Archive

January 2015

26/01/2015

Proposed for release w/c 2nd Feb AA27401 Gloster Meteor F3, EE246 YQ-A, 616 Squadron, Lubeck, 1945

Proposed for release week commencing 2nd February from Corgi is AA27401 Gloster Meteor F3, EE246 YQ-A, 616 Squadron, Lubeck, 1945. Pre-orders on this 1:72 scale model are still being taken at £47.00. The Gloster Meteor was the first jet fighter to enter service with the RAF. First flying in 1943 it entered service with 616 squadron in July 1944. Confined to operations only over the United Kingdom to preserve the secrets of its technology, the Meteor was soon used on anti-V1 patrols. Their terrific acceleration allowed them to be very effective... Read More

23/01/2015

Two new Wings of the Great War models now in stock

New and now in stock from Wings of the Great War are 12001 Fokker Dr.I JG I “The Flying Circus”, Rittmeister Manfred von Richthofen, 1918 and 11001 Pfalz D.IIIa Luftstreitkrafte JG 2, Rudolf Berthold, 1918. The 1:72 scale models are made out of resin and priced at £35.00.    

21/01/2015

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA4801 E-2C Hawkeye VAW-123 “Screwtops”

New to pre-order from Hobby Master is HA4801 E-2C Hawkeye VAW-123 “Screwtops”, USS Enterprise Atlantic Ocean, Oct 2005. We are now taking pre-orders on this 1:72 scale model at £95.00, proposed for release in July. The Northrop E-2 Hawkeye is an all-weather airborne early warning aircraft (AEW). The E-2 was a twin-turboprop developed in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s for the USN. The E-2 is a carrier- capable aircraft and has received major upgrades in their electronics for the E-2B and E-2C with the E-2C also receiving improved turbo-prop engines.... Read More

New Corgi Aviation releases proposed for release w/c 12th Jan

Proposed for release w/c 12th Jan in the Aviation range from Corgi are; AA27104 Messerschmitt Bf109G-2, as preserved at RAF Museum Hendon AA38706 Supermarine Spitfire PRU XIX, PS852, 81 Squadron RAF Tengah, 1951, ‘High Altitude of 51,500ft’ AA38107 Sopwith Camel F1, B6372, Capt. M. B. Frew, 45 Squadron RFC, Istrana, 1918 (Sold out on Pre-Order) AA36709 Junkers JU88, A-4 I/KG 77, Italy, 1942 (Sold out on Pre-Order)

06/01/2015

New Airfix Aviation kit now in stock

New in stock is the 1:48 Scale Airfix Kit, A50159 RAF Red Arrows Gant and Hawk, 50th Display Seasons priced at £25.00. The RAF Red Arrows is arguably the best known aerobatic team in the world and in 2014 the team’s Hawk aircraft have a new tail fin design celebrating their 50th Display Season. Included in this gift set are larger scale models of both of the aircraft types that the team have used in those 50 seasons; the Gnat and the Hawk. The colour scheme provided for the Gnat represents... Read More