With many kits now adding resin and photo-etched metal extras as standard, skills that used to be associated with those interested in super-detailing their models are increasingly becoming mainstream, so Robin Carpenter’s book is well timed.
From a historical aspect, the Balkans is a fascinating subject, particularly the Kingdom of Yugoslavia between the two world wars, and it is this time period that’s covered in the first in a series on the Yugoslavian Air Force.
Modellers with Boeing P-8A Poseidon kits from Hasegawa or Welsh Models – plus those attempting a resin replica or conversion project – will appreciate this superb guide to the maritime patrol and anti-submarine aircraft, based on the firm’s 737 airliner.
Pen & Sword’s Images of War collection offers modellers a wealth of period photographs that are ideal for reference or inspiration, and this addition to the series covers the Allied liberation of much of Western Europe in the second half of 1944.
With the regular renaming of Soviet/Russian ships, it is always worth checking which is which – this TopDrawings volume is dedicated to the Moskva, lead vessel of the Moskva-class helicopter-carrier, and not the later renamed Slava-class cruiser.