R.I.P. Edgar “Mr. Spitfire” Brooks

by Tom Cleaver on November 20, 2015 · in Uncategorized — 6 Comments

Edgar Brooks died of cancer yesterday. He was only diagnosed with it recently, when it was terminal. He went immediately into hospital,. and was gone within days. There’s an argument to be made that was a blessing, but I’ll argue […]


Detail and Scale, F9F Cougar

by Jaime Carreon on November 20, 2015 · in Reviews — 2 Comments

I was also able to secure a copy of the Detail and Scale series on the F9F Cougar a few days ago. Greg Kittinger posted a pretty comprehensive review here, and most of my impressions mirror his. This is my […]


ENTEX 1914 Militaire 1/16 Scale

by Harry Brogan on November 20, 2015 · in Cars & Motorcycles — 5 Comments

I am working on a hard-to-find 1914 Militaire. This motorcycle was, for it’s era, built and advertised as a two-wheeled car. The first thing that was necessary was to strip ALL of the chrome plating. Chrome was not in wide […]


Interview with Revell at Telford 2015

by Halvar von Flake 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


22.nacional state Open Championship plastic kit builders of SLOVENIA 2015 Pt.2

by P.k on November 19, 2015 · in Show Reports — 4 Comments

Traditionally, 22 national competitions plastic kit builder of Slovenia hosted by ZGPMS/(an association of builders plastic kit Slovenia) with the help of members of IPMS Slovenia and SVM in the capital of our small country at the heart of Europe […]


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 […]


Left handed modelling…..BR 20 armored car.

by Bill Koppos on November 17, 2015 · in Armor — 14 Comments

October 29 was not a good day for yours truly. Mr. graceful managed to break his right shoulder pretty good. The right wing is going to be in a sling for a long time. Not normally a TV watcher I […]


Scale Modelworld 2015 models – #12 (Armor)

by Editor on November 17, 2015 · in Show Reports — 10 Comments

Time for the 12th and final part of my photo essay from the 2015 Scale Modelworld show. This also completes the overview of military vehicle models in the competition. Don’t forget to check all the other parts of this series: […]


Next lot of Battle of Britain Builds

by Alan Price on November 17, 2015 · in Aviation — 18 Comments

Following on from my post last week with the first of my Battle of Britain series from MAI this year, here are the next four builds which appeared in the May to August issues. The builds are: Tamiya Bristol Beaufighter […]


Scale Modelworld 2015 models – #11 (Armor)

by Editor on November 16, 2015 · in Show Reports — 7 Comments

In the final two installments from 2015 Scale Modelworld in Telford we’ll be providing an overview of military vehicle models in the competition. Don’t forget to check all the other parts of this series: