Colourful Fokkers

Belgian Fokker D.VII Civilian two-seater OO-AMH & OO-AMI Arctic Decals, Ref. ARC72-069A (OO-AMH) & ARC72-069B (OO-AMI) After the Armistice, a large amount of military equipment was left behind by the German forces. Belgium received at least 70 Fokker D.VII from Germany as war reparations and those excellent machines were incorporated into the Belgian Aéronautique Militaire.Continue reading “Colourful Fokkers”

Spitfire.. it’s all in the detail!

Spitfire Story: The Sweeps (Spitfire Mk.Vb) Eduard, Dual Combo Limited Edition 1/48, Ref. 11153 After the launch of the Spitfire Mk.II in early 2021, it was only logical that the Mk.V version should follow and this was recently the case with a first box dedicated to the Spit Mk.V flown by American pilots in theContinue reading “Spitfire.. it’s all in the detail!”

Incoming Heavy Weather

Tempest Mk.II ‘The Last RAF Radial Engine Fighter’ Special Hobby 1/48, Ref. SH48214 Special Hobby have been kind enough to share some pictures of their forthcoming quarter-scale Tempest II kit, due out in May 2021. This will be a ‘Hi-Tech’ kit produced in co-operation with Eduard.  Resin parts, masks and photo-etched parts will obviously beContinue reading “Incoming Heavy Weather”

9/11 Lifesavers

First Responders Paulus Victor 1/72 & 1/48, Ref. PV-002-72 & PV-002-48 The latest decal sheets coming from this very interesting Croatian company is dedicated to a number of UH-1 Hueys that were amongst the first responders at the Pentagon on that infamous day, the 11th of September 2001. As usual with the work from thisContinue reading “9/11 Lifesavers”

High-octane Early Spitfire

Spitfire Mk.IIa Eduard ‘ProfiPACK Edition’ 1/48, Ref. 82153 The Spitfire Mk.II series was built in about 920 units: it was an upgrade of the Spitfire Mk.I thanks to (amongst other things) the installation of a more powerful engine, the Merlin XII of 1.150 hp (instead of the 1.030 hp-rated engine for the Mk.I). This engineContinue reading “High-octane Early Spitfire”

Bomb’s Nest

SUU-20 dispenser w/ BDU-33 & Mk.76 bombs Eduard 1/48, Ref. 648566 The SUU-20 is a bomb dispenser and rocket launcher enabling carriage and release of four 2,75in. (70 mm) Folding Fin Aerial Rockets (FFAR) and 6 practice bomblets.Several bomblets (inert) may be carried: the 25 lb. BDU-33 (U.S. Air Force designation) is designed to simulate the Mk.82/84Continue reading “Bomb’s Nest”

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