Friday, July 30, 2021

1/144 Wing Kit Collection Versus Series ?? - F-Toys

 


1/144 Wing Kit Collection Versus Series??

https://twitter.com/ftoys_scale/status/1420641421409734660





https://twitter.com/ftoys_scale/status/1422756403043700745

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

1/144 Heroes Models "one-shot decals" T-28D Trojan, Spitfire MK IXc (HAF/SAAF)

 

1/144 Heroes Models "one-shot decals"  T-28D Trojan, Spitfire MK IXc (HAF/SAAF)

T-28D Trojan | NX632NA Private Owners | 2019
After a complete revision this T-28, owned by a group of american pilots, wear this fictional but eye-catching French camo. The French flew the T-28S but this one is a D version.

1/144 T-28D Trojan | Private Owner | ONE SHOT DECAL 2,50€
Suggested kit: Miniwing
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Spitfire MK.IXc | Hellenic Air Force | 2021
After a deep restoration in UK this beautiful Spitfire, already present in the HAF museum, touched the sky again this year!

1/144 Spitfire MK.IXc | Hellenic Air Force | ONE SHOT DECAL 2,50€
Suggested kit: Eduard

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Spitfire MK.IXc | 4 Squadron SAAF | Sicily, 1943
A not so common desert camouflaged Mk.IX with unusual letter codes, Supermarine style serial and SAAF roundels. What more could I want?

1/144 Spitfire MK.IXc | 4 Squadron SAAF | ONE SHOT DECAL 2,50€
Suggested kit: Eduard

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P-51B Mustang| 76th Fighter Sq. 23rd Fighter Group | China 1944
A classical Olive Drab/Neutral Gray scheme, with uncommon dark-outlined roundels and a very large shark mouth, for this P-51 based in China.

1/144 P-51B | 76th Fighter Sq USAAF | ONE SHOT DECAL 2,50€ 
Suggested kit: SWEET

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Monday, July 19, 2021

1/144 Battle of Britain - Pre-Orders - Beacon Models

 

Beacon Models: Now open for pre-orders! 

Beacon Models been working hard to get our new web shop built and ready for launch, and we are very happy to announce that the new website is now online and accepting orders! We have increased the number of kits that will be available in the range, and you will be able to select different variants of the kits on the product pages. For more information about pre-ordering, click the pre-order info button on the product pages.

https://beacon-models.com/our-shop/

Beacon Models are still offering bonuses and rewards with pre-orders which include:

  • Various squadron and unit decals.
  • Standing pilot figures.
  • Art print.
  • 50% off shipping for pre-orders over £130.
  • Discounted prices on pre-orders over £60.

Many of you supported us on Kickstarter, and we hope that you will enjoy the new products on offer.

Thanks again, and take care!

Will & Bryan.

Join the Beacon Models mailing list for updateshttps://mailchi.mp/752b649ccc7c/beacon-models-landing-page
and get a free bonus of a 1/144 Painting Masterclass PDF by Master painter Juan Villegas, or free 3D STL Files  you to 3D print at home or your local makerspace, with an RAF pilot and Luftwaffe pilot, with size options for 1:144, 1:72 and 1:48.


The different sets will have the same sprues, but come with different decals associated to the aircraft and type selected.  Pre-orders you can choose an additional free 'bonus' set of decals/figures at check out for each kit purchased.




Supermarine Spitfire vs Messerschmitt Bf109

Without a doubt, it is in large part because of these stories and the men behind them that the Battle of Britain has been so fascinating to generations that came afterwards. Our Spitfire Mk.I Vs Bf109E dogfight set depicts one such story, and it was difficult indeed to choose two pilots in two aircraft that fought in an encounter during the summer of 1940.

On September 5th 1940, Pilot Officer Gerald “Stapme” Stapleton of No. 603 Squadron RAF shot down a Bf109E-4 flow by Oberleutnant Franz von Werra, Gruppe Adjutant of Staab II/JG3. Records of the event indicate that P/O Stapleton – most probably flying Spitfire N.3196 “XT-L” – shot down Von Werra flying Bf109E “Black Chevron” over Marden, Kent on the morning of the 5th. 

He later wrote of the encounter: https://beacon-models.com/product/spitfire-mk-1-vs-bf109e/

For the "versus" set you get
1x Spit MK.I   P/O Stapleton decals, 
1x bf-109 E-4  - Von Werra decals.

https://beacon-models.com/product/spitfire-mk-1-vs-bf109e/
Pre-order delivery estimate: Q4 20211 (every pre-order kit receives a bonus items of your choice)
2x 610 Squadron RAF Decals
2x Battle of France Spitfire Decals
2x Battle of France bf.109 decals
2x Generic Spitfire Markings
2x Generic setd pf bf.109 decals decals
2x Spitfire Aces decals
2x bf.109 decals Aces decals
Chris Freeman Box Art Print
Spitfire and bf.109 pilot figures
Cycling through the variants


Supermarine Spitfire 
The legendary RAF fighter that saw service throughout the second world war. With its elegant lines and striking elliptical wing it has an unmistakable silhouette.

The Beacon Models Spitfire is 1:144 and comes in four variants, including the early MkI, MkIa, MkIIa/b, and the PR MkI Type G.

2x MkI, plus MK.I decals                       £15
2x MkIa, plus MK.I decals                     £15
2x MkIIa/b, plus MK.I decals                 £15
2x PR MkI Type G. plus MK.I decals    £15


Pre-order delivery estimate: Q4 20211 (every pre-order kit receives a bonus items of your choice)
2x 457 Squadron RAAF Decals
2x 610 Squadron RAF Decals
2x Battle of France Spitfire decals
2x Generic Spitfire Markings
2x Spitfire Aces decals
Chris Freeman Box Art Print
Spitfire and bf.109 pilot figures
Cycling through the variants!


Messerschmitt Bf109
The Bf109 served as the backbone of the Luftwaffe from the Spanish Civil War to the conclusion of WWII. The three highest scoring aces of all time flew variants of this aircraft, claiming a combined total of 928 victories.

Sets include four variants, including the E-1, E-3/4, E-7 and the E-7 Trop.
2x Bf.109 E-1, plus E-1 decals              £15 
2x Bf.109 E-3/4, plus E-3/4 decals        £15
2x Bf.109 E-7, plus E-3/4 decals           £15
2x Bf.109 E-7 Trop., plus E-3/4 decals  £15


Pre-order delivery estimate: Q4 20211 (every pre-order kit receives a bonus items of your choice)
2x Battle of France bf.109 decals
2x bf.109 decals Aces decals
2x Generic sets of bf.109 decals
Spitfire and bf.109 pilot figures


RAF Dispersal Diorama
Our RAF Dispersal Diorama kit is intended to be the perfect accompaniment to our 1:144 Spitfire and future RAF models in ‘The Few: Battle of Britain Collection’.

9 different items

Pre-order delivery estimate: Q4 20211 (every pre-order kit receives a bonus items of your choice)
2x 457 Squadron RAAF Decals
2x 610 Squadron RAF Decals
2x Battle of France Spitfire Decals
2x Generic Spitfire Markings
2x Spitfire Aces decals
Chris Freeman Box Art Print
Spitfire and bf.109 pilot figures


Friday, July 02, 2021

1/144 Czech Avia CS-199 - Miniwing


 
1/144 Czech Avia CS-199 - Miniwing

( This is a machine translation. Please allow for possible misinterpretations in the text. )

From the Czech Mini Wing 1/144 Avia CS-199 Full Resin Kit Information.

--The CS199 is a double-seat trainer developed and modified by Czech Avia from its S-199 fighter.

――The fuselage of this machine is the one of Bf109G-12 that was produced by Avia during the war, and the engine is equipped with Junkers Jumo 211F like S-199.

--This full resin kit comes with two vacuum canopies of the same type as the [Arad Ar96] that the late CS-199 was equipped with and two types of Czech army decals.

――When completed, the kit will have a total length of about 62 mm and a total width of about 69 mm.

――The details of the parts are sharp despite the compact scale of 1/144, and the attached decals are also clearly printed.

-It is a perfect kit for airfield dioramas.

( This is a machine translation. Please allow for possible misinterpretations in the text. )


Manufacturer : Miniwing
Scale : 1/144
Material         : Resin
Release Date : Aug(Jul. 2, 2021 Pre-order start.)
List Price     : 5,280 yen about 47.67 USD
Sales Price : 4,080 yen about 36.83 USD

** For European residents; you will probably get a better price from euro resellers **

https://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10796794










1/144 Army Type 1 Fighter Hayabusa(KI-43-1) 64th Hiko-Sentai (Plastic model) - Sweet Models

 1/144 Army Type 1 Fighter Hayabusa(KI-43-1) 64th Hiko-Sentai (Plastic model)  - Sweet Models

( This is a machine translation. Please allow for possible misinterpretations in the text. )

[The sound of the engine roars and falcons go. .. .. ]

-The set fighter [Falcon] was used by many units as the main fighter of the Army in all theaters throughout the Pacific War.

――Among them, in the southern invasion operation of the beginning of the war, the support from the air by the Hayabusa type of the 64th flight squadron led by Lieutenant Colonel Takeo Kato made a great contribution to the success of the operation and became famous as [Kato Hayabusa Combat Team].

[Easy to assemble [Pachi Pita! ] It is a kit]

--1/144 This is a Hayabusa type scale model. Two machines are included in one box.

――With the minimum number of parts to ensure that even beginners can assemble [Pachi Pita! ], The parts fitting accuracy has been maximized.

――Please pick up and check the detailed airframe mold based on the latest evidence.

――We have prepared as many decals as possible, including 6 decals, including Captain Katsushiro, as well as extra squadron marks and company commander signs. Made by the Italian cult graph company of high quality.

――The BOX illustration drawn by Yukihisa Fujita is the brave figure (?) and the cats in the army's summer flight suit.

( This is a machine translation. Please allow for possible misinterpretations in the text. )


Manufacturer : Sweet
Scale : 1/144
Release Date : Late Jul(Jul. 2, 2021 Pre-order start.)
List Price     : 2,090yen about 18.87 USD
Sales Price : 1,615yen about 14.58 USD

https://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10796612