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PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

Most modern jets usually carry training stores more often than bombs and missiles, so it’s great to see Eduard providing the US Air Force and Navy’s standard practice bomb carrier, the SUU-20.

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HIGHWAY TONES

Here’s a great set of acrylic paints for diorama builders, with six colours matched to various road/track/building shades, from mortar to asphalt and concrete.

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LONG-RANGE REFINEMENT

Zvezda’s 1/144 Boeing 777-300ER (also re-boxed by Revell) is the subject of BOA Decals’ photo-etched metal upgrade, which appears to have been developed by now-defunct firm ExtraTech.

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‘TURKEY’ TUB TREATS

Creating realistic instrument panels can be challenging, so Eduard’s Löök series is a boon, offering pre-coloured consoles on 3D-printed resin.

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SCALE SOFT DRINKS

Perfect for a 1/35 scale modern-era unloading scene, or populating the cargo area of a commercial vehicle, Matho Models’ cardboard boxes depict crates of popular soft drinks, including Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Fanta and Schweppes.

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LATIN AMERICAN SCOOTERS

With the 40th anniversary of the Falklands conflict fast approaching, Santiago Rivas’s informative depiction of the Argentine Air Force and Navy’s A-4 Skyhawks makes for an engrossing read.

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SPRING AWAKENING

Works covering German offensives in Hungary during 1945 are scarce, but this volume from Peko examines this topic in detail.

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ADMIRAL TOM’S CAT

While there’s no shortage of references covering Grumman’s F-14 Tomcat variable-geometry interceptor, Guideline’s 126th Warpaint publication is sure to be popular.

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REGAL TONES

From a historical aspect, the Balkans is a fascinating subject, particularly the Kingdom of Yugoslavia between the two world wars, and it is this time period that’s covered in the first in a series on the Yugoslavian Air Force.

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GOD OF THE SEA

Modellers with Boeing P-8A Poseidon kits from Hasegawa or Welsh Models – plus those attempting a resin replica or conversion project – will appreciate this superb guide to the maritime patrol and anti-submarine aircraft, based on the firm’s 737 airliner.