Jay Blakemore discovers that building GasPatch Model’s new quarter-scale Komet is far from being rocket science... Discover the kit's contents and construction of this striking late-war interceptor in this full build feature.
Airfix's original 1/600 HMS Repulse and King George V from 1982 have been re-released under the FROG label, by Singapore's Hobby Bounties... the latter vessel being packaged as HMS Prince of Wales. Despite the age of these products, the detail is reasonable and great replicas can be built, with or without aftermarket help.
Here's a return for a popular small-scale kit from Airfix: the 1/72 Bristol Blenheim Mk.IVf, armed with a ventral gun pack. JOHN FULLER takes a closer look at what this re-issued offering has to offer.
Newark Air Museum has announced its Falklands 40th and Cold War Call-Up event is approaching on April 30th and May 1st, 2022.
Arma Hobby's 2018-tooled Hurricanes - in both 'Junior' and 'Expert' editions - are examined in this double build by Jamie Haggo. Discover the differences between these iterations and the superb features apparent in both inside...
Huw Morgan goes off the rails to give RyeField Model’s 1/35 Sherman Firefly a decidedly different setting... a custom diorama base featuring a length of same-scale railway track. Discover how these elements were constructed in this full-build feature.
EXTRA IMAGES INSIDE: Stu Fone visits the RAF Sculthorpe Heritage Centre in Fakenham, Norfolk, to discover more about the museum and sample the delights on show at its annual model show.
CMK's latest accessories cater for the 1/48 Academy/Accurate Miniatures A-36/P-51/P-51A, Special Hobby's 1/72 Ki-54 Hickory/Otsu and Vautour IIB, and any 1/48 Mitsubishi Zero. The detail is impressive and they're useful items, for adding refinement or helping at airbrushing time.
Airfix has released a varied batch of new products in March 2022, from the first of its new 1/43 supercars to a pair of Vintage Classic 1/76-scale tanks.
Valiant Wings Publishing has a treat in store for fans of the Messerschmitt Bf 109, with updated, revised and expanded second editions of two Airframe & Miniature titles on the type.
ICM has made an unusual move with its latest Diorama Set, as it focuses on 1/72 aircraft – Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3s and a Tupolev SB 2 during the Spanish Civil War. JOHN FULLER lifts the lid on this exciting three-kit package.
Masking can be a real chore, but it will certainly be easier with these recent sets from Czech firm Peewit, if you're building Airfix's 1/72 Mk.Vc, Special Hobby's Harvard or Bf 109E-3, or Sabrekits' Hs 126A/B. There are also undercarriage bay masks for Eduard's 1/48 Spitfire Mk.I/II, AZ Model's 1/72 Bf 109G and Airfix's 1/72 Spitfire Mk.Vc.
Modellers wanting to replace lost items from Tamiya’s new F-4B or just looking for stencils to enhance their F-4Bs by Hasegawa, Academy or Esci/Ertl will find Eduard’s two-sheet set very useful.
Kits-World has produced several aftermarket decal sheets suitable for large-scale B-17 Flying Fortresses including Hong Kong Models’ 1/32 offering – its RAF-themed sets include this pair of meteorological reconnaissance airframes.
Perfect for early-model P-36 kits in 1/72 – such as those by AML, AZ, Aoshima, Monogram and Heller – these LPS Hobby markings cater for an early-war French airframe and a Brazilian aircraft later in World War Two.