Saturday, June 25, 2016
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
THE FORD ESCORT 1972 RALLY-WINNER CAR SHOULD HAVE been released in kit form years ago. But it’s better late than never, so here is one of Ford’s most popular mid-sized cars from the late 20th century, released to 1:24 scale by Belkits of Belgium.
Saturday, June 18, 2016
FANTASTIC PLASTIC MAKES A WIDE range of specialist kits, covering space, sci-fi and fantasy models. A recent survey provided an eye-opener into model makers’ preferences.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
SCIENCE FICTION AND SPACE MODEL makers have the SMALLSPACE 5 show to look forward to. The fifth show is landing on Sunday, July 3, 2016 and will be bigger and better than ever, making it a must-visit for sci-fi fans.
Labels: smallspace 5
Monday, June 13, 2016
Friday, June 10, 2016
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Monday, June 6, 2016
LOST IN SPACE is a science fiction TV series that ran from 1965-68. The second episode was called The Derelict and featured a large alien spacecraft. This is now the subject of a 1:350 scale kit from Moebius Models. Also included is the Jupiter 2, a saucer-shaped spaceship flown by the stars of the show, the Robinson family.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
THE FAMED RED-AND-WHITE FORD TORINO from the 1970s cop-thriller TV series, Starsky and Hutch, is one car you would have thought would have been made as a kit years ago. There have been diecast and slot car versions, but it’s taken 40-odd years for a 1:25 scale kit to be released - and here it is.
Saturday, May 28, 2016
DUE FOR RELEASE SHORTLY the 1:72 scale Revell Avro Shackleton MR2 looks ready to ignite a which-is-best competition with Airfix, whose own Shackleton to the same scale is due for release in August 2016.
Labels: Avro Shackleton
Thursday, May 26, 2016
THIS 1:48 SCALE HASEGAWA Nakajima E8N2 Type 95 reconnaissance seaplane (Dave) kit is a neatly engineered model of an aircraft that first flew in 1934.
Labels: Nakajima Type 95
Monday, May 23, 2016
THIS 1:72 SCALE MERCURY-ATLAS CAPSULE-LAUNCHER KIT FOLLOWS ON from the first Horizon Models release, the 1:72 scale Mercury spacecraft.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Friday, May 13, 2016
HERE'S A FASCINATING VIDEO showing a full build of a 1:48 sale Eduard Fw 190. There's certainly no shortage of TLC where this kit is concerned.