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”

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”

The (almost) Missing Link

Soviet Medium Tank T-44 OKB Grigorov 1/72, Ref. 72097 The T-44 was developped during the Second World War to replace the T-34, but despite its better characteristics, it was felt that producing a new vehicle would disrupt the output of the earlier tank and subsequently only a couple of thousand were produced between 1944 andContinue reading “The (almost) Missing Link”

Robot-like SPG

2S35 “Koalitiya-SV” Russian 152mm Self-propelled Howitzer Zvezda 1/72, Ref. 5055 The 2S35 « Koalitiya-SV » is the most recent artillery system in the Russian army. This self-propelled howitzer was designed at the Burevestnik Central Scientific Research Institute and was officially presented for the first time at the 2015 Victory Day Parade in Moscow. It is designed toContinue reading “Robot-like SPG”

New Potez Feathers, Part.2

Potez 25 Europe & America Azur/Frrom 1/72, Ref. FROX03 Azur/Frrom have kindly sent us samples of their forthcoming decal releases, two 1/72 sheets destined to grace the lovely Potez 25 kits released during 2019, and later re-issued under the Special Hobby label. It’s time to have a look at sheet FROX03 Potez 25 Africa &Continue reading “New Potez Feathers, Part.2”

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