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INVENTIVE METAL PAINTING WITH LIFECOLOR

Making metal on figures look convincing has taken a new twist with Lifecolor's new Non Metallic Metal acrylic paint sets. The aim is to create the appearance metal with depth and reflectivity, using solid matt shades.

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.

MINIART SCALE STREET DETAILS

MiniArt's latest 1/35 diorama accessories will inspire a great many street scene ideas, and the detail is superb.

CLASSIC RENAULT VAN FROM HELLER

French kit company Heller has made a great comeback with the first mainstream 1/24 replica of the Renault Estaffete van, with commercial and Gendarmerie versions available so far.

NEW EDUARD WEEKEND MUSTANG

Eduard's peachy 1/48 Mustang parts have now made it into a Weekend edition boxing, with decals for four new liveries. European and Pacific theatre aircraft can be built.

LIFECOLOR’S NEW GERMAN UNIFORM PAINT

Figure painters have a useful new option in Lifecolor's Feldgrau 1939/1945 acrylic set, with six different uniform shades.

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.

ARMA’S IMPRESSIVE DUAL WILDCAT PACKAGE

Arma Hobby has boxed two of its superb 1/72 Grumman Wildcat variants with carrier deck display bases and new US Navy/Fleet Air Arm decals. It's a fantastic package for anyone who loves naval fighters.

BUMPER LATE MUSTANG GUIDE

Valiant Wings' new book on the P-51D/K and other later variants is a splendid reference for modellers, with history, colour profiles, period photos, isometric sub-type drawings and full build projects.

BRENGUN TEMPEST GOODIES IN 1/72 AND 1/144

Got Hawker Tempest Mk.V builds on the cards, in either 1/72 or 1/144? If so, you'll surely be interested in Brengun's new aftermarket details for the type.

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.

MILITARY AND FIGURE GEMS FROM ROYAL MODEL

Italy's Royal Model has released several superb new resin items for military/figure modellers. The sculpting is fabulous!

LONG-NOSE BRONCO FROM ICM

Having recently wowed us with its superb 1/48 OV-10A Bronco, ICM has now released the later OV-10D+, allowing modellers to fully represent the changes to this type throughout its long career.

SBS’ CAUDRON RACER UPSCALED

Racing aircraft don't come much cooler than Caudron's C.561, and SBS Model has more than done it justice by up-scaling its delightful 1/72 version to 1/48.

AIRFIX TOP TEN NEW PRODUCTS FOR 2022

Airfix's 2022 catalogue has been revealed with a huge range of new items to look forward to. Chris Clifford picks out his top ten highlights from the new catalogue. Check them out here.

AIRFIX – NEW AIRCRAFT FOR 2022 News Premium

AIRFIX – NEW AIRCRAFT FOR 2022!

Airfix's is leading its 2022 catalogue with an all-new 1/24 Superkit of the Spitfire plus new-tool aircraft kits in 1/72 and 1/48 scales. Chris Clifford explores what is new for 2022.

AIRFIX NEW-TOOL 1/43 SPORTS CARS FOR 2022 News Premium

AIRFIX NEW-TOOL 1/43 SPORTS CARS FOR 2022

A bold move by Airfix this year is to provide new-tool 1/43 sports cars as Starter Sets, but with stunning detail. Chris Clifford takes a closer look at the new releases for the year ahead.

NEW 1/35 MILITARY KITS FROM AIRFIX News Premium

NEW 1/35 MILITARY KITS FROM AIRFIX

A newly tooled 1/35 military kit is on its way from Airfix for 2022. Chris Clifford tells of this and other same-scale kits from this year's new catalogue.

AIRFIX VINTAGE CLASSICS – BACK FOR 2022 News Premium

AIRFIX VINTAGE CLASSICS – BACK FOR 2022

A feast of heritage Airfix kits are returning to the 2022 catalogue under the Vintage Classics label. Revel in the nostalgia!

AIRFIX RE-INTRODUCTIONS FOR 2022 News Premium

AIRFIX RE-INTRODUCTIONS FOR 2022

Later kits by Airfix in 1/72 and 1/48 scales re-entering the 2022 catalogue are highlighted by Chris Clifford.

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.

TWIN-BOOM ODDITY… SPECIAL HOBBY’S FW 189C/V-6

A decidedly different subject lies in Special Hobby's new 1/72 Focke-Wulf Fw 189C/V6 ground-attack prototype.

NEW FORD AND HEINKEL KITS FROM RODEN

Two fascinating kits are due from Roden, in the Ukraine, this January-February. They will be available via the UK importer Bachmann Europe.

REVELL’S BIG BLACKBIRD IS HERE!

Revell's eagerly awaited 1/72 SR-71A Blackbird is finally available. We inspect the parts and give the Key Model World verdict.

COOL NEW KITS FROM TAKOM AND U-STAR

Military and naval modellers will love the new toolings from Takom and U-Star due in February-March 2022.

DETAILED-PACKED GUNSHIP

If you thought ICM's recent 1/32 AH-1G Cobra gunship was good, wait till you see what Special Hobby has added to it in the latter's Hi-Tech package.

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.

NEW YEAR TREATS FROM ACADEMY

Get ready for the forthcoming kits from Academy, due in February and March 2022!

DELIGHTFUL DOODLEBUG ‘DIVER’

EXTRA IMAGES INSIDE: Airfix's long-awaited 1/72 Hawker Tempest Mk.V is finally on approach. In this exclusive preview, AMW provides a sneak peak at the kit’s contents.

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.