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ITALERI’S 1/48 F-16 RETURNS WITH NEW DECALS Review Premium

ITALERI’S 1/48 F-16 RETURNS WITH NEW DECALS

Chris Clifford

If you can't quite stretch to Kinetic's new-tool 1/48 F-16, Italeri's reissued 'Viper' is a wallet-friendly alternative, which also offers a stunning decal sheet.

Chris Clifford
ACADEMY’S NEW 1/72 TOMCAT BOXING Review Premium

ACADEMY’S NEW 1/72 TOMCAT BOXING

Chris Clifford

Academy has added fresh decals to its new-tool 1/72 Tomcat parts, to provide a 'Jolly Rogers' F-14B boxing.

Chris Clifford
A&A MODELS NEW-TOOL 1/72 HAWK 200 Review Premium

A&A MODELS NEW-TOOL 1/72 HAWK 200

Chris Clifford

Modellers who have craved a 1/72 BAe Hawk 200 can now get cracking on the new 1/72 tooling from Ukraine's A&A Models.

Chris Clifford
ITALERI 1/48 SKYHAWK COMEBACK Review Premium

ITALERI 1/48 SKYHAWK COMEBACK

Chris Clifford

The ex-ESCI 1/48 A-4E/F/G tooling has been re-released by Italeri, with a stunning new decal sheet, but with a mix of raised and engraved panel lines, it's ripe for a rejuvenation project.

Chris Clifford
AIRFIX AUSTER ANTARCTIC IS BACK! Review Premium

AIRFIX AUSTER ANTARCTIC IS BACK!

Chris Clifford

Airfix's 1/72 Auster Antarctic has been reissued as part of the Vintage Classics range, after an almost 20-year absence. Read our review on this popular kit.

Chris Clifford
ITALERI REISSUES AC-119K GUNSHIP Review Premium

ITALERI REISSUES AC-119K GUNSHIP

Chris Clifford

Building subjects from the Vietnam War? If so, you may be pleased to know Italeri has reissued its 1/72 AC-119K Stinger gunship, after a decade's absence.

Chris Clifford
MARK 1 UPDATES ITS 1/144 MIRAGE Review Premium

MARK 1 UPDATES ITS 1/144 MIRAGE

Chris Clifford

Czech firm Mark 1 Models has adapted its 1/144 Dassault Mirage tooling to provide a new 'Canards' kit, with the choice of four export variants.

Chris Clifford
IS CLEAR PROP’S 1/72 MIG-23 THE BEST-EVER IN 1/72? Review Premium

IS CLEAR PROP’S 1/72 MIG-23 THE BEST-EVER IN 1/72?

Chris Clifford

The new-tool 1/72 MiG-23 from Clear Prop is arguably the best-ever rendition of the type in this scale. Read our full review.

Chris Clifford
SPECIAL HOBBY DOUGLAS DB-8A/3N Review Premium

SPECIAL HOBBY NORTHROP DB-8A/3N

Chris Clifford

Modellers wanting to replicate aircraft from the early stages of World War Two have a fascinating option in Special Hobby's 1/72 Douglas DB-8A/3N.

Chris Clifford
AIRFIX FOKKER/BRISTOL PACKAGE RETURNS Review Premium

AIRFIX FOKKER/BRISTOL PACKAGE RETURNS

Chris Clifford

Fans of period Airfix products will welcome the return of its first Dogfight Double in the Vintage Classics range. Fokker DR.1 and Bristol F.2B kits are in the box.

Chris Clifford