Coming Soon from Flyhawk Model, a 1/700 scale HMS Hermes!
Aoshima shares news of two new releases in the 1/700 scale range; HMS Hermes and IJA Hei Type Special Ship Akitsumaru.
Jim shares recently received items from IBG Models, including the new Chevrolet C15A, and books from Osprey, Accion Press and more.
Stevens International just shared their listing of August releases from Trumpeter Models and the USS Constellation CV-64 Aircraft Carrier makes the list!
75 years ago on this day (12th April 1941) on the 1287th kilometer of the navigable part of Danube river Yugoslav Royal Navy Ship „Drava“ was sunk. Exactly at 8:00 a.m. last words were written in ship’s journal, and the glorious history of the Drava“ and its brave crew has begun.
Here's the latest 1/700 PE offering from White Ensign Models.
Scale Model Club “Novi Sad” and IPMS Serbia are proud to present the Danube 1255 International Scale Model Show, May 14, 2017.
Iwata offers airbrushers something to carry their tools in, the Iwata Zipper Case.
The heavens have opened and rained down stuff. 18 kits, 12 books, 6 paint sets, and 6 paint jars/accessories. And yes I know this says Monday. It was on YouTube on Monday though. :)
Tetra Model Works has announced the release of set SE-70007, a photoetch brass update for the Yamashita Hobby destroyer Fubuki in 1/700 scale
Yamashita Hobby of Japan has announced the May 2016 release of kit YMS02030, the destroyer Fubuki (“Blizzard”) with photo etched parts in 1/700 scale
Yamashita Hobby of Japan has announced the May 2016 release of kit YMS02029, the Imperial Japanese Navy destroyer Hibiki (“Thunder”) in 1/700 scale.
Round 2 models has announced the March 2016 re-release of kit HL429, Lindberg models USS Hazard (AM-240) Admirable-class minesweeper in 1/125 scale.
Round 2, under the Lindberg label, has announced the March 2016 release of kit HL439, “Tabletop Navy” HMS King George V & HMS Dorsetshire 2-Pack in 1/1200 Scale.
Stephens International just added Trumpeter's 1/350 scale German Heavy Cruiser Blucher to their July 2016 offerings.
We got a few new tank kits in this week from Meng and Rye Field Model. That and Jim likes to ramble.
Alantic Models Releases a new photo etch set for the Airfix 1/600 HMS Tiger!
Well, it is about time! We now have a manufacturer's confirmation and projected release date for Merit International's 1/350 Scale HMS Ark Royal - 1939.
Rusty Rail will not be landlocked with their subjects. March launches some new - and new re-releases - resin castings for your rising tide of modeling.
Special Hobby have sent us details of two new releases in their Special Navy series. The deck guns are designed for Revell's 1:72 kit.
Fujimi models of Japan has announced the March 2016 release of FUJ46003, the proposed Super Yamato Class Battleship Kii.
Mirage Hobby of Poland has announced the March 2016 re-release of kit 40413, the German World War Two submarine U-826 (Type VIIC/Turm IV).
We got in a slew of new items this week. Check out this video of Jim opening boxes. No really... it's exciting stuff.
Revell Germany has released kit No. 05500, a 1/350 scale two-kit combination of the First World War Imperial German Navy cruisers SMS Dresden and SMS Emden.
Atlas Model Railroad will announce the release of new O scale-1/48 buildings!
Niko Models of Poland has released kit No. 3501, a 1/350 scale version of the Treasury class United States Coast Guard Cutter Roger B. Taney as the ship appeared in 1944.
ŘOP o.s.(Samek) models of the Czech Republic has released kit S350/001, a Japanese midget submarine Type A KO-Hyoteki (1941).
We've been familiar with RCS's PE work for some time, providing excellent sets for upgrading details and conversions for Revell's 1/72 scale boats. Now they are diversifying their product line, starting with plan drawings of the grey wolves of the Battle of the Atlantic.
Would you believe there once was a freshwater, paddle-wheel steamer aircraft carrier? In 1942 the Great Lakes side-wheel steamer Seeandbee, which first took to the lake's waters in 1912, had been transformed into and an aircraft carrier to operate in the Great Lakes as the USS Wolverine, a platform for advanced training for US Navy pilots. Blue Ridge Models now offers a limited edition kit of this one-of-a-kind carrier.
Revell has announced the March 2016 release of kit No. 05140, a 1/144 scale version of the Kriegsmarine Type XXIII U-Boat. This is a reboxing of ICM’s kit No. S.004 from 2006.
The Type 271 RADAR set was a surface search radar set and was the first microwave radar set and was mounted on hundreds of Royal Navy ships. Model Monkey now produces a set of this set and its upgraded Type 273 version, available in several scales.
Model Monkey has recently released two sets of anchors that come in several scales. They are 4000lb anchors for destroyers and 30000lb anchors for battleships.
Fujimi of Japan has announced the latest of their goofy "Chibi-Maru" warships; in this case, the fleet carrier Taiho.
Aoshima of Japan has announced the April 2016 release of AOS01210, a 1/700 scale version of the Imperial Japanese Navy Fleet Oiler Hayasui.
The Type 21 frigate, or Amazon-class frigate, was a British Royal Navy general-purpose escort that was designed in the late 1960s, built in the 1970s and served throughout the 1980s into the 1990s. The six surviving Type 21 frigates were sold to Pakistan in 1993–1994.The class was renamed by the Pakistani Navy as the Tariq class
Now available is a full-hull, resin kit of the Second World War French cruiser Lamotte-Picquet, a Duguay-Trouin class light cruiser. At the start of the war she was patrolling the waters of French Indochina and the Dutch East Indies (today's Vietnam and Indonesia).
Ahoy shipmates! Our friend from up North, Still Motions Photographics, is pleased to announce two new titles in their line of DVD pictorial photo reference albums.
Atlantis Models has re-released a kit originally produced by the classic American model company, Aurora Models. The 18th Century pirate ship Black Falcon has returned to plunder modeling seas.
Both the Kako and Kinugasa were built in the mid 1920's and both were sunk in 1942 in the waters off Guadalcanal. Hasegawa plans to release both full hull kits of these ships this March (April for outside of Japan).
Launched in 1909, the USS Utah was one of two Florida Class battleships. This class was the first class to be fully fitted with steam turbine engines. Utah and her sister Florida deployed US Marines in the Battle of Veracruz in 1914 and Utah performed convoy escort duty during World War I. Sunk during the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, her battered hull serves as a memorial to those sailors who were killed aboard her.
The new Tamiya SU-76M has arrived as well as a few other notable kits, books, and magazines.
Shelf Oddity of Poland has announced product SO700109, a set of tiny 1/700 scale IJN Figures – Naval Sailors from World War Two.
Shelf Oddity of Poland has announced product SO700108, a set of tiny 1/700 scale IJN Figures – Naval Officers from World War Two.
In addition to a 1/700 PE set for the Iowa battleship class, FlyHawk is coming out with a larger scale PE set for one of two largest battleships ever to sail the ocean - the IJN Musashi. The set for the Tamiya kits (Nos 78004/78031) is meant to represent the Musashi as she was at the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
Coming from FlyHawk Models, a new photo etch set for the Tamiya kit (No 31616). Entitled a 'Gold Medal Edition', this extensive includes from resin anchors to PE radar and everything in between.
A pre-dreadnought battleship kit will be joining the club of 1/200 battle wagon kits that have become popular. Wave Corporation will be releasing a kit in this scale of the famous Russo-Japanese naval war victor, Mikasa.
Originally named Kit when launched from the Elbing Shipyards in 1899, she was renamed Bditelni in 1902. She and her 3 sister ships served in Russo-Japanese war where Bditelni met her end in 1904 after suffering damage from a mine strike and then scuttled by her crew to prevent capture.
Academy of South Korea has announced the release of AC14220, a 1/700 scale version of the doomed liner R.M.S. Titanic + LED set. This is a re-release of the Academy’s Titanic kit from 2007 with LEDs to jazz things up.
In what is being advertised as a newly tooled kit, a 1/200 Hood is in the works for a summer release. In this scale 'The Mighty Hood' will measure over 51 inches (130cm).
Some naval historical sources regard the Akitsu Maru and her sister ship, the Nigitsu Maru, as the first amphibious assault ships. This pioneering naval concept will become available as a kit this Spring.