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Soviet Air Force Pilot - Winter Suit

Published: December 3, 2014
Company: Aires Hobby Models

A wonderfully detailed 1/72 Soviet air force pilot! He stands in a blue flight suit, leather jacket, leather boots, sidearm, and white flight helmet. His arms are crossed behind him. One imagines him attending a pre-flight briefing or a post-flight discussion, or posing proudly beside his aircraft while someone snaps a photo. Be sure to add some snow at the edge of the tarmac!

The… more


USAF Fighter Pilot - Vietnam War 1960-1975

Published: December 3, 2014
Company: Aires Hobby Models

A nicely detailed 1/72 USAF Fighter Pilot! He stands in a USAF flight suit, harness, helmet in his right hand, and wears a USAF flight cap. Missing is a g-suit and the distinctive “bulletproof” mustache worn by USAF fighter pilots during the Vietnam War. However, with some careful painting, you can suggest these things at this scale.

The figure arrived in a clear package with insert.… more

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Published: August 5, 2013
Company: Fine Molds

The JGSDF Type 60 APC

The Japan Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF) is the main branch of the Japan Self-Defense Forces responsible for land-based military operations. It is the de facto army of Japan.

Development of the Type 60 armored personnel carrier (APC) began in 1957. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Komatsu Ltd. were tasked by the Ministry of Defense to develop… more

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German Tank Crew, Normandy, 1944

Published: January 26, 2022
Company: MiniArt

MiniArt’s German Tank Crew Normandy 1944 contains five figures wearing their German uniforms under bad weather leathers. The commander figure is posed as if he’s standing in a vehicle hatch, scanning the terrain. The other four are depicted during moments of relaxation and revelry. An accordion player appears to tap his toe in time with the music. An NCO stands with his jacket open and an… more

CX337 Mask

Masks for Tamiya's A6M2b Zero

Published: April 28, 2013
Company: Eduard

Eduard Mask CX337, A6M2b, is intended for Tamiya’s recent Mitsubishi A6M2b Zero Fighter (Zeke) (Tamiya item no. 60780) in 1/72 scale. The package consists of one sheet of diecut masks for one model and a set of instructions. The masks are for the aircraft’s canopy and main wheels. The kit comes with a closed canopy (1 part) and open canopy (3 parts).

The masks may require careful… more

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Soviet BTR-70 APC Early Version

Published: January 2, 2013
Company: Trumpeter

About the BTR-70

The BTR-70 is an eight-wheeled armored personnel carrier. BTR stands for Bronetransportyor (literally "armored transporter"), originally developed during the late 1960s under the industrial designator GAZ-4905. On August 21, 1972, it was accepted into service and would later be exported to the Warsaw Pact and other allies. Introduced as a successor to the… more

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Hungarian 40/43M 105mm Assault Gun Zrinyi II

Published: December 6, 2012
Company: Bronco Models

From award-winning Bronco Models of Ningbo, China, comes a very interesting subject and an enjoyable build, the Hungarian 40/43M Zrinyi II assault gun. Armed with a 105mm gun, this AFV had limited production (between 44 and 66 vehicles) and served on the eastern front in a similar capacity as that of the well-known German StuG III assault gun. Only one intact Zrinyi II is known to exist today… more