Aircraft news

Aircraft news

‘WHAT-IF’ TILTROTOR

Amusing Hobby will certainly please more adventurous Luftwaffe modellers with its new 1/48 Weserflug P.1003/1. Find out more with our examination of this fascinating kit.

SPLENDID SPOTTER

Czech firm Brengun has filled a gap in the market with a modern tooling of Luftwaffe ‘eye in the sky’ – the Hs 126.

BIG SNAKE DEBUT

At last… we have a modern 1/32 tooling of the Bell Cobra helicopter, with ICM’s new AH-1G. CHRIS CLIFFORD finds out more.

BUSH WAR DASSAULT

Special Hobby hit on a real winner with its 1/72 Mirage F1 tooling, which has been released in various versions – but is now available as a South African Air Force AZ/CZ airframe

Eduard spACE F-14 Detail Set

Is Tamiya’s F-14A Tomcat sitting in your stash? If so, it’s worth considering Eduard’s bespoke mixed-media cockpit upgrade.

MOSSIE SNEAK PEAK

EXTRA IMAGES INSIDE: With the release of Airfix’s newly tooled 1/72 Mosquito B.XVI fast approaching, here is a preview of the kit’s contents, in preparation for next month’s exclusive build feature.

FLYING TARGET

Modellers seeking something a little different may wish to consider ICM’s splendid (and brightly coloured) new tooling of the KDA-1 (Q-2A) Firebee target drone.

New Airfix Dogfight Double

It’s a case of Mustang versus Swallow with Airfix’s latest 1/72 dual-kit release

Modelsvit 1/72 Mirage 2000C - New Tool!

It’s funny how quality kits of some aircraft are available in, say, 1/48 scale but a 1/72 equivalent remains elusive (or it happens the other way around). This can certainly be said of the Dassault Mirage 2000C…until now.

THE RAF’S FLASHING BLADE

With the imminent arrival of Airfix’s newly tooled 1/48 Canadair Sabre, here’s a sneak peak at the parts of what promises to be one of this year’s most popular releases.

ON YELLOW WINGS

UKRAINIAN MANUFACTURER ICM has stayed with a biplane theme for its latest large-scale aircraft release, with a newly tooled 1/32 Stearman PT-17/ N2S-3 Kaydet.

BEST SPITFIRE YET?

WHEN EDUARD announced it was releasing a newly tooled 1/48 Spitfire Mk.I to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, it definitely grabbed modellers’ attention.