Sunday, May 22

Preview: Foxbot's new decals in 1/32, 1/48 & 1/72 scales now available...

Ukrainian decal and mask maker Foxbot Decals have just what a lot of the community needs right now - new decals for Ukrainian fighters (with some missiles thrown in for good measure). See what is now on sale on the Foxbot website in our preview...

Saturday, May 21

Preview: Takom giving it both barrels - their 35th scale Versuchsträger 1-2

Takom's choice of subjects for their kits isn't easy to pick, but at least they are original. Their latest is a dream for the World of tanks balancing department, the twin-barrelled Versuchsträger 1-2 or VT 1-2. This unique machine has several interesting features that we look at, as well as the kit's finer points in our preview...

Friday, May 20

Preview: Special Hobby's several releases for May in kits & aftermarket...

A trio of plastic kits and a bunch of aftermarket are the stars of Special Hobby/ CMK's releases in May. We look at them all in our preview...

Thursday, May 19

Video Preview: ICM lands their new Gotha Go 242B Glider construction video

ICM plastic model kits new Gotha Go 242B WWII German Landing Glider in 48th scale is out to the shops as we speak. To help modellers & maybe to entice new adopters, a new video showing the whole construction process has been released. We look at it, the colours & markings of the kit in our preview...

Wednesday, May 18

Preview: Takom releases a flock of 72nd scale Silbervogels

Takom continues to surprise even this modelling journo sceptic with new, fresh designs on little thought of subject. Two new kits in injection moulded plastic of the ground breaking project that never was (thankfully) - the Silbervogel Sub-orbital bomber in 72nd scale. We take a look at the real thing and what we know about the kit in our preview...

Monday, May 16

Read n' reviewed: With Raupenschlepper Ost on the Eastern Front Orel-Brjansk-Kowel-Warsaw-Danzig from Peko Publishing

Peko Publishing's new title features the wartime journal of Wilhelm Bender. A simple soldier, whose writings & photos combined to make "With Raupenschlepper Ost on the Eastern Front - Orel-Brjansk-Kowel-Warsaw-Danzig". See how it looks & feels & we thought about this new book in our review...

Sunday, May 15

Preview: Four new titles of popular subjects from Pen & Sword...

The Tankcraft series of books from Pen & Sword are always a treat or modellers. The four latest titles are penned by TMN favourites David Grummitt & Dennis Oliver. They feature some popular subjects. See a little more about these four new books in our preview...

Friday, May 13

Review: DB-26B/C with Q-2 Drones in 48th scale from ICM Models

ICM has continued to expand on their B-26 kits with this, the combination of DB-26B/C "mothership" with Q-2 Drones in 48th scale. A big kit with a lot going on in the box. Gary Wickham puts his previous experience with these kits to good use in this review. See what he thought...

Thursday, May 12

Preview - Meng offers a "topless option" with their new 'Beamer...

Meng has continued in their co-operation with BMW with this, a licenced version of their Z4 M40i in 1/24th scale. The kit has many of the features of the original represented in plastic, photo-etch & vinyl. We look at the built-up test shot & the real thing in our preview... 

Preview: 1/35th scale T-72 "URAL" Full interior from Amusing Hobby coming in June

The Shizuoka Hobby Show always has some nice releases, and this year the first we have noticed is this, Amusing Hobby's continuation with their T-72 line of tanks with the "Ural" model in 1/35th scale. We look at the forthcoming kit and the subject in our preview...