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Updated & Expanded!
The third and seventh books in our much-acclaimed series had been out of print for a while. With new Fw 190 kits now available, it seemed right to make these books available once again. AM3 Second Edition: Fw 190D Ta 152 is now 176 pages and AM7 Second Edition Fw 190 Radial-engine Versions is now 240 pages; both include new kit assessments and builds of newly-tooled kits. Order both books in our Focke-Wulf Bundle Offer and
save £3!

Changes to Online Payments 
Starting in October 2019, all purchases by EU customers will require two-step authentication. The aim is to reduce fraud and make online payments more secure. More details to follow.

Out Now: Airframe Detail No.7
The Henschel Hs 123

- A Technical Guide
We are delighted to announce the next title in the Airframe Detail series, the Henschel Hs 123. This series of books offers everything that modern modellers want when they are tackling a specific subject.
     This title includes historical photographs and technical diagrams; period detail images during production and service use; data from flight manuals and spare parts catalogues; colour profiles by Richard J. Caruana and concise camouflage and marking notes; lists of all Hs 123 kits, accessories and decals; kit build of the1/48th Hs 123 from GasPatch Models by Steve Evans.
 
Back in stock!
Airframe & Miniature No.10: The de Havilland Mosquito
– Part 2: Fighter variants (inc. Sea Mosquito) now available separately and as a Bundle with Part 1 - save £3.00.
     
This 208 page title brings modellers and enthusiasts up-to-date with the type. Airframe & Miniature No.8: The de Havilland Mosquito - Part 1 covering the bomber and photo-reconnaissance versions is also available.

Out now: ​The Battle of Midway 
Airframe Extra No.10
- A series with a difference

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 aspects of the battles in the air and at sea over and above Midway between the 4th & 7th June 1942. The historical narrative is by Patrick Branly with numerous period images; colour profiles by Richard J Caruana.
     AE10 features 6 specially commissioned kit builds:

1/72nd Airfix Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat, & Nakajima B5N2 ‘Kate’ and Hasegawa Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless by Libor Jekl, plus the 1/144th Sweet A6M2b Zero and 1/48th Academy Vought SB2U Vindicator, Italeri TBF/TBM Avenger and Hasegawa Nakajima B5N ‘Kate’ by Steve Evans.
Our 50th title: Airframe & Miniature No.13
The Supermarine Spitfire - Part 2
(Griffon-powered) including the Seafire
Our thirteenth title in the well-established Airframe & Miniature series is The Supermarine Spitfire: Part 2 - A Complete Guide To The Famous Fighter by Richard A. Franks.
     The Spitfire is probably the most popular aircraft modelling subject around. Our latest book will go some way towards unpicking the bewildering choice of variants and schemes that apply to the Griffon-powered versions.
     This thirteenth book in our much-acclaimed series is our biggest ever and will contain a colossal 272 pages packed with vital information that no active modeller and Spitfire 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 Juraj Jankovic; and kit builds by Libor Jekl and Steve A. Evans.

192 pages: Airframe Album No.15
The Gloster/A.W. Meteor
- A Detailed Guide To Britain’s First Jet Fighter
We are delighted to announce the latest title in the Airframe Album series. This series offers everything that modern modellers want when they are tackling a specific subject.

     Our fifteenth title in the Airframe Album series is an essential companion for anyone tackling the HK Model (1/32nd), Tamiya, new tool Airfix (1/48th), Dragon, Special Hobby and older kits in 1/72nd scale.
     
Contents include a wealth of historical photographs; 
period detail images during production and service use;
detail images of preserved examples; 3D isometric views of prototype and production machines by Wojciech Sankowski; colour profiles by Richard J. Caruana; 192 pages; lists of accessories and decals; kit builds of the new tool Airfix 1/48th FR Mk 9 by Steve Evans and the Dragon 1/72nd F Mk I by Libor Jekl.

Updated: Airframe & Miniature No.4
Second Edition: 
The Hawker Tempest
- A Complete Guide To RAF's Last Piston-engine Fighter
The updated and expanded edition of our fourth title in the ever-popular Airframe & Miniature series, The Hawker Tempest. This fourth book, back by popular demand after a long absence, now contains over 160 pages packed with vital information that no active modeller and Tempest enthusiast should be without.
     New content includes builds of the new tool 1/48th Eduard Tempest V by Steve A. Evans and 1/32nd Special Hobby Tempest V by John Wilkes, new stencil diagram by Richard J. Caruana & new front cover by Jerry Boucher.
     Original content includes technical information, walkaround images and diagrams, camouflage and marking notes & profiles, model builds and modelling information, over 200 photographs including wartime images, colour side views Richard J. Caruana, 3D isometric views of all variants by Jacek Jackiewicz, 1/72nd, 1/48th and 1/32nd scale kit builds by Libor Jekl, Steve A. Evans and John Wilkes, and a full set of fold-out 1/48th scale plans.

Back in stock!
A Limited Edition reprint is available of Airframe Constructor No.2: Building the Heinkel He 219 Uhu – A Detailed Guide to building the Zoukei-Mura 1/32nd kit.
     An Updated & Expanded Airframe & Miniature No.9 Second Edition: The Dornier Do 335 Pfeil – A Complete Guide To The Luftwaffe's Fastest Piston-engine Fighter, available to order now.​​​​

Out now: ​North Africa Campaign 
Airframe Extra No.9
- A series with a difference

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 aspects of the battles on the ground and in the air in North Africa from Italy's declaration of war on France and the United Kingdom on the 10th June 1940 through to the surrender of all Axis forces in Tunisia on the 13th May 1943. The historical narrative is by Patrick Branly with numerous period images; colour profiles by Richard J Caruana.
     AE09 features 6 specially commissioned kit builds:
1/72nd Heinkel He 111, 1/72nd Curtiss Kittyhawk Mk Ia,
1/72nd Dewoitine D.520 by Libor Jekl;
1/144th Junkers Ju 52/3m, 1/48th Bf 110C-2/Trop,
1/32nd Hawker Hurricane Mk IId by Steve Evans.

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Paints & Materials
We stock Gunze-Sangyo Aqueous Hobby Color 
paints and materials for sale at shows or to personal callers. Email us or call 07963 956221 first. We are currently unable to send these through the post.  The show listing (left) details our next show/s - hope to see you there!