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1st & 2nd February 2020:
New for 2020
With the German Toy Fair underway, more details of the new and not-so-new releases for 2020 have been announced, check out the News section of Modelling Resource to find out more.

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Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
23rd January 2020:13
New from Lela Presse
A new title on the MS 760 Paris from Lela Presse has been added today.
See the Books section of the Modelling Resource for more details.




Richard A. Franks
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23rd January 2020:
New Accessories
A selection of new undercarriage sets from Scale Aircraft Conversions have been added today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
23rd January 2020:
Latest Butcher Bird
An assessment of the new 1/48th scale Fw 190A-8/R2 from Eduard has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
13th January 2020:
New from Lela Presse
Both volumes of their coverage of Japanese floatplanes in WWII by Lela Presse have been added today.
See the Books section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
13th January 2020:
New Accessories
A selection of new sets in the 'LööK' series from Eduard have been added today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
13th January 2020:
Latest from ICM
Assessments of the new 1/32nd scale British Pilots set and the Type 17 I-16 from ICM have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
8th January 2020:
New Accessories
A selection of new sets from Brassin, including those for the Airfix 48th Spitfire XIV, have been added today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
8th January 2020:
Arma's Latest
Libor Jekl brings you his assessment of the new 1/72nd scale Yak-1b from Arma Hobby.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
7th January 2020:
New for 2020
Some details of the new and not-so-new aircraft kit releases for 2020 have started to filter through, check out the News section of Modelling Resource to find out more.

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Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
19th November 2019:
48th Invader
A review of the all-new 1/48th scale B-26B-50 Invader from ICM has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
23rd October 2019:
New decals
Reviews of some new sheets from ICM in 1/32nd scale have been added today.
See the Decal Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
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​​​​​​​23rd October 2019:
New Kits
A review of the new 1/32nd scale Polikarpov I-16 Type 10 from ICM has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
23rd October 2019:
New Accessories
A selection of new metal undercarriage sets from Scale Aircraft Conversions  have been added today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​17th July 2019:
New Kits
Reviews of a couple of new, revised and reissued kits from ICM has been added today, including their I-153 'Guomindag Air Force' in 1/72nd & 1/32nd scales, the I-16 Type 24 with pilots and the I-16 Type 29 both in 1/32nd.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​16th July 2019:
New Kits
On checking the database a few kit previews have come to light that were not 'live' on the system and thus not visible, these have now all been corrected today and include Eduard's limited edition 1/72nd Liberator and 1/48th Pe-2 'Peshka' .
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .


Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
16th July 2019:
New build
The latest build from Steve Evans is the 1/32nd Polikarpov I-16 Type 24 from ICM and it has been added today. 
Visit the Kit Build section of the Modelling Resource for more details.




Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​16th July 2019:
New Kit
A review of the new He 111H-20 from ICM has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​14th July 2019:
New Kits
Reviews of the new 1/48th Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-8 'ProfiPack' and reissued 1/72nd scale version from Eduard have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​29th June 2019:
New Kit
A review of some new and revised kits from ICM have been added today, including their all-new 1/48th Do 217N-1.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
19th June 2019:
New Accessories
A selection of new sets in the Brassin range from Eduard for their 1/48th scale Bf 109G-10, Fw 190A-8 and Tempest Mk V have been added today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​18th June 2019:
New Kit
A review of Eduard's new 1//48th Messerschmitt Bf 109G-10 WNF/Diana 'ProfiPack' kit has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
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16th June 2019:
New Accessories
A selection of new masks and etched sets from Eduard have been added today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
14th June 2019:
New Accessories
A selection of new landing gear sets from SAC in 1/144th, 1/48th and 1/32nd scales have been added today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​14th June 2019:
New Kit
A review of Eduard's new 1/48th Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-3 'Weekend Edition' kit has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​13th June 2019:
New Kit
A review of ICM's new 1/72nd RBF version of their MiG-25 kit has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​5th June 2019:
New Kit
A review of ICM's new 1/48th Junkers Ju 88D-1 kit has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
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​​​​​​​5th April 2019:
New Kit
A review of Eduard's 1/48th limited edition Bodenplatte 'Dual Combo' kit has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
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​​​​​​​1st April 2019:
New Kits
Reviews of ICM's 1/32nd Bücker Bü 131B and Eduard's 1/48th Spitfire LF Mk IXc 'Weekend Edition' have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​29th March 2019:
New Kits
Reviews of ICM's 1/32nd I-153 'Winter Version' and Special Hobby's 1/72nd Do 27 'Civilian Service' have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​24th March 2019:
New Kits
Reviews of ICM's 1/72nd MiG-25RB and Special Hobby's 1/72nd DH Vampire Mk I have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​21st March 2019:
New Tempest
A review of Eduard's new Hawker Tempest Mk V Series II in 1/48th scale has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
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​​​​​​​21st March 2019:
New kit
A review of the 1/48th scale C18S 'Magic by Moonlight' from ICM has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
20th March 2019:
New Accessories
A selection fo new Brassin sets from Eduard in 1/48th scale have been reviewed today, comprising those for their new Tempest Mk V plus the Tamiya Ki-61-Id and Spitfire Mk I.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
19th March 2019:
New Accessories
A couple fo new Big ED sets from Eduard in 1/48th and 1/24th scales have been reviewed today, comprising those for the Airfix Blenheim, Meteor FR Mk 9 and Mosquito FB Mk VI.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
18th March 2019:
New Accessories
A new batch of metal undercarriage sets in 1/72nd, 1/48th and 1/32nd scales from Scale Aircraft Conversions have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
2nd & 3rd February 2019:
New for 2019
A few more items have been added to our list of new releases announced at the German Toy Fair, check out the News section of Modelling Resource to find out more.

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Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
31st January 2019:
New for 2019
Well the German Toy Fair is upon us once more, so prior to our hawl of the halls later today we have created an initial list of the new and not-so-new items due in 2019 and you can find it in the News section of Modelling Resource .

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Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
24th January 2019:
New Accessories
A batch of 1/48th and 1/32nd scale sets from Eduard's new 'LööK' range have been added today, including one for their new 1/48th Tempest Mk V. A couple of undercarriage sets from Scale Aircraft Conversions have also been added as well.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​12th January 2019:
New kit
A review of the 1/48th scale Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vc 'Overseas Jockeys' from Special Hobby has been added today
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
12th January 2019:
New Accessories
A new batch of 1/72nd and 1/48th scale Eduard sets, including those for the 1/72nd Liberator GR Mk VI, Eduard's new 1/48th Tempest Mk V and their Fw 190A-8/R2, plus the Airfix 1/24th Mosquito have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
7th January 2019:
Airfix release schedule
Airfix have announced their 2019 kit release schedule, so we have created a list of all the aircraft ones and you can find it in the News section of Modelling Resource .


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Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​
7th January 2019:
New Accessories
A new batch of 1/72nd and 1/48th scale Brassin sets, including those for the 1/72nd Liberator GR Mk VI, plus Eduard's new 1/48th Tempest Mk V and their Fw 190A-8/R2 have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​7th January 2019:
New kit
A review of the 1/72nd scale Vickers Type 267 Vildebeest Mk II from Special Hobby has been added today
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
19th September 2018:
New build
He's been at it again, Steve Evans' superb build of Zoukei-Mura's new 1/48th F-4J Phantom has been added today. 
Visit the Kit Build section of the Modelling Resource for more details.




Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​
17th September 2018:
New build
Simon Fairgray's build of the RS Model 1/72nd Bell P-400/Airacobra I has been added today. 
Visit the Kit Build section of the Modelling Resource for more details.




Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​
27th July 2018:
New build
He's been at it again, Steve Evans' superb build of ICM's new 1/48th Polikarpov I-16 Type 28 has been added today. 
Visit the Kit Build section of the Modelling Resource for more details.




Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​
23rd July 2018:
New build
Steve Evans' superb build of the Eduard 1/72nd Fw 190F-8 'Weekend Edition' has been added today. 
Visit the Kit Build section of the Modelling Resource for more details.




Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​