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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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EAST-GERMAN MINE CLEARANCE

This version of Revell’s recent 1/72 T-55A/AM contains new runners E and F for the KMT-6 and EMT-5 mine-clearance systems used by the East German Army.

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ARMOURED CAT

Cristian Lupu goes Dutch with his build of Revell’s 1/35 Leopard 2A6NL, cladding it in standard NATO camouflage.

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CANNON-TOTING STORM

Special Hobby’s big-scale Tempest is back, albeit in Revell packaging with new decals.

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TECH-TWEAKED 'TONKA'

Revell’s highly regarded 1/48 Tornado returns after a brief sojourn with Eduard and this new boxing depicts the Avionics System Software Tornado in Ada (ASSTA) 3.1 variant, in service with Germany’s Luftwaffe, and a new styrene Runner U is included for associated components.

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GERMANY'S 'SPORTY' TANK

Revell’s Leopard 1A5 follows from its 1A1 variant, adding two runners to the original seven for this sub-type’s characteristic bolt-on armour, fire-control optics and mantlet shield.

2021 RELEASES

EXTRA IMAGES INSIDE: With the postponement of this year’s Nuremberg Toy Fair until July, the usual AMW round-up of announcements is being replaced by a series of separate articles, the first covering product lines from Revell, ICM and Tamiya.

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DRAUGHTMAN'S DRIVE

VW’s Golf GTI is one of those classic car designs, and Revell’s latest version offers a different take on the sporty three-door hatchback, in that the colour scheme is on an ‘X-ray’ theme, showing internal components in white.

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HEAVY METAL HAULER

Having catered for Kiss and AC/DC fans, Revell has now re-released the Monogram Kenworth with markings for British rock legends Motörhead, and the scale is consistent with its other heavy metal-associated releases.

OFTEN THE HUNTED

The Russian R-17/SS-1C Scud-B is arguably one of the best-known ballistic missiles, yet there are just two 1/72 styrene kits of the type, with Revell’s recent release being a re-boxing of the Toxso offering.