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Ju-88A-8 Paravane

Published: February 22, 2023
Company: ICM


The Junkers Ju 88 is a German World War II Luftwaffe twin-engined multirole combat aircraft. Junkers Aircraft and Motor Works (JFM) designed the plane in the mid-1930s as a so-called Schnellbomber ("fast bomber") that would be too fast for fighters of its era to intercept. It suffered from technical problems during its development and early operational periods but became one… more

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Discovering Lost Automobiles and Their Stories

Published: January 31, 2023
Book Author(s): Michael Ware
Company: Pen and Sword Books Ltd

Many enthusiasts dream of finding a Bugatti or a Bentley in a barn or a long disused building. In reality, such finds are more likely to be an Austin 7, Ford Popular or a Mini. This book is stuffed with these so called “barn finds”. The author has tried to find out the background to the abandonment and the previous history of the “as found” car when it was in regular use. Why was it put away… more

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TANKART 4 German Armor (2nd Edition)

Published: December 24, 2022
Book Author(s): Michael Rinaldi, Mario Eens
Company: Rinaldi Studio Press

TANKART 4 German Armor is the fourth TA book and second one to cover the always popular subject, WWII German Armor. This 2nd Edition printing expands on the original edition by 64-pages utilizing additional chapter material to provide greater coverage. Each chapter inside TA4 has been given more pages to help cover on the processes better, including more images of the various steps… more

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Messerschmitt 309V-4

Published: December 24, 2022
Company: Brengun


The Messerschmitt Me 309 was a prototype German fighter, designed in the early years of World War II to replace the Bf 109. Although it had many advanced features, the Me 309's performance left much to be desired and it had so many problems that the project was canceled with only four prototypes built. The Me 309 was one of two failed Messerschmitt projects intended to… more


German Instrument Panels

Published: December 13, 2022
Book Author(s): Dariusz Karnas
Company: Mushroom Model Publications - MMP Books

This book from the series “Inside” shows detailed drawings of the German aircraft instrument panels in great detail.

Instrument panels of the following aircraft:

  • Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-4
  • Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-4
  • Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6
  • Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-12
  • Messerschmitt Me 262 A
  • Heinkel He 111 P-1
  • Henschel… more


Spotlight On: Grumman F4F Wildcat

Published: November 3, 2022
Book Author(s): Zbigniew Kolacha
Company: Mushroom Model Publications - MMP Books

This book is the latest in a new reference series for aircraft modelers called "Spotlight On" and presents detailed illustrations of the famous American carrier-based fighter aircraft that began service in 1940 with the US Navy.

The Wildcat was the only effective fighter available to the US Navy and Marine Corps in the Pacific Theatre during the early part of the Second World War.… more


Republic P-47D Thunderbolt Bubbletop - Camouflage and Decals

Published: September 4, 2022
Book Author(s): Arkadiusz Wrobel, Janusz Swiatlon
Company: Kagero Publishing

Kagero brings us another of their “Camouflage & Decals” series books, this time showcasing the Republic P-47D Bubbletop Thunderbolt. There is no text, other than a brief caption of each aircraft and the unit/pilot assigned.

The color profiles are mostly pretty exciting and colorful, with many featuring gorgeous nose art of the time. This makes the book a helpful resource for the… more

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F-6C Mustang "Expert Set"

Published: August 18, 2022
Company: Arma Hobby

The P-51 Mustang was an excellent fighter, but it also proved to be a universal photo-reconnaissance plane. Its performance: speed, ceiling, armament, and great range meant that it could efficiently reach a distant target, photograph it and safely return to the base. To become a long-range aerial spy, the Mustang, unlike, for example, the Spitfire, required only the installation of… more

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The Messerschmitt Bf-109 Early Series (V1 to E-9 including the T series)

Published: June 13, 2022
Book Author(s): Richard A. Franks.
Company: Valiant Wings Publishing

Valiant Wings Publishing's next title in the ever-popular Airframe & Miniature series is an updated, revised and expanded second edition of The Messerschmitt Bf 109 (Early versions V1 to E-9 including T-series) – A Complete Guide to The Luftwaffe's Famous Fighter by Richard A. Franks.

From the Publisher: This fifth book in our much-acclaimed series has been out of print for a while… more


Junkers Ju-88A-4

Published: June 13, 2022
Book Author(s): Sebastian Piechowiak
Company: Kagero Publishing

The first in a new Kagero series (Club 1/48), author and modeler Sebastian Piechowiak presents his build log of ICM’s 1/48 Junkers Ju-88A-4 model. With text in both Polish & English, he describes his build in a step-by-step fashion. Obviously an accomplished and talented artist, the close-up photos are greatly appreciated, showing off his techniques and results, particularly in the cockpit… more