THE LOCKHEED MARTIN F-35 LIGHTNING II has had a long, expensive, and troubled development. However, the stealth aircraft is finally heading to operational service. For model makers, that means building a kit of the twin-fin stealth machine.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
REVELL-MONOGRAM CONTINUES TO DIVE into the tooling bin of the original Renwal company, retrieving and releasing kits more or less as they were, ‘way back when.’
Thursday, July 21, 2016
THE CLASSIC STAR WARS X-WING has been reimagined as a high performance Hot Wheels racing car, powered by a 2.0 litre 16-valve DOHC engine.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Saturday, July 16, 2016
THE PIPER SUPER CUB IS one of the best-known light aircraft. And here we have Revell releasing a 1:32 scale kit of this high-wing two-seater.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
THE MOOF MUSEUM IS tucked away under Brussels Central Station, and it’s easy to miss. We chanced upon the collection after arriving in Brussels from a two-hour train ride on the high-speed Eurostar service from central London.
Saturday, July 9, 2016
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Monday, July 4, 2016
THE HEINKEL HE 162 SALAMANDER or Volksjager (People’s Fighter) flew only in the latter stages of World War II. Even so, it makes a great looking subject for a model kit from Revell.
Saturday, July 2, 2016
THIS READER’S ARTICLE takes us to a place that we haven’t covered much at SMN. Perhaps we should though, for miniature wargaming is hugely popular. Games Workshop alone has more than 300 dedicated stores around the world.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
AIRFIX KITSTARTER IS AN EXPERIMENTAL concept in retro-modelling. It’s your chance to decide which selected vintage Airfix kits are put back into production for a limited edition run.