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Andy Evans from SAM Publications has sent us news of a great offer on all six of SAM 'Air Data Set One – Fast Jets: Strike Fighters'.
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CMK have a very interesting line-up of releases this month. There are detail sets for Tamiya's 1:48 Mosquito and Spitfire Mk.V, and Hasegawa's 1:72 Flying Fortress comes in for no a mass of extra details. Meanwhile, in the Planet Models range there's a full resin kit of the P.V.7 experimental WW1 fighter.
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Silver Wings' latest largescale resin kit, the Fairey Flycatcher is ready for release. The release coincides with a new look and increased functionality for their website:
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Michal Sindera brings us news of two new books from Kagero Publishing in their "Top Colors” series.
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MIrage Hobby have announced the welcome re-release of the 1:48 Lublin R.XIII in its floatplane configuration. I vividly remember buying the landplane kit when it was first released some 20+ years ago by Spojnia (what was to me a totally unknown Polish company), and being extremely impressed by the detail and overall quality of the kit.
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Coming soon from Dragon will be a 1:144 2-in-1 kit of the record-breaking Bell X-1.
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Autumn looks set to be busy at MPM Production, and they have sent us details of their latest releases in the MPM and Special Hobby ranges.
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Petr Buchr owner of CMR Models has sent me news of CMR's latest 1/72 releases and CMR's future releases. I always look forward to CMR releases as Petr always seems to find special model subjects, I think you will agree there is certainly something for all tastes in Aviation.
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Welsh Models, the leading producers of multi media multi engine kits have announced the news of three 1/72 new releases, two DH Comets and a DC-9 and have released test shots of their new Boeing 747 in 1/144.
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AZ Models have announced the release of a 1/48 plastic injected SAAB J-29 Tunnan. The Tunnan has been listed on their website for some time now and it's great news to see it finally released. AZ Models have also released images of the new 1/48 kit on their website.
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A rather interesting release from Fantastic Plastic this month see's the U.S Air forces proposed Supersonic Low-Altitude Missile, code named Project Pluto released in 1/72nd scale.
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Anigrand Craftwork do like big and September is no exception with the release of one huge flying boat, amongst it release's.
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Eduard's 1/48 MiG-21MF makes a return with Czech dominated machines, and a couple of bonus items.
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The MiG-21MF in Czechoslovak service is the highlight of this month, see the seperate news story on this release.
Also the Spad XIII early makes a welcome return.
Another 190 gets the Weekend Edition treatment with the F-8 having markings for W.Nr. 584592, Neubiberg, Germany, May, 1945.
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Some interesting releases in the pipeline from Trumpeter including 1/72 J-11B Fighter, a 1/32 Bf 109G-2 and probably most interestingly a 1/48 Me 509.
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Hobby Boss have released three kits this month, one in each of the most popular scales.
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A rather quiet month for September from Hasegawa.
A couple of W.W.2 German aircraft in 1/72 and two US modern aircraft in 1/48, and keeping with US aircraft a two kits in the box set of the RF-101C Voodoo in markings of the "Operation Sun-Run" have been released in 1/72.
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Here's a look at the content of Model Aircraft Volume 10 Issue 9 (September 2011).
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Scale Aviation Modeller International Volume 17 Issue 9 (September 2011) is now available. Here's a look at it's contents.
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Pavla Models have released images of their latest project, a replacement cockpit and seat for the 1/48 HobbyBoss Yak-38M. The separate K-36VM seat can also be used on the Yak-141. Pavla Models are also releasing Sirena-3M warning unit aerials for the Yak-38M.
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To accompany the release of Encore's upgraded A-37 Dragonfly, Squadron Products have also announced aftermarket resin drop tanks as part of their True Details range:
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Squadron Products have released the latest in their Encore range of kits - the classic Monogram 1:48 Dragonfly upgraded with extensive resin and photo-etched accessories, plus custom-printed decals:
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Mirage Hobby are releasing a new range of Limited Edition products, which have a collectible coin included.
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Wolfpack Designs have released a resin conversion set for the HH-60P Blackhawk designed for the 1/35 Blackhawk Academy kit. Markings are supplied for two CSAR [Combat, Search and Rescue] machines for the Republic of Korea Air Force [ROKAF].
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As first announced on Aeroscale in May, Alexey Sulla has been busy perfecting a series of highly detailed modern Russian air-to-surface missles in 1:48.
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With so much interest in the Black Widow currently thanks to the new quarterscale kit from Great Wall Habby (see the review HERE), Squadron Signal Publications have timed things perfectly to release a new account of the P-61 in both soft and hard cover editions:
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Squadron Signal Publications have announced a new title that looks set to be a sure-fire hit among modellers - a comprehensive walk aound of the immortal Flying Fortress:
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Andy Evans from SAM Publications has sent me details of a very good offer for three F-4 Phantom books. Please note, the puns are nothing to do with me.
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RB Models have released a few interesting sets of turned brass gun barrel. The new sets are dedicated to the models in 1/48 and 1/32 scales but there is also a set in the scale which is popular amongst armour modellers – 1/35. All sets are dedicated for upgrading the aircraft and helicopter kits.
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Stratus Books have released second part of their Gloster Gladiator book: "The Survivors in Detail".
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Dragon Models continue their range of the Focke-Wulf Ta152 with the release of a 1/48 Focke-Wulf Ta152C-1/R14.
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Unicraft Models have released 2 more German Luft 46 models, and continue their trend of U.S fighter concepts, with a submarine based jet fighter design.
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Neil Robinson, one of the best known writers and editors in UK modelling publishing, has just launched an exciting new range of aviation reference books:
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ICM have sent us CAD views of their forthcoming 1:144 kit of the Soviet Tu-144 supersonic airliner.
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Ayhan Toplu has sent in some great news on a new book that has been released about F-100 Super Sabre in Turkish Air Force service.
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Trumpeter have released their exciting 1/72 PLAAF J-20 Stealth Fighter.
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Jake Melampy has a new book coming out soon titled “The Early Viper Guide”, looking in depth at the early variants of the F-16. The book will be published by Reid Air Publications.
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Italeri are planning to release a new tool Hurricane Mk 1 in 1/48th.
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Kinetic Models have released the first image of their CAD design for a new tool 1/48 A-6E Intruder which will hopefully be released December 2011.
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Xtradecal [Hannants] have released images of their forthcoming decal release for the new Revell 1/32 He 111.
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Brand new tool from Italeri is the 1/48 Bell OH-58 Kiowa. This mark has the distinctive rotor mounted camera. There are two marking options included.
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Hasegawa's release's for this month include two 1/200th scale B767-300 airliners.
A 1/8 scale Museum Model series also makes a return with the Le Rhone, 110HP Engine.

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Eduard's releases for August sees the their 1/72nd F6F-3 Hellcat hit the shelves.
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Wojtek Kulakowski of Silver Wings looks set to have made the dreams of many Golden Age enthusiasts cpome true with his announcement of the latest addition to Silver Wings' range of superb resin kits - a Fairey Flycatcher:
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Anyone feeling left out and neglected by all the attention focused on the Tamiya P-51D take comfort - Barracuda Studios have a really exciting line up of Corsairs and Mustangs in 1:48 and 1:72:
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Mustang Fever is officially upon us! Timed perfectly with the release of Tamiya's gorgeous P-51D (see the full review HERE), master-modeller Roy Sutherland has announced the first in a series of aftermarket products designed to take the kit to even greater heights. First to hit the shelves will be the decals:
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Pavla Models next release will be a upgrade set for any 1/72 scale Gloster Gladiator / Sea Gladiator kits. The release will include decals for five aircraft.
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Here's a look at the content of Model Aircraft Volume 10 Issue 8 (August 2011).
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Scale Aviation Modeller International Volume 17 Issue 8 (August 2011) is available. Jean-Luc browses its content.
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As some of you may have noticed already in the Modern discussion section, Afterburner Decals have announced a surprise and very welcome news of two decal releases aimed at Eduards 1/48 Mig 21's.
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