.:Italeri:. _for may 2016_ - Mirage 2000C & F-5 F Tiger ll

Italeri. May 2016. Sadly no new 2016 tooling in 1/72 aircraft stable  from Italy.
At least some reissues with new decals.
F-5 F Tiger ll kit n. 1382
 and MIRAGE 2000C - Gulf War kit n. 1381

/update/ 3x .:Bat Project:. = 3x Nieuport Ni.21! #incoming + first look

 Ukrainian brands in 2016 comes with some suprise releases. One of them? Nieuport Ni.21
  • France
  • DUKS /ru licensed ver/ 
  • and Ukrainian (see the blue trident markings)

 One of blog readers sent me some  sprue pics:

The upper wing is designed with some unusual way... Clear parts!

and the decals for all three boxing:

:Special Hobby:. Messerschmitt Me 163A #inbox

Special Hobby Messerschmitt Me 163A kit. no 72234 "First rocket fighter"
The first and only plastic sprue - old Condor kit strikes back!
.A.D 2016 resin add-ons.
Photo - film as part of the instrument panel. Well, Yahu... is a job 4u!
PE- fret:
All parts. The listing.
The paint options. Hm, not so many colorfull camo schemes. Bare aluminium.

Hm, this one looks far better...R4M for true bad-ass Me-163:

.:HobbyBoss:. WZ-10 Thunderbolt #released

The WZ-10 attack helicopter is developed after 1990,the prototype took the first flight in 2003.It is designed primarily for anti-tank missions but has secondary air-to-air capability as well. It’s the first attack helicopter of Chinese Army.
       The WZ-10 have a standard structure of attack helicopter,the narrow fuselage,tandem cockpit with the WSO in front and the pilot at rear.Diamond-shaped fuselage cross-section can reduce the RCS.All of the important area are protected by armored.         
       The prototype of the WZ-10 was fitted with two Pratt & Whitney PT-6C-67C turboshaft engines and then replaced by two WZ-9 engines.The helicopter may equipment with the FBW system and Helmet,head up display, optoelectronic devices and forward-looking infrared systems, radar and laser warning receivers, infrared jammers and decoy launching system.
New set from HB
 Changhe WZ-10 (Wuzhuang Zhisheng-10) alias The CAIC Z-10 (Chinese: 直-10 for 直升机)


.:Kora:. Focke - Wulf Ta-152S #inbox

Thanks to one of our greatest friends & blog supporters today I have a pleasure to present to you brand new spanking inbox, from Kora Models:

Focke - Wulf Ta-152S

Due to short - run and mixed character of this kit - resin part plus plastic of Aoshima, we show you only new parts, the rest are already presented on this blog with inbox of Ta-152C:

S - main body:

 Closer look
 Some mishap here and where:

No Tank without large tail:
Vacuformed canopies. x2 A nice touch from Kora.
 Some work would be necessary, hm?
 And the decals. Some mysteries circulates around Kora decals /ALPS?/
 And... assembly manual:

 and the markings. This is "what if" or Luft'46 subject so... feel free with it:

All photos thx to Marek/Kitir. Big THX.

.:RS Models:. summer news: Ki-61, Bücker Bü-131 & Bloch MB-155 #incoming

_RS Models _ is preparing nice subjects for summer release:
Bücker Bü-131 D

 (yay, fabulous boxart done by Arkadiusz Wróbel!)
Bücker Bü-131 A

Marcel - Bloch MB-155


Kawasaki Ki-61 I Ko