More Sherman Hardware from the East

US Medium Tank M4A3(76)W Sherman Zvedda 1/35, Ref. 3676 Zvezda continues their work on the M4 Sherman family with this recently-released M4A3(76)W, offered in their traditional ‘sleeved up’ cardboard box that adequately protects the 322 plastic parts. The box is neatly illustrated with a US Army vehicle. The kit itself is molded in Zvezda’s typicalContinue reading “More Sherman Hardware from the East”

Heavy Paper Projects

British Nuffield Assault Tank A.T.4 OKB Grigorov 1/72, Ref.72094 British Nuffield Assault Tank A.T.10 OKB Grigorov 1/72, Ref.72096 Nuffield Mechanization and Aero was the brainchild of Lord Nuffield who was deeply involved in the development and mechanisation of the British army and the ‘ground’ section of the RAF. The Crusader cruiser tank was one ofContinue reading “Heavy Paper Projects”

Bombing Mitten

Russian Light Bomber Yak-130 ‘Mitten’ Zvezda 1/48, Ref. 4818 The Yak-130, NATO code-named Mitten, is an advanced trainer aircraft designed to take over the Aero L-29 Delphin and L-39 Albatros. The advanced trainer entered service in 2007, and a combat trainer variant followed in 2009. Current operators include of course Russia, but also Algeria, Lao,Continue reading “Bombing Mitten”

Parasol Fighter Delight

Morane-Saulnier MS 225 C1 Sabrekits 1/72, Ref. SBK7007 The French Armée de l’Air modernisation programme in the early 1930s gave birth to a robust parasol wing fighter, the MS-225, first flown in 1932. The plane featured superior flight characteristics and agility, structural strength as well as simple maintenance and excellent reliability. By 1933 the ArméeContinue reading “Parasol Fighter Delight”

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