If you're looking for a '109 (or even a Hurricane!) with a difference, Special Hobby have announced the re-release of their HA-1112 in its 1969 "Battle of Britain" film guise - and, yes, it really did "fight" for both the Luftwaffe and the RAF in the film!
L-39 injected canopy (1:48)
Special Hobby has released a clear plastic injected canopy for their 1/48 scale L-39 Albatros
IMAM Romeo (1:48)
Special Hobby has released images of the plastic injected interior parts for their forthcoming release of the 1/48 IMAM Romeo Ro.37/37bis
Tempest Mk V “Hi-Tech” (1:32)
Special Hobby new mould 1/32 Tempest Mk V “Hi-Tech” should be hitting the shops about now. Feast your eyes on the detail in the plastic, resin, photo etched, etc…
Roc and Boomerang On Finals (1:72)
Special Hobby have sent us more details of the forthcoming reissue of their 1:72 Blackburn Roc that Tim revealed recently. Joining it will be a reissue of another popular kit in the same scale - the Commonwealth CA-12 Boomerang.
Final Helldiver Version (1:72)
Special hobby has released images of the contents of the upcoming 1/72 release Final Helldiver Version
The Roc is Back (1:72)
Special Hobby is re-releasing its 1/72 Blackburn Roc with some interesting marking options
Sunderland Test Shots (1:72)
Special Hobby have released images of some test shots of one of the sprues for their new 1/72 Short Sunderland.
CASA Aviocar Test Build (1:72)
Special Hobby has released images of a built 1/72 CASA C.212 on their website
Tempest V Hi-tech (1:32)
Special Hobby has released details of the marking options for the forthcoming 1/32 Tempest Mk V Hi-tech
Final Helldiver Version (1:72)
An update on the news Rowan posted a few weeks ago regarding Special Hobby’s 1/72 SB2C-5 Helldiver release
Brewsters Buffalo (1:72)
Special Hobby has been busy this winter. They are re-releasing the 1/72 Brewster Buffalo this time in the guise as a Model 339-23 with markings for RAAF and USAAF.
Aero L-39ZO/ZA (1:48)
Special Hobby is to release a new boxing of the MPM 1/48 kit of the Aero L-39ZO/ZA with a few modifications
Letov Š.328v (1:72)
Special Hobby has posted a progress report with images on their website regarding the 1/72 Letov Š.328v
Inbound Fairey Fulmar (1:72)
Another great looking British aircraft is inbound from Special Hobby with the Fulmar.
Two Stage Mossie (1:72)
Special Hobby has released CAD images of several versions of a 1/72 two stage De Havilland Mosquito
Yak 3 – Onward To Berlin (1:32)
Special Hobby have sent us details of the next boxing of their excellent 1:32 Yakovlev Yak-3. The new version will include fresh markings plus a resin modification for alternative armament.
Record-breaking Meteor (1:72)
Special Hobby have sent us details of a forthcoming 1:72 Gloster Meteor kit with a difference – it will allow modellers to build the post-war machines that captured the World Speed Record before Chuck Yeager showed everyone a clean pair of heals in the Bell X-1.
Lloyd C.V (1:72)
Special Hobby are all set to release a mixed-media 1:72 kit of the Lloyd C. V. Containing styrene and resin parts, the kit will include markings for a trio of Austro-Hungarian colour schemes.
SB2C-5 Helldiver (1:72)
Special Hobby have sent us details of their forthcoming SB2C-5 Helldiver. Based on the 1:72 Academy "Dash 4", Special Hobby’s version includes new parts, plus decals for US, French, Greek and Italian markings.
Letov Š.328vRecon (1:72)
Another interesting release is on the way from Special Hobby with a two-winged Czechoslovak reconnaissance aircraft.
Italian Recon Bi-plane (1:48)
Be on the look out for a new two winged Italian reconnaissance aircraft on the way from Special Hobby.
Big Scale Fokker on the Way (1:32)
A 1/32 scale Fokker D.II is on the way for World War 1 fans from Special Hobby.
Boulton Paul Balliol Returns (1:72)
Special Hobby's popular Boulton Paul Balliol kit makes a welcome return as a re-issue with new markings.
Model 239-23 Buffalo (1:72)
Special Hobby have reworked the former Sword 1:72 kit of the Brewster Buffalo with additional new parts and are all set to release it with Australian and US markings.
Finnish Buffalo (1:48)
Special Hobby are all set to release the former Classic Airframes quarterscale Buffalo in Finnish markings.
Junkers Ju 88D-2/4 (1:48)
Special Hobby have sent us details of their new Ju 88D, which is based on the popular ICM kit of the 'A-5 with additional conversion parts produced by Special Hobby.
Coming soon from Special Hobby is a interesting 1/32 scale kit of a high performance fighter plane based off a 1930's high wing plane.
Viggen “Show must go on” (1:48)
Special Hobby have announced the release of a 1/48 SAAB AJS-37 Viggen. Thanks to Tim Hatton [Litespeed] for finding this.
Junkers Ju 88C-4 (1:48)
A 1/48th Junkers Ju 88C-4 has been posted by Special Hobby on their Facebook page for release in the near future.
Next month sees some exciting new releases from Special Hobby. There‘s a new boxing of the 1:32 Tempest Mk. V and a couple of very interesting tie-ins: ICM‘s well-received 1:48 Junkers Ju 88 reworked as a solid nose Ju 88C-4 and some very welcome news - the first of a series of re-releases of the sorely missed Classic Airframes range in the form of the Fokker D.XXI.
Pfalz E. I (1:48)
Special Hobby have announced the welcome re-release of the 1:48 Pfalz E. I, previously part of the Gavia range.
Special Hobby have sent us an update on their intended releases for this month, including full-build pics of the new-tool Bücker Bü 181 Bestmann.
CASA C-212 Aviocar (1:72)
Many thanks to Carlos Martin for bringing us news that Special Hobby are preparing a new-tool 1:72 kit of the CASA C-212 Aviocar.
Bücker Bü 181 Bestmann (1:48)
Michal Sindera has sent us details of Special Hobby's exciting new-tool Bücker Bestmann, including photos of the first test shots.
Some exciting teasers from Special Hobby this month of what's in the works! A 1:32 Yak-3 that should be a guaranteed hit is joined by a trio of equally interesting 1:48 kits.
The Barracuda and VVS turret-equipped Boston are joined in this month's Special Hobby line-up by the welcome re-release of the popular 1:48 Boomerang. It's been enhanced too, so it's definitely one to grab if you missed it first time around - or even if you've already got the original.
Tempest On Finals (1:32)
The wait is almost over and Special Hobby's 1:32 Hawker Tempest Mk. V is just a couple of weeks away from hitting the shelves. Special Hobby have sent us the latest details and the kit looks to be undoubtedly the company's most ambitious and sophisticated aircraft kit to date, featuring CAD-produced styrene mouldings, accompanied by etched and resin accessories, painting masks and flexible seat belts.
F2A-1 Buffalo (1:32)
This month sees Special Hobby announce the welcome return of their largescale kit of Brewster Buffalo. This boxing features colourful pre-war US markings.
Mirage F.1B/BE (1:72)
Special Hobby have sent us details of their latest 1:72 kit - a new-tool Mirage F.1 2-seater. The kit is backed up by an extensive range of aftermarket upgrades.
May Releases (1:72)
Special Hobby have sent us details of their latest kits for the month ahead. The Me 163A and Vautour are joined by a cut-down release of their impressive Mirage F.1 (watch out for a review soon in it's full form here on Aeroscale).
Special Hobby have sent us details of their latest releases. The 1:48 He 178 makes a welcome return, along with the Re 2003 and Me 163A in 1:72.
Avro Anson (1:72)
New from Special Hobby this month comes a reissue of the detailed mixed media kit of the Avro Anson in 1:72. They have also sent us a sneak preview of forthcoming releases.
Latest Releases (1:72)
Special Hobby have announced three new 1:72 kits this month. WW2 enthusiasts can look forward to a Ki-43 Oscar and the Mirage F.1 and Magister should keep fans of classic jets busy for a while. Meanwhile, there's an Me 163A on the horizon.
Special Hobby have announced two new 1:72 kits to appear this month, plus more subjects in preparation. Chief among the latter is the eagerly awaited 1:32 Hawker Tempest due for release this spring.
This month sees Special Hobby re-release a trio of WW2 favourites due to popular demand. In 1:72 there are the Wirraway and Soviet A-20G, while the record-breaking He 178 returns in 1:48.
MPM Production have sent us details of their latest Special Hobby releases. From gliders to jet trainers, there's truly something for every taste this month.
MPM Production have sent us details of their latest aircraft releases. This month sees interesting new boxings of their popular 1:48 Fulmar and 1:72 Huey Cobra and HA-1112.
June Releases (1:72)
MPM Production have sent us details of their latest aircraft releases. This month sees two versions of the Northrop N-3PB, along with the Caproni Ca.311 in unusual markings.
MPM Production have announced an impressive line-up of new kits for April. A contra-prop Spitfire, Saab Viggen and two new post-war versions of the Fairey Firefly will be released under the Special Hobby banner.