News

Tractor gains traction

Accurascale has taken delivery of further Engineering Prototype (EP) samples of its forthcoming all-new ‘OO’ gauge BR Class 37 Co-Co diesels for assessment.

SPLENDID SPOTTER

Czech firm Brengun has filled a gap in the market with a modern tooling of Luftwaffe ‘eye in the sky’ – the Hs 126.

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.

QUARTER-SCALE ANTI-SHIP

For modellers who revel in under-wing stores, Eduard’s recent 1/48 AGM-148D Harpoon is a useful addition to the firm’s Brassin range. Load up!

‘I LOVE KIT’ DEBUT BOXINGS

There’s a new kit brand in town and it’s chosen fresh 1/35 military toolings for its inaugural releases.

FORTHCOMING NEW TRUMPETER KITS

The UK importer of Trumpeter, Bachmann Europe, has advised us of these pending military and naval kits due late August/early September…

Bachmann plans GBRf Class 69 for 'OO' and 'N'

Bachmann has announced that will be producing models of the Class 69 for 'OO' and 'N' gauge in an exclusive agreement with GB Railfreight (GBRf). The Class 69s are being converted for GBRf by Progress Rail in Stoke-on-Trent using redundant Class 56s.

Grafar Class 319 EMUs reach ‘deco’ stage

Bachmann’s newly-tooled ‘N’ gauge Graham Farish Class 319 four-car Electric Multiple Units (EMUs) have reached the decoration stage of the development process.

BIG SNAKE DEBUT

At last… we have a modern 1/32 tooling of the Bell Cobra helicopter, with ICM’s new AH-1G. CHRIS CLIFFORD finds out more.

Hornby sales soar to £48.5 million

Hornby has returned to profit in the year ending March 31 2021, reporting sales revenue up 28% on the previous year to £48.5million.