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Coming in April: Airframe Extra No.7
- A series with a difference
The seventh title in the much-acclaimed Airframe Extra series: ‘The Suez Crisis – Empire's End’, is now available for pre-order at £9.95.
     Many active scale modellers like to build subjects based on a theme or historical event. This series looks at specific areas and events in the history of aerial warfare.
     
Covers the historical background prior to the conflict and aerial operations by all sides from 28th October to the ceasefire on 7th November 1956. The historical narrative is by Steve A. Evans with numerous period images. There are colour profiles and top-views by Richard J Caruana.
     AE07 features 7 specially commissioned kit builds:
1/48th Meteor NF Mk 13, N.A. P-51D and Republic RF-84F Thunderstreak by Steve A. Evans; 1/72nd Meteor F Mk 8,
Sea Hawk FGA Mk 6 and Piper Cub by Libor Jekl; and 1/72nd Il-28 Beagle by Steve A. Evans.

     The first six Airframe Extras, 1: ‘D-Day To VE Day’, 2: 'The Korean War', 3:'Battle of Britain', 4: 'Battle of Taranto', 5: 'The Spanish Civil War' and 6'Continuation War' are also available.
11th in Series: Airframe Album No.11
The Fieseler Fi 156
- A Complete Guide To The Luftwaffe's Versatile Storch (Including Post-war Production)
First off the blocks for 2017 is the next title in the Airframe Album series from Valiant Wings Publishing. This series of books offers everything that modern modellers want when they are tackling a specific subject.
    
Our eleventh title in the Airframe Album series is an essential companion for anyone tackling the Hasegawa (1/32nd), Tristar (1/35th), Esci or Tamiya (1/48th), Academy or Airfix/Heller kits in 1/72nd scale.
     Contents include a wealth of historical photographs; period detail images and diagrams; 3D isometric views of prototype and production machines by Chris Sandham-Bailey; colour profiles and camouflage and marking notes by Richard J. Caruana; at least 100 pages; lists of accessories and decals; kit builds of the Smer (ex-Heller) Fi 156C and a conversion of the Academy Storch to a K-65 Čáp in 1/72nd by Libor Jekl, plus the Tamiya 1/48th example by Steve A. Evans.
9th in Series:
Airframe & Miniature No.9:
The Dornier Do 335 Pfeil

- A Complete Guide To The Luftwaffe's Fastest
Piston-engine Fighter

This ninth book in our much-acclaimed series contains
144 pages packed with vital information that no active modeller and late WW2 Luftwaffe enthusiast should be without.
     Contents include technical information; walk-around
images and diagrams; camouflage and markings; colour side views by Richard J. Caruana; 3D isometrics by Wojciech Sankowski; specially commissioned kit builds by Libor Jekl and Steve A. Evans and Dani Zamarbide of the 1/72nd scale Revell (ex-Dragon) Do 335A-1, 1/48th scale Tamiya Do 335A-12 and 1/32nd scale HK Models Do 335B-2 kits; specially commissioned front cover artwork by Jerry Boucher; a set of fold-out 1/48th scale plans.

Out now! Airframe Album No.10:
The Me 163 Komet

- A Detailed Guide To The Luftwaffe's
Rocket-Powered Interceptor

Our tenth title in the Airframe Album series will be an essential companion for anyone tackling the Meng (1/32nd), Trimaster/ Dragon (1/48th), Academy and even the older Airfix and Heller kits in 1/72nd scale.
     Contents include a wealth of historical photographs and images of the world’s preserved examples; period images during production and service use; isometric views by Wojciech Sankowski; colour profiles by Richard J. Caruana; lists of all accessories and decals; kit builds of the PM DFS 194 and Special Hobby 1/72nd Me 163A by Libor Jekl and the Trimaster/Dragon 1/48th and Meng 1/32nd Me 163Bs by Steve Evans; at least 100 pages in total.

 

8th in Series: Airframe & Miniature No.8:
The de Havilland Mosquito

- Part 1: Bomber & Photo-reconnaissance
The modelling map in relation to the Mosquito has changed dramatically over recent years and much more reference material is now available. The time is therefore right to bring out new titles that comprehensively bring modellers and enthusiasts up to date with the type.
     This eighth book in our much acclaimed series contains 192 pages packed with vital information that no active modeller and Mosquito enthusiast should be without.
     Contents include technical information; walk-around images and diagrams; camouflage and markings; model builds; colour side views by Richard J. Caruana; 3D isometrics by Wojciech Sankowski; kit builds by Libor Jekl and Steve A. Evans; a set of fold-out 1/48th scale plans.
     Free Bonus Content now available - see product page.
4th in Series: Airframe Detail No.4
The Supermarine Swift
- A Technical Guide
We start 2016 with the fourth title in our expanding Airframe Detail series of books for the avid aviation modeller and enthusiast. Scale modellers have never had it so good. Right now all manner of historic aircraft types can be built in the popular scales. However, for the serious modeller and enthusiast, references can be scarce or hard to find for many of these interesting types. Valiant Wings’ new Airframe Detail is addressing this; providing a one-stop reference guide for anyone wishing to model certain aircraft.
     A wealth of historical photographs; period walkaround pictures; period diagrams from original flight manuals; a detailed study of structure, equipment and armament; colour profiles and camouflage and marking detail by Richard J Caruana; lists of all kits, accessories and decals.
Airframe & Miniature No.2:
The Hawker Typhoon
Second Edition
- Updated & Expanded
Our next title in the ever-popular Airframe & Miniature series will be an updated, revised and expanded edition of The Hawker Typhoon – A Complete Guide To The RAF’s Classic Ground-Attack Fighter by Richard A. Franks.
     This second book in our much acclaimed series has been out of print for over a year. With new Typhoon kits now available in 1/72nd and 1/24th scales and with a 1/24th scale ‘Car Door’ version coming from Airfix in 2016, it seemed right to make this book available once again.
     In addition to the original contents it will contain:
  • Extra pages of walk-around images and technical diagrams
  • Extra 1/72nd full kit builds by Steve A. Evans of the Brengun and new-tool Airfix kits. These have been specially commissioned for the book.
  • A specially commissioned build of the 1/24th scale Airfix kit by Daniel Zamarbide.
  • An extra 48 pages of content in total
  • Specially commissioned new front cover artwork by Jerry Boucher

New Series: Airframe Workbench Guide
- A new format
We are delighted to announce the launch of a new range of practical publications for active scale modellers - Airframe Workbench Guides. This series will help expand modellers’ skills as they tackle new projects.
     The first in this series covers building and finishing 1/72 scale model aircraft. The author Libor Jekl, is a modeller right at the top of his game with the ability to share his techniques and demystify the more complex processes of advanced model construction. Step-by-step images will take the modeller through each process and explain in simple stages how to tackle modelling tasks that can baffle the most experienced of us.
     The first Airframe Workbench Guide, ‘Aircraft Modelling’, is 124 pages, square format with gloss laminated covers and retails at £13.95 per copy.

Paints & Materials
We stock Gunze-Sangyo Aqueous Hobby Color 
paints and materials for sale at shows. (We are currently unable to send these through the post.) The show listing (left) details our next show/s - hope to see you there!

Hawker Hurricane Mk I Resin Detail Set - upgraded! Only £5.50 (inc vat)
- DH propeller spinner and blades;
- Ejector and fishtail exhausts; NEW
- Improved air intake;
- Improved wheels;
- Pitot tube
This set adds a bit extra to the older tool Airfix Mk 1 Hurricane, including some obvious omissions from the kit. It can also be used with other 1/72 Hurricane kits