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NEW 1/48 BOMBS AND ROCKETS SET FROM AFV CLUB Review Premium

NEW 1/48 BOMBS AND ROCKETS SET FROM AFV CLUB

Chris Clifford

If your 1/48 US fast-jet build lacks decent armament, you might want to consider AFV Club's new Air-to-Ground Weaponry Set [A], which offers various bombs and rocket pods.

Chris Clifford
NEW AMMO MiG-17F FRESCO-C IN-BOX REVIEW Review Premium

NEW AMMO MiG-17F FRESCO-C IN-BOX REVIEW

Chris Clifford

Fans of Cold War jets should enjoy AMMO-MIG's first own aircraft tooling, in the shape of a 1/48 MiG-17F 'Fresco-C'.

Chris Clifford
DETAIL & SCALE P-47 BOOK Review Premium

DETAIL & SCALE P-47 BOOK

Chris Clifford

With the release of MiniArt's new-tool 1/48 P-47D just around the corner, why not treat yourself to Detail & Scale's superb new reference book on the type?

Chris Clifford
DORA WINGS REISSUES BPK PEACEMAKER Review Premium

DORA WINGS REISSUES BPK PEACEMAKER

Chris Clifford

If you're looking for something different to build, why not try Dora Wings' reissue of BPK's 1/72 AU-23 Peacemaker, with fresh decals?

Chris Clifford
SPECIAL HOBBY F-84F THUNDERSTREAK REVIEW Review Premium

EXCLUSIVE: SPECIAL HOBBY F-84F THUNDERSTREAK REVIEW

Chris Clifford

Special Hobby's eagerly anticipated 1/72 F-84F Thunderstreak is now available. Read our exclusive review.

Chris Clifford
EXCLUSIVE: SILVER WINGS MACCHI M.41bis IN-BOX REVIEW Review Premium

EXCLUSIVE: SILVER WINGS MACCHI M.41bis IN-BOX REVIEW

Chris Clifford

Modellers who enjoy building flying boats have a handsome option in Silver Wings' new 1/48 Macchi M.41bis. Read our exclusive in-box review.

Chris Clifford
REVELL REISSUES MONOGRAM’S VINTAGE MIRAGE 2000 Review Premium

REVELL REISSUES MONOGRAM’S VINTAGE MIRAGE 2000

Chris Clifford

Revell has reissued Monogram's old 1/48 Mirage 2000C... but is it worth the outlay?

Chris Clifford
GREAT WALL HOBBY’S NEW-TOOL 1/48 F-14B TOMCAT Review Premium

GREAT WALL HOBBY’S NEW-TOOL 1/48 F-14B TOMCAT

Stu Fone

Self-confessed Tomcat ‘nut’ Stu Fone takes a deep dive into Great Wall Hobby’s all-new 1/48 F-14B, finding plenty to praise but also identifying its shortfalls.

Stu Fone
REVELL AIRBUS H145 ADAC/REGA HELICOPTER Review Premium

REVELL AIRBUS H145 ADAC/REGA HELICOPTER

Chris Clifford

Eye-catching and packed with detail... that's Revell's new 1/32 Airbus H145 air-rescue helicopter with ADAC and Rega schemes.

Chris Clifford
REVELL SCORPION GAINS NEW IDENTITIES Review Premium

REVELL SCORPION GAINS NEW IDENTITIES

Chris Clifford

Fresh decals for two aircraft are supplied with Revell's original 1/48 F-89C Scorpion, reissued as a 75th anniversary Gift Set, with paint, glue and a paint brush.

Chris Clifford