Sunday, December 23, 2018

Merry Christmas!!

Merry Christmas
Gesëende Kersfees
Prejeme Vam Vesele Vanoce a stastny Novy Rok
Glædelig Jul
Gajan Kristnaskon
Hyvää Joulua
Joyeux Noël
Froehliche Weihnachten
Kala Christouyenna
Mele Kalikimaka
Bada Din Mubarak Ho
Gledileg Jol
Nollaig Shona Dhuit 
Buon Natale 
Shinnen omedeto. Kurisumasu Omedeto
Sung Tan Chuk Ha
Natale hilare
Linksmu Kaledu
Meri Kirihimete
God Jul
Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia
Feliz Natal
rozhdestovm Kristovim
Feliz Navidad
Suksun Wan Christmas
Chuc Mung Giang Sinh
Nadolig Llawen

Crown Copyright.

1/144 Battle of Britain Diorama - PBHawkins

1/144 Battle of Britain Diorama - PBHawkins

When Peter over at PBHawkins gave up kit production, he didn't stop modelling in his favoured scale. Here we present a diorama and vehicle collection on the theme of  the "Battle of Britain".

Here is a list of all items used:

Kellogs Cereals (Card Model)
Kellogs Airfield is from  50th anniversary of the BoB airfield

Sankei (Card Model)
Control tower s a card model from Sankei in Japan (Ebay purchase),

Corgi (Card)
Briefing room and emergency vehicles shed are from the "Corgi Control Tower WW2" kit AA31806 (Ebay purchase),

Concrete apron is self printed from a suitable file found on the internet,

Vehicles are:
Prohobby/Icom (all white metal)
Austin K6 Fire tender converted to a WOT1
Dodge W54 Ambulance
AEC Matador Medium Truck

Arrowhead Miniatures (all white metal)
Bedford OYD 3 tonne,
Bedford QLT Troop Carrier
RAF Personnel Set
Hillman Tilly Light Utility Vehicle converted to a Standard Tilly Ambulance
Austin K2 Ambulance

Oxford Miniatures (all Plastic)
Austin Tilley
AEC Matador
Bedford MWD
motorbike sidecar

Panzerfabrik 144 (3d printed from Shapeways)
RAF Bomb tractor
RAF Brown tractor and fuel bowser
US GMC 6x6 fuel truck (not used)

Masters of military (3d printed from Shapeways)
Humber FWD 8cwt heavy utility (ambulance, crew transport and staff car)

Matador models (all resin)
Albion AM 463 RAF Refueller kit 144V.01
Albion AM 463 RAF 4x2 with Coles Mk I crane kit 144V.03
Albion AM 463 RAF 4x2 with Flat platform Semi-trailer kit 144V.04
Standard Mk.III Beaverette 144V.05
Thorncraft Bison Armoured lorry 144V.06

Gramodels (all resin)
Matador Fuel kit 086
Matador Crane kit 087

Visser 3d (3d printed from Shapeways)
NAAFI canteen van

Atlantic Models/White Ensign (White metal and PE)
40MM Bofors single barrel AA

Takara (resin)
sandbags for gun emplacements (WTM 01)

Friday, December 21, 2018

1.144 Su-24M "Fencer" - Arnory"

1.144 Su-24M "Fencer" ex-USSR Countries - Arnory"

The much awaited and anticipated Su-24 kit from Armory, now available for pre-order.
The initial release is the 
- AR14703 "ex-USSR" country decal schemes, 

other schemes to follow.:
- AR14703 - "in foreign service" Algeria,Iran,Iraq,Libya & Syria
- AR14704 - Ukrainian Modern pixel camo

Available: pre-order
Price: 20USD

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

1/144 F-15E Strike Eagle (Set of 2 Kits) by Platz

1/144 F-15E Strike Eagle (Set of 2 Kits) by Platz

 F - 15 Strike Eagle, Although it is based on F - 15, about 60% of the aircraft structure is redesigned.
- Maximum weapon loading is more than than that of the WWII USAF B-29.
-  Conformal tank is equipped as standard on the side of the aircraft, and the doubling its range.
- The deployment to the US Air Force started in 1988.
- Participated in the 1991 Gulf War, Kosovo conflict, Afghanistan invasion, Iraq war etc.

- Use of parts made by F-Toys - 2 sets
- Screen printed decals  Cartograph of  Italy, includes 
 - US Air Force specification, 
 - Green Camouflage Prototype 1, 
 - Israel Spec F - 15I

Available: January 2019
Price: @2000Yen,  25AUD, 18USD, 15 Euro, 14GBP

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Saturday, December 01, 2018

1/144 P-47D Thunderbolt "Bubble Top" (2 Kits) - Platz

 1/144 P-47D Thunderbolt "Bubble Top" (2 Kits) - Platz

The third in the series of the new Platz 1/144 range, following P-51D Mustang, Shiden Kai. This time it the powerful main fighter of the US Army Air Corps which was a great success alongside the P-51.

Along with new decals, packaging and instructions, comes a detailed mold expression that should be easy to fit .

Two kits are provided along with 4 decals sets.

-  2x Plastic,  unpainted, self  assembly kits
 - "Bubble Top" canopies
 - comes with options for: 500 pound bombs, a tanks or rocket tube sets
 - Silk screen printing decal with marking for 4 aircraft
 - Reducing paint difficulty including decals for the canopy frame
 - Decal printed by Cartograph Italy

Planned Release Date: December 2018
Estimated Price : £10GBP / 12USD

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

1/144 Su-28/Su-30 FLANKER FAMILY, WORK SHOP Vol.35 - F-Toys

1/144 Su-28/Su-30 FLANKER FAMILY, WORK SHOP Vol.35 - F-Toys

- A: Su-27P Russian Navy 689 Guardian fighter aircraft regiment
- B: Su-27S Russian Air Force No. 790 Fighter Air Defence Regiment
- C: Su-27P Ukraine Air Force No. 831 Tactical Air Brigade
- D: Su-27S Russian Air Force Russian Falcons
- E: Su-30SM Russian Aerospace Army 968 Research Mentoring Hybrid Regiment
- F: Su-30SM Russian aerospace army Russian nights
- G: Su-30SM Kazakhstan No. 604 Air Base Affiliation Machine
- H: Su-30SM Russian Air Force 14th Guard Fighter Air Defence Regiment
- I: Su-30 MKI Indian Air Force No. 20 Squadron
- J: Su-30 MKI Russian Air Force Increase Prototype No.3

+ Bonus Items

Release: January 2019