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AIRFIX’S BOOMERANG COMES BACK!
Airfix's Vintage Classics range now has the 1/72 CA-13 Boomerang fighter in its ranks. A drop of nostalgia anyone?Chris Clifford
Review: Gecko Models delivers 1/35 British Infantry Figures in MTP
Chinese firm Gecko Models has released two sets depicting British Infantry labelled as between 2010-16, as defined by their use of Multi-Terrain Pattern camouflage.John Fuller
REVELL APACHE HELICOPTER REISSUE
Revell has reissued its 1990 AH-64A Apache kit... which is actually Hasegawa tooling. Read our in-box review.Chris Clifford
COLOURFUL BRÉGUET BIPLANE FROM KP
If you're a biplane fan you may want to take the plunge with KP's new 1/72 Breguet Br 14 kits. See a review of the Br 14B here.Chris Clifford
DOG SOLDIER: MONOGRAM B-24D REISSUED BY REVELL
Monogram's 1/48 Liberator bomber has been reissued as a B-24D by Revell. Read our full review of this classic tooling.Chris Clifford
NEW MANDALORIAN FIGURE FROM REVELL
Fans of Disney+ show The Mandalorian should will welcome Revell's new 1/9 figure kit of the titular hero, Din Djarin.Chris Clifford and Stu Fone
TAKOM’S 2 in 1 MAMMUT
Takom has issued yet another 1/35 notional armour subject... this time the German Mammut with alternative main guns and engine deck detail.Chris Clifford and Stu Fone
GREENHOUSE REPLICA BY ROLIFE
A completely different modelling option lies in Rolife's delightful new mixed-media Cathy's Flower House greenhouse kit.Chris Clifford
ANTI-ROCKET IRON DOME FROM MAGIC FACTORY
Chinese firm Magic Factory has become the first to produce the Israeli Iron Dome anti-rocket/mortar system, in 1/35 scale. Read our full review.Stu Fone
CAPRONI 313/314 REISSUED BY ITALERI
Italeri has marked its 60th anniversary by reissuing several classic kits in limited-edition format. One of these is the 1/72 Caproni Ca 313/314.Chris Clifford
German Armed Trawler from ICM
ICM has released a delightful 1/350 World War Two German Navy armed fishing boat, reviewed here by Chris Clifford.Chris Clifford
NEW-TOOL GERMAN HALF-TRACK FROM ACADEMY
German armour fans will welcome the 1/35 new-tool Sd.Kfz.251/1 Ausf.C half-track from Academy, which has individual-link tracks... all for just £29.99!Chris Clifford
MiniArt US G7117 1.5t 4x4 Cargo Truck and winch for 1/35 scale
MiniArt has followed its 1/35 Chevrolet G7107 truck with a G7117 cargo version, which also features a chassis-mounted winch.
MiniArt US 1.5ton 4x4 G506 flatbed truck for 1/35 scale
MiniArt has tweaked its 1/35 Chevrolet G506-series truck kit to represent a civilian flatbed version, which also contains a load formed from wooden barrels and a driver figure.
DRAWING-BOARD LUFTWAFFE BOMBER FROM TAKOM
Takom will please many 'what-if' fans with its new 1/72 Sänger-Bredt Silbervogel bomber with atomic stores.Chris Clifford
SPECIAL HOBBY’S BREDA RETURNS
Special Hobby's 12-year-old 1/48 Breda 65 is reissued in a limited-edition package, with new decals for Italian aircraft in the Spanish Civil War.Chris Clifford
HASEGAWA 1/48 HARRIER REISSUED BY HOBBY 2000
Hasegawa's 1/48 Harrier GR.7/9 has been reissued by Hobby 2000 via an exclusive commission from Tiger Hobbies.Chris Clifford
REVELL’S LARGE-SCALE ‘109 REWORKED
Revell's budget 1/32 Messerschmitt Bf 109 tooling from 2013 has been reworked to provide G-2/G-4 formats with new decals.Chris Clifford
AIRFIX BASSET REPRISE
Airfix's original 1/72 Beagle Basset from 1968 has been reissued in the company's Vintage Classics range.
ISRADECAL REINTRODUCES IBEX’S T-6 TEXAN II
Ibex's original 1/48 T-6 Texan II has been reissued by IsraDecal in four new boxings, each with different markings.
MUSTARD LOW-SPEED RESEARCH VEHICLE BY FREIGHTDOG
Freightdog Models bridges the gap between aircraft and space genres with its new mixed-media BAC Mustard Lifting-Body Glider... reviewed here in full.
MULTI-FORMAT TRACTOR BY THUNDER MODEL
Thunder Model has reworked its pleasing 1/35 Case-built US Army Tractor to offer standard and loader formats, driver armour and a civilian version.
NEW TOOL: F-16A MLU NATO VIPER FROM KINETIC
Kinetic sets new standards the first of its all-new 1/48 F-16 toolings, this depicting the MLU NATO Viper. Read our in-depth review.
EXTRA ‘BITE’ FOR REVELL’S ELCO PT BOAT
Revell has added new parts to its 2018 Elco 80ft Patrol Torpedo Boat, to replicate the vessel PT-160 with a Thunderbolt gun mount. Read our full review.
CLASSIC SCI-FI ROBOT FROM X-PLUS
The famous robot from pioneering 1927 sci-fi film Metropolis has been released in 1/8 scale by X-Plus.
ARMORY UPDATES ITS FLYCATCHER
Ukraine's Armory has released a new version of its delightful 1/48 Fairey Flycatcher, this time on wooden floats.
DORA’S NEW VULTEE VENGEANCE
A new-tool 1/48 Vultee Vengeance has been released by Dora Wings... and it's a stunner. Read our in-depth review of the kit.
ITALERI REISSUE OF FUJIMI ‘FISHBED’
Chris Clifford discovers that the Fujimi 1/72 MiG-21bis, reissued by Italeri, still stands up well after three decades.
NEW-TOOL: AERO 11 FROM SPECIAL HOBBY
Special Hobby has produced the world's first 1/72 styrene kit of the Aero Ab-11 biplane. Read our full review.
HUNGARIAN ANTI-AIRCRAFT TANK FROM IBG MODELS
IBG Models' new 40M Nimrod anti-aircraft tank is a splendid option for military modellers who favour 1/72 scale. Read our detailed review.