Archive

December 2017

28/12/2017

New images added for Hobby Master HA7208 Grumman F9F-5 “Blue Tail Fly”

New images added for Hobby Master HA7208 Grumman F9F-5 “Blue Tail Fly” 126652, VF-153, USS Princeton, 1953, pre-orders for this 1:48 scale model are being taken at £69.95. Powered by a Rolls-Royce engine the first F9F flew in 1947. These new engines were fuel hungry and with no extra internal space permanent wing-tip tanks were added. These tanks also had the unexpected benefit of increasing the aircraft roll rate. In the Korean War the F9F was the primary USN aircraft for ground-attack and served with distinction. However it was realized... Read More

22/12/2017

New images added for Hobby Master HA5603 MIG-25PD Foxbat 1025th Aerial Squadron,

New images added for Hobby Master HA5603 MIG-25PD Foxbat 1025th Aerial Squadron, Libyan Air Force, Benin 1981, pre-orders on this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £76.95. The MiG-25 “Foxbat” is a supersonic interceptor and reconnaissance aircraft. The prototype flew in 1964 and entered service in 1970 with an operational speed of Mach 2.83 but if needed Mach 3.2 possibly damaging the engines. The MiG-25 caused concern for the U.S. who demanded increases in the performance of the F-15 Eagle under development. The MiG-25s large wings gave the impression... Read More

21/12/2017

New and now in stock from Revell RR05606 USS United States Ship Kit

New and now in stock from Revell RR05606 USS United States Ship Kit, this 1:96 scale kit is priced at £79.95. USS United States was one of 6 heavy frigates manufactured for the United States Navy. Launched in Philadelphia in May 1797, she quickly undertook duties protecting merchant shipping in the undeclared war between America and France. Revell’s challenging model recreates the ship’s wooden hull and deck, plus the below-waterline brass plating. A detailed superstructure, authentic sails, rigging blocks & line, lifeboats and ship’s 44 cannon also feature, and a... Read More

12/12/2017
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New to pre-order from Revell 03905 F-16 Mlu 100th Anniversary Aircraft Model Kit

New for 2018 from Revell 03905 F-16 Mlu 100th Anniversary Aircraft Model Kit, pre-orders on this 1:72 scale kit are now being taken at £15.95. The versatile F-16 ‘Fighting Falcon’ has armed many western air forces, including the Belgian Air Force, who operates the ‘Mid Life Upgrade’ variant. Revell’s model features many detailed parts, including cockpit, undercarriage and wing tanks. This kit celebrates the 1st Squadron ‘Stingers’ 100th anniversary with a striking set of Super Decals markings to create a truly unique and striking Falcon! Decal Options F-16AM Falcon FA-132... Read More

08/12/2017

Due in stock in December from Airfix A07115 Junkers JU87B-2/R-2 – 1:48 Scale Aviation Kit

Due for release in December from Airfix A07115 Junkers JU87B-2/R-2 – 1:48 Scale Aviation Kit priced at £24.99 Although usually associated with the Wehrmacht’s feared ‘Lightning War’ attacks at the beginning of WWII, the Ju87B Stuka was also a highly effective maritime strike bomber. Capable of performing precision dive bombing attacks against any Allied vessel, the Stuka took a heavy toll of shipping in the English Channel, North Africa and in the Mediterranean. The Stuka also saw service with the air forces of Italy, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary, as well... Read More

08/12/2017

Due in stock in December from Airfix A04061 Bristol Blenheim MkIV Bomber – 1:72 Scale Aviation Kit

Due in stock in December from Airfix A04061 Bristol Blenheim MkIV Bomber – 1:72 Scale Aviation Kit priced at £16.99. The Bristol Blenheim light bomber was one of the most important aircraft available to the RAF at the start of WWII and more Squadrons than any other aircraft. The Mk.IV introduced a lengthened nose to replace the cramped bomb aimers position in earlier models, uprated engines and greater defensive firepower. These light bombers mounted some of the first RAF bombing raids against German targets in early 1940 and went on... Read More

08/12/2017

New Oxford Diecast releases due in stock soon

Due in stock any day from Oxford Diecast; AC076 Heinkel HE162 Air Min 61 WNR 120072 RAF 1945 – £11.95 76TAC004 TACR2 RAF St.Mawgan – 1:76 Scale Military Vehicle – £10.95 76TCAB009 Scania T Cab Curtainside Ian Hayes – 1:76 Scale Diecast Truck – £19.95 76S94004CC Scania 94D 6 Wheel Curtainside Coca Cola – 1:76 Scale Diecast Truck – £13.95 76MB007 Mercedes Actros GSC Curtainside McGawn Bros – SOLD OUT