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Just arrived, new Airfix Spitfire Mk Vb

by Wayne Landis on December 2, 2015 in News -- 5 Comments

For winning the random draw for the last month I received the Airfix Spitfire Mk Vb. Here is the box up on my Spitfire shelf in the study. The molding is excellent and the instructions appear to be CAD generated. […]

Celebrating the 3rd Annversary of iModeler

by Editor on December 1, 2015 in News -- 35 Comments

Besides our succesful coverage of Scale Modelworld in Telford, November marked another milestone – the 3rd anniversary of iModeler. Wow! Incidentally, at the same time we have also passed another symbolic threshold – 4,000 headline articles posted so far. I […]

Interview with Revell at Telford 2015

by Johannes Gerl on November 19, 2015 in News -- 5 Comments

Here’s our interview with Volker Vahle, Project Manager from Revell GmbH, on Revell’s new and forthcoming kits from that company

MIG Graveyard

by Rob Pollock on November 12, 2015 in News -- 9 Comments

These images, courtesy, are of abandoned MIG aircraft in fields near Bagram airbase in Afghanistan. Clearly, a diorama challenge for interested modellers.

Product news – Zvezda

by Editor on November 9, 2015 in News -- 4 Comments

In Telford, Zvezda had been showing their just-released 1/48 scale Petlyakov Pe-2 bomber. It’s a long-overlooked subject, and the kit is certainly looking good on the sprues!

Product News – Aires

by Johannes Gerl on November 8, 2015 in News -- 11 Comments

Aires have their entire product portfolio at the show and one gets the impression that there is almost no aircraft without according Aires offerings. The guys from the Czech family company seem to model their bodies in the mornings and […]

Product news – Meng

by Editor on November 8, 2015 in News -- 11 Comments

Here’s a forthcoming 1/72 scale Meng Convair F-106 Delta Dart Interceptor, apparently an almost production-ready kit.

Product news – Kinetic

by Editor on November 8, 2015 in News -- 5 Comments

In Telford, Kinetic has been showing their forthcoming kit releases. These include, among other items, a 1/24 scale P-47D Razorback. There were also seemingly almost complete sets of sprues for 1/48 Super Etendard and a Sukhoi Su-33 Flanker D.

Product news – Zoukei-Mura

by Editor on November 7, 2015 in News -- 6 Comments

In Telford, Zoukei-Mura had their forthcoming 1/32 scale Dornier Do 335 on display, and it sure looked like a very impressive kit! A surprising news from the same company is the forthcoming 1/48 scale… F-4J Phantom. The depicted model is […]

Product News – Alclad II

by Johannes Gerl on November 7, 2015 in News -- 6 Comments

Alclad II, known for their outstanding lacquer based metaliser paints, have presented a range of standard colours at Telford. The new series is enamel based, airbrush ready and instantly drying according to the manufacturer.