February 27, 2017
Tim Hatton [Litespeed] discovered a new Me-163B Komet and noted that while is not a big aircraft, that has not stopped Brengun producing this diminutive fighter in 1/144 scale.
Xtradecal has released a decal sheet focusing on the Handley Page Victor B.Mks 1 & 2. There are eleven choices of markings all in green/medium sea grey disruptive upper camouflage and white under surfaces. Tim Hutton [Litespeed] tells us about them.
February 26, 2017
An inbox review of the new MIG-29SMT kit in 1/72 scale by Milan. - The Trumpeter`s kit. The kit is also known as Izdeliye 9.19
Milan gives us a in-box review of the 1/48 scale SAAB JA37 Viggen from the Swedish Air Force. A model by Tarangus.
Platz have released their own boxing of Zvezda's Flanker and as usual added a few twists of their own.
Filip (xmald11) shares his amazing scratchbuilt 1:48 Demoiselle.
Drabslab presents the big KINETIC SU-33 FLANKER D in 1/48.
February 25, 2017
Tim Hatton [Litespeed] discovered that Mini Wing has released a resin 1/144 Saab J-29F Tunnan.
February 21, 2017
Two mask sets have been released by DN Models for the 1/48th Tarangus and Special Hobby Saab 37 Viggen.
February 20, 2017
Darren Baker takes a look at the 5th book in the MDF series from SAM Publications looking at the F-5 Tiger.
AZ Models series of 1/72nd Nakajima J9N Kikka have just been treated to an update set from NH Detail.
February 19, 2017
Thanks to Carlos Martin for bringing us news of two new acrylic paint sets from Vallejo covering Israeli air force colours and the USAF during the Vietnam War era.
Mark Peacock has sent us an update on Valiant Wings’ new reference study of the Fieseler Fi 156, including sample pages. It’s due for publication in just a few days’ time, so get your orders in quick to take advantage of a pre-order price offer.
Tim Hatton [Litespeed] found out that RS MODELS have continued their exploration of the Bloch fighter in 1/72. This time it’s the turn of the Bloch MB155.
NC8407 is the Ford Tri-Motor restored and flown by the EAA.
In autumn 1992, Guntersville, Alabama hosted the 1st Annual WWI Fly-In.
February 18, 2017
Dragon and Hasegawa have previously released this kit in bygone years, but now Platz have released this with some very helpful additions.
Andy Brazier delves into the box.
Osprey Publishing contnue with thier Aircraft of the aces series this month with a publication on the Jagdgeschwader 53 ‘Pik-As’ Bf 109 Aces of 1940.
Tim Hatton [Litespeed] has revealed that XTRADECAL has released ten sets of markings in 1/72 for the Fairey Barracuda.
Tim Hatton [Litespeed] discovered that BRENGUN has announced the release of a 1/72 YAKOVLEV YAK-1.
A new company to Tim Hatton [Litespeed], FIGHTS ON DECALS, has produced a cracking double 1/48 decal release: SKYHAWK ADVERSARIES.
February 16, 2017
Once more the voters have spoken.
February 14, 2017
Tim Hatton [Litespeed] found exciting news from XTRADECAL. In anticipation of the release of Airfix's 1/48 new mould Sea Fury...
February 13, 2017
VideoAviation have released two sets of 1/32nd 500lb AN-M64 US Bombs, one set with a trolley and the other set of just the bombs.
Having already released sets for the Modern Hellenic and Modern Brazilian AF, Hataka Hobby have released a second volume of each.
Hataka Hobby have sent details of two new paint sets that have been released for Air Ambulance (HEMS) helicopters.
February 11, 2017
Adie Roberts take a look at another one of Eduards EduArt offerings the new Limited edition "Dawn Patrol" which contains two kits and a piece of artwork to see if it is as good as their first one "Rise of the bubble tops"
Tim Hatton has learned that AMG, based in the Ukraine, will be releasing a series of early Bf 109s in 1/48 scale.
February 09, 2017
Brian Messier takes a quick look at Italeri's 25th Anniversary Gulf War boxing of the 1/72nd A-10A/C Thunderbolt II.
Tanmodel have announced the imminent release of a brand new tooled Sukhoi 33 Flanker D. in 1/32nd scale
February 08, 2017
Following on from their first release the 1/48th Yak-28P Firebar Interceptor, Bobcat are going to release a 1/48th Yak-28PP "Brewer-E".
The folk at Isradecal have been very busy. They have announced the release of four resin sets.
February 07, 2017
MMP Books are to release in February a book dedicated to the Messerschmitt Bf 109 E.
Mark Peacock has sent us news of the Airframe Album No 11
The Fieseler Fi 156
A Detailed Guide To The Luftwaffe’s VersatileStorch - Including Post-war Production
by Richard A. Franks
Łukasz Sznajder has sent us news that his new Vought SBU-1 Corsair kit is ready!
February 06, 2017
ICM are to release two more versions of their 1/48th Ju 88A series of aircraft.
Wolfpack have annouced the release of a MH-53E Sea Dragon in 1/72nd scale. This kit is based on the Italeri kit, with added extras.
February 05, 2017
Yahu Models have released several new photo etch instrument panel sets in three scales.
A 1/72nd Handley Page HP.52 Hampden TB Mk.I is going to be released by AZ Models in the near future.
February 04, 2017
Tim Hatton [Litespeed] shares with us that there is a new 1/72 Kawasaki Ki-102 forthcoming from Sword Models.
Osprey Publishing continue with thier Duel series this month with a publication on the Spitfire II/V vs Bf 109F on the Channel Front in 1940–42.
26 Decals have announced three new 1/144 decal releases and one re-edition.
The January MOM entrants are now lined up for your choice.
The second month of 2017 begins, and to take our attention away from the dire state of the world, we have another Model of the Month contest.
When it comes to Naval aviation, the last nation which would be expected to pursue such an endeavour would be land-locked Austria, but this neglects the fact that 107 years ago, the Austro-Hungarian Empire had a coastline!
Danijel captured the Austrian Navy's first faltering flutters into the air with his magnificent scratch built model of the Marineapparat Nr.1
Tim Hatton [Litespeed} discovered that Karaya has re-released a number of 1/72 engines that powered several types of aircraft that served with the Luftwaffe during WWII. The engines are made from resin and each release includes photo etched parts.
February 03, 2017
Several new releases are planned from Attack Squadron with the F-16 and F/A 18 E/F Super Hornet both getting sets.
The two part 1/48 decal release "Bravo MIG Killer" from Furball Decals quickly sold out. So Furball have kindly reprinted the both releases and Tim Hatton [Litespeed] found them.
Anigrand Craftswork have released a resin Sikorsky VS-44A / JR2S-1 1/72 flying boat.
Italeri are to release a 1/32nd scale F-35A Lightning II in March.