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26/09/2022
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Due in stock in October from Hobby Master;

New Hobby Master releases due in stock in October; HA4562 Boeing F-15EX 20-0001, 40th Flight Test Sqn., Eglin AFB, 2021 – SOLD OUT ON PRE-ORDER HA19036 YF-4E Phantom II 65-0713, AFTC, USAF, 1985 – £76.95 HA4818 E-2C Hawkeye 165648, VAW-113 ‘ Black Eagles ‘, June 2006 – £99.95 HA4819 E-2D Hawkeye 168599, VAW-121, USS Abraham Lincoln, Sept 2018 – £99.95 HA2628 Harrier GR.7 “Exercise Snow Falcon” ZG531, No1. Sqn., RAF, Norway 2004 – £62.95 HA5154 EA-18G Growler 166856, VX-9 “Vampires”, US Navy, 2008 – £101.95 HA1067 F-104G Starfighter C8-2/104-02, Spanish... Read More

09/09/2022
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New to pre-order Hobby Master HA19043 F-4B Phantom “MiG-17 Killer” 151398, VF-51 “Screaming Eagles”, USS Coral Sea , May 1972

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA19043 F-4B Phantom “MiG-17 Killer” 151398, VF-51 “Screaming Eagles”, USS Coral Sea , May 1972. Pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £89.95. One of the most famous and easily recognized fighter aircraft of the post-WWII era was the McDonnell F-4 Phantom II. This aircraft was developed as a private venture by the aircraft company but was soon ordered by the USN as a carrier-based attack aircraft. Its first flight took place on May 27, 1958 and it entered active service... Read More

09/09/2022
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New to pre-order Hobby Master HA4533 F-15C “Grim Reapers 1977 – 2022” 86-0172, 493rd Fighting Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, England , March 2022

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA4533 F-15C “Grim Reapers 1977 – 2022” 86-0172, 493rd Fighting Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, England , March 2022. Pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £94.95. In 1967 the U.S. became aware of the Soviet MiG-25 Foxbat. This made it necessary to develop a new aircraft to counter the MiG-25. The USAF rejected the USN F-14 Tomcat and issued its own requirements. The solution came in the form of the McDonnell-Douglas (now Boeing) F-15 Eagle. The F-15A made its inaugural flight in... Read More

30/08/2022
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New to pre-order Hobby Master HA8326 Spitfire Mk.IXe ML407, flown by F/O Johnnie Houlton, 485 (NZ) Squadron, France, September 1944

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA8326  Spitfire Mk.IXe ML407, flown by F/O Johnnie Houlton, 485 (NZ) Squadron, France, September 1944. Pre-orders for this 1:48 scale model are being taken at £81.95. The Mk. IX replaced the Mk. V in June 1942 and on September 12, 1942 a Mk. IX brought down a Ju-86R flying at 43,000 feet. Another major achievement of the Mk. IX took place on October 5, 1944 when 401 Squadron became the first allied aircraft to shoot down an Me-262 jet. Even with the arrival of... Read More

30/08/2022
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New to pre-order Hobby Master HA8325 Spitfire Mk.IXc MK694, flown by F/Lt. Jaroslav Dobrovolny, 313 Sqn., October 1944

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA8325 Spitfire Mk.IXc MK694, flown by F/Lt. Jaroslav Dobrovolny, 313 Sqn., October 1944. Pre-orders for this 1:48 scale model are being taken at £81.95. The Mk. IX replaced the Mk. V in June 1942 and on September 12, 1942 a Mk. IX brought down a Ju-86R flying at 43,000 feet. Another major achievement of the Mk. IX took place on October 5, 1944 when 401 Squadron became the first allied aircraft to shoot down an Me-262 jet. Even with the arrival of the Griffon... Read More

30/08/2022
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New to pre-order Sky Max SM4009 Hawker Tempest Mk.V EJ762, F/Lt. David C. Fairbanks, 274 Sqn., Netherlands, November 1944

New to pre-order from Sky Max SM4009 Hawker Tempest Mk.V EJ762, F/Lt. David C. Fairbanks, 274 Sqn., Netherlands, November 1944. Pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £69.95. The Hawker Tempest was a British fighter aircraft primarily used by the Royal Air Force (RAF) in the Second World War. The Tempest was an improved derivative of the Hawker Typhoon and one of the most powerful fighter aircraft used in the war. The Tempest was originally labeled Typhoon II but since it was such an improvement over the... Read More

30/08/2022
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New to pre-order Sky Max SM4008 Hawker Tempest Mk.V EJ705/ W2-X, No.80 Squadron RAF, 2nd TAF, Autumn 1944

New to pre-order from Sky Max SM4008 Hawker Tempest Mk.V EJ705/ W2-X, No.80 Squadron RAF, 2nd TAF, Autumn 1944. Pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are now being taken at £69.95. The Hawker Tempest was a British fighter aircraft primarily used by the Royal Air Force (RAF) in the Second World War. The Tempest was an improved derivative of the Hawker Typhoon and one of the most powerful fighter aircraft used in the war. The Tempest was originally labeled Typhoon II but since it was such an improvement over the... Read More

12/08/2022
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New to pre-order Hobby Master HA5155 EA-18G Growler 168386, VAQ-138 “Yellow Jackets”, US Navy, 2018

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA5155 EA-18G Growler 168386, VAQ-138 “Yellow Jackets”, US Navy, 2018. Pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £106.95. In order to replace their aging EA-6B Prowlers the USN acquired a specialized version of the F/A-18F Super Hornet, the EA-18G Growler. The Growler is an advanced airborne electronic attack aircraft capable of tactical jamming and electronic protection. The first EA-18G Growler flight took place in August 2006 with the first USN production aircraft being delivered to VAQ129 in June 2008. After operational... Read More

12/08/2022
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New to pre-order Hobby Master HA5609 MIG-25PDS Foxbat Red 87, 933rd FAR Air Defense of Ukraine, 1995

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA5609 MIG-25PDS Foxbat Red 87, 933rd FAR Air Defense of Ukraine, 1995, pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £104.95. 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... Read More

11/08/2022
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New to pre-order Hobby Master HA6804 Su-57 Stealth Fighter Red 52, Russian Air Force, 2022 (with 4 x KH-59MK2 missiles)

New to pre-order from Hobby Master HA6804 Su-57 Stealth Fighter Red 52, Russian Air Force, 2022 (with 4 x KH-59MK2 missiles), pre-orders for this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £113.95. The T-50/Su-57 prototype first flew on January 29, 2010 and as of March 2018 there are 10 Su-57 prototypes and were renamed Felons that year. This is Russia’s first stealth aircraft and was designed to cope with the F-22 and F-35. The Su-57 is made from extensive use of composite material and radar absorbing material (RAM). The original... Read More