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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.

DECALS FOR BRITISH AMPHIBIANS

Star Decals' three new sheets of markings for British LVT-2 and LVT-4 AMTRACs are highly useful for anyone considering building this amphibious armoured vehicle in 1/35 scale.

CORSAIR, METEOR AND SEA BALLIOL SCHEMES BY MODEL ART

If you want to finish your Vought Corsair or AW Meteor in a less obvious scheme, or you need fresh markings for your Sea Balliol, Model Art Decal System has the answer in sheet 72-081.

SYHART’S ‘ARTOIS’ MIRAGE IIIE MARKINGS

Syhart has released new decals to represent one of the most stunning French Air Force Dassault Mirage IIIE special liveries. They are available in 1/48 and 1/72.

MORE SNAZZY RAFALE ‘SPECIALS’ FROM SYHART

Fans of the Dassault Rafale have yet more special schemes to consider with the new decal sheets from Syhart.

FANCY JET TRAINER SCHEMES FROM ILIAD News Premium

FANCY JET TRAINER SCHEMES FROM ILIAD

Interesting schemes for the T-38C and T-33 in 1/48 are now available via new decal sheets from Iliad Design.

NEW 1/144 AIRCRAFT DECALS BY SHELF ODDITY

If you favour 1/144 scale aircraft, Shelf Oddity could influence your next project with its superb new decal sheets for the P-47D, P-40M/N, MiG-17F and Flanker.

ARTWORK AND DECAL COMBOS FROM KAGERO

Two new books in Kagero's Camouflage and Decals series explore the famous Messerschmitt Bf 109F-G and MiG jets of the Cold War.

DECALS FOR FAR-FLUNG SHERMANS

If you're in the market for attractive 1/35 Sherman tank schemes, look no further than these two decal sheets from Toro Model.

RARE ‘GOONEY BIRD’ SCHEMES News Premium

RARE ‘GOONEY BIRD’ SCHEMES

The new 1/72 decal sheet from Iliad Design offers very different schemes for four machines in the legendary C-47 family.

‘JOLLY ROGERS’ SUPER HORNETS

Arguably the most famous US Navy flying squadron, Super Hornet user the 'Jolly Rogers' is represented seven-fold on DXM's dazzling new 1/72 decal sheet.

STUNNING GERMAN TANK DECALS

Echelon Fine Details has re-released and updated some of its older decal sheets, including this selection for Panzer IV and Panzer II tanks of the 4.Pz.Div.

MARKINGS FOR BLIGHTY’S SHERMANS

If you plan to model the Sherman in British Army guise, recent items from Star Decals are definitely worth considering.

EXOTIC DECALS DEBUT – BF 109, BF 110 AND HURRICANE

A brand-new company, Exotic Decals, has debuted with markings for Yugoslav-operated aircraft during World War Two. In 1/72 and 1/48 scales, they represent the Messerschmitt Bf 110C and 109E, and Hawker Hurricane.

MEMORIAL DAKOTA MARKINGS

If you've a soft spot for the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's Douglas Dakota ZA947, you'll love these new 1/72 markings from Xtradecal.

BUMPER HIND DECAL COLLECTION

You could build Hind gunships for years if trying to represent all the schemes offered with Begamot's new decal package for the Mi-24P/Mi-35P helicopter. Its a stunning, comprehensive selection in 1/72 scale.

1/72 JETSTREAM ‘UNIFORMS’

Whether you have Amodel or Airfix 1/72 Jetstream kits, Xtradecal's new markings selection for the type is a must. It covers British and export airframes.

COMMEMORATIVE WARTHOG SCHEMES

US decal designer Two Bobs has released a superb three-aircraft markings package... A-10C Heritage Hawgs.

MARKINGS FOR LARGE-SCALE ARMOUR

Star Decals has released four sets of markings designed for 1/16 scale Panzer IVs and T-34s.

LUFTWAFFE ‘TIFFIE’ MARKINGS

Polish decal firm ModelMaker could be your new best friend if you're planning to build a Luftwaffe Eurofighter, due to its recent sheets of relevant markings in 1/72, 1/48 and 1/32 scales.