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

ICM’S NEW SINO-CENTRIC I-16 BOXING

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.

NEW FIRE-FIGHTING GUARDIAN FROM SPECIAL HOBBY Review Premium

NEW FIRE-FIGHTING GUARDIAN FROM SPECIAL HOBBY

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.

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

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

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.

ACADEMY’S NEW 1/72 TOMCAT BOXING Review Premium

ACADEMY’S NEW 1/72 TOMCAT BOXING

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

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

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

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.

ITALERI 1/48 SKYHAWK COMEBACK Review Premium

ITALERI 1/48 SKYHAWK COMEBACK

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.

AIRFIX AUSTER ANTARCTIC IS BACK! Review Premium

AIRFIX AUSTER ANTARCTIC IS BACK!

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.

ITALERI REISSUES AC-119K GUNSHIP Review Premium

ITALERI REISSUES AC-119K GUNSHIP

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.

MARK 1 UPDATES ITS 1/144 MIRAGE Review Premium

MARK 1 UPDATES ITS 1/144 MIRAGE

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.

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?

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.