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LANDMARK FIGHTING FALCON SCHEMES

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Decal manufacturer Two Bobs has just released sheet 48-280 Long Live the Viper! - offering five schemes for landmark production number airframes.

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METAL AND ‘OD’ LIGHTNING SCHEMES FROM EDUARD

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Eduard's own decal range now offers a pleasing sheet for European-based P-38J Lightnings in 1/48 scale.

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1/32 COBRA MARKINGS FROM ASK

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ASK Distribution has released new Vietnam War decals for ICM's 1/32 Bell AH-1G. Sharkmouths rule!

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US 1/32 AIRCRAFT IDENTITY FROM FANTASY PRINTSHOP

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Fantasy Printshop will surely please modellers who favour large-scale aircraft with its new 1/32 US 45 degree ID letter/number decals in black, red, yellow and white.

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ART SCALE CURTISS HAWK DECALS

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If you have 1/48 and/or 1/32 P-40B builds planned, ASK's new Pear Harbor decal sheets are worth investigating.

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LARGE-SCALE SUPER SABRE MARKINGS FROM EURO DECALS

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Euro Decals has added to its range of 1/32 markings for the F-100D Super Sabre... perfect for the Trumpeter kit.

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KITTYHAWK MARKINGS FROM ASK DISTRIBUTION

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Czech firm Art Scale Kit Distribution's own decal range now features attractive options for Australian Curtiss Kittyhawks in 1/72 and 1/48 scales.

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ILIAD’S NEW L-4 GRASSHOPPER MARKINGS

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If you have Special Hobby's new 1/48 L-4 Grasshopper but the kit schemes don't excite you, Iliad Design's new decal set offers six interesting alternatives.

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NEW TWIN OTTER MARKINGS FROM ILIAD

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Iliad Design has released its second set of 1/72 decals for the DHC-6 Twin Otter... ideal for anyone with the Matchbox/Revell kit in their stash.

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SNAKES AND JUGS: KAGERO’S NEW P-39 AND P-47 DECALS

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Kagero's new standalone decal range now includes 1/72 and 1/48 markings for 'Razorback' P-47Ds and P-39D/N/Q Airacobras.

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UKRAINE FIGHTER DECALS BY KAGERO

Kagero's new standalone decal range now offers 1/72 and 1/48 markings for modern Ukrainian Air Force aircraft battling Russia's 'special invasion'.

THIRTY-PLUS F-4F SCHEMES BY HOUSE OF PHANTOMS

Any F-4 enthusiast will surely be interested in this dazzling new array of 1/48 Luftwaffe decals from House of Phantoms.

SOUTHEAST ASIA ARMOUR MARKINGS BY STAR DECAL News Premium

SOUTHEAST ASIA ARMOUR MARKINGS BY STAR DECAL

A wealth of liveries for military vehicles in the Vietnam War and before are now available from Star Decals, in 1/72 and 1/35 scales.

SKYRAIDER MARKINGS FROM ILIAD

If you want to add a different scheme to your 1/48 A-1H Skyraider, Iliad Design's new decal sheet has six interesting Vietnam War options.

NEW F-4E PHANTOM MARKINGS FROM HI-DECAL

Germany's Hi-Decal Line has produced new markings for Egyptian Air Force F-4E Phantom IIs in 1/72 and 1/48.

NICARAGUAN MARKINGS FROM STAR DECALS

Military modellers interested in Latin American won't want to miss Star Decals' new 1/35 sheets for Nicaraguan tanks, armoured cars and trucks.

MODEL ART’S FRENCH BEAVERS AND FALKLANDS CHOPPERS

British helicopters from the Falklands conflict, and DHC.2 Beavers employed in French Indochina, are the subject of Model Art's excellent new 1/72 decal sheet.

FLAMBOYANT RAFALE LIVERY FROM SYHART

One of the most dazzling French Dassault Rafale C schemes has been reproduced by Syhart Decal... the 2021 Solo Display jet.

TWO BOBS’ LAKENHEATH EAGLES News Premium

TWO BOBS’ LAKENHEATH EAGLES

Decal wizard Two Bobs has marked the F-15C's exit from Europe with special 1/48 'Grim Reapers End of an Era' markings, for four Lakenheath-based aircraft.

ILIAD’S ACE OF SPADES FIGHTERS

A fun and fascinating selection of Luftwaffe JG 53 Bf 109G-6s, all with personal fuselage art, are provided via Iliad Design's 1/48 and 1/32 decal sheets.

COMMEMORATIVE A-10s FROM TWO BOBS

If you want to build an A-10 with a difference, in either of the three main scales, look no further than Two Bobs' new decal package Heritage Hawgs.

HEAPS OF F-35 MARKINGS FROM XTRADECAL! News Premium

HEAPS OF F-35 MARKINGS FROM XTRADECAL!

A total of 64 different schemes are available via Xtradecal's three new 1/72 sheets for the Lockheed-Martin F-35A/B/C. US and export users are represented... and it's not all low-vis grey!

1/24 SPITFIRE MK.IX MARKINGS FROM XTRADECAL

Hannants house brand Xtradecal is catering for Airfix's forthcoming 1/24 Spitfire Mk.IXc witn two excellent new sets of markings, for various Mk.IX sub-types. The ten schemes are pleasingly varied, ensuring interesting and different build options.

PEEPING SPIT ‘EIGHTEEN’ MARKINGS FROM XTRADECAL

Timed to complement Airfix's recent 1/48 Spitfire MK.XVIII kit, Hannants' own brand Xtradecal has released markings for six FR.18e schemes. There's plenty of variety here for this Griffon-powered recce version.

SUPER-SMART RAFALE SCHEME BY SYHART

Syhart continues its love affair with the Dassault Rafale, with new 1/72 and 1/48 sheets for the French Air Force 2019-20 Solo Display airframe. Masks are included.

DECALS FOR SPOTTERS AND SUB-HUNTERS

French Storch and Criquet observation aircraft, as well as Royal Navy Sea King HAS.5 helicopters, are all explored with Model Art's stunning new 1/72 decal sheet, offering a total of 15 schemes.

DECALS FOR THE LEGENDARY ‘CHIPPIE’

Looking for alternative liveries for your 1/48 Airfix Chipmunk? Kits-World may well have the answer with its new two-sheet decal package, which offers a wealth of serials, stencilling and other decor.

SCHEMES FOR AIRFIX’S NEW SPITFIRE SUPERKIT

Aftermarket producer Kits-World looks to be the first to offer items designed for Airfix's forthcoming 1/24 Spitfire Mk.IXc Superkit. They are decals, which have also been matched with paint masks in combined sets.

MORE EAST BALKANS FIGHTERS

If Exotic Decals' first round of Bulgarian Air Force decals for the Messerschmitt Bf 109E didn't grab your attention, then perhaps Part 2 will catch your eye. Three options are provided, in 1/72 and 1/48 scales.

UNUSUAL ’109 SCHEMES

If you're looking for a different scheme for your 1/72 or 1/48 Bf 109E, Exotic Decals' new release with a Bulgarian flavour could be just the inspiration you need. Three individual airframes are catered for.