It may not be a creature of the night (at least in its initial boxing), but with Airfix’s newly tooled 1/48 de Havilland Vampire F.3 about to hit the shops, here’s a sneak peak at what is likely to be a popular subject.
One consequence of the recent COVID-19 lockdowns has been a resurgence in people taking up modelling as a hobby, so what better way to give something back to all those in the British National Health Service than via Airfix’s special edition 1/72 BAE Hawk.
If you’re considering building any FJ Fury kit up to and including the -3M sub-type, Detail & Scale’s new reference book on these aircraft is an invaluable reference tool, which even describes available models.
Chinese kit manufacturer Takom has launched a cool new series of plastic kits under the label Suyata, which will be available later this year via Bachmann Europe. Check out the full details in our news story.
British and French Gloster Meteors – and Vought Corsairs from the latter country – are the subject of Model Art’s superb new decal sheet. Check out our news story, which lists all the schemes and suitable kits.
Decals for European Theatre Sherman tanks are plentiful, but less so for those that fought against the Japanese. Toro Model continues to buck the trend though, with its third instalment of Pacific markings for this famous vehicle.