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MB-339A Pan CD MLU

Published: January 24, 2023
Book Author(s): Marco Tomassoni, Claudio Col, Mauro Cini
Company: Aviation Collectibles

The MB-339 is a trainer/light-attack aircraft designed for the Italian Air Force by Aermacchi. The reliability, simplicity and capabilities of the airframe meant that it was successfully exported to 8 other countries.

The author of the book (a pilot himself) clearly tells the history and characteristics of this airplane, with the detail and insights that only someone that has flown the… more

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Tanque Argentino Mediano (TAM)

Published: January 24, 2023
Company: Dukel Hobbies

The Tanque Argentino Mediano (TAM) is a 30-ton armored tracked combat vehicle with a 105 mm cannon based on the running gear and hull of the Marder Infantry Vehicle. It has been designed considering the constrains of roads, bridges, and terrain of Argentina. It was designed as a joint effort of Thyssen-Henschel and TAMSE (an Argentinean company specially created to build the TAM). The hull has… more

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Handbrake! - Dassault Super Étendard Fighter-Bombers in the Falklands/Malvinas War 1982

Published: December 11, 2022
Book Author(s): Mariano Sciaroni, Alejandro Amendolara
Company: Helion & Company

Casemate Publishers is distributing the latest installment of the Helion & Company’s Latin America @ War series, which focuses on the combat actions of the Super Etendard during the Falkland War in 1982. “Handbrake!” was the code word used by the British Task Force when an Exocet attack was identified on their radars.

The book is organized in a chronological order, with the first… more

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The British Aircraft Carrier HMS Furious

Published: December 9, 2022
Book Author(s): Witold Koszela
Company: Kagero Publishing

The HMS Furious started its service with the Royal Navy towards the end of WWI, converted from a “great light cruiser” as it combined a flying-platform (for take-off) and one very heavy gun of 18-inches. In the interwar years it was modified and the flying platform was extended to allow both for take-off and landing, including a brief period in which the take off and landing platforms were… more

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Tracks for Tiger (P), Ferdinand and Elefant (Early)

Published: August 30, 2022
Company: OKB Grigorov

OKB Grigorov specializes in resin, photoetch and turned metal barrel conversions for armor. One of their latest releases is the tracks for the German Tiger (P), Ferdinand and Elefant (Early)

This aftermarket set includes parts in grey resin. As you can see from the pictures, the casting of the parts is pretty good, without any bubbles in the resin and small attachment points.

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Wheels for Tiger (P), Ferdinand, Elefant

Published: August 30, 2022
Company: OKB Grigorov

OKB Grigorov specializes in resin, photoetch and turned metal barrel conversions for armor. One of their latest releases is the wheels for the German Tiger (P), Ferdinand and Elefant (Early)

This aftermarket set includes parts in grey resin. As you can see from the pictures, the casting of the parts is pretty good, without any bubbles in the resin and small attachment points.

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Tracks for T-34 mod.1942, Factory 112 “Red Sormovo”.

Published: August 30, 2022
Company: OKB Grigorov

OKB Grigorov specializes in resin, photoetch, and turned metal barrel conversions for armor. One of their latest releases is the tracks for the Russian T-34 mod.1942, Factory 112 “Red Sormovo”.

This aftermarket set includes parts in grey resin. As you can see from the pictures, the casting of the parts is pretty good, without any bubbles in the resin and small attachment points.

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Napoleonic French Military Uniforms

Published: August 30, 2022
Book Author(s): Guy Dempsey, ed.
Company: Helion & Company

This book is fascinating both from the historical point of view and for the military figure modeler point of view.

It consists of a series of watercolor copies of the original lithographs depicting military uniforms of the Napoleonic era. It should be pointed out that the original collection was completed after Napoleon’s death and during a period where anything related to Napoleon was… more

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The Messerschmitt Bf 109 Late Series (F to K including the Z series) – Second Edition

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

The excellent books on the Bf-109 by Richard A. Franks have been out of print for a few years now, so Valiant Wings decided to reprint and expand on the original book by issuing the Second Edition of The Messerschmitt Bf 109 Late Series (F to K including the Z series).

The book is divided on the following sections

  • Airframe Chapters
  • Bf-109F
  • Bf-109G… more

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ICM Paints – 80 Color Box

Published: June 7, 2022
Company: ICM

I have been using enamels for many years (a couple of decades) now. Enamel hobby paints are getting hard to find and there are the health considerations on enamels, so I have been exploring different acrylic options out there. I was surprised to find out that ICM Models from Ukraine has released an extensive set of paints that are acrylic and water thinnable.

The 80-Color boxing… more