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May 27, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Airfix has released details of the marking options for the forthcoming release of the Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.I in 1/48 scale.
May 26, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT: HELICOPTERS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
This 1/48 H-21C SHAWNEE "FLYING BANANA" from ITALERI is a new injection-molded model. It features a photo-etch fret and a large decal sheet.
IN AIRFIELD EQUIPMENT   |   EDITOR: KEVIN BRANT
VideoAviation.Com has released a MHU-12 Muntion trailer in 1/72 scale, and here Kevin Brant takes a look.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Arma Hobby have just released a new multi-media kit of the Polish pre-WW2 prototype plane. After the 1/48 kit of this type now the time has come to see the daylight for its smaller brother.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Eduard is to release in July a ProfiPACK edition of Avia Bk.534 in 1/72 scale. The kit features cannon-equipped version of famous Czechoslovak fighter
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Richard Alexander has sent through the latest update on all that's new at Wingnut Wings, including the Fokker D.VII (Fok) “Early” that is already available, and the Albatros D.V/D.Va “Jasta 5” Green Tail Trilogy due for release this summer.
May 25, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Here's a look at a selection of the aftermarket sets which Eduard have released for Tamiya's recent 1:48 Ki-61 Hien.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Special Hobby have released images of some test shots of one of the sprues for their new 1/72 Short Sunderland.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Modelsvit has posted on its Facebook page images of the test sprues and decals of their upcoming 1/72 scale release of a Mikoyan-Gurevich I-320
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
A new company to me is Antarki Models. They have released a 1/48 a resin kit to convert the Kinetic Mirage IIIE/5 into a Mirage 5COAM
May 24, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: KEVIN BRANT
Some really interesting in inbound for fans of two wings, a Curtis Hawk III.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
In July Eduard will be releasing a Weekend Edition kit of the Spitfire Mk.VIII in 1/72 scale.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Airfix has posted the marking options and box art for its forthcoming 1/48 P-51D Mustang release.
May 23, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
IBG Models have published on their website some photos showing sprues of the newly tooled 1/72 kits of the Polish pre-ww2 light bombers: PZL 23A Karaś and prototype PZL 42.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Wojtek from Arma Hobby has advised Aeroscale that Adalbertus has released a resin 1/72 figurine depicting B Orlinski, the test pilot for PZL in 1931.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Wojtek from Arma Hobby has informed us that the much anticipated 1/48 resin flaps set from Attack Squadron has been released
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Hazmat Models has released further images of their CAD’s and marking options for their planned release of a 1/48 scale OV-10A Bronco.
May 22, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: JESSICA COOPER
This kit was sent for review in 2015, and then the reviewer moved and carefully packed it away where it would be safe. It was so safe, it took 2 years to dig it out for its long overdue review.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Kitty Hawk are announcing new projects thick and fast as Glen Coleman sends us CAD views of their forthcoming 1:32 Northrop F-5E/F Tiger II.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Special Hobby has released images of a built 1/72 CASA C.212 on their website
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Eduard has announced the future release of a limited edition kit of P-40N Warhawk in 1/32 scale.
May 21, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Tim Hatton takes a look at ICM’s recent 1/72 scale release of the Do 215B-4
IN AIRCRAFT   |   EDITOR: KEVIN BRANT
Darren Baker takes a look a new book from Casemate Publishing titled 'Luftwaffe in Colour from Glory to Defeat 1942-1945'.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
MikroMir has released some sprue and built images on Facebook of their forthcoming release of the 1/144 Jakovlev Ut-2, Ut-2m
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Dutch Decals is to release a 1/32 limited run set of decals commemorating Dutch personnel that flew with the RAF and who also flown aircraft of the RNEIAAF
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Sword Models are planning not one but two new 1/72 kits based on the P/F-80 Shooting Star.
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
LANCASTER is a new "pocket" compilation from OSPREY PUBLISHING LTD.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: KEVIN BRANT
Four new markings are now available from World War 2 up to the Cold War in 1/72 scale.
May 20, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Kitty hawk has published images on their Facebook page of the second 1/48 Su-22 release box art and marking options
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Glen Coleman has sent us preliminary CAD views of Kitty Hawk's forthcoming Su-34 "Fullback" fighter-bomber.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Fonthill Media has published a new book by Brian Cull and Frederick Galea. “249 at Malta” - RAF’s Top-Scoring Fighter Squadron, is the story of 249 Squadron in the bitter defence of Malta.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Next month [June] Eduard will be releasing a BigSin set for the Revell 1/32 Bf 109G-6
May 19, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Vince Tassone has sent us details of his latest decal sheet from STORMO! Magazine. "Battle of Malta - Macchi C.202 Italian Aces" looks to be a real must for Regia Aeronautica modellers, promising the most accurate decals available for the featured schemes.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Fonthill Media is to publish The Messerschmitt Bf 109, the Design and Operational History written by Jan Forsgren. It’s described as a detailed development and service history of the Messerschmitt Bf 109
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Master-X is to release a resin 1/44 scale Embraer KC-390. This will be their first 1/144 kit.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Fonthill Media is to release soon "Hawker Hurricane the Multirole Fighter". Author Philip Birtles tells the untold story of the iconic Hawker Hurricane and its young pilots that saved Britain from enemy invasion to win the Battle of Britain
May 18, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Great Wall has chosen the F-15E as its first release of a 1/72 kit.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Academy has released its much anticipated new tool 1/72 F-15E in its MCP range
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Special Hobby recently re-released their limited run He 115 with new decals for Norwegian, Finnish and Swedish aircraft.
IN AIRCRAFT: JETS   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
HE 162 VOLKSJÄGER UNITS by OSPREY PUBLISHING explores the history of the exotic He 162 Volksjäger.
May 17, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
This 1/48 scale Weekend edition by Eduard represents a couple of Bf 109G-6’s that were produced at Messerschmitts Regensburg factory.
IN TOOLS & SUPPLIES   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Milan Mitev reviews DN Models masking set for F-18D ATARS, plus how they look after application and how the Tiger pattern looks after painting.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Eduard is to release a 1/48 ProfiPACK Edition of the Bf 110F in June
May 16, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Tim Hatton takes a look at ICM’s recent 1/72 scale release of the Fw 189 A-1 Nightfighter
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Eduard will re-release its 1/48 Roland C.II in June
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Eduard is to release a 1/72 Spitfire M.XVI bubble top in their Profipack range in June
May 15, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
It looks like the release of Micro-Mirs 1/144 Dassault Falcon 10/100 1/144 is not too far away judging by the images on their Facebook page
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: TIM HATTON
Xtadecal is to release a decal sheet for the multi role Dornier Do-215 B-2/B-4/B-5 in 1/48 scale
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
New from Copper State Models come a pair of highly detailed kits of the "Big Ack".
May 14, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: DARREN BAKER
Darren Baker takes a look at the Ju 88A-11 WW2 German Bomber from ICM in 1/48th scale.