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14th May 2022:
New from Iwata

Details of the new Airbrush Cleaning Kit from Iwata has also been added today.
See the Tools & Equipment section of the Modelling Resource for more details.


 

Richard A. Franks
Editor​​


15th May 2022:
New kits from Eduard

An assessment of the new Mitsubishi Zero from Eduard in their limited edition 'Tora, Tora, Tora!' edition in 1/48th scale has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


14th May 2022:
New kits from ICM

Assessments of the new Mistel I and JD-1 Invader in 1/48th scale from ICM have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


14th May 2022:
New From Eduard

Reviews of new etched and mask sets from Eduard in 1/72nd for the Airfix Mosquito & Wellington Mk II plus Zvezda C-130J-30 and in 1/48th for the Eduard P-51D-15, Hasegawa/Hobby 2000 Hs 129B, ICM OV-10A, HobbyBoss La-11 and Dora Wings P-35 have been added today
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.


Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


11th March 2022:
New From Quickboost

Reviews of new  sets for the Kinetic FMA IA 58 Pucará in 1/48th and Hasegawa Ju 87D/G and P-40E in 1/32nd from Quickboost have been added today
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.


Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


11th March 2022:
New From Aires

Assessments of new detail sets for the Kinetic BAe Harrier GR.1/GR.1A  and HobbyBoss Boeing/McDD F/A-18E/F Super Hornet in 1/48th from Aires have been added today
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.


Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


11th March 2022:
New From Brassin

Today we have added reviews of new Look sets in the Brassin range for the A6M2 Zero, Chipmunk and Ar 234B in 1/48th scale.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


11th March 2022:
New kits from ICM

Assessments of the new USAAF Bomber Pilots & Ground Personnel (1944-45) set and OV-10D+ kit in 1/48th scale from ICM have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


18th February 2022:
New From Eduard

Today we have added reviews of masks and etched sets from Eduard for the Ar 234C, P-38M and P-38J in 1/72nd scale and the P-40M and A6M2 in 1/48th scale.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
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18th February 2022:
New in Brassin series

We have added reviews of new 1/48th scale sets for the A6M2 Zero, Chipmunk T.10 & F/A-18E Super Hornet in the Brassin series today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
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18th February 2022:
New from Eduard

An assessment of the new 1/48th 'The Spitfire Story: The Sweeps' from Eduard, which covers pilots of different nationalities, flying in the Spitfire Mk V in the RAF over the occupied western part of Europe during WWII, has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


13th February 2022:
New paints from ICM
Details of the new Soviet Trucks and Laffly V15T paint sets from ICM has also been added today.
See the Tools & Equipment section of the Modelling Resource for more details.





Richard A. Franks
Editor​​
13th February 2022:
New from Lela Presse
The second volume of La Stukageschwader 2 'Immelmann' from Lela Presse has been added today.
See the Books section of the Modelling Resource for more details.




Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​
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13th February 2022:
New from Eduard

An assessment of the new 1/48th Tempest Mk II 'Late Version' and Bf 109E-4 in the ProfiPACK range, plus the P-51D-20 Mustang in the  'Weekend Edition' series have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


13th February 2022:
New From Eduard

We have added reviews of new 1/48th scale sets for the Fw 190A-3, A-5, Chipmunk T.10 and Bf 109E-4 in the Space series today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
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13th February 2022:
New From Eduard

Today we have added reviews of new 1/48th scale sets for the Spitfire Mk V, Tempest Mk II, Ar 234B, Fw 190D and Me 163B in the Brassin range, as well as a set for the Ar 234B in the LööK series.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
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13th February 2022:
New From SAC

We have added reviews of new landing gear sets for the UH-34 in 1/72nd, Lancaster B Mk I in 1/48th and Fokker Dr.I in 1/24th from Scale Aircraft Conversions today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
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23rd January 2022:
New kits from ICM

Assessments of the new 1/32nd AH-1G Cobra (Late Production) and 1/48th British Torpedo from ICM have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


23rd January 2022:
New From Eduard

We have added reviews of both of the new 1/48th scale 'Big ED' detail and masks sets for the HK Models 1/48th Avro Lancaster B Mk I today
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
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14th January 2022:
New from Eduard

An assessment of the new 1/48th Supermarine Spitfire F Mk IX 'Weekend Edition' from Eduard has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


18th December 2021:
New From Eduard

We have added reviews of new 1/48th scale etched sets and masks for the Chipmunk, P-40N, P-51D-20 & F/A-18E, as well as those for the 1/32nd scale AH-1G from Eduard today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
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18th December 2021:
New from Eduard

An assessment of the new 1/48th P-51K ProfiPACK edition from Eduard has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


18th December 2021:
New paints from ICM
Details of the new A-26K Counter Invader paint set from ICM has also been added today.
See the Tools & Equipment section of the Modelling Resource for more details.





Richard A. Franks
Editor​
9th December 2021:
New From Eduard

We have added reviews of new 1/48th scale etched sets for the Ar 234B in the standard Eduard range, as well as sets in the LööK series for the 1/48th Me 163B and Lancaster B Mk I, the 'Space' series for the 1/48th Spitfire Mk XVI and MiG-21R and Brassin range for the 1/48th Me 163B.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
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9th December 2021:
New kits from ICM

Assessments of the new 1/48th A-26K Counter Invader, along with the 1/32nd WWII China Guomindang AF Pilots set from ICM have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


15th November 2021:
New from AIMS

We have added a review of the new resin 1/32nd Supermarine Spitfire PR 1G, FR Mk IX and PR Mk IV conversion from AIMS today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
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15th November 2021:
New kits from ICM

Assessments of the new 1/48th DB-26B/C with drones, German Torpedo and 1/32nd CR.42 with Italian Pilots from ICM have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


15th November 2021:
New From Eduard

We have added reviews of new 1/48th scale etched sets and masks for the Ar 234B, Lancaster B Mk I, Focke-Wulf Fw 190D-11/13 and P-51K from Eduard today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
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5th November 2021:
New 'Space' Sets

We have added reviews of new 1/48th scale sets in the Space range from Eduard today, including those for the Fw 190D-11/D-13, P-51K-5 and P-51K-10.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
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5th November 2021:
New from Brassin

We have added reviews of new 1/48th scale sets in the Brassin range from Eduard today, including those for the Lancaster B Mk I, Tempest Mk II, Spitfire Mk V & Sabre F Mk 4.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
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5th November 2021:
New sets Eduard

We have added reviews of new etched and masks sets Eduard today, including those for the 1/48th Spitfire Mk V & 1/32nd AH-1G.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


5th November 2021:
Latest from Eduard

Assessments of the new limited edition 'Eagle's Call' 1/48th Spitfire Mk V dual combo kit from Eduard has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


4th November 2021:
New from SAC

We have added reviews of new undercarriage sets from Scale Aircraft Conversions today, including those for the 1/72nd TBF/TBM & Vulcan B Mk 2, 1/48th EA-18E/F/EA-18G and 1/32nd Whirlwind F Mk I.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
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2nd November 2021:
New from AIMS

We have added a review of the new resin 1/32nd Supermarine Spitfire Mk VIII tail conversion from AIMS today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


1st November 2021:
New from Lela Presse
The second volume of their unit history for JG 54 'Green Hearts' from Lela Presse has been added today.
See the Books section of the Modelling Resource for more details.




Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​
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31st October 2021:
New from Eduard

We have added reviews of a new batch of 1/48th resin, etched and mask sets in the standard, Brassin, LööK and Space series from Eduard today, including those for the Lancaster B Mk I, B-17G, Tempest Mk II, Pucara, Blenheim Mk I & Ju 87D.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


31st October 2021:
New kits from Eduard

Assessments of the new ProfiPACK 1/48th Hawker Tempest Mk II 'Early Version' from Eduard has been added today, along with the Focke-Wulf Fw 190D-11/D-13.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


19th September 2021:
New decals

Reviews of new stencil decals for the Tempest Mk II, Spitfire Mk V and Su-7, along with roundels for the Tempest from Eduard have been added today.
See the Decal Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .


Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


19th September 2021:
New kits from Eduard

Assessments of the new limited edition 'Adlergriff' kit from Eduard has been added today, along with the Weekend Editions of the Fw 190A-8/R2, Fw 190D-9 and Sptfire F Mk IX and the limited edition 'Wilde Sau, Episode Two: Saugämmerung'.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


17th September 2021:
New from Eduard

We have added reviews of a new batch of resin sets in the Brassin, LööK and Space series from Eduard today, including those for the B-17F, Tempest, Spitfire Mk V & Sabre.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


13th September 2021:
New from Eduard

We have added reviews of a new batch of etched detail sets and masks from Eduard today, including those for the HK B-17F & Airfix Blenheim & Sabre.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


13th September 2021:
Cavalier Conversion

We have today added a review of the excellent 1/32nd scale Cavalier Mustang Mk 2 conversion for the Tamiya P-51D from Halberd Models.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
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16th August 2021:
New decals

Reviews of a couple of new sets of stencil decals from Eduard have been added today.
See the Decal Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .


Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


16th August 2021:
New kits from Eduard

Assessments of new kits from ICM have been added today, including the Weekend Edition Bf 109G-10 Erla and the ProfiPACK editions of the Tempest Mk V Series I and Spitfire Mk IIb.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


16th August 2021:
More from Eduard

We have today added reviews of a number of new sets in the Standard and Zoom ranges, as well as some masks.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
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16th August 2021:
New from Eduard

We have added today reviews of a number of new sets in the Brassin and 'Space' ranges.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


29th July 2021:
New paints from ICM
Details of the new AH-1G Cobra and Marder I paint sets from ICM have also been added today.
See the Tools & Equipment section of the Modelling Resource for more details.





Richard A. Franks
Editor​
29th July 2021:
New from ICM

Assessments of new kits from ICM have been added today, including the all-new 1/32nd Bell AH-1G Cobra.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


2nd July 2021:
New decals

Reviews of a number of new sets of stencil decals from Eduard have been added today.
See the Decal Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .


Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


2nd July 2021:
New kits

Assessments of new kits from ICM and Eduard have been added today, including the MiG-25, Bf 109G-6 'Weekend Edition' and Spitfire Mk I 'Early' ProfiPACK.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


2nd July 2021:
New from Eduard

We have added today reviews of a large number of new sets in the standard and 'Zoom' ranges, as well as masks, Brassin and 'LööK' items.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
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19th May 2021:
New from Brassin

We have added today a number of new sets from the Brassin and 'LööK' ranges, including those for the MiG-15, Mustang Mk IV, Fw 190F-8 & DH.82 Tiger Moth.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
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19th May 2021:
New from Eduard

Assessments of the new 1/48th Focke-Wulf Fw 190F-8, along with the Mustang Mk IV & Bf 109G-2 from Eduard have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


3rd May 2021:
New decals

A review of the new CR.42 'In Foreign Service' 1/32nd sheet from ICM has been added today.
See the Decal Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .


Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


1st May 2021:
Latest 'Stash' Build

My build of Trumpeter 1/24th Focke-Wulf Fw 190D-9 has been added to the 'stash' category today.
See The Stash section of the Modelling Resource for more details.


 

Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​


1st May 2021:
New from Aires

We have added today a number of new sets from Aires including those in their Quickboost range, for the 1/48th Bf 110, P-51 & P-38 and 1/32nd Gladiator .
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


1st May 2021:
New from ICM

Assessments of the 1/48th O-2A (Late) and 1/32nd Fiat CR.42AS kits plus the Axis pilots in the cockpit set from ICM has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


23rd April 2021:
New special from Eduard

An assessment of the new limited edition 1/48th Kampfstift (Dornier Do 17Z) from Eduard has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


22nd April 2021:
New from ICM

Assessments of the a couple of new kits from ICM has been added today, including the new Italian Pilots set in 1/32nd.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


31st March 2021:
New from Brassin

We have added today a number of new sets from the Brassin and 'LööK' ranges, including those for the Spitfire Mk Vc, Lysander, Bf 110 and Do 17Z.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


6th March 2021:
Latest from Eduard

Assessments of the new 1/48th ProfiPACK Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-5 and Weekend Edition P-39Q from Eduard has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


24th February 2021:
Latest from Eduard

An assessment of the new 1/48th Spitfire Mk IIa from Eduard has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


24th February 2021:
New decals

Reviews of a batch of new sheets from Eduard have been added today, including those for the Meng 1/32nd Fokker Dr.I
See the Decal Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .


Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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24th February 2021:
New from Eduard

We have added today a number of new etched and masks sets from Eduard, as well as items in the 'LööK' range and the new 'Space' series.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


23rd February 2021:
New from SAC

We have added today a number of new undercarriage sets from SAC, including those for the Airfix 1/48th Gnat XP505.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


30th January 2021:
Latest from ICM

Assessments of the 1/32nd Tiger Moth and CR.42 from ICM have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


31st December 2020:
New Accessories

Let's conclude 2020 by adding a mass of product reviews to the site, starting with new products from Eduard in their main, Zoom, mask and Big ED series.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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31st December 2020:
New Brassin

Along with the above coverage of Eduard's etched and mask ranges, we have also added a large number of new products in their Brassin series, including Big SIN sets and new items in the LööK range.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


31st December 2020:
Latest kits from Eduard

Along with the above accessories, we have also added assessments of the 1/48th F-6D/K, Spitfire Mk Ia, Adlertag and Wilde Sau specials and Weekend Editions of the Bf 109G-10 Regensburg & Tesmpest Mk V Srs 2 today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


31st December 2020:
New from CMK

We have also added today new sets from CMK in both their standard and Quick & Easy ranges, including those for the Airfix 1/48th Tiger Moth.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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31st December 2020:
New Accessories

Continuing the end of year theme, we have also added new items from Scale Aircraft Conversions, including their 1/32nd scale sets for the Meng Fokker Dr.I and IBG P.11c.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.


 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


31st December 2020:
Latest from ICM

Assessments of the 1/48th A-26B 'Pacific War Theatre' and 1/32nd CR.42LW 'with German Pilot's have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


3rd December 2020:
New decals

Reviews of a large batch of new sheets from Eduard have been added today.
See the Decal Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .


Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


2nd December 2020:
New Accessories

To coincide with our imminent release of the Airframe & Miniature Hawker Hurricane title, CMK have sent us examples of all the sets they make for the type and we have added them today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


17th November 2020:
Latest 'Stash' Build

Steve Evan's build of a Hasegawa 1/48th Mitsubishi A6M5 TYpe 52 Zero has been added to the 'stash' category today.
See The Stash section of the Modelling Resource for more details.

 

Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​


17th November 2020:
New Accessories

A selection of new sets in from Scale Aircraft Conversions have been added today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


17th November 2020:
Latest from ICM

Assessments of a number of new items from ICM, including their 1/48th Do 217J-1,/J-2 have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


16th November 2020:
New Accessories

A selection of new sets in 1/48th and 1/32nd scales from Aires have been added today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


9th October 2020:
New Accessories

A selection of new sets in 1/48th and 1/32nd scales from Quickboost have been added today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


9th October 2020:
Latest 'Stash' Build

Steve Evan's build of the HobbyBoss 1/48th McDD F/A-18D Hornet has been added to the 'stash' category today.
See The Stash section of the Modelling Resource for more details.

 

Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​


9th October 2020:
Latest from ICM

Assessments of a number of new items from ICM, including their new 1/32nd scale Fiat CR.42LW, have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


3rd September 2020:
ICM's new O-2

Steve A. Evans has just built ICM's new 1/48th scale Cessna
​​​​​​​O-2A and we have added his review today.

See the Kit Build section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


31st August 2020:
Latest from ICM

Assessments of ICM's new 1/32nd scale Stearman and accompanying WASP figure set have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


31st August 2020:
Long-Range Mustang
A preview of Eduard's limited edition 'Tales of Iwo Jima' P-51 kit has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
11th August 2020:
New Accessories

A selection of new sets in 1/48th and 1/32nd scales from Quickboost have been added today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


6th August 2020:
Eduard's Spitfire Mk I is here
A detailed look at Eduard's new Spitfire Mk I kit in its limited edition 'Spitfire Story: The Few' guise has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
3rd August 2020:
Latest 'Stash' Build

My build of the Revell (ex-Dragon) 1/48th Focke-Wulf Ta 154 Moskito has been added to the 'stash' category today.
See The Stash section of the Modelling Resource for more details.

 

Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​


3rd August 2020:
Latest from ICM
Assessments of four new kits from ICM, including the 1/72nd MiG-25BM, 1/32nd Bü 131 & cadets, British Ground Personnel and massive 1/48th He 111Z have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
3rd August 2020:
Latest Build

My build of the new ICM 1/48th A-26 Invader has been added today.
See Kit Build section of the Modelling Resource for more details.

 

Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​


3rd August 2020:
New Accessories

A selection of new standard, 'Zoom' and Big ED detail sets and masks from Eduard have been added today, along with some new undercarriage sets from SAC.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​


7th July 2020:
Latest from ICM
An assessment by Steve A. Evans of the new 1/48th scale Cessna O-2A Skymaster from ICM has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
1st July 2020:
Latest 'Stash' Build

To mark the release of the latest Airframe & Miniature title, I have added my builds of four Eduard 1/48th scale Hellcats (F6F-3, Hellcat Mk I, Mk II & F6F-5N) to the 'stash' category today.
See The Stash section of the Modelling Resource for more details.

 

Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


22nd June 2020:
Latest 'Stash' Build

The latest addition to the 'stash' category is my build of the Airfix 1/72nd Blackburn Buccaneer.
See The Stash section of the Modelling Resource for more details.

 

Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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22nd June 2020:
New Accessories

A selection of new 'Zoom' sets and masks from Eduard have been added today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​

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22nd June 2020:
New from Lifecolor
Details of the new Shell Cases 'Perfect Metal' paint set from Lifecolor has been added today.
See the Tools & Equipment section of the Modelling Resource for more details.





Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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22nd June 2020:
Latest from Eduard
Assessments of the 1/48th scale P-51D-5 'ProfiPACK' and Fw 190A-8 'Weekend Edition' from Eduard have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
12th June 2020:
Latest 'Stash' Build

'And now for something completely different' - The latest build in our 'stash' category, is my Meng Kids He 177 and it has been added today.
See The Stash section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 

Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


11th June 2020:
New Accessories

A selection of new sets in 1/48th scale from Aires have been added today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​

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10th June 2020:
Latest 'Stash' Build

The latest build in our 'stash' category, is the Eduard 1/48th Spitfire Mk VIII from the 'Overtrees' built by Mark Peacock and it has been added today.
See The Stash section of the Modelling Resource for more details.

 

Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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2nd June 2020:
Latest from ICM
Assessments of the 1/32nd scale Gladiator Mk II and 1/48th scale Douglas A-26B-15 Invader from ICM have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
2nd June 2020:
New Rust Effect
Details of the new Flake King Corroded Metal FX Mini Shaker Kit have been added today.
See the Tools & Equipment section of the Modelling Resource for more details.





Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

2nd June 2020:
Latest 'Stash' Build

The latest build in our 'stash' category, the Airfix 1/24th Bf 109E, has been added today.
See The Stash section of the Modelling Resource for more details.

 

Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


18th May 2020:
New from Lifecolor
Details of a new set of USN and USMC WWII colours from Lifecolor has been added today.
See the Tools & Equipment section of the Modelling Resource for more details.





Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
18th May 2020:
New from Eduard

Previews of the 1/48th scale Bf 109G-10 Erla and Bell P-400 Airacobra from Eduard has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details.


Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


18th May 2020:
New Accessories

A selection of new standard and 'Zoom' detail sets from Eduard have been added today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


18th May 2020:
Second Build

My latest build from my 'stash', the Eduard 1/48th Messerschmitt Bf 108, has been added today.
See The Stash section of the Modelling Resource for more details.
 

Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


11th May 2020:
New build

Now for something a little different, I have added a build of the new 1/24th Type AG 1910 Paris Taxi from ICM today. 
Visit the Kit Build section of the Modelling Resource for more details.




Richard A. Franks
Editor​​


11th May 2020:
New Polikarpov

A preview of the all-new tooling of the Polikarpov U-2/Po-2VS in 1/72nd scale from ICM has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details.


Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


11th May 2020:
New decals

A review of the latest decal sheet from ICM in 1/48th scale has been added today.
See the Decal Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .


Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


11th May 2020:
Latest Royal Class

A preview of the 'Royal Class' edition of Eduard's new 1/48th scale North American P-51D Mustang has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


11th May 2020:
New Accessories

A selection of new sets in the LooK range from Eduard have been added today, including the first couple in the LooK+ series.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.


Richard A. Franks
​​​​​​​Editor​​​​​​​


5th May 2020:
New Section

We all have a 'stash' of unbuilt kits that we intend making one day, well with that in mind we have launched a new section on our site that deals with building such kits and I kick the whole thing off with a build of the Airfix 1/24th Spitfire Mk Ia.
See The Stash section of the Modelling Resource for more details.

 

Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​