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F-80C REISSUED BY AIRFIX Review Premium

F-80C REISSUED BY AIRFIX

Nostalgia and old kit rejuvenation go hand-in-hand with Airfix's original 1/72 F-80C Shooting Star... reissued in the firm's Vintage Classics range.

NEW-TOOL: 1/72 Ki-21-Ib FROM ICM Review Premium

NEW-TOOL: 1/72 Ki-21-Ib FROM ICM

Fans of Japanese World War Two aircraft will be delighted with ICM's new-tool 1/72 Mitsubishi Ki-21-Ib 'Sally' bomber, reviewed here in full.

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Arma Hobby's stunning new Airacobra arrives!

Polish model manufacturer Arma Hobby has just released a newly tooled 1/72 P-39Q Airacobra and it’s a miniature gem, as STU FONE reveals.

NEW TOOL: A AND A MODELS TWIN ‘109G Review Premium

NEW TOOL: A AND A MODELS TWIN ‘109G

Ukraine's A and A Models has become the first manufacturer to produce a styrene 1/48 Bf 109Z-1 Zwilling. Read our full review.

AIRFIX’S BEAVER IS BACK! Review Premium

AIRFIX’S BEAVER IS BACK!

Easily one of the most popular of Airfix's 1970s toolings, the 1/72 DHC Beaver is back as part of the Vintage Classic range... and it's reviewed in full here.

1/72 AIRCRAFT STARTER FROM ICM Review Premium

1/72 AIRCRAFT STARTER FROM ICM

Planning any 1/72 builds of Soviet-designed aircraft? If so, ICM's new APA-50M airfield mobile electric unit could be a fine accompaniment.

ITALERI RAPTOR BACK ON THE MARKET Review Premium

ITALERI RAPTOR BACK ON THE MARKET

Italeri's original 1/48 F-22A Raptor gets another reissue but with a stunning new decal sheet. Read our full review.

REVELL SMALL-SCALE HUNTER REISSUE Review Premium

REVELL SMALL-SCALE HUNTER REISSUE

More than 20 years have passed since Revell released its worthy 1/144 Hunter FGA.9... but now it's back! We review this welcome re-release.

FIRST LOOK: TAMIYA’S NEW 1/48 F-35A Review Premium

FIRST LOOK: TAMIYA’S NEW 1/48 F-35A

Tamiya's recent surprise announcement of a new-tool 1/48 F-35A Lightning II stunned many modellers. We review a pre-release sample.

ANARCHY 1: ‘BLACKJACK TYPHOON FROM REVELL Review Premium

ANARCHY 1: ‘BLACKJACK TYPHOON FROM REVELL

The RAF's fabulous 'Blackjack' Typhoon display aircraft has been released by Revell in 1/48 scale. Read our review.