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No detail is too small (video)

Modelers will enjoy this new promotional video by Singapore Airlines. It endorses paper card modeling, and incredibly, all of the shown elements seem to be a part of a complete 1/20 scale paper Airbus A380 model comissioned by the company. I'd s[...]

Just arrived, new Airfix Spitfire Mk Vb

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. Now I need to move the kit to[...]

Celebrating the 3rd Annversary of iModeler

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 post[...]

Interview with Revell at Telford 2015

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

MIG Graveyard

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

Product news – Zvezda

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

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 aircraft [...]

Product news – Meng

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

Product news – Kinetic

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

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 an e[...]