Reviews

NOW, M’LADY?... Review Premium

NOW, M’LADY?...

New Bachmann own brand Adventures in Plastic has re-boxed Aoshima’s vintage Gerry Anderson Thunderbirds kits. Here, CHRIS CLIFFORD reviews Lady Penelope’s properly pink FAB 1 Rolls-Royce limousine.

AWESOME NEW ‘RHINO’ Review Premium

AWESOME NEW ‘RHINO’

Most fast jet modellers consider Hasegawa’s 1/48 Super Hornet as the best in the scale – but Meng Model’s recently released F/A-18E is a real contender says CHRIS CLIFFORD. The gloves are off!

COMMONWEALTH AND RAF WILD HORSES Review Premium

COMMONWEALTH AND RAF WILD HORSES

Eduard’s 1/48 P-51 Mustang has won many plaudits since its initial debut. As CHRIS CLIFFORD finds out, it’s now been re-released in Mk.IV format as a special ProfiPACK boxing, with mixed-media additions and six fresh colour schemes.

PRUSSIAN KNIGHTS OF THE AIR

German publisher Luftfahrtverlag START has produced a stunning new book on a lesser-known World War One German fighter unit… and there are accompanying decals too!

STORMY SURPRISE Review Premium

STORMY SURPRISE

Special Hobby has relied on fellow Czech manufacturer Eduard to provide us with a new 1/48 Hawker Tempest Mk.II, as CHRIS CLIFFORD explains.

Border Model 1/35 Bf 109G-6 Review Premium

Border Model 1/35 Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6

The hotly anticipated Bf 109G-6 from Border Model is notable for its scale – 1/35 – which is usually the preserve of military vehicles. Join CHRIS CLIFFORD as he delves into this novel limited-edition package.

HM169 Bachmann 4-BEP EMU Review Premium

Electric buffet

Bachmann's new ‘OO’ gauge 4-BEP Electric Multiple Unit is here, completing another important Southern Electric milestone. MARK CHIVERS casts his eye over this long-awaited new release.

HM169 Hornby GBL van Review Premium

Hornby renews the GBL

Hornby has replaced its ageing Tri-ang heritage model of the Southern Railway Gangwayed Bogie Luggage van with a brand-new tooling. GRAHAM MUSPRATT inspects this 2021 product range item.

Hornby Merchant Navy Review Premium

Wartime black for Hornby ‘MN’

Arriving hot on the heels of BR lined blue ‘Merchant Navy’ 35024 East Asiatic Company (HM168) is 21C7 Aberdeen Commonwealth in the altogether more austere SR wartime black. It was announced as part of the Hornby 2019 range announcement.

Hornby Peckett B2 0-6-0ST Review Premium

New Peckett 'B2s' arrive

The charming Peckett ‘B2’ 0-6-0ST is back from Hornby with a pair of new livery choices arriving in the shops during May. One of those is Port of Bristol Authority lined green 1264 Henry (Cat No. R3871).