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Friday, 20 May 2022 

KIT  REVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas shares his experience with the Airfix 1/72 F-16A.

KIT PREVIEW:   Another limited reissue is the Hasegawa 1/48 Ki-100 otu '59th Flight Regiment'

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  Though for the Eduard kit, this could be used on pretty much any appropriate kit, BarracudaCast BR 48476: Spitfire V Snapshot Cockpit Upgrade.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A limited run effort was the Karo As 1/72 Fw-187A-0  .

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Thursday, 19 May 2022 

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver builds the new Airfix 1/48 Vampire F.3 .

KIT PREVIEW:   A nice reissue  from a bit back is the Airfix 1/72 Sabre F.4/F-86E(M) Sabre

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Airfix kit: Kit Masx 72-011v: Bristol Blenheim I .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Brian Baker put in a lot of effort to make the 1/72 Focke-Wulf FW-186 Autogyro.

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Tuesday, 17 May 2022 

KIT  REVIEW:  Ryan Grosswiler shares his build of the Hasegawa 1/72 B-25H Mitchell .

KIT PREVIEW:   A very nicely done kit, the Hasegawa 1/72 He-111H-2/3

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Zvezda kit: Scale Aircraft Conversions 72192: Petalyakov Pe-8 Landing Gear .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Here is Carmel Attard's Airmodel 1/72 FW-58.

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Monday, 16 May 2022 

KIT  REVIEW:  Christopher Campbell features A Tale of Two Stukas.

KIT PREVIEW:   Spiros Pendedekas has a look at the MPM 1/48 Fairey Fulmar I

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  A welcome set for the 1/72 Spit builder is BarracudaCast BR 72455: Spitfire standard sliding canopy  .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A rather troublesome build was the HiPM 1/48 FW-56 'Stosser' .

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Friday, 13 May 2022 

KIT  REVIEW:  Scott Lyle delights us with another real oldie, the Aurora Allosaurus  .

KIT PREVIEW:   Another nice limited boxing is the Hasegawa 1/72 FW-190F-8 'Schlachtgeschwader 4'

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.     

DECAL REVIEW:  A nice sheet for the Zvezda/Dragon kit; Hi Decal 72-030 MiG-17 Fresco A 

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Italeri kit: Kit Masx 72-012v: B-66 Destroyer .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Another interesting title is Helion's Czechoslovak Arms Exports to the Middle East vol 2  .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:   Tom Cleaver built the somewhat pricey Silver Wings 1/32 FW-44 'Stieglitz' .

INDUSTRY NEWS:  Here is an update from Valiant Wings  .    

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Tuesday, 10 May 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver builds the passée Hasegawa 1/48 FW-190A-5.

KIT PREVIEW:   Spiros Pendedekas previews an interesting rebox, the Mistercraft 1/72 Siebel Si-204D

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Modelsvit kit:  Scale Aircraft Conversions 48418: P-51H Mustang Landing Gear.

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Here is another revised edition of a superb reference; Valiant Wings Publishing: Bf-109 Late Series (F-K) .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:   Brian Baker built the Huma 1/72 FW-44 'Stieglitz' .

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Tuesday, 10 May 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  John Summerford shares his build of the Kitty Hawk 1/48 SAAB J.39A/C Gripen.

KIT PREVIEW:   One of their earlier special boxings is the Hasegawa 1/72 F-14A Tomcat 'Iranian Air Force'  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  Here is one for the big Revell/Monogram kit; Kit Masx 72-013v: B-36 Peacemaker.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Today's oldie is the Huma 1/72 Flettner Fl-282 'Kolibri' (Hummingbird).

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Monday, 9 May 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas tackles the Revell 1/72 SE.535 Mistral.

KIT PREVIEW:   Bob Kudbya shares his impressions of the Trumpeter 1/35 T-100 Heavy Tank .   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Dora Wings kit: Scale Aircraft Conversions 48417: SNC Falcon Landing Gear  .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Here is a revised edition of a superb reference; Valiant Wings Publishing: Bf-109 early series V1-E-9 .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Carmel Attard built the Pavla 1/72 Fi-167.

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Friday, 6 May 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Christopher Campbell builds the very neat Geobrand 1/48 Vanguard Rocket.

KIT PREVIEW:   One of their more recent releases is the Eduard 1/48 A6M2 type 21  .   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Revell/Monogram kit: Kit Masx 72-014v: B-52 Stratofortress  .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A great reference book that is probably the best on the subject is Kagero's Focke-Wulf 190 Vol IV .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  An older and somewhat fussy kit is the Heller 1/72 Fieseler Fi-156 Storch.

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Thursday, 5 May 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver adds to his collection with the Eduard 1/48 Seafire IIc.

KIT PREVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas previews another kit. This time it is the Airfix 1/72 De Havilland Heron  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Border Models kit: Scale Aircraft Conversions 35008: Bf-109G Landing Gear  .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A great reference book that is probably the best on the subject is MMP Books' Finnish Aces .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  One of the largest scale models I've built is the Pegasus Hobbies 1/18 Fi-103A (V-1) .

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Tuesday, 3 May 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Chris Mikesh does the third of his vintage bomber builds with the Atlantis/Revell 1/64 B-25B Mitchell.

KIT PREVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas previews the PM 1/72 Lippisch P.13a   .   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Academy kit: Kit Masx 72-015v: Academy 1/72 SB2C-4 Helldiver  .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Another of their super photo books is MMP Books' Camera On #27: Schwerer Gelandegangiger Personenkraftwagen and Successors .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Pete l'Heureux has today's look into the archives with the MAC 1/72 Fi-103 (V-1) .

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Monday, 2 May 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas has today's feature with the Trumpeter 1/32 P-40B .

KIT PREVIEW:  A nicely done kit from the 60's is the Monogram 1/24 Porsche 904  .   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the ICM kit: Scale Aircraft Conversions 32164: AH-1G Landing Gear  .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  This is the latest addition to their monograph series; Kagero's Mitsubishi A6M Reisen Vol 3 .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Today, it is Carmel Attard's Pavla 1/72 Siebel Fh-104 'Hallore'.

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Friday, 29 April 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Ryan Grosswiler shares his work on the Airfix 1/72 B-25C/D Mitchell.

KIT PREVIEW:  A reboxing of the Dragon kit is the Zvezda 1/72 MiG-17 'Fresco'  .   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Airfix kit: Kit Masx 72-016v: Nakajima B5N1 'Kate'  .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A nice book on this long serving US tank is Tank Craft #37: M60 MBT.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  From the early days of MM is Tom Cleaver's  Aeroclub 1/48 F.E.2b.

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Tuesday, 28 April 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver builds another early 109, the Modelsvit 1/48 Bf-109D-1 .

KIT PREVIEW:  One of their earlier limited editions which was boxed in the 'special' category, the Hasegawa 1/72 F-14A Tomcat 'Bicentennial'  .   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Amodel kit:  Kit Masx 72-018v: Ki-32 'Mary' .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Another great history offering is Helion's Wings of Iraq vol 2 .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Today's oldie is the  Valom 1/72 Lockheed XFV-1 .

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Tuesday, 26 April 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Chris Mikesh builds another classic kit, the Revell 1/92 B-24J Liberator.

KIT PREVIEW:  Another nice one from our friends in Japan is the Tamiya 1/48 Do-335B-2 Pfeil  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Fujimi or Italeri kit:  Dead Design 1/72 F-4 canopy and wheel masks .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Next in their photo CD collection is Aero Research's Gooney Birds part 4.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Today's oldie is the  Lindberg 1/48 XFY-1 'Pogo' .

INDUSTRY NEWS:  Here is an update from FRROM  .   

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Monday, 25 April 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas builds the fairly large Trumpeter 1/32 Su-27 Flanker B .

KIT PREVIEW:  A very nice kit is the Tamiya 1/72 Mosquito NF.XII/XVII  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the Italeri  kit:  Kit Masx 72-017v: AC-119K 'Stinger'.

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A nice addition to their Top Drawings series is Kagero's Dornier Do-335 Pfeil B .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Carmel J Attard did one of his vacuforms, the Airmodel 1/72 F8U-3 Super Crusader .

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Friday, 22 April 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Francisco Santoro shares his build of the Eduard 1/48 FW-190A-9.

KIT PREVIEW:  An older sci-fi offering is the Polar Lights Scorpion    

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the ICM  kit: Dead Design 1/48 A/B-26 Invader National insignia and markings .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  An interesting title from the Land Craft series is Pen & Sword's Land Craft #10: Landing Craft .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Today, a kit one doesn't see built all that often, the Testor's 1/72 F7U-3 Cutlass.

INDUSTRY NEWS:  Here is an update from Valiant Wings .   

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Thursday, 21 April 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver builds the Wingsy 1/48 Bf-109E-3.

KIT PREVIEW:  A kit that's been around but is still very much worth building is the Tamiya 1/72 F-51D Mustang   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the MPM kit: Kit Masx 72-020v: FW-189A-2 .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Another superb photo collection is Fox Two's Republic F-105 Thunderchief  .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Today, it is Caz Dalton's Aurora 1/?? F7U-1 Cutlass.

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Tuesday, 19 April 2022

KIT  REVIEW:   Spiros Pendedekas has today's feature with the Italeri 1/48 U-2R .

KIT PREVIEW:  The first reboxing of a popular kit is the Airfix 1/72 PZL Lim-5 (MiG-17F)  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the ICM kit: Dead Design 1/48 OV-10A Bronco canopy masks .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A nice addition to their Images of War series is  Pen & Sword's P-51 Mustang .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  This is an older build with a touch of whiffer:  the Hasegawa 1/72 XF5U-1 .

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Monday, 18 April 2022

KIT  REVIEW:   John Summerford shares his build of the Dekno 1/48 Spartan 7W Executive .

KIT PREVIEW:  Another of their Limited Edition boxings is the Hasegawa 1/72 F-18E Super Hornet 'VFA-27 Royal Maces'  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the Tarangus kit: Scale Aircraft Conversions 48416: Saab B.17A Landing Gear .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Next in a superb series I always look forward to reading is  Avonmore's Pacific Profiles Vol 6.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  From the archives is Tom Cleaver's Hasegawa 1/48 F4U-7 Corsair .

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Friday, 15 April 2022

KIT  REVIEW:   Chris Mikesh builds another ancient kit, the Revell 1/133 B-29 Superfortress.

KIT PREVIEW: I believe this is the initial boxing; the Hasegawa 1/48 A6M2-N 'Rufe'  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the MPM kit: Kit Masx 72-019v: Fokker G-1 .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  The most recent release in this series is RAF-in-Combat's Squadrons #52: Spitfire IX - Former RCAF Home Front Squadrons.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Today, we have the Hasegawa 1/48 F4U-5N Corsair.

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Thursday, 14 April 2022

KIT  REVIEW:   Tom Cleaver does a conversion to make the Airfix 1/72 Beaufighter II .

KIT PREVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas previews the Minicraft 1/48 Cessna 172  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the Dora Wings kit: Scale Aircraft Conversions 48415: P-43 Lancer Landing Gear .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A very well done book on this little known conflict is  Helion's Red Star vs Rising Sun Vol 2.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Today, it is Len Roberto's Revell AG 1/72 F4U-5 Corsair from 2006.

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Tuesday, 12 April 2022

KIT  REVIEW:   Spiros Pendedekas changes gears a bit with the Airfix 1/76 DUKW.

KIT PREVIEW:  Today's preview is not a brand new kit, the Airfix 1/48 P-51D Mustang  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the new Airfix kit:  Dead Design 1/72 Mosquito B.XVI masks.

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  The next edition in their Singles series is Mushroom Models Publications' Single #40: F-4B Phantom II.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A fairly long build article on the Trumpeter 1/32 F4U-4 Corsair.

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Monday, 11 April 2022

KIT  REVIEW:   Francisco Santoro builds the Airfix 1/72 Ju-87B-1 Stuka.

KIT PREVIEW:  John Summerford has a look at the Brengun 1/48 Extra EA300L  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the Special Hobby kit:  Kit Masx 72-022v: Harvard Mk II/A/B.

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A well done addition to their Monograph series is Kagero's Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-3.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Emilio Diaz built the Academy 1/48 F4U-4B Corsair.

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Friday, 8 April 2022

KIT  REVIEW:   Your editor tackles the rather fiddly Special Hobby 1/72 Meteor NF.12.

KIT PREVIEW:  A very nice reboxing is the Italeri 1/72 T-33A Shooting Star  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the venerable Revell kit: Scale Aircraft Conversions 32163: F4F-4 Wildcat Landing Gear .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A comprehensive look at an interesting subject for modelers and enthusiasts alike is Rivet Counter Guide #1: Corsair Cockpits - F4U-1 Family.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Today it is Dave Drake's HobbyBoss 1/72 F4U-4 Corsair.

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KIT  REVIEW:   Tom Cleaver builds the Dora Wings 1/48 SNC-1 Falcon .

KIT PREVIEW:   Spiros Pendedekas scopes out the Revell 1/28 Fokker D.VII  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the Hasegawa kit: Dead Design 1/48 A-4M/KU Skyhawk masks .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A nice overall look at an interesting subject is Kagero's Guide to German Night Fighters in WWII.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  From the archives, the Tamiya 1/72 F4U-1D Corsair.

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Tuesday, 5 April 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas has today's feature article with the Revell 1/72 FW-200 Condor .

KIT PREVIEW:   John Summerford has a look at the Brengun 1/48 Kaman K-Max  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the GWH kit: Scale Aircraft Conversions 72191: F-15E Strike Eagle Landing Gear .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A welcome revised book is Classic Books' Me-163 Rocket Interceptor.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Jim Baker built the Revell 1/32 F4U-1A Corsair.

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Monday, 4 April 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Joe Essid builds the venerable Monogram 1/72 P-51B Mustang  .

KIT PREVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas provides his insights on the Revell 1/48 B-24D Liberator   .   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the Azur/FRROM kit: Kit Masx 72-021v: Martin B-10B .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Their next compilation of images is Aero Research's USN/USMC Collection No.15.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  From the archives, the Tamiya 1/48 F4U-1A Corsair.

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Friday, 25 March 2022*

KIT  REVIEW:  Francisco Santoro tackles the Italeri 1/48 Mirage IIIEA  .

KIT PREVIEW:  A neat large scale resin kit that looks easy to build is Fantasmagraphics 1/6 Conjured . 

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the Modelsvit kit:  Scale Aircraft Conversions 48413: F-82F/G Twin Mustang Landing Gear.

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Here is the spring edition, Random Thoughts 44/1 .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Today's blast is Mark Doremus' Airfix 1/72 F4U-1D .

ANNOUNCEMENT: MM will be on break until 4 April for a much needed rest.

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Thursday, 24 March 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver builds the Eduard 1/48 P-51D Mustang.

KIT PREVIEW:   Spiros Pendedekas has a look at the Trumpeter 1/72 CH-47A Chinook   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the ICM kit: Dead Design 1/48 B-26C Invader canopy masks .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A new book series' first volume is Fox Two's Sundowner Phantoms - 1971 to 1977  .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  The oldie is Tom Cleaver's Tamiya 1/48 F4U-1 Corsair.

INDUSTRY NEWS:  Here is what's coming from Barracuda Studios .   

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Tuesday 22 March 2022

KIT  REVIEW:   Stephen Foster delights us with another of his scratch-built models, the 1/72 Hansa-Brandenburg W.13 .

KIT PREVIEW:   Chris Mikesh introduces us to the  HobbyMaster 1/72 A-26C Invader  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the Revell kit: Scale Aircraft Conversions 48412: SR-71 Blackbird Landing Gear.

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  One of their nice monographs is Kagero's Nakajima B5N Kate .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A nice kit of which I've built several is the Minicraft/Hasegawa 1/72 F4U-1.

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Monday, 20 March 2022

KIT  REVIEW:   Spiros Pendedekas builds the venerable Matchbox 1/32 SBD-5 Dauntless .

KIT PREVIEW:   Another nice Limited Edition is the Hasegawa 1/72 FW-190A-6 'Galland'  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DECAL REVIEW:  A very colorful new special scheme set is Euro Decals 32136: 2021 RAF Display Eurofighter Typhoon  

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the Zvezda kit: Kit Masx 72-024v: C-130 Hercules .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Eric Bergh built the Sword 1/48 FM-2 Wildcat.

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Friday, 18 March 2022

KIT  REVIEW:   Dan Lee closes out this week with his Special Hobby 1/72 Super Mystere 'Sa'ar'  .

KIT PREVIEW:   Something that the kids might like is the Airfix 1/56 Bae Hawk  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the Hasegawa and other kits: Dead Design 1/48 A-4 Skyhawk paint mask.

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Another of their interesting history offerings is Helion's Operation Cactus .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A kit that lives up to its brand name is the Sweet 1/144 FM-2 Wildcat.

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Thursday, 17 March 2022

KIT  REVIEW:   Tom Cleaver builds the Wingsy 1/48 Bf-109E-3 .

KIT PREVIEW:   A nicely chosen re-release is the AMT 1/25 1963 Chevy II Station Wagon  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the Airfix kit: Scale Aircraft Conversions 72190: Bristol Beaufort Landing Gear.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Caz Dalton built the  Hasegawa 1/72 FM-1 Wildcat.

INDUSTRY NEWS:  Here is what's coming from Croco .   

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Tuesday, 15 March 2022

KIT  REVIEW:   Today, it is John Summerford's Planet Models 1/32 DFW Floh .

KIT PREVIEW:  George Oh shares his impression of the Avis 1/72 Lee-Richards Annular Monoplane  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the Academy kit: Kit Masx 72-023v: T-6G Texan.

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A nice aircraft history with lots of photos is Start's Fiat/Dornier G.91 'Gina'.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A kit that is rarely completed; Tom Cleaver's Grand Phoenix 1/48 FJ-4B Fury .

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Monday, 14 March 2022

KIT  REVIEW:   Spiros Pendedekas tackled the Kangnam 1/48 F-18L.

KIT PREVIEW:  Chris Mikesh has a look at the Academy 1/72 F2H-3 Banshee  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  For the Trumpeter kit: Scale Aircraft Conversions 48414: MiG-27/27M Landing Gear.

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Next in their Single series is Mushroom Models Publications' Single #36: Hurricane IIC.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  This is Mats Olsson's Emhar 1/72 FJ-4B Fury .

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Friday, 11 March 2022

KIT  REVIEW:   Michael Rohde did nice work on his Dora Wings 1/48 Bellanca C.400.

KIT PREVIEW:  This looks like a very nicely done kit, the ICM 1/48 Ju-88A-5  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DECAL REVIEW:  This nice set is for the ICM kit; Caracal Models CD 48219: B-26K Counter Invader

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  Another fine insignia mask set is Dead Design 1/48 A6M2a/b model 11/21 Insignia Masks ( without white outline).

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Next in their Camouflage and Decals series is Kagero's Warsaw Pact Vol.2.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  An early build is the Czech Model 1/48 FJ-1 Fury .

INDUSTRY NEWS:  Two new expanded editions from Valiant Wings.   

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KIT  REVIEW:   Tom Cleaver adds to what seems to be desert Spit week with his Eduard 1/48 Spitfire Vb.

KIT PREVIEW: Another of their Limited Edition kits is the Hasegawa 1/72 F-14A "VF-1 Wolfpack"  

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the ICM kit: Scale Aircraft Conversions 32162: Gladiator Landing Gear & Wing Struts .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A nice addition to their Top Drawings series is Kagero's Republic P-43 Lancer.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Mark Fordham built the Siga 1/72 FJ-1 Fury.

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Tuesday, 8 March 2022

KIT  REVIEW:   Pablo Calcaterra has a go at the classic Monogram 1/48 Sopwith Camel  .

KIT PREVIEW: Spiros Pendedekas has a look at the Monogram 1/48 Su-25 Frogfoot  .

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DECAL REVIEW:  A welcome sheet for Eagle fans is Caracal Models CD 48205 NASA F-15

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  Canopy/wheel masks for the Academy kit is Kit Masx 72-037v: TBF-1 Avenger   .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Nice to see this one arrive in the mails;  Start's U-Boot im Focus #20.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Mats Olsson did really nice work on the Emhar 1/72 F3H-2 Demon.

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Monday, 7 March 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas provides another nice review for us, the Tamiya 1/48 Spitfire Vb .

KIT PREVIEW: Another of their limited editions, is the Hasegawa 1/72 FW-190D-9 'The Fall of the Reich'  .

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DECAL REVIEW:  A couple of special USAF schemes is Caracal Models CD 48203: S.E.A. Camo A-10 & F-16

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  Paint masks for the Eduard (and other) kit is  Dead Design 1/48 A6M2a/b model 11/21 Insignia Masks (white outline)  .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Adding to their Middle East War series is  Helion's Lebanese Civil War vol 2 .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Today we have the MPC/Airfix 1/72 F2H-2 Banshee.

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Friday, 4 March 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Jonathan Prestidge shares his build of the Accurate Miniatures 1/48 A-36 'Apache'.

KIT PREVIEW:  John Summerford previews the 3D printed Dekno 1/48 Spartan 7W Racer

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DECAL REVIEW:  This one should encourage a spate of building;  Caracal Models CD 144015: B-36 Peacemaker

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Revell kit:  Kit Masx 32-001v: Spitfire II  .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Today we have Steve Mesner's Xotic 72 1/72 Goodyear F2G Corsair.

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Thursday, 3 March 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver adds another Eduard 1/48 P-51D Mustang to his growing collection.

KIT PREVIEW:  One of their earlier limited editions of this kit is the Hasegawa 1/72 F-18C 'Dambusters-Independence'

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DECAL REVIEW:  A very nice sheet with extras is Exito Decals 48014: FW-190 'Wulf Pack' Vol.2

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Eduard kit: Dead Design 1/48 A6M2a model 11 Zero canopy masks  .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Today's oldie is the Hasegawa 1/72 F11F-1 'Early Version' .

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Tuesday, 1 March 2022

KIT  REVIEW:  Ryan Grosswiler does nice work with his Hasegawa 1/72 F9F-8 Cougar .

KIT PREVIEW:  A nice double kit for the 109 fan is Eduard 1/48 Wilde Sau part 2

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DECAL REVIEW:  A very nice sheet with extras is Exito Decals 48013: Eastern Front Fighters Vol.2

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Airfix kit: Kit Masx 72-038: Blenheim IF  .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Today it is Tom Cleaver's expensive Fisher 1/32 F9F-5 Panther.

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