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January 18, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Eduard have released a range of etched upgrades along with kabuki painting masks for Airfix's new-tool Ju 87B.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
AZ Models have released a rather tasty looking 1/72 kit of the MiG-17F in various eye catching special schemes.
January 17, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Paul at The Model Cellar has sent us details of three new 1:32 WWI figures sculpted by Mike Good.
January 16, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
A set of five 1/32nd US Navy Deck Crew have been released by VideoAviation.
January 15, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: JESSICA COOPER
At last the suspense is over and we can announce the 2016 Model of the Year. It seems that Great War subjects are still an Aeroscale tradition this year.
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Copper State Models are rapidly establishing themselves as one of the most interesting manufacturers of 1:48 WWI aircraft kits. Their new Caudron G.IV is in equal measure amongst the most exciting kits I’ve seen in a long time - and also the most daunting.
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Special Hobby have released a comprehensive line-up of resin upgrades for Airfix’s 1:48 Hurricane as part of their CMK range.
January 14, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: RICHARD TONGE
At Silver Wings we are pleased to be able to kick off 2017 with our first new kit of the year,
IN AIRCRAFT: HELICOPTERS   |   EDITOR: RICHARD TONGE
Werner's Wings brings us another great decal set for helicopters. This time it is for USAF Pave Hawk MH/HH-60G rescue helicopters.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
LUFTHANSA and LUFTWAFFE models landed in last winter's CARS & TRUCKS NEWS 11-12 2016 from HERPA.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
Tim Hatton [Litespeed] found ARMA HOBBY’s latest release of the 1/72 TS-11 Iskra bis DF trainer which should be landing in your favourite hobby shops anytime now.
IN AIRCRAFT: JETS   |   EDITOR: RICHARD TONGE
An inbox review of the new SWS F-4J/S kit by Zoukei-Mura. A review of the greatest advantages and cons of the kit, including descriptive pictures. RICHARD (TINBANGER) IS WORKING ON THIS!
January 13, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Now's the time to stock up your library with Valiant Wings' excellent reference titles as they announce a limited offer of free shipping.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Hot on the heels fo the Northrop Delta announced recently, FRROM are planning a Gamma 2E bomber.
January 09, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: RICHARD TONGE
A new release from Special Hobby is the A-20B/C Boston with UKT-1 Turret. This is a short run type of model mostly plastic but with some resin an PE.
January 08, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
News sleuth Tim Hatton [Litespeed] discovered that Airfix has released on their website CAD images of a new tool 1/72 Messerschmitt Me 262 A-1a Schwalbe.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Glen Coleman has sent us boxtop artwork for Kitty Hawk's next two 1:48 kits - the Dassault Étendard IVP/IVM and Sukhoi Su-17 M3&M4.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
MMP Books have announced the latest addition to their "INSIDE" range. The new title takes a detailed look at the instrument panels of Polish aircraft at the outbreak of WWII.
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Special Hobby have released an attractive short-run kit of the Nieuport 10. The initial boxing offers decals for a trio of 2-seaters.
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Special Hobby dip back into the catalogue of ex-Classic Airframes’ kits to re-release the sorely missed Fiat CR.32.
January 07, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Bobcat Hobby Model Kits are a new company are due to release a 1/48th Yakovlev Yak-28P "Firebar".
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
A 1/48th IJN Type 96 carrier-based fighter II A5M2b "Claude" (late version) is a new tool release in a new range of kits from Wingsy kits.
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ADIE ROBERTS
Adie Roberts breaks open the box on Eduard's Limited Edition 1/48th scale Folgore to check out what Eduard have done to this kit.
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ADIE ROBERTS
Darren Baker takes a look at a book covering the Grumman F6F Hellcat from Sam Publications. This is what I want from a book as a modeller.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
With the recent launch of Zoukei-Mura's F-4J, DN Models have released a mask set for the canopy and wheels for this 1/48th kit.
IN PILOTS & CREW   |   EDITOR: RICHARD TONGE
A new addition by QING YI to his 1/32 scale Resin figures is a WWII Luftwaffe Officer.
January 06, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Having already released a Sniper ATP in 1/48th Eduard have now released one in 1/72nd.
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: RICHARD TONGE
Jay Slater.Fonthill Media has sent us a re-release of Robin Higham's: Britain's Imperial Air Routes to review.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
Tim Hatton [Litespeed] has found a new release from AIRFIX, a new-tool B-25C/D.
January 03, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT   |   EDITOR: JESSICA COOPER
January begins a new year with a new contest!
January 02, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Barracuda Studios have released a range of stencils and other markings for Mosquito kits in multiple popular scales.
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
New from Eduard's Brassin range comes a replacement propeller and spinner for their recent Messerschmitt Bf 109F kit.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
OzMods has released two kits of a 1/144 Bristol Mk 31 Freighter.
January 01, 2017
IN AIRCRAFT: JETS   |   EDITOR: ADIE ROBERTS
Darren Baker takes a look at the Mig 25 RBT Soviet Reconnaissance Plane from ICM in 1/48th scale.
IN PAINTING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
LIFECOLOR LIQUID PIGMENTS WINGS & FUSELAGE set are acrylic weathering pigments. The colors are ready-to-use for both brush and airbrush applications.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Announced for a February release from Hobby Boss is a 1/48th Russian MiG-31B/BM Foxhound.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: JESSICA COOPER
Now is the time to make difficult decisions. Yes, Aeroscalers, here is the 2016 Model of the Year contest ballot. Take a look at the entries, and decide which one turns your crank the most.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ADIE ROBERTS
Modelcollect are just about to release the B-1B Lancer strategic bomber 1/72nd scale new tooled.
IN AIRCRAFT   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Eduard continue with their Brassin range of weapons with the AGM-114 Hellfire in 1/48th scale.
December 31, 2016
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
RODEN MODELS have announced their anxiously awaited 1/32 CESSNA L-19/O-1 BIRD DOG and Tim Hatton [Litespeed] has collared this great news.
IN AIRCRAFT: JETS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Barracuda Studios have released a highly detailed resin cockpit upgrade for Airfix’s kit of the Lightning F.6.
IN AIRCRAFT   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
New from Roy Sutherland at Barracuda Studios come a pair of 1:72 resin sets devoted to those classic British air-to-air missiles, the Firestreak and Redtop.
December 30, 2016
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
ICM are set to release their popular quarter scale kit of the Beechcraft Model 18 in naval guise as the JRB-4.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Gilles at FRROM has sent us details and test-shot photos of the company's next release - the Northrop Delta in 1:72.
December 29, 2016
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ANDY BRAZIER
Eduard delve into the flying boat realm with the JRS-1 amphibian boxing, called The Boat in 1/72nd.
December 26, 2016
IN AIRCRAFT: JETS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
New from Revell-Germany this Christmas comes a very impressive largescale kit of the 2-seater Me 262B-1/U-1 nightfighter.
IN AIRCRAFT: PROPS   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Eduard have released a neat photo-etched upgrade for Revell’s recent kit of the PT-17 Stearman trainer.
December 23, 2016
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: FREDERICK BOUCHER
KINETIC MODELS has just announced that their F/A-18A/CF-118A/B Hornet has been released.
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
ICM have released sprue-shots of their new-tool I-16 which is now ready to hit the shelves worldwide.
December 22, 2016
IN AIRCRAFT MODELING   |   EDITOR: ROWAN BAYLIS
Not content with simply releasing a Camel, Wingnut Wings have taken everyone by surprise by producing no less than five different versions - plus, pulling a real rabbit from the proverbial hat, with a special Duellists boxing featuring the new Camel pitted against the highly sought-after LVG C.VI which has been unavailable in its own right for some time.