIPER FROM KINETIC

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Kinetic's 1/48 new-tool F-16 Viper parts have now been supplemented to provide Block 25/42 versions, with fresh markings.

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VALIANT WINGS BEAUFORT BOOK

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A wealth of detail, inspiration and modelling advice graces the pages of Valiant Wings' new Bristol Beaufort book.

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NEW TWIN OTTER MARKINGS FROM ILIAD

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Iliad Design has released its second set of 1/72 decals for the DHC-6 Twin Otter... ideal for anyone with the Matchbox/Revell kit in their stash.

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NEW TAKOM APACHE INFO

UK importer Bachmann Europe has issued details of Takom's forthcoming 1/35 new-tool AH-64 Apache kit series.

Airfix's Spitfire Superkit arrives!!!

Airfix has informed modellers that its new, highly anticipated 1/24 scale Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IXc superkit is now available!

NEW SCHEMES WITH ARMA P-51B REISSUE

Arma Hobby's superb 1/72 P-51B Mustang has been reissued with new markings for five schemes.

Airfix Releases for August

August has been a busy month for Airfix, with a batch of newly available products - check out the full listing inside!

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EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: Airfix's All-New 1/24 Spitfire Mk.IX Superkit

Airfix Model World presents an exclusive first look at Airfix's outstanding brand-new 1/24 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IXc superkit, featuring part shots and scheme details ahead of the model's release this autumn.

ZOUKEI-MURA RELEASES WILD WEASEL PHANTOM

Zoukei-Mura's 1/48 Phantom II series just got bigger with the addition of an anti-radar F-4G Wild Weasel V.

AIRFIX DORNIER ‘FLYING PENCIL’ RE-RELEASE

Airfix's 2014 1/72 new-tool Dornier Do 17Z has returned to the range, with new colour schemes.

NEW F-4E PHANTOM MARKINGS FROM HI-DECAL

Germany's Hi-Decal Line has produced new markings for Egyptian Air Force F-4E Phantom IIs in 1/72 and 1/48.

‘BASIC’ HAYATE FROM ARMA HOBBY

Poland's Arma Hobby has now released a no-frills version of its excellent 1/72 Japanese Ki-84 Hayate fighter, with new decals.

FLAMBOYANT RAFALE LIVERY FROM SYHART

One of the most dazzling French Dassault Rafale C schemes has been reproduced by Syhart Decal... the 2021 Solo Display jet.

TWO BOBS’ LAKENHEATH EAGLES News Premium

TWO BOBS’ LAKENHEATH EAGLES

Decal wizard Two Bobs has marked the F-15C's exit from Europe with special 1/48 'Grim Reapers End of an Era' markings, for four Lakenheath-based aircraft.

PHANTOM WHEEL BAYS FROM KAZAN

Tamiya's 1/48 new-tool F-4B Phantom II is great out of the box, but Kazan Model Dynamics' resin wheel bays will add much more fidelity.

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.

LARGE-SCALE HARRIER PANEL

With the news that Airfix is re-releasing its 1/24 Harrier GR.1, aftermarket specialist Airscale has produced a stunning replacement instrument panel. It'll raise the refinement levels no end!

1/24 SPITFIRE MK.IX MARKINGS FROM XTRADECAL

Hannants house brand Xtradecal is catering for Airfix's forthcoming 1/24 Spitfire Mk.IXc witn two excellent new sets of markings, for various Mk.IX sub-types. The ten schemes are pleasingly varied, ensuring interesting and different build options.

ARMA’S MUSTANG RIDES AGAIN!

There's another opportunity to enjoy Arma Hobby's recent new-tool 1/72 Mustang, courtesy of a fresh recce-themed F-6C Expert Set boxing, which comes with photo-etched brass details. Go on... you know you want one!

Nordic Sabre from Airfix: 1/48 F-86F-40

With the release of Airfix’s updated 1/48 F-86F-40 Sabre just around the corner, it's a good opportunity to give a sneak peak of the new parts, prior to our cover build of the kit.