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Reviews of scale model kits, products and publications.

iBook review – F9F Cougar by Detail & Scale

by Greg Kittinger on November 18, 2015 in Reviews -- 8 Comments

As I was able to secure the F9F Cougar Detail & Scale eBook offered yesterday, I’m posting my review here. Obviously any serious modeler will be familiar with the printed versions of these books, so as to general content I’ll […]

The new SBS D.H. 88 Comet 1:72 – in box review

by Gábor Szabó on September 8, 2015 in Reviews -- 12 Comments

Hi Everyone! This little gem arrived yesterday onto my desk. The long waited SBS Comet resin super kit! Actually the kit debuted at the 2015 Moson Show but sell so well that You have to wait for it! Csaba was […]

First look: Pilot Replicas 1/48 Saab J 21A-3

by Tom Cleaver on August 28, 2015 in Reviews -- 4 Comments

My review kit of the new Pilot Replicas Saab J 21A-3 fighter-bomber arrived in yesterday’s mail. I first became aware of this airplane when I received William Green’s “All The World’s Aircraft: 1954” for my 10th birthday present. I attribute […]

Airfix 1/48 Spitfire I

by Tom Cleaver on July 23, 2015 in Reviews -- 17 Comments

The Supermarine Spitfire is the most famous and recognizable British airplane ever built and as close to immortal as any airplane will ever get. The Spitfire I first appeared in RAF squadron service in the summer of 1938. Harder to […]

Airfix 1/48 Hurricane I

by Tom Cleaver on July 16, 2015 in Reviews -- 15 Comments

First appearing in 1935, the Hawker Hurricane was the first modern monoplane fighter to equip the RAF, and was one of only three RAF aircraft to operate in firs-line service from the first day of the Second World War to […]

Airfix 1/72 Dornier Do-17Z

by Tom Cleaver on July 9, 2015 in Reviews -- 13 Comments

The Dornier Do-17 series was referred to as the Fliegender Bleistift (“flying pencil”), due to its narrow fuselage. The original story about the origins of the Do-17 was that it was designed as a fast mail plane with limited passenger-carrying […]

MR.PAINT – new range of model paints

by P.k on June 14, 2015 in Reviews -- 6 Comments

I have been buildin plastic kits for 42 years already. As I have progressed, I was always looking for the best paints available. I used Humbrol, Molak, Testors, Pactra, Mister kit, Lifecolor, Xtracolor, Xtracrylics, Vallejo, Tamiya.and more. All these colors […]

New Airfix kits

by Tom Cleaver on June 10, 2015 in Reviews -- 12 Comments

Just received the review kit of the new Airfix 1/48 Spitfire I (Hornby USA not having its head up its posterior about review kits, as Hornby UK has done). In case you were wondering, it’s as beautiful as the new […]

Aces Falling: War above the Trenches, 1918

by Rob Pollock on April 7, 2015 in Reviews -- 6 Comments

Aces Falling: War above the Trenches, 1918 by Peter Hart Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London 386 pp., illustrated (hardback). RRP £22.50 (UK) In this book, Peter Hart tells the whole tragic story of the air war in 1918. Using the voices […]

Military Image References

by Rob Pollock on April 3, 2015 in Reviews -- 14 Comments

I came across, which isn’t an easy site to negotiate, but merits further attention. The Headline photo here, for instance, provides fertile ground for a quality diorama. In addition, has an enormous collection of Great War images, whether […]