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Images of the Battle of Britain… (part 1)

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. On this day in 1940, the Luftwaffe embarked on their largest bombing attack yet, forcing the engagement of the entirety of the RAF in defence of London and the South East, which result[...]

75th Anniversary, Battle of Britain

Airfix’s next big bomber in 1/72 scale revealed

Airfix next four-engine bomber release in 1/72 scale has been revealed at the company's blog. Coming in 2016 is the new-tool Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress. Accompanying this welcome anouncement were the attached series of 3D CAD screenshots of th[...]

Forthcoming 1/32 Mirage III from Italeri

Recently Italeri has published a finalized boxart and some preview images of a forthcoming Dassault Mirage IIIC in 1/32 scale. No release date has been revealed at this point, but it wouldn't be surprising to see this kit on the shelves in Nove[...]

Airfix 1/72 Avro Shackleton – preview

Airfix has released the boxart, detailed CAD images of their forthcoming 1/72 scale Avro Shackleton. These are also photos of the assembled test-shot model. It sure looks to be an impressive kit! Its estimated release date is December 1st.

New Airfix 1/48 Meteor F. Mk.8!

New announcement from Airfix: 1/48 Meteor F. Mk.8 in 1/48!

Some Images From The Airfix Website Concerning Their New 1/48 Defiant

Thank You All!

I want to say thank you for the April 2015 iModeler Award again!! The 1/48 Eduard Good Morning Danang edition F-4 arrived yesterday to my doorstep. Lot s of goodies inside for the notorius AMS modeller :) Thank You again to All of You!!!

Departing for Moson

The annual Moson Model Show will be taking place this weekend and I will be soon packing my camera bag for a flight to Vienna and a quick dash to the location on Sunday. I've been to the Moson Show three times recently and each time found it [...]

Today is National Medal of Honor Day in the U.S.

Here are the citations for the Medal of Honor of people I have known or been fortunate to write about (I am currently writing about the Chosin campaign, which covers most of the USMC MoH citations, who were people I was privileged to meet and in[...]