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BOOTS FOR BREWERS

Designed to replace the inaccurate bicycle-type twin mainwheels in the Bobcat and Hobby Boss Yak-28 Firebar and Brewer kits, Barracuda’s resin pack also provides alternative outriggers and wheels.

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TRAINING WHEELS

Here’s a quick and easy upgrade for Airfix’s 1/48 Tiger Moth, in the shape of CMK’s all-resin mainwheels and tailskid set. 

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SHOWING THE WAY

Well known for its excellent resin kits and accessories, Plus Model also produces a raft of printed items, such as this collection of 14 military maps, presented on a single paper sheet.

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TRUCKING TREATS

Designed to embellish the detail on ICM’s 1/72 Zil-131 cargo truck, this small yet busy photo-etched brass fret contains a wealth of extras.

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DROP-IN DIALS

Painting instrument panels can be tricky, so Eduard’s pre-painted resin Löök sets are great for those wanting to add extra refinement as they are straightforward drop-in replacements for the styrene parts and offer lovely detail for minimal effort.

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CAMOUFLAGE 'SPOTS'

Replicating the ‘smoke’ camouflage on Italian aircraft models can be challenging, particularly in 1/72 scale, but Orlee’s pre-cut self-adhesive mask set simplifies this task greatly.

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CAT CANNON

Modellers wanting to pose their Academy 1/72 F-14s in a maintenance scene just found their task easier thanks to CMK’s well-designed resin and photo-etched (PE) brass M61 Vulcan cannon bay.

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ROTARY PUNCH

A common sight on modern Russian rotary-winged assets, the B8V20 replaced the earlier UB-57-32 and features a characteristic ‘blunt’ front section of rocket tubes; Eduard’s neat resin and photo-etched (PE) brass set provides four such pods, enough for a full helicopter load.

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STUKA UPGRADE

Academy’s Ju 87G-1 kit has been around for almost 20 years, yet there has been relatively little aftermarket material available recently, so Brengun’s photoetched ensemble will prove popular.

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DECK CREW

Here’s a great addition to any 1/350 US Navy aircraft carrier model, in the shape of Black Cat Models’ exquisitely detailed deck crew set, which comprises 59 figures in 11 poses.