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SMĚR REISSUES KP’S VINTAGE 1/72 POLIKARPOV Review Premium

SMĚR REISSUES KP’S VINTAGE 1/72 POLIKARPOV

Chris Clifford

SMĚR is re-releasing KP's original 1/72 Polikarpov Po-2 with new Korean War decals. Read our full review.

Chris Clifford
EDUARD NOCTURNAL HELLCAT REISSUED Review Premium

EDUARD NOCTURNAL HELLCAT REISSUED

Chris Clifford

Hellcat fans will be delighted to know that Eduard's 1/72 F6F-5N night-fighter ProfiPACK has been reissued, with PE details and paint masks.

Chris Clifford
ESCI F-5E REPACKAGED BY ITALERI Review Premium

ESCI F-5E REPACKAGED BY ITALERI

Chris Clifford

Italeri has reissued ESCI's 1/48 F-5E Tiger II with stunning new decals. Read our review!

Chris Clifford
NEW TOOL: 1/48 ACADEMY A-10C REVIEW Review Premium

NEW TOOL: 1/48 ACADEMY A-10C REVIEW

Stu Fone

Academy has filled a noticeable gap in the market by providing a properly accurate A-10C Thunderbolt II 'Warthog'.

Stu Fone
TRANSFORM YOUR EDUARD 1/48 P-51D WITH HALBERD MODELS Review Premium

TRANSFORM YOUR EDUARD 1/48 P-51D WITH HALBERD MODELS

Chris Clifford

Transform your Eduard 1/48 P-51D into a decidedly different Mustang with Halberd Models' conversion sets for a civilian racer, Cavalier Turbo Mustang and Piper Enforcer.

Chris Clifford
REFRESHED RECCE PHANTOM FROM ITALERI Review Premium

REFRESHED RECCE PHANTOM FROM ITALERI

Chris Clifford

Italeri has re-released its 1/48 RF-4E Phantom II with a stunning new decal sheet, with markings for Israeli, German, Turkish and Iranian airframes. The kit has its roots in ESCI's tooling from the 1980s.

Chris Clifford
ASSYMETRIC FIGHTER: SPITFIRE MK.IIA LR FROM KP Review Premium

ASSYMETRIC FIGHTER: SPITFIRE MK.IIA LR FROM KP

Chris Clifford

If you're in the market for a budget 1/72 Spitfire, KP's recent Mk.IIa (LR) is an ideal candidate... and it allows you to build a relatively rare sub-type.

Chris Clifford
IBG RE-BOXES TRUMPETER FULCRUM WITH UKRAINE MARKINGS Review Premium

IBG RE-BOXES TRUMPETER FULCRUM WITH UKRAINE MARKINGS

Chris Clifford

IBG Models' reissue of Trumpeter's 1/72 MiG-29UB two-seater has five different Ukrainian Air Force schemes.

Chris Clifford
ANNIVERSARY SEA HARRIER FROM ITALERI Review Premium

ANNIVERSARY SEA HARRIER FROM ITALERI

Stu Fone

Italeri has again reissued ESCI's original 1/72 Sea Harrier FRS.1... widely accepted as the best in this scale.

Stu Fone
REVELL’S USAF @ 75 WITH F-89, F-16 AND F-117 Review Premium

REVELL’S USAF @ 75 WITH F-89, F-16 AND F-117

Chris Clifford

Revell's recent USAF 75th Anniversary Gift Set provides 1/72 F-89 Scorpion, F-117A Nighthawk and F-16C Block 50 'Viper' kits, plus acrylic paint, a brush and cement. Read our full review.

Chris Clifford