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Aircraft reviews

AVRO MANCHESTER MK.Ia REISSUE FROM PLANET MODELS Review Premium

AVRO MANCHESTER MK.Ia REISSUE FROM PLANET MODELS

Chris Clifford

Bomber fans will welcome the return of Planet Models' 1/72 Avro Manchester... a resin kit with good detail, but a great canvas for scratch-building too.

Chris Clifford
NEW 1/48 P-47B THUNDERBOLT FROM DORA WINGS Review Premium

NEW 1/48 P-47B THUNDERBOLT FROM DORA WINGS

Chris Clifford

Thunderbolt fans can grow their collections courtesy of Dora Wings' new and splendidly detailed 1/48 P-47B. It comes with markings for USAAF and Brazilian airframes.

Chris Clifford
1/72 HAWKER HART AND DEMON BY AMG Review Premium

NEW 1/72 HAWKER HART AND DEMON BY AMG

Chris Clifford

Modellers interested in Silver Period aircraft will be delighted with Arsenal Model Group's new 1/72 styrene Hawker Hart and Demon kits.

Chris Clifford
HELLER 1/72 FLANKER REISSUED Review Premium

HELLER 1/72 FLANKER REISSUED

Chris Clifford

Markings for six different Ukrainian Air Force airframes accompany Heller's re-released 1/72 Sukhoi Su-27, which can be built in single- or two-seat format. Digital camouflage decals are provided too!

Chris Clifford
GORGEOUS GHIBLI: ITALERI’S NEW-TOOL AMX Review Premium

GORGEOUS GHIBLI: ITALERI’S NEW-TOOL AMX

Chris Clifford

Italeri has released its new-tool 1/72 AMX Ghibli fighter-bomber... and it might just be the firm's best-ever aircraft kit in this scale.

Chris Clifford
ITALERI 1/48 F/A-18F RE-RELEASE Review Premium

ITALERI 1/48 F/A-18F RE-RELEASE

Chris Clifford

Italeri's 1/48 F/A-18F Super Hornet has been re-released with stunning new decals... but the kit needs work to ensure an accurate replica.

Chris Clifford
REWORKED SEAFIRE 46 FROM SPECIAL HOBBY Review Premium

REWORKED SEAFIRE 46 FROM SPECIAL HOBBY

Chris Clifford

Special Hobby has reworked its 1/72 Seafire F.46 so you can now also portray the FR.46 fighter-recce variant.

Chris Clifford
AIRFIX BUFFALO AVAILABLE AGAIN Review Premium

AIRFIX BUFFALO AVAILABLE AGAIN

Chris Clifford

Airfix's Vintage Classics range now welcomes the 1/72 Brewster Buffalo, first tooled in 1972.

Chris Clifford
ICM’S NEW SINO-CENTRIC I-16 BOXING Review Premium

ICM’S NEW SINO-CENTRIC I-16 BOXING

Chris Clifford

ICM has now added three figures to its 1/32 Polikarpov I-16 Type 10, with Chinese markings. Read our full review of this useful package.

Chris Clifford
NEW FIRE-FIGHTING GUARDIAN FROM SPECIAL HOBBY Review Premium

NEW FIRE-FIGHTING GUARDIAN FROM SPECIAL HOBBY

Chris Clifford

Special Hobby has added new decals to its previous 1/48 Grumman Guardian kit, to produce a civilian fire-fighting version, with decals for three smart-looking airframes.

Chris Clifford