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Grumman F-14 Tomcat in US Navy Service

Published: October 22, 2021
Book Author(s): Salvador Mafe Huertas
Company: Kagero Publishing

Kagero Publishers continues to expand its Monograph series with a book dedicated to the F-14 in US Navy Service (one of the only two users of the airframe)

The book is divided in the following sections

  • Genesis of a thoroughbred
  • Production and variants
  • VF-154 “Black Knights”
  • Pilot and RIO
  • VF-32 “Swordsmen”, its last deployment with… more

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All for One, One for All – The Argentine Navy during the Falklands/Malvinas

Published: September 12, 2021
Book Author(s): Dr Jorge Boveda
Company: Helion & Company

Helion & Company continues to expand its series “Latin America @ War”, with its 23rd installment devoted to the Argentine Navy operations during the Falklands/Malvinas War.

The author is the son of an Argentine Navy officer, and himself was a cadet of the Argentinean Navy. As such, he can speak to the Argentine Navy culture like an “insider”, which provides insights… more

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Ki-27 – Part 4

Published: September 12, 2021
Company: Lifelike Decals

Lifelike Decals from Japan has released its 4th installment in a series of Ki-27 “Nate”. There are a total of 9 aircraft, with 7 of them being of the Japanese “Gray Green” color, which the instructions suggest to replacing with German RLM 02. The other two aircraft are painted in Japanese Dark Green over Gray-Green.

The decals provide squadron codes and fuselage art for all… more

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Ki-27 – Part 5

Published: September 12, 2021
Company: Lifelike Decals

Lifelike Decals from Japan has released its 5th installment in a series of Ki-27 “Nate”. You get a total of 8 aircraft, with 6 of them being of the Japanese “Gray Green” color, which the instructions suggest replacing with German RLM 02.

One of the other two aircraft is painted in Japanese Dark Green over Gray-Green, while the last one is an attractive disruptive camouflage… more

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Ammo by Mig – Acrylic Filters

Published: September 11, 2021
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

Ammo by Mig has released an extensive line of acrylic filters, I think there are 30 different colors in the line. This review includes the following colors

  • A.Mig-0808 Marine Blue
  • A.Mig-0811 Yellow Green
  • A.Mig-0823 Medium Brown
  • A.Mig-0824 Tan

Filters are translucent paints (highly diluted paints) that are intended to be applied over a… more

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Yugoslav Fighter Colours 1919-1941 – Vol 1

Published: June 24, 2021
Book Author(s): Oganjan Petrovic
Company: MMP Books

MMP Books continues its series of “Colours of…” Eastern European Air Forces. This time the Yugoslav Air Force before and up to World War 2. The second volume covers the period mainly the mid-1930’s until April 1941. Volume 1 has been reviewed previously.

In particular this book covers the following airframes

  • Hawker Yugoslav Fury
  • Ikarus… more

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SdkFz.251: 251/9 and 251/22 Kanonenwagen German Army and Waffen-SS Western and Eastern Fronts, 1944-45

Published: June 4, 2021
Book Author(s): Dennis Olivier
Company: Pen & Sword

Pen and Sword continues to expand its LandCraft series, this time with an installment of the SdkFz.251, focusing on the /9 and /22 versions of one of the most versatile halftracks of WW2. These units were first used for infantry support and later as tank-hunters with the 7.5 cm gun.

The book is divided in the following sections

  • The Panzer Units
  • The Panzer… more

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Macchi C.202 Folgore

Published: June 4, 2021
Book Author(s): Przemysław Skulski
Company: MMP Books

MMP Books continues its Orange Series, this time with the 3rd Edition of the “Macchi C.202 Folgore” book by Przemysław Skulski.

The C.202 Folgore was probably the most significant aircraft of Italian design during WW2, given that is was one of the best performers of the bunch -maybe not the best, but among the best- and certainly the one produced in the larger numbers among those… more

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How To Paint WWII RAF Early Aircraft

Published: June 4, 2021
Book Author(s): Ammo by Mig
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

In recent months I had the opportunity to review some products from Ammo by Mig and I have been impressed with the quality and ease of use of them. To the point that I started purchasing some other items from the line… but at times it is not clear what the product is for, or rather, how to use it.

Enter “Solution Book” series. Each book of this series describes what the products are… more

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Albatross L-39Z0

Published: June 4, 2021
Company: Aires Hobby Models

Aires Models from Czech Republic specializes on aftermarket details; for the most part releasing “drop-in” resin replacement parts.

This set is intended to replace the wheels of the 1/48 Trumpeter L39Z0. The parts are molded in grey resin, free of bubbles or imperfections and with great surface detail, down to the manufacturer of the tires molded with enough raised detail that will… more