Monday, September 17, 2018

AVIATION MUSEUM WITH PLENTY OF MODELS IN BC, CANADA



THE BRITISH COLUMBIA Aviation Museum is well worth a visit if you are on Vancouver Island, Canada.

Monday, September 10, 2018

INCOMING: HURRICANE MOVIE AND AIRFIX SEA HURRICANE



DRAMA IN THE SKIES and on the ground both feature in this upcoming movie. That's good, as the Hawker Hurricane deserves a share of the limelight usually reserved for its elegant sibling fighter, the Supermarine Spitfire.

SAD LOSS OF HANNANTS MODEL STORE PROPRIETOR

WE ARE SAD TO REPORT that David Hannant died recently, aged 88. He may not be that familiar to you, but the Hannants stores have been going for many years, the UK’s largest importer and distributor of model items. 

Monday, September 3, 2018

REVELL KITS GO TO ATLANTIS MODELS


THE REVELL GROUP’S PARENT COMPANY HOBBICO ceased trading in April 2018. Since then there has been a lot of activity, and plenty of speculation. But now the situation is becoming clearer.

Monday, August 27, 2018

1:48 SCALE MiG-21 SMT FROM REVELL

THIS IS AN EXCELLENT 1:48 scale Revell kit of the MiG-21, the most-widely produced jet fighter of the former Soviet Union.

AMAZING MODELS: THE WORLD'S LARGEST MINIATURE AIRPORT



MAYBE THIS IS THE NEXT STAGE OF MODEL-MAKING beyond assembly and display at model shows and events.

Monday, August 20, 2018

ARTIST THEO JANSEN: STRANDBEEST EVOLUTION 2018



OK, THESE STRANGE CRITTERS are not exactly our usual scale model fare, but the Dutch artist Theo Jansen surely shares the care and craftsmanship we put into our own miniatures.

Monday, August 13, 2018

CARL CASPER'S COSMIC CHARGER FUEL DRAGSTER


DRAGSTERS ARE BUILT TO do just one thing, and that’s to cover the quarter-mile in the lowest elapsed time (ET). But there’s no reason why they can’t look good as well, and that’s what auto customiser Carl Casper did with his Cosmic Charger fuel dragster.

Monday, August 6, 2018

SMALLSPACE GETS BIGGER EACH YEAR


THE SEVENTH ANNUAL smallspace model show was held on July 1, in Hanslope village, UK.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

BANDAI WORKS WONDERS: 1:48 SCALE AT-ST SCOUT WALKER FROM STAR WARS


WE HAVE JUST STARTED BUILDING this 1:48 scale Bandai Star Wars walker, and what a delightful kit it's proving to be.

Monday, July 2, 2018

BIGGER THAN YOUR AVERAGE MODEL CAR: THESE ARE 'DWARF' CARS

THESE SMALLER THAN LIFE-SIZE cars are weird but rather wonderful. They are hand-built replicas of retro machines from times past.

Friday, June 29, 2018


THE ANNUAL SHOW for lovers of space, science fiction and fantasy touches down this Sunday, July 1, 2018.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Monday, June 25, 2018

AMT 1:25 SCALE CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO SS454


AT FIRST GLANCE this attractive model could be a reissue of the 1:25 scale Chevrolet Monte Carlo kit released by AMT in 1970.