Aircraft reviews

Aircraft reviews

CHRIS CLIFFORD appraises X-Scale’s new-tool 1/144 styrene rendering of the Hawker Siddeley Trident 1c. Review Premium

ALL-NEW TRIDENT AIRLINER FROM X-SCALE

Chris Clifford

Having already excited airliner fans with new 1/144 DC-8 kits, X-Scale has now released a Trident 1C.

Chris Clifford
ALL-NEW 1/72 A-6A INTRUDER FROM TRUMPETER Review Premium

ALL-NEW 1/72 A-6A INTRUDER FROM TRUMPETER

Stu Fone

Trumpeter's new-tool 1/72 A-6A Intruder is now available, but while it offers pleasing detail it's not without its faults. Get the lowdown here.

Stu Fone
1/144 MISTEL 5 COMBINATION FROM BRENGUN Review Premium

1/144 MISTEL 5 COMBINATION FROM BRENGUN

Chris Clifford

Luftwaffe fans who prefer smaller scales have a pleasing option in Brengun's new 1/144 Mistel 5 combination, featuring an He 162 and Arado E 377.

Chris Clifford
REVELL APLHA JET 50TH ANNIVERSARY TRIO Review Premium

REVELL APLHA JET 50TH ANNIVERSARY TRIO

Chris Clifford

Fans of small-scale aircraft - especially jets - have an interesting item in Revell's 50th anniversary Alpha Jet package, offering three whole kits in 1/144 scale.

Chris Clifford
ITALERI REISSUES 1/48 HURRICANE IIC Review Premium

ITALERI REISSUES 1/48 HURRICANE IIC

Chris Clifford

Italeri's own 1/48 Hurricane Mk.IIc has been reissued with fresh decals for six different airframes.

Chris Clifford
1/72 LVG C.VI BIPLANE REISSUE BY KP Review Premium

1/72 LVG C.VI BIPLANE REISSUE BY KP

Chris Clifford

KP's splendid 1/72 LVG C.VI has been re-released with three fresh German 1918 colour schemes.

Chris Clifford
GREAT WALL HOBBY 1/72 F-15C MSIP II IN-BOX REVIEW Review Premium

GREAT WALL HOBBY 1/72 F-15C MSIP II IN-BOX REVIEW

Chris Clifford

If you're in the market for a 1/72 F-15C Eagle, Great Wall Hobby's tooling offers superlative detail, as described throughout our in-box review.

Chris Clifford
NEW 1/48 CORSAIR FROM MAGIC FACTORY Review Premium

NEW 1/48 CORSAIR FROM MAGIC FACTORY

Chris Clifford

Tamiya's 'Best 1/48 Corsair' crown has been snatched by the new tooling from Magic Factory, which allows replication of the F4U-1A and night-fighting F4U-2.

Chris Clifford
LACI 1/48 KIRBY KITE GLIDER IN-BOX REVIEW Review Premium

LACI 1/48 KIRBY KITE GLIDER IN-BOX REVIEW

Chris Clifford

If you're modelling on a gliders theme, you'll almost certainly want to add LACI's splendid 1/48 3D-printed Slingsby T6 Kirby Kite BGA 400 to your collection.

Chris Clifford
MINIART 1/48 P-47D THUNDERBOLT IN-BOX REVIEW Review Premium

MINIART 1/48 P-47D THUNDERBOLT IN-BOX REVIEW

Chris Clifford

MiniArt's hotly anticipated 1/48 new-tool P-47D Thunderbolt is finally available. Read our in-box review.

Chris Clifford