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SBS Model have released a conversion set for Italeri's popular Opel Blitz to turn it into a Kfz. 385 T-Stoff Tankwagen.
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Kagero Publishing have kindly sent us in a teasing information with the cover pictures of their two forthcoming publications.
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MPM Production have sent us details of the latest CMK upgrade sets that are released this month:
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Guido Hopp has sent us exciting news that Great Wall Hobby have introduced a number of significant changes for their updated Northrop P-61A Black Widow.
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MPM Production have informed us that the eagerly awaited new 1:48 Seafire has been delayed slightly to allow an improved windscreen to be moulded, but this month sees the welcome return of a number of Special Hobby's favourite kits - two of them in very interesting new guises:
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Hobby Boss have just announced a 1/48 scale kit in the May releases.
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On the Caracal Models we have noted four interesting sets od decals in 1/48 scale dedicated to the Turkish Phantoms and American Greyhound together with future releases for F-101 and F-102.
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On the Armory website we can find some new resin sets dedicated to the Russian airplanes and helicopters. All sets are dedicated to the 1/72 scale kits. One of them is an ultratiny model kit of an ultralight helicopter.
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Model Aircraft is a sister magazine of Scale Aviation Modeller International and is published by SAM Publications as well. While the latter is more focused on aircraft modeling, Model Aircraft's articles have a stronger historical background to them. It is nevertheless aimed at modelers since most of the content is accompanied by builds of plastic model kits for illustration purposes.
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Scale Aviation Modeller International is a modeling magazine which started in January 1995. It's content is mainly focused on model kits so inside you will find news about the plastic model kit industry (kits, decals, accessories, books etc…), model kit reviews, build articles, show reports, Columns, profiles, scale plans, etc…

Below is a list of all the aircraft types featured in this issue with a detailed account of the information provided.
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On the Two Mikes website we can find a lot of new resin sets for upgrading modern jets model kits. As fas as I regonize most of these kits are already available in sale. Unfortunatelly only few of the latest sets are shown on photographs on producer website.
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Choroszy Modelbud have recently released three new niche kits which are the Italian Bredas Ba.25 and Ba.28 and kindly sent us in a few pictures presenting the boxarts and box content. We have also published enlarged profiles by Zygmunt Szeremeta of the machines represented in each set.
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Meng have announced their second aircraft kit - a new-tool 1:72 kit of the radical Japanese interceptor, the Manshῡ Ki-98.
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Maestro Models have revealed some interesting future releases for the Tarangus 1/48 Saab Lansen. They include decals, resin and photo etched parts as well as a very useful set of paint masks. If only I had seen these before I started building mine.
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Atelier Kecay, a publisher from Poland, reveals another book in the company offer about airplanes in foreign service - this time Japanese.
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RS Models have announced that four of their kits are already available. The kits are based on the French MS-406 fighter but company have provided a wide range of users markings and variants: French, Polish, Swiss, German, Finland or Croatian.
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Anigrand have announced the release of a 1/144 C-47 Stratoliner in resin. Designed as a VIP transport for routes over the North and South Atlantic the aircraft was based on the Boeing B-17.
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Roden have published few pictures and boxarts of their latest 1:48 scale releases.
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French Company PJ Productions have the greatest pleasure and no doubt great pride in announcing the release of two classic 1/72 Mirage kits very soon. The plastic injected Mirage III and a Mirage V will hopefully be available early next month [April].
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For the first time on Aeroscale we present two of the Sharkit releases. DFS is a new kit while the MD 750 is a re-issue, back in offer since February. This report is just a teaser of the company product range. See their website for many more interesting and even more un-usual model kits.
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Alley Cat has announced the next three releases using the ex Montex moulds. The Fairey Fawn and the Vickers Viking the latter will have two different boxings.
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We have been given an information from White Ensign Models about the forthcoming PE sets. You can find the original information below.
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NH Details have announced two new upgrade sets to add to their growing range etched brass accessories.
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Furball Aero Design have released images of their second decal release in 1/48 scale, this time it’s for the F4D-1 Skyray. Geoff from Furball has come up with a cracker and titled the new release “Fast Fords”.
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Prime Portal have some interesting new walk-arounds, including a 7-page spread on the Su-27 - just right for anyone tackling Eduard's new limited edition kit:
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Sword have published on their official website three photographs showing some details of their forthcoming Seafire XV.
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Alley Cat are to release three resin versions of the de Havilland Vampire in 1/48 scale. Some spectacular markings are provided including the amazing overall striped Vampires of the Swiss Air Force.
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Alley Cat has announced the release of resin upgrade sets for the Airfix 1/72 Vickers Valiant. There are three different sets of upgrades or all three sets can be purchased as one.
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Trumpeter, the Chinese producer, have published on their official website many photographs puting some light on their latest releases which are F-117A and A-4M in 1/32 scale and a Spiteful in 1/48 scale.
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Dmitri and Liubov Baeva have contacted us with details of new resin detail sets for quarterscale Hurricanes and Mustangs from Komplekt Zip:
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MMD-Squadron have announced a new set of SuperScale International decals for the standard Revell-Monogram quarterscale Dragonfly, or their own upgraded Encore kit:
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MMD-Squadron have announced two sets of Black Widow decals from SuperScale International designed for the GWH and Revell-Monogram quarterscale P-61 kits:
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Hobby Boss have published photographs showing boxarts, painting schemes and of course sprues of their three latest model kits in 1/48 scale.
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The "L Decals Studio", a Czech producer, have issued two sets of decals dedicated to the never-too-much topic: the Spitfire.
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Zvezda reveals few photographs of their incoming helo - the 1/72 scale Mil Mi-24A.
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Olimp Models Group are to release 1/72 update and conversion sets for the l'armée de l'air Mirage 2000 and Rafales that operated over Libya in 2011.
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Oleg from Olimp Models Group has announced the release of a conversion set for a Super Cobra AH-1W “Iraqi Whisky” .
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On the website of the Osprey Publishing we can find two new publications in the "Aircraft of the Aces" series, scheduled to release for June 2012.
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On the JaPo website, a well known publisher, we can find a new book in the offer about German late war jet airplanes.
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Stratus Publishing have re-released thier book about Polish light bomber PZL 23 "Karaś" which includes its export version for Bulgaria PZL 43 "Czajka". Somehow I suspect this reissue was caused by the Mirage Hobby kits of "Karaś" (which is already available for some time) and latest release of "Czajka".
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Mushroom Model Publishing announces a forthcoming book about German Henschel Hs 123 in the Orange series. The book is scheduled to release for 20th April.
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Hasegawa have announced the line-up of the kits scheduled for March 2012. Kits are in three most popular scales. See the complete list below. All of these kits have "limited edition" stamp on the boxarts.
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Eduard have confirmed their line-up of aircraft kits and accessories for next month. March sees the reappearance of some old friends in new guises, plus major limited edition releases and Brassin and Etched sets - along with smaller, but much needed items, such as details for Roden's Beechcraft Staggerwing, and canopy masks for the GWH Fw 189.
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With the news from Greece dominated lately by tales of economic hardship, it's great to see a newly established Greek company with ambitious plans for a range of model kits - GasPatch Models.
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Print Scale decals announces thee new decals sets in the future offer.
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Modelzone have announced the future exclusive release of the Airfix 1/72 Hawker Fury bi plane. Markings will include a camouflaged South African Air Force Fury from 1942.
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Mushroom Model Publishing have announced on their official website a forthcoming monography of the Macchi C.200 Saetta.
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As revealed by Jean-Luc Formery in his Nürnberg Toy Fair 2012 report, Zoukei-Mura have embarked on their most ambitious kit to date - the He 219 "Uhu" nightfighter.
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Zoukei-Mura have sent us test-shot photos of their next 1:32 kit - a highly detailed P-51D Mustang.
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Zoukei-Mura have released the first official pictures of the test shot of their exciting new 1:48 J7W Shinden, and it's clearly set to be a quite amazing kit - every bit as detailed as its 1:32 predecessor.
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