L A T E S T N E W SOut November! Airframe Detail No.1: The Blohm & Voss Bv 141
We are delighted to announce a new series of books for the avid aviation modeller and enthusiast. 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 interesting types. Valiant Wings’ new Airframe Detail will address this, providing a one-stop reference guide for anyone wishing to model certain aircraft.
Our first title in this series, The Blohm & Voss Bv 141 - A Technical Guide by Richard A Franks, will cover an esoteric Luftwaffe type but nonetheless one of great interest to scale model enthusiasts. Whether you are tackling the new tool Hobbyboss 1/48 scale kit or grappling with the old Airfix offering in 1/72 scale our first Airframe Detail title will be essential reading for you.
Pre-order Special Offers!
- Anyone directly pre-ordering a copy before November 5th will be entered into a PRIZE DRAW to win a a HobbyBoss 1/48 Bv 141 kit.
- HALF PRICE Delivery for all individual pre-ordered copies both UK and worldwide before Oct 31st.
Coming Soon! Airframe Album No.5: The Bristol Blenheim
Our fifth title in the Airframe Album series will provide more variety in subject matter compared with our previous four titles in the series and is perfectly timed for the new tool 1/72 Airfix kit releases and recent re-release of the 1/48 Classic Airframes kit.
The content includes a wealth of historical photographs, walkaround detail pictures, a detailed study of the structure, equipment and armament used, isometric views of all prototype and production airframes, colour profiles and camouflage detail and lists of all Blenheim kits, accessories and decals produced in all scales.
For every copy bought directly from us, £1.00 will be donated to The Blenheim Society to help support the example at Duxford that is being restored to fly again.
Pre-order Special Offers!
- Anyone directly pre-ordering a copy before October 31st will be entered into a PRIZE DRAW to win a brand new tool 1/72 Airfix Mk 1 or Mk IVf kit. We have one of each to give away.
- £2.00 OFF p&p for all individual pre-ordered copies both UK and worldwide before Oct 31st.
Now out with 224 pages! Airframe & Miniature No.7:
The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Radial-engine Versions
The seventh title in our increasingly popular series is The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Radial-engine Versions (including Fw 190A, B, C, F, G & S) – A Complete Guide To The Luftwaffe’s
Butcher Bird by Richard A. Franks. This book contains a massive 224 pages packed with vital information that no active modeller and Fw 190 enthusiast should be without.
A real bonus for the modeller are the two sets of fold-out 1/48th scale plans.
Airframe & Miniature No.7
Pre-order Prize Draw
Congratulations to our 4 prize draw winners.
- Eduard 1/48 Fw 190A-8 kits go to: R Hadlow, UK and P Diaz de Souza, Spain
- Airfix 1/72 Fw 190F-8 kits go to: D Strand, USA and C Fries, USA
Paints & Materials
We now stock Gunze-Sangyo Aqueous Hobby Color paints and materials for sale at shows. (We are currently unable to send these through the post.) Your next chance will be at Modelfest, Farnborough, on September 20th - see you there!
Airframe Album No.4: The Westland Whirlwind
Our fourth title in the Airframe Album series provides an excellent contrast to our previous three titles and is perfectly timed for the release of the 1/48 Trumpeter kit.
The contents include many photographs; structure, equipment and armament; period diagrams; isometric views of all prototype and production airframes; colour profiles and camouflage and marking notes; walkaround of preserved examples; accessories and decals lists.
Airframe Constructor No.2: The He 219 Uhu
Our second title in this series, ‘Building The Heinkel He 219 Uhu’ covers the construction and finishing of the 1/32nd scale Zoukei-Mura kit in forensic detail. Daniel Zamarbide takes modellers through how to get the best out of the plastic in the box, with step-by-step guides on creating the perfect model at every stage.
The techniques employed will have relevance to any modeller looking to put new skills within reach, whatever their preferred scale.
Hawker Hurricane Mk I Resin Detail Set - now 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