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FASCIST FIGHTER

Ukraine’s ICM delighted many modellers last year with its then new 1/32 FIAT CR.42 Falco. The firm has now released it with Italian Air Force figures, for those with a diorama in mind.

EXQUISITE TRANSPORT

There’s a terrific amount of detail on offer with Gecko Models’ new 1/35 Bedford MWD 15-cwt truck. If you're traditionally an armour modeller, this kit is an ideal, well-detailed entry point into 'soft-skin' vehicles.

LATIN FORTRESS SPECIALS


US decal firm Two Bobs has released Argentinian Air Force 'Malvinas' anniversary schemes with Kinetic’s new 1/48 Pucará kit in mind. Chris Clifford describes the details.

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Airbrushing Part 5 - Stripping for Action

AIRBRUSHING PART 5 - Stripping for Action: Just as every infantryman must learn to strip his weapon for cleaning, so must artists learn to dismantle their airbrush for the same purpose.

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CHEERFUL ‘CHIPPIE’

Chris Jones gives Airfix’s brand-new 1/48 de Havilland Chipmunk a thorough examination.

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NEW ENGINE OPTION

Having first tooled a 1/144 Airbus A321 in 1999, Revell has followed the type’s development with a completely re-tooled A321neo – featuring two New Engine Options (hence the acronym) plus wingtip ‘sharklets’ to improve fuel efficiency.

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LATE-WAR LAVOCHKIN

This late version of Clear Prop’s newly tooled 1/72 Lavochkin La-5 includes a slightly reworked runner compared with the early iteration (CP72014), though the remaining six frames and photo-etched (PE) brass fret are unchanged.

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SOVIET SCENE

ICM’s approach to figures with aircraft kits is arguably among the best, with this 1/48 Polikarpov U-2 set including the base kit, plus pilots and ground crew for no extra cost.

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CONVOY HUNTER

Special Hobby’s He 115 is the only 1/48 kit of the type, so its return will be welcomed by fans of Luftwaffe floatplanes.

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ROSATELLI’S FALCON

The second in ICM’s CR.42 series has been released and it’s likely to be a firm favourite with modellers, being the original Italian airframe.