Archive

September 2017

29/09/2017

New and now in stock from Moebius Models MMK962 Battlestar Galactica ‘Raptor’

New and now in stock from Moebius Models MMK962 Battlestar Galactica ‘Raptor’, this 1:32 scale kit is priced at £69.95.The Raptor is a vehicle utilized by the Colonial military. A versatile craft, it is designed to perform multiple roles, but the Raptor most commonly takes part in reconnaissance and scouting operations. There have been at least two variants of this design in use by the Colonials since the outbrake of hostilities with the Cylons.  

29/09/2017

New and now in stock from Hasegawa HSP355 ‘Costal Command’ Liberator Mk.III-V Kit

New and now in stock from Hasegawa HSP355 ‘Costal Command’ Liberator Mk.III-V, this 1:72 scale kit is priced at £59.95. It’s a long, long way from New York to Liverpool. In WWII, that open expanse of ocean was a death trap. Nazi U-Boats prowled just beneath the surface from coast to coast, sinking vessels by the ton. RAF Coastal Command was given the nearly impossible task of regaining control over the huge “Atlantic Gap”. Some of the best aircraft for this mission were the B-24 Liberators. These bombers, with their... Read More

27/09/2017

New and now in stock from Airfix A09184 Gloster Meteor F8, Korean War Kit

New and now in stock from Airfix A09184 Gloster Meteor F8, Korean War- 1:48 Scale Aviation Kit priced at £33.99. The Gloster Meteor F.8 was a greatly improved version of Britain’s first operational jet fighter and arguably the definitive version of this classic aircraft. Seeing extensive service during the Korean War with No.77 Squadron of Royal Australian Air Force, the Meteor would be engaged in combat with the new Soviet produced MiG 15 jet fighter, which proved to be an extremely capable adversary. The Gloster Meteor maintains a significant position... Read More

27/09/2017

New and now in stock from Airfix A09183 Supermarine Walrus Mk.I

New and now in stock from Airfix A09183 Supermarine Walrus Mk.I, this 1:48 scale kit is priced at £33.95. NEW TOOLING It would be difficult to think of an aircraft design so markedly different to the sleek and elegant Spitfire, but the Supermarine Walrus amphibious biplane was from the hand of the same designer. Despite its somewhat ungainly appearance, the Walrus proved to be an incredibly effective aircraft and flexible enough to take on a number of roles in some of the most demanding operating environments. Coming at the end... Read More

27/09/2017

New pre-production images added for Hobby Master HA7308 Grumman F3F-1 0236, VF-6B, USS Saratoga

New pre-production images added for Hobby Master HA7308 Grumman F3F-1 0236, VF-6B, USS Saratoga, Circa. 1936. Pre-orders on this 1:48 scale model are being taken at £56.95. Produced in the mid to late 1930s the F3F-1 as well as the 2 and 3 variants belonged to what probably was the most colorful era in US military aviation history. Grumman took all the lessons learned from the F2F and incorporated them into the F3F. The Flying Barrel, as it was commonly called, had a wide fuselage to accommodate the large radial... Read More

27/09/2017

New pre-production pictures added for Hobby Master HA5901 Shenyang J-5 (MIG-17F) 2011, 923 IAP “Yen The”,

New pre-production images added for Hobby Master HA5901 Shenyang J-5 (MIG-17F) 2011, 923 IAP “Yen The”, North Vietnamese Air Force, 12 May 1967, pre-orders on this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £49.95. The Soviet built Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 (Fresco) was initially called the MiG-15bis+45° and completed its maiden flight on January 13, 1950 and entered service in 1952. There were five variants of the MiG-17 with the MiG-17F (Fresco C) becoming the main variant. The new Klimov VK-1F engine was the first Soviet built engine with an afterburner and... Read More

20/09/2017

New and now in stock from Revell 03932 IL-2 Stormovik Model Aircraft Kit

New and now in stock from Revell 03932 IL-2 Stormovik Model Aircraft Kit, this 1:48 scale kit is priced at £27.95. The Il-2, a heavily armoured aircraft of the Soviet Air Forces, is one of the most produced aircraft ever. It entered front line service from 1942 onwards. Detailed cockpit with instrument panel Rotating propeller Detailed under-carriage 2 bombs 8 RS-82 Rockets Authentic representation of the following versions: IL-2 Stormovik – USSR, Summer 1944 IL-2 Stormovik – USSR, Winter 1942/43

20/09/2017

New and now in stock from Revell 04948 H145M LUH “KSK” Aircraft Kit

New and now in stock from Revell 04948 H145M LUH “KSK” Aircraft Kit, this 1:32 scale kit is priced at £18.95. Decal Options: 1. H145M, HSG 64, Laupheim, Germany, 2017 (Surveillance Version) 2. H145M, HSG 64, Laupheim, Germany, 2017 (Troop Transport Version) Developed in close co-operation with Airbus Helicopters and the ‘KSK’ (German Special Forces), the day-and-night flight capable H145M fulfils their surveillance and troop-transport needs perfectly. Revell’s new-tool model features the newly developed Fenestron tail rotor, parts to recreate either troop-transport or reconnaissance variants, rotating main rotor, plus separate... Read More

20/09/2017

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA5802 Lockheed F-117A “Nighthawk” “Farewell”

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA5802 Lockheed F-117A “Nighthawk” “Farewell” 88-0843, 49th Fighter Wing, April 2008, pre-orders on this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £72.95. In the 1970’s Soviet air defense systems improved and the U.S. realized they had to develop aircraft to counter this. Lockheed Skunk Works was tasked with the job and two aircraft were built under the code name “Have Blue” that proved stealth aircraft could be produced. As a result the F-117 Nighthawk was developed and first flew in 1981 with the first... Read More

20/09/2017

New and now in stock from Revell 03928 Heinkel He219 UHU A-0 Nightfighter Model Aircraft Kit

New and now in stock from Revell 03928 Heinkel He219 UHU A-0 Nightfighter Model Aircraft Kit, this 1:32 scale kit is priced at £42.95. Decal Options: 1. He 219 A-0 – G9 + FB, 1./NJG 1, Maj. Werner Streib, Venlo 1943 2. He 219 V-12 (A-0), G9 + FK, 1./NJG 1, Hptm. Modrow, Venlo 1944 3. He 219 A-2 – B4 + AA, Nachtjagdgruppe Norwegan, Grove 1945 Designed specifically for the German Luftwaffe as a nightfighter, the He219 ‘Uhu’ (Eagle Owl) entered service in June 1943. It was also special... Read More