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AIRFIX WHIRLWIND HELICOPTER RETURNS
Fans of Airfix's ongoing Vintage Classics range can now buy the firm's reissued 1/72 Westland Whirlwind HAS.22 helicopter kit.
REISSUED METEOR TRAINER FROM SPECIAL HOBBY
The original MPM Meteor T.7 has been re-released by Special Hobby, with three lovely new colour schemes. Read our full review.
F-80C REISSUED BY AIRFIX
Nostalgia and old kit rejuvenation go hand-in-hand with Airfix's original 1/72 F-80C Shooting Star... reissued in the firm's Vintage Classics range.
NEW-TOOL: 1/72 Ki-21-Ib FROM ICM
Fans of Japanese World War Two aircraft will be delighted with ICM's new-tool 1/72 Mitsubishi Ki-21-Ib 'Sally' bomber, reviewed here in full.
Arma Hobby's stunning new Airacobra arrives!
Polish model manufacturer Arma Hobby has just released a newly tooled 1/72 P-39Q Airacobra and it’s a miniature gem, as STU FONE reveals.
STARLING MODELS’ NEW BRITISH SUB KIT
Royal Navy fans will welcome the all-new, mixed-media HMS Sea Rover S-Class submarine kit from Starling Models, reviewed here.
NEW TOOL: A AND A MODELS TWIN ‘109G
Ukraine's A and A Models has become the first manufacturer to produce a styrene 1/48 Bf 109Z-1 Zwilling. Read our full review.
AIRFIX’S BEAVER IS BACK!
Easily one of the most popular of Airfix's 1970s toolings, the 1/72 DHC Beaver is back as part of the Vintage Classic range... and it's reviewed in full here.
ANTI-AIRCRAFT PANTHER FROM VESPID MODELS
Do you like 'drawing board' Panzers? If so, Vespid Models' new 1/72 Panther G with 20mm Flakvierling turret is ripe for your next project. Read our detailed review.
1/72 AIRCRAFT STARTER FROM ICM
Planning any 1/72 builds of Soviet-designed aircraft? If so, ICM's new APA-50M airfield mobile electric unit could be a fine accompaniment.
ITALERI RAPTOR BACK ON THE MARKET
Italeri's original 1/48 F-22A Raptor gets another reissue but with a stunning new decal sheet. Read our full review.
REVELL SMALL-SCALE HUNTER REISSUE
More than 20 years have passed since Revell released its worthy 1/144 Hunter FGA.9... but now it's back! We review this welcome re-release.
FIRST LOOK: TAMIYA’S NEW 1/48 F-35A
Tamiya's recent surprise announcement of a new-tool 1/48 F-35A Lightning II stunned many modellers. We review a pre-release sample.
ANARCHY 1: ‘BLACKJACK TYPHOON FROM REVELL
The RAF's fabulous 'Blackjack' Typhoon display aircraft has been released by Revell in 1/48 scale. Read our review.
FALKLANDS BATTLER: AIRFIX HMS FEARLESS RETURNS
We review Airfix's HMS Fearless, which gets another re-release as part of the firm's popular Vintage Classics range.
EDUARD 1/72 BF 110 RETURNS
Eduard's superb 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf 110E is reissued in Weekend Edition format, with new decals for four aircraft.
SPECIAL HOBBY’S NEW COBRA GUNSHIP BOXING
Special Hobby has followed its original 1/48 new-tool AH-1G Cobra with a Vietnam boxing, offering the full M-35 gun system.
NEW TOOL: BEAUFORT MK.I BY ICM
ICM's 1/48 Bristol Beaufort is finally here and it looks smashing. Read our detailed review here.
HAULING SUPPLIES: MINIART’S GERMAN CARGO TRAILER
If you' want something extra to make your vehicle build project more interesting, how about MiniArt's 1/35 German Cargo Trailer?
ITALERI SPITFIRE MK.IX REISSUED AGAIN
Occidental's original Spitfire Mk.IX tooling has yet again found its way into an Italeri box, but with excellent new decals for four airframes.
THIRD-GEN BRUISER: RYE FIELD’S LEOPARD 2A6 TANK
If you're in the market for a 1/35 Leopard 2A6 tank, Rye Field's new tooling is arguably the best available... and one of the boxings is reviewed here.
‘MESSERSPITS’: NEW AZ MODEL HISPANO BUCHÓNS
Two further 1/72 Hispano Buchon boxings have been released by AZ Model, emulating US airshow circuit aircraft, and those in the film 'Battle of Britain'.
US ASSAULT SHIP REISSUE BY REVELL
Revell's Wasp Class LHD assault carrier has been re-released and it's a great option for both the novice and more experienced maritime modeller.
AIRFIX 1/24 HARRIER GR.1 REISSUE
The now legendary 1/24 Airfix Harrier GR.1 has been re-released as part of the firm’s popular Vintage Classic range, as CHRIS CLIFFORD reports.
AIRFIX COUNTY-CLASS DESTROYER REISSUED
Naval modellers will be delighted to know that Airfix's original 1/600 HMS Devonshire is available again as a Vintage Classic kit.
UKRAINIAN FLANKER FROM GREAT WALL HOBBY
Great Wall Hobby's superb 1/48 Flanker-C two-seater has been re-released with a Ukrainian digital camouflage scheme.
NEW TOOL: PILOT REPLICAS’ SAAB SK60A/B
The first ever 1/48 kit of the SAAB SK60 is soon to be released by Sweden's Pilot Replicas. Judging by our advance sample, it looks splendid... and more boxings are expected!
NEW TOOL: SPECIAL HOBBY’S ISRAELI MIRAGE III
Special Hobby's new-tool 1/72 Mirage IIICJ is just around the corner, and it looks absolutely splendid. Get more detail with our in-depth review.
NEW STIRLING BOMBER VARIANT FROM ITALERI
With quality 1/72 iterations of the Short Stirling Mk.I and Mk.4 already under its belt, Italeri has reworked the tooling to give us the Mk.III.
NEW TOOL: Bedford QL Tanker in 1/72 from IBG Models
Polish manufacturer IBG Models has issued a brand-new 1/72 Bedford QL Tanker packed with fine detail, as CHRIS CLIFFORD reveals.