Thursday, March 31

Bronco Models Five featured new kits for April…

Bronco Models bring us five new kits this month, from a little known US pop gun to a well-known British cousin, a one of a kind Soviet tank to a Tiger that flies – and don’t forget a tank with duckbills!  See what we mean with Bronco’s new April items…

Wednesday, March 30

Preview – Valiant Wings new “Airframe Album No.9 The Arado Ar 234 - A Detailed Guide to The Luftwaffe's Jet Bomber”

Valiant Wings Publishing are well known for their Airframe Album series of books that try to place as much information about an aircraft in one place as possible, and their latest is book on the Ar 234 "Blitz" is looking very nice looking indeed. Let’s see what is coming inside the book in today’s preview.

Sunday, March 27

Pegaso’s new Medicine Man & Tracian Warrior - sure to heal your passion & wound your wallet this month..

Pegaso have been quiet as of late – but this march and April sees the release of two very highly sought after subjects, A Classical era Tracian Warrior and an old west era Medicine Man. See what they are made of and how they look in our preview...

Saturday, March 26

Read n’ Reviewed: "Landscapes of War. Diorama Vol.II" - Greatest Guide series.

We got a chance to review the very nice "Landscapes of War. Diorama Vol. I” from the Greatest Guide series a while ago and we found it a really interesting and equally as an informative guide. The second book in the series is now with us – and at 200-odd pages it is a bit of a read, but luckily for us there are lots of pictures! We thought we would share with you what we found out about this – the second in the series in today’s review…

Friday, March 25

Hasegawa’s new items for June 2016 – What already?

Even we left out the “new” re-releases of the limited items Hasegawa sure still have a lot to come this June. Take a look at their releases in our preview to try to plan your next build in time for their release….

Thursday, March 24

What do you get when you cross an An Egg & A Tupelov Tu-2 Tu-2? Happy Easter! as Andy builds Meng's kit

With all of the spectrum splitting and rivet counting and having a go at anything that “doesn’t look right” - what about modelling for fun? The “Egg Plane” movement is growing in numbers as even the most serious of and most talented modellers get on board to either relieve stress or just to make something without having to conform to hard to a predetermined standard. Andy Moore got into his Easter Egg-plane Tupolev Tu-2 model in today’s build

Wednesday, March 23

Read n’ Reviewed: Luftwaffe im Focus Edition #25 by Axel Urbanke

Luftwaffe im Focus series is now twenty-five issues old -  Axel Urbanke’s research and interviews reap many archival treasures often not before seen in print. We have read it, and now you can see in our review if this issue is up to his usual lofty standards.  

Monday, March 21

Construction Review: MiniArt’s German Tank Crew (France 1940)

With the new early Panzer III’s coming from Miniart and a host of other early war Axis rarities we need some crew to populate them. MiniArt have answered their own needs with a new crew of early war tankers circa 1940. We put them together so you could see what they are really like to build in our review

Sunday, March 20

MiniArt’s shows us just how to build their dioramas.

We have seen lots of videos on “the tubes”, but not many as good as this one for modellers. MiniArt have posted a full video of how to best make, paint and decorate their building series of kits. It’s a good seventeen minutes you will not regret.

Saturday, March 19

Preview: Airplanes in Scale II - The Greatest Guide - Jets

Last year we looked at Number 1 in this series of “Airplanes in Scale - The Greatest Guide” which featured propeller aircraft, and indeed it was one of the best books we had seen on aircraft modelling. Now the second half of this series is with us & it features jet aircraft this time. We have several preview pages to give you a taste of what is to come…