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Tom Hudner died today

by Tom Cleaver on November 14, 2017 in News -- 6 Comments

In 1969, then-Captain Hudner was ordered by Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Elmo Zumwalt, to go to bases where race riots had occurred, take testimony and institute reforms to “establish justice.” He was able to do this because he was […]

Telford kit news – MiniArt 1/35 Flettner Fl 282 Kolibri

by Editor on November 12, 2017 in News -- 2 Comments

The last in this series of new kit discoveries in Telford is this forthcoming 1/35 scale Flettner Fl 282 helicopter from MiniArt. A complete set of testt shot sprues were demonstrated. They looked impressive, and the final kit shouldn’t be […]

Telford kit news – Tarangus / Special Hobby 1/72 SAAB 37 Viggen preview

by Editor on November 11, 2017 in News -- 1 Comment

On display at the Special hobby stand was also a complete set of sprues for the forthcoming 1/72 scale Viggen, delevoled in collaboration with Tarangus of Sweden.

Telford kit news – Special Hobby 1/72 CASA C-212 preview

by Editor on November 11, 2017 in News -- 4 Comments

On Saturday, Special Hobby inaugurated their brand-new kit, a 1/72 CASA C-212. The kit is looking nice on the sprues and provide alternative nose parts and fuselage inserts to cater for different versions of this Spanish light transport.

Telford kit news – Zoukei-Mura

by Editor on November 11, 2017 in News -- 4 Comments

After a premiere three or so years ago, Zoukei-Mura’s has come to be an appreciated presence at Scale Modelworld. Today this company has been announcing three forthcoming kits: – 1/32 scale Heschel Hs 129 – 1/72 and 1/144 scale(!) Horten […]

Telford kit news – Tamiya 1/48 Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6 preview

by Editor on November 11, 2017 in News -- 31 Comments

Tamiya have been showing all the sprues of their forthcoming 1/48 scale Bf 109G-6. This kit is apparently ready for production, but it will probably be released at the beginning of the next year.

Telford kit news – Revell 1/32 P-51D Mustang preview

by Editor on November 11, 2017 in News -- 5 Comments

Revell’s upcoming release of the P-51D in 32nd scale proves that Mustangs never get old. Due to be released before Christmas, it will be interesting to see how it compares to other manufacturer’s efforts in the same scale. The one-piece […]

Telford kit news – Airfix 1/48 Bristol Blenheim preview

by Editor on November 11, 2017 in News -- 5 Comments

Airfix teases us with a 3D-printed prototype of their upcoming Bristol Blenheim in48th scale. Although looking a bit rough due to the printing process, this kit already looks very promising. We will keep watching the kit’s progress until its release […]

Telford kit news – Airfix 1/72 Vickers Wellington preview

by Editor on November 11, 2017 in News -- 5 Comments

Due to be released next May, the Wellington Mk Ic looks to be a stunner of a kit! Seeing this amount of interior detail in 72nd scale shows how far Airfix has come over the past couple of years.

Telford kit news – Airfix 1/72 B-25 Mitchell preview

by Editor on November 11, 2017 in News -- 2 Comments

One of the iconic planes from WWII, the B-25 Mitchell gets a proper treatment in 72nd scale. The C/D version is due to be released in December by Airfix. The built-up model sure looks the part!