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3rd December 2018:
New Accessories
A new batch of 1/72nd, 1/48th & 1/32nd scale etched sets and masks from Eduard have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​16th November 2018:
New kit
A review of the new 1/72nd scale Dornier Do 17Z-2 'Finnish Air Force' from ICM have been added today
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
29th October 2018:
New kits
A review of the new 1/72nd scale MiG-25RBT and 1/48th Beechcraft C18S from ICM have 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 kit
A review of the new 1/48th scale Junkers Ju 88C-6 from ICM has been added today
See the Kit Review 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​​​​​​​
23rd July 2018:
New kits
Reviews of some new kits from ICM have been added today, including their 1/48th MiG-25RBF.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
23rd July 2018:
New Accessories
A new batch of 1/48th scale WWII Luftwaffe 'Zoom' etched sets and masks from Eduard have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
19th July 2018:
New kits
Reviews of some new kits from Eduard have been added today, including their 1/48th Fw 190A-5 and superb limited edition ex-Hasegawa B-24 Liberator.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
19th July 2018:
New Accessories
A new batch of 1/48th scale WWII Luftwaffe sets from Eduard have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
17th July 2018:
New kits
Reviews of some new kits from ICM have been added today, including their new He 111H-6.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
17th July 2018:
New Accessories
A new batch of 1/72nd scale products from Eduard, including etched, masks and Big ED sets, have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
12th July 2018:
New Accessories
A large batch of new sets from Eduard in their Brassin range, including some Big SIN sets and a load of excellent items for the Hasegawa 1/72nd B-24 Liberator have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
12th July 2018:
New kits
Reviews of a couple of new kits from Eduard have been added today, including their excellent 1/48th Mersu 'Dual Combo'..
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
9th July 2018:
New kits
Reviews of a couple of new kits from IBG, ICM and Eduard have been added today, including the formers all-new 1/72nd P.23 Karas.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
9th July 2018:
New Accessories
A large batch of new white-metal undercarriage sets from Scale Aircraft Conversions have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
4th July 2018:
New kits
Reviews of a couple of new kits from Eduard and ICM have been added today, including ICM's all-new 1/32nd I-152 Chaika.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
4th July 2018:
New Accessories
A whole batch of new photo-etched and self-adhesive mask sets from Eduard have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
1st July 2018:
New Accessories
A couple of new 'Big ED' etched and masks sets from Eduard have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
1st July 2018:
New Accessories
A batch of superb new brass and resin sets in the Brassin range from Eduard have been reviewed today, including a couple of 'Big SIN' sets.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
1st July 2018:
New kits
Reviews of a couple of new kits from ICM have been added today, including their 1/32nd Bü 131D
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
29th June 2018:
New Accessories
A batch of superb new brass and resin accessories from Master have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
29th June 2018:
New Accessories
A batch of new accessories in the Brassin range from Eduard have been reviewed today including a number of sets for their new 1/72nd MiG-21MF.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
29th June 2018:
New kit
A review of Eduard's excellent 'Afrika' Dual Combo of the Bf 109F and Bf 109G in 1/48th scale has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
29th June 2018:
New Accessories
A batch of new accessories in the CMK standard and Quick & Easy ranges have been reviewed today including a number of sets for the new 1/32nd P-51D from revell.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



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

28th February 2018:
New Accessories
New resin sets from AeroBonus and Aires, plus metal undercarriage and nose weight sets from SAC have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



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

26th February 2018:
New Accessories
A new batch of new resin accessories from Quickboost in 1/72nd, 1/48th and 1/32nd scales have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



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

9th February 2018:
New Accessories
A large batch of new accessories and masks from Eduard in 1/72nd, 1/48th and 1/32nd scales have been reviewed today including a number of Big ED sets.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
6th February 2018:
New Accessories
A batch of new accessories in the Brassin range from Eduard have been reviewed today including a number of sets for their new 1/48th Fw 190A-series kits.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
6th February 2018:
New kits
Reviews of a couple of new 1/48th scale kits from Eduard have been added today, including their limited edition upgrade of the Zvezda Pe-2.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
6th February 2018:
New for 2018 Update III
Some updates and additions have now been added to the list we first posted on the 2nd.
See the News section of the Modelling Resource for more details. 



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
5th February 2018:
New for 2018 Update II
Eduard's release kit schedule for 2018 has now been added to the list we posted on the 2nd.
See the News section of the Modelling Resource for more details. 



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
3rd February 2018:
New for 2018 Update I
Having looked through the numerous images from the German Toy Fair in detail, there are a few additions to the list posted yesterday.
See the News section of the Modelling Resource for more details. 



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
2nd February 2018:
New for 2018
It's that time of year again, so we have just added the first listing of new releases announced by the various manufacturers around the globe, including that shown at the Toy Fair currently running in Germany.
See the News section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
1st February 2018:
New kit
A review of the 1/48th Fw 190A 'Early Versions' by Eduard in their special 'Royal Class' range has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
1st February 2018:
New Accessories
A batch of new accessories from CMK, Marabu Design and PJ Productions, along with some very useful templates and stencils from ATOL Hobby have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
30th January 2018:
New kits
A review of the new 1/32nd scale P-40N in the special 'EduArt' series from Eduard has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
30th January 2018:
New Accessories
A batch of new accessories in the Brassin range from Eduard in 1/72nd, 1/48th and 1/32nd scales have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
30th January 2018:
New decals
Reviews of some new sheets from DK Decals in 1/32nd scale have been added today.
See the Decal Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
30th January 2018:
New kit
The new 1/72nd Biber midget submarine kit from Special Navy has been reviewed today.
See the Land, Sea & Space section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
24th January 2018:
New kits
Reviews of a couple of new kits from ICM have been added today, including their new 1/48th He 111H-3
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
24th January 2018:
New Accessories
A batch of new accessories and masks from Eduard in 1/48th and 1/32nd scales have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
24th January 2018:
New from Lela Presse
The new title in the Air Battles series from Lela Presse's has been reviewed today.
See the Book section of the Modelling Resource for more details .

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Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
24th January 2018:
New from Iwata
A review of the new premium airbrush lubricant from Iwata has been added today.
See the Tools and Equipment section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
24th January 2018:
New decals
Reviews of some new sheets from DK Decals in 1/72nd scale have been added today.
See the Decal Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
22nd January 2018:
New kits
Reviews of a number of new kits from Eduard, ICM, Revell & Special Hobby have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
22nd January 2018:
New Accessories
A batch of new accessories and masks from Eduard in 1/48th scale have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
22nd January 2018:
New from Lela Presse
The new title on No.350 Squadron from Lela Presse's has been added today.
See the Book section of the Modelling Resource for more details .

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Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
22nd January 2018:
New from Iwata
A review of the new universal airbrush holder from Iwata has been added today.
See the Tools and Equipment section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
22nd January 2018:
New decals
Reviews of some generic decal sheets from Eduard have been added today.
See the Decal Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
19th January 2018:
New kits
Reviews of a number of new kits from Eduard have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
19th January 2018:
New Accessories
A batch of new accessories and masks from Eduard in 1/72nd scale have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
19th January 2018:
New from Lela Presse
The new title on the Nord Noratlas from Lela Presse's has been added today.
See the Book section of the Modelling Resource for more details .

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Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
19th January 2018:
New from Iwata
A review of the new spray out pot from Iwata has been added today.
See the Tools and Equipment section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
17th January 2018:
New kits
Reviews of a number of new kits from ICM have been added today, including their I-16 Rata in 1/32nd scale.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
17th January 2018:
New Accessories
New sets in all four main scales from Scale Aircraft Conversions have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
17th January 2018:
New from Lela Presse
The second volume in Lela Presse's coverage of IJN operations from carriers in WWII has been reviewed today.
See the Book section of the Modelling Resource for more details .

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Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
15th January 2018:
New kits
Reviews of a brace of kits from Eduard have been added today, including their new S.E.5a and Fw 190A-4 in 1/48th scale.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
15th January 2018:
New Accessories
A new conversion set in 1/72nd scale from Master-X has been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
15th January 2018: New build
Alan Bottom's superb build of the Revell 1/48th Tornado GR Mk 4 has been added today. 
Visit the Kit Build section of the Modelling Resource for more details.




Richard A. Franks
Editor
15th January 2018:
Back at last!
The reissue of the excellent ex-Esci 1/9th Kettenkrad by Italeri has been reviewed today.
See the Land, Sea & Space section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
15th January 2018:
New from Lela Presse
The latest edition of Lela Presse's Avions series has been reviewed today.
See the Book section of the Modelling Resource for more details .

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Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
12th January 2018:
New paints & masks
A review of the new vinyl masking range from Top Notch and three new paint sets from Lifecolor have been added today.
See the Tools and Equipment section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
12th January 2018:
New build
Patrick Branly's excellent build of the Trumpeter 1/72nd
Su-24MR has been added today. 
Visit the Kit Build section of the Modelling Resource for more details.




Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​
12th January 2018:
New kits
Reviews of new kits from Eduard, ICM & Revell have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
12th January 2018:
New Accessories
Another batch of detail sets and masks in 1/32nd scale from Eduard have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section (some can also be found in the Land, Sea & Space section too) of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
10th January 2018:
New from Lela Presse
A superb new title from Lela Presse has been reviewed today.
See the Book section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​
10th January 2018:
New Accessories
Another batch of detail sets and masks in 1/48th scale from Eduard have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
10th January 2018:
New kits
Reviews of new kits from Eduard, ICM & Special Hobby have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
9th January 2018:
New build
Alan Bottom's superb build of the Trumpeter 1/48th F-106B has been added today. 
Visit the Kit Build section of the Modelling Resource for more details.




Richard A. Franks
Editor
9th January 2018:
New kits
Reviews of new kits from ICM, Special Hobby & RS Models have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
9th January 2018:
New Accessories
A batch of detail sets and masks in 1/72nd and 1/48th scales from Eduard have been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
8th January 2018:
New kits
A couple of new kit reviews from Roden & Trumpeter have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
8th January 2018:
New Accessories
A large batch of product reviews from SAC, Q-M-T and Brassin have all been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
4th January 2018:
New kits
A selection of kit reviews from Eduard, Revell, Roden & Trumpeter have been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
3rd January 2018:
Back at last!
Italeri's reissue of the excellent ex-Esci 1/9th BMW R75 motorcycle and sidecar has been reviewed today.
See the Land, Sea & Space section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
3rd January 2018:
New from Aires
A batch of new sets from Aires in their main, AeroBonus and Quickboost ranges have all been reviewed today.
See the Accessories section of the Modelling Resource (there are also a couple of military subjects in the Land, Sea & Space section) for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
6th April 2017:
Iwata compressor
The excellent Iwata Studio Series Smart Jet Pro compressor
has been reviewed today.
See the Tools and Equipment section of the Modelling Resource for more details.


Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
1st April 2017:
New kits
Wow, 6 weeks have passed since my last update to this site! Apologies to all readers and manufacturers for my tardiness, I have been a little occupied with our next two titles of late. Anyway, I have added a number of kit previews today from Special Hobby and Eduard, including the special Aussie Eight Spitfire in 1/72nd from the latter.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
19th February 2017:
New from Brassin
A  number of new products in the Brassin range from Eduard have been reviewed today.
See the Accessory section of the Modelling Resource for more details.


Richard A. Franks
Editor
17th February 2017:
New from Eduard
A larger number of excellent new Eduard etched sets, masks and Big EDs have been reviewed today.
See the Accessory section of the Modelling Resource for more details.


Richard A. Franks
Editor
12th February 2017:
New limited edition kits
Two new Limited Edition kits from Eduard have been added today, in the form of the 1/72nd Sikorsky JRS-1 'The Boat' and 1/32nd P-47D 'Dottie Mae'..
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​
10th February 2017:
New products
A new Battle of Britain paint set from Lifecolor, along with new products in the Wilder range have been reviewed today.
See the Tools & Equipment section of Modelling Resource .


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Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​
7th February 2017:
New for 2017
Having trawled the halls in Germany, plus a mass of catalogues and websites, we have now put together a new aircraft kit listing for 2017 and you can find it in the News section of Modelling Resource .


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Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​
7th February 2017:
New Royal Class kits
Two new 'Royal Class' kits from Eduard have been added today, in the shape of the 1/72nd Spitfire Mk IX and 1/48th Bf 109F.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​
3rd February 2017:
New from Brassin & SAC
A larger number of excellent new BigSIN and Brassin sets have been reviewed today. Along with a couple of landing gear sets from Scale Aircraft Conversions.
See the Accessory section of the Modelling Resource for more details.


Richard A. Franks
Editor
2nd February 2017:
New Foxbat
A review of the new MiG 25RBT in 1/48th from ICM has been added today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​
NOTE - This had the wrong text with it initially, but I have corrected this now - Apologies for this error
1st February 2017:
Eduard's Latest
I have added reviews of the new 1/72nd Spitfire F Mk IX and Mk XVI 'Dual Combo' from Eduard this morning.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor​​​​​​​
31st January 2017:
AZ's Latest
I have added a couple of new kits in 1/72nd scale from AZ Model this afternoon, in the form of the Martin-Maker M.B.5 and the
​​​​​​​Bf 109H-0 Höhenjäger.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor
30th January 2017:
Revised Uhu
I have been a little busy with the new Fi 156 title of late, so apologies for no updates this last month, however this morning the 1/72nd Fw 189A-2 Uhu from ICM has been reviewed.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor
28th December 2016:
New BigSIN sets from Brassin
Excellent new BigSIN sets from Brassin have been reviewed today, consisting of those for the 1/48th Academy P-38J and Eduard Bf 109G-5.
See the Accessory section of the Modelling Resource for more details.


Richard A. Franks
Editor
22nd December 2016:
New 109F
The all-new 1/48th Bf 109F-4 from Eduard has been reviewed.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor
19th December 2016:
Special from Eduard
The latest addition to the eduART series from Eduard has been reviewed.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor
17th December 2016:
New kits
A number of kits from Eduard have been reviewed today, including their limited edition upgraded reissue of the ex-Hasegawa 1/48th Macchi C.202.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor
14th December 2016:
New from Eduard
Fifty plus new products from Eduard have been reviewed today, including updates for the new Airfix 1/72nd B-17 amongst others.
See the Accessory section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor
12th December 2016:
New from Brassin
A load of excellent new products from Brassin have been reviewed today, including updates for the Academy P-38 amongst others.
See the Accessory section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor
9th December 2016:
New accessories
Sixteen excellent new products from Aires have been reviewed today.
See the Accessory section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor
6th December 2016:
New Owl
The all-new 1/72nd Focke-Wulf Fw 189A-1 from ICM has been reviewed today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor
6th December 2016:
New accessories
A whole batch of new products from Quickboost have been reviewed today.
See the Accessory section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor
15th November 2016:
New F-4J
The all-new 1/48th F-4J Phantom was released by Zoukei-Mura at the recent Telford event and they sent us one before the show, so Steve Evans has done a preview of it today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .


Richard A. Franks
Editor
2nd November 2016:
New accessories
Batches of new products from Brassin, Eduard and Master have been reviewed today.
See the Accessory section of the Modelling Resource for more details.



Richard A. Franks
Editor
19th October 2016:
New from Master
The batch of machined metal products from Master of Poland have been reviewed today.
See the Accessory section of the Modelling Resource for more details.







Richard A. Franks
Editor
19th October 2016:
New accessories
The latest batch of new products from Brassin, Eduard and Scale Aircraft Conversions have been reviewed today.
See the Accessory section of the Modelling Resource for more details.


Richard A. Franks
Editor
22nd October 2016:
New from Special Hobby
The new 1/48th Fokker D.XXI 'Dutch & Danish' kit from Special Hobby has been peviewed today.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor
21st October 2016:
New from Lela Presse
A couple of superb new titles from Lela Presse have been reviewed today.
See the Book section of the Modelling Resource for more details .



Richard A. Franks
Editor
20th October 2016:
New from Brassin
A batch of update sets from Eduard's Brassin range have been reviewed today, including this set for their 1/72nd Fw 190.
See the Accessory section of the Modelling Resource for more details .
I have also added some Eduard etched sets for military and maritime subjects to the Land, Sea & Space section as well.


Richard A. Franks
Editor
19th October 2016:
New from SAC
The latest batch of metal undercarriage sets from Scale Aircraft Conversions have been reviewed today, including this set for the new GWH T-33A.
See the Accessory section of the Modelling Resource for more details .


Richard A. Franks
Editor
1st October 2016:
Updates
With my other commitments and schedule for Valiant Wings' publishing side, I have decided to update the VWM element of this site on a weekly or fortnightly basis from now on, depending on the amount of new products we receive to review. This will usually happen over the weekend, but again, that depends if I am otherwise engaged with things like shows etc. Keep watching though!

Richard A. Franks
Editor
30th September 2016:
New Tools & Equipment
A mass of new tools and modelling products have been reviewed today thanks to Little-Cars, The Airbrush Company Ltd and Eduard.
See the Tools and Equipment section of the Modelling Resource for more details .


Richard A. Franks
Editor
30th September 2016:
New Books
New titles from Lela Presse have been reviewed today.
See the Book section of the Modelling Resource for more details .








Richard A. Franks
Editor
30th September 2016:
New kit
A mass of new kits have been previewed today from the likes of Eduard, ICM and Revell, including the formers new EduardART series.
See the Accessory and Decal sections of the Modelling Resource for more details .






Richard A. Franks
Editor
30th September 2016:
New Accessories and Decals
A mass of new decals and accessories have been reviewed today from the likes of Airscale and Brassin/Eduard.
See the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details .

Richard A. Franks
Editor
 
8th September 2016:
New kit
Academy's revised 1/72nd AH-64D in British Army WAH-64D form has been added to the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource today.

Richard A. Franks
Editor

 
24th August 2016:
New kits
A batch of new kit releases from Eduard, including the upgraded ex-Hasegawa 1/48th GR Mk 7/9 Harrier have been added to the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource today.

Richard A. Franks
Editor


 
24th August 2016:
New SAC sets
A whole batch of new metal undercarriage sets from Scale Aircraft Conversions have been added in the Accessory Review section of the Modelling Resource today.

Richard A. Franks
Editor

 
19th August 2016:
New kit
ICM's new 1/72nd Dornier Do 17Z-2 has been added today. Visit the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details.

Richard A. Franks
Editor


 
18th August 2016:
New accessories
A whole batch of new etched sets and masks from Eduard have been added in the Accessory Review section of the Modelling Resource today.

Richard A. Franks
Editor


 
17th August 2016:
New kits
Eduard's new 1/48th Bf 109G-5 and 1/72nd Spitfire Mk IXc 'Late version' have been added today. Visit the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details.

Richard A. Franks
Editor

 
12th August 2016:
New build
My build of the Trumpeter 1/48th JL-9 has been added today. Visit the Kit Build section of the Modelling Resource for more details.

Richard A. Franks
Editor


 
18th July 2016:
New kits
ICM's new 1/48th I-153 on skis along with Eduard's limited edition reissue of the Hasegawa 1/48th SAAB Draken have been added today. Visit the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource for more details.

Richard A. Franks
Editor
 
18th July 2016:
Latest from Eduard
A whole batch of new etched sets, including 'Big EDs' have been added in the Accessory Review section of the Modelling Resource today.

Richard A. Franks
Editor


 
1st July 2016:
Latest News
The new ICM 1/48th Ju 88A-4 has been previewed today in the Kit Review section of the Modelling Resource.

Richard A. Franks
Editor


 
22nd June 2016:
Latest News
The latest batch of accessories from Brassin have been reviewed today in the Accessory section of the Modelling Resource.

Richard A. Franks
Editor


 
21st June 2016:
Latest News
The latest batch of new metal undercarriage sets from Scale Aircraft Conversions have been reviewed today in the Accessory section of the Modelling Resource.

Richard A. Franks
Editor