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Tuesday, 19 October

KIT  REVIEW:  Francisco Santoro builds the Revell 1/48 P-51B Mustang

KIT PREVIEW:  Donald Zhou has a look at the very large Trumpeter 1/35 K5E 'Leopold'.

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  One of their box scale kits from the 50s is the Revell 1/80 F-89D Scorpion .

INDUSTRY NEWS:  Kinetic Model North America will be the new distributor for MiG/Ammo products. More info coming soon. 

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For those wondering why I have not gotten to your article, I am working on those received in April. 

Monday, 18 October

KIT  REVIEW:  Donald Zhou starts our week with his E2046 1/7 Youki Princess Mushroom

KIT PREVIEW:  Part of their catalog of prototypes is the Planet Models 1/72 Ha.137v2.

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A well done book for enthusiasts and modelers is Ship Craft #27: British Sloops and Frigates of WWIIs.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Another resing build is the Anigrand Craftworks 1/72 XF-88 Voodoo.

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Friday, 15 October

KIT  REVIEW:  Dave Cummings presents a kit I've never seen built, the SMER 1/72 Potez 540

KIT PREVIEW:  A nice two in one kit is the Eduard 1/48 Wilde Sau part 1  .

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  A very useful addition to 1/43 race car builders is Denizen 1/43 Driver Figure .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Moving into resin territory with the Anigrand Craftworks 1/72 XF-87 Blackhawk.

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Thursday, 14 October

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver builds the recent  Clear Prop 1/48 Curtiss H75N  . 

KIT PREVIEW:  A real blast from the modeling past is the  Revell 1/72 B-24D Liberator.

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Another great title from a company known for quality books is MMP Books' US Combat Aircraft Colours over Vietnam 1964-75 Vol 1  .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A fairly nice kit that took a bit of work was the Special Hobby 1/72 F-86H Sabre .

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Tuesday, 12 October

KIT  REVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas builds the Heller 1/48 Alouette II   . 

KIT PREVIEW:  A 1/48 kit that looks as if it builds pretty much like their 1/72 version is the Airfix 1/48 Blenheim IF.

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  Something you should consider for the recent Special Hobby kit is Special Mask M72008: B-10/12/Model 139.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Still one of the better kits of this aircraft around; the Academy 1/48 F-86F-30 Sabre.

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Monday, 11 October

KIT  REVIEW:  Frank Spahr presents another of his super ship builds with the Artitec 1/350 HNLMS Evertsen  . 

KIT PREVIEW:  An interesting kit, the  AMT 1/25 'Two Much' Twin Engine Dragster.

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DECAL REVIEW:  A sheet that should prove useful is Techmod 48027: German Balkenkreuze  .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A well done book on the 58th FS in Desert Shield/Storm is Skybreak  .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Basically a copy of the Fujimi kit, the Hobbycraft 1/72 F-86F Sabre .

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Friday, 8 October

KIT  REVIEW:  Your editor actually finishes something; the  Hasegawa 1/48 Bf-109E-3 . 

KIT PREVIEW:  A nice kit with an extra is the Academy 1/72 P-51C Mustang 'Red Tails' .

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DECAL REVIEW:  A sheet I bought because the kit one is boring;  Model Maker Decals D48139: Eurofighter Typhoon.

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Rob Hart provides today's book review with French Aviation During the First World War .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Tom Cleaver used a conversion set to make the Hasegawa 1/48 F-86E Sabre  .

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For those wondering why I have not gotten to your article, I am working on those received in March. 

Thursday, 7 October

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver can probably build these in his sleep; the Eduard 1/48 Spitfire Vb (late)  . 

KIT PREVIEW:  Adding to their large catalog of these aircraft is the Special Hobby 1/72 Meteor NF.11.

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  A set that should be popular as it is for an Airfix kit;  Scale Aircraft Conversions 48403: DeHavilland Chipmunk Landing Gear.

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A really well done title on the Kosovo air war is Helion's Operation Allied Force: Air War Over Serbia Vol.1  .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST: A kit I've liked so much that I've since built several, the ProModeler 1/48 F-86D Sabre Dog .

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For those wondering why I have not gotten to your article, I am working on those received in March. 

Tuesday, 5 October

KIT  REVIEW:  Another big scale kit is Spiros Pendedekas' Hasegawa 1/32 F-104C Starfighter

KIT PREVIEW:  Chris Mikesh previews a kit of a plane of which I'm sure few of you have heard; the UPC 1/50 Mitsubishi 1MT type 10.

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This is for the new Tamiya kit;  Scale Aircraft Conversions 48402: F-4B Phantom II Landing Gear.

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Though MM doesn't normally review books of fiction, here is one from Rob Hart The Hunters .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Tom Cleaver did a conversion to make the Hasegawa 1/48 F-86A Sabre.

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Monday, 4 October

KIT  REVIEW:  John Summerford kicks off the week with his PCM 1/32 FW-190A-3

KIT PREVIEW:  A nice looking car kit is the Monogram 1/25 1985 Mustang SVO.

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This is for the new ICM kit;  Scale Aircraft Conversions 32160: AH-1G Cobra (early) Landing Gear.

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Next in their Airframe and Miniature series is Valiant Wings Publishing: The Messerschmitt Bf-110 .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Vic Scheurmann put a lot of work into his AMT/Matchbox 1/72 F-86A-5 Sabre .

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Friday, 1 October

KIT  REVIEW:  Rob Hart starts off the month with his Model Factory Hiro 1/43 Lancia D-50  . 

KIT PREVIEW:  A recent release is the Special Hobby 1/72 Martin 139 WC/WSM/WTT.

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A club magazine I always enjoy reading is Random Thoughts 43/3 .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  This one required some modeling skills; the Special Hobby 1/48 XF-85 'Goblin'.

INDUSTRY NEWS:  Coming soon from Valiant Wings.

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Thursday, 30 September

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver adds some resin aftermarket to his Italeri/AMT 1/48 A-20B Havoc

KIT PREVIEW:  A brand new kit out of Ukraine is the Clear Prop 1/48 Hawk 75N.

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  From the archives is the Heller 1/48  RF-84K Thunderflash.

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Tuesday, 28 September

KIT  REVIEW:  Brian Baker builds a neat scratchbuild triplane, the 1/72 DeKellis 'Air Truck'

KIT PREVIEW:  A nice looking kit of this very large fighter is the Trumpeter 1/72 Tu-128M 'Fiddler'.

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This is for the new Special Hobby kit; Special Mask M72025: 1/72 Ki-54 hei .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Once more, a nice book on a little known subject; Helion's Red Star versus Rising Sun .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  For most, this is the best in this scale, the Tamiya 1/48 F-84G Thunderjet.

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Monday, 27 September

KIT  REVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas provides another nice build, this time the Roden 1/48 OV-1A Mohawk

KIT PREVIEW:  One that hasn't been readily available for many years is the Hasegawa 1/72 F-111D/F Aardvark .    

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  A useful set for the Zvezda kit is DAN Models DM144109: B.737-800 .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Another nice photo compilation is Aero Research's Biz Jets #4 .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Still a nice kit, the Heller 1/72 F-84G Thunderjet.

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  Thanks to Alexander Witte and George Oh . 

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Friday, 24 September

KIT  REVIEW:  Ed Bailey shares his build of the Eduard 1/72 MiG-15bis

KIT PREVIEW:  A superbly molded horror resin kit is Fantasmagraphics 1/6 El Diablo de Toledo .    

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DECAL REVIEW:  A sheet I bought because I needed one is Peddinghaus Decals 35-1382: Panzer III J/L  .

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the ICM/Italeri kit;  Kit Masx 48-008: HS-126A/B.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Kelly Jamison built a nicely done Monogram 1/48 F-84F Thunderstreak.

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Thursday, 23 September

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver builds another Spitfire with the Eduard 1/48 Spitfire Vc  . 

KIT PREVIEW:  A very nice car kit that has become a bit pricey is the Tamiya 1/20 McLaren MP4/4.    

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Hasegawa kit;  Scale Aircraft Conversions 72186: F-104 Landing Gear .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Adding to a growing selection is RAF-in-Combat's Squadrons #46: Mustang - The RAAF.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A nicely done resin kit was the PJ Production 1/72 RF-84F Thunderflash .

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  Thanks to Master Details from USA for their support . 

For those wondering why I have not gotten to your article. I am working on those received in February. 

Tuesday, 21 September

KIT  REVIEW:  Ryan Grosswiler provides us with a double build this time around with the Eduard 1/72 Avia B.534 Series IV+ . 

KIT PREVIEW:  Another show buy that sort of bit me is the Gunze Sangyo 1/32 1959 Chevrolet Impala.    

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Tamiya kit;   Kit Masx 48-007: Brewster Buffalo.

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Another great read from these folks is Helion's MiGs in the Middle East Vol 2 .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A kit that is still fairly easy to find and makes into a nice model is the Airfix 1/72 F-84F Thunderstreak.

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  Thanks . 

For those wondering why I have not gotten to your article. I am working on those received in February. 

Monday, 20 September

KIT  REVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas starts the week with his Revell 1/72 Arado E.555 . This kit along with the AMtech 1/48 Ta-183 have to be the two most popular Luft '46 kits. 

KIT PREVIEW:  One of their earlier releases is the Dragon 1/35 M46 Patton.    

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Meng kit; Scale Aircraft Conversions 48401: F-18E/F/G Super Hornet Landing Gear  .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  The next release of this popular series is MMP Books' Camera On #26: Renault R35 & 40 .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  From a decade back, the Hobby Boss 1/32 F-84E Thunderjet.

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  Thanks to Kevin Krajniak for his welcome help. 

For those wondering why I have not gotten to your article. I am working on those received in February. 

Friday, 10 September*

KIT  REVIEW:  Dan Lee adds to his armor collection with the Tamiya 1/35 M551 Sheridan.

KIT PREVIEW:  An oldie from the late 50s is the Revell  1/40 Aerobee-Hi.   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Classic Airframes kit; Kit Masx 48-006: IMAM Ro-37  .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Here is a revised edition of an earlier work; Valiant Wings Publishing: Westland Whirlwind .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Norris Graser built the Revell 1/48 F-84E Thunderjet.

NOTICE:  MM will be taking a break next week. Be back 20 Sept.

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For those wondering why I have not gotten to your article. I am still working on those received in February. 

Thursday, 9 September

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver does some conversion work to make a Tamiya 1/48 F4U-4 Corsair  .

KIT PREVIEW:  One of their Limited Edition kits is the Hasegawa 1/72 KA-3B Skywarrior "Naval Missile Center".   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Special Hobby kit; Scale Aircraft Conversions 32159: Westland Whirlwind Mk.I Landing Gear  .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A nice kit is the Academy 1/72 F-84E/G.

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Tuesday, 7 September

KIT  REVIEW:  Johan de Wolf has today's feature with the Ace 1/72 FV.651 Mk 6 Crash Truck  .

KIT PREVIEW:  An older kit but still the only mass production one in this scale is the HobbyCraft 1/48 Avia S-199 .   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Tamiya kit; Kit Masx 48-005: Do-335  .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  The most recent addition to their Camouflage and Decals series is Kagero's Warsaw Pact Vol.1.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Our blast is the Czech Model 1/32 F-80C Shooting Star.

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For those wondering why I have not gotten to your article. I am working on those received in February. 

Monday, 6 September

KIT  REVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas shares his build of the Revell 1/144 Junkers G.38  .

KIT PREVIEW:  A kit that turned out more basic than I'd originally thought is the MisterCraft 1/48 Mi-2T .   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the recent Airfix; Scale Aircraft Conversions 72188: Vulcan Landing Gear .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  An addition to a popular series is Tank Craft #29: Hetzer - Jagdpanzer 38 Tank Destroyer  .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Today, we have Lee Kolosna's Monogram 1/48 F-80C Shooting Star.

FUND DRIVE: Please donate. Your support keeps this site up and running.  Thanks to Kerry Hendricks for his welcome support. 

For those wondering why I have not gotten to your article. I am working on those received in February. 

Friday, 3 September

KIT  REVIEW:  Dan Lee does nice work on his GWH 1/48 MiG-29 type 9-12.

KIT PREVIEW:  Another older kit that is well worth building is the AMT 1/72 F-100F Super Sabre.   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Tamiya kit; Kit Masx 48-004: F4F-4 Wildcat .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A nice profiles book with decals is Kagero's Focke-Wulf FW-190A Vol.1.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A kit that turned out well is the Sword 1/72 F-80C Shooting Star .

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For those wondering why I have not gotten to your article. I am working on those received in February. 

Thursday, 2 September

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver adds the Eduard 1/48 Spitfire HFVIII to his collection. .

KIT PREVIEW:  A very nice looking new kit is the Special Hobby 1/72 Tachikawa Ki-54 'Hickory'.   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Hasegawa kit;  Scale Aircraft Conversions 72187: TBF/TBM Avenger Landing Gear.

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Another interesting title from this British company is Helion's The War in Northern Oman.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  One of my favorite kits to build is the Tamiya 1/48 F-51D Mustang.

INDUSTRY NEWS:  Update from Valiant Wings.

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For those wondering why I have not gotten to your article. I am working on those received in February. 

Tuesday, 31 August

KIT  REVIEW:  Fernando Rolandelli upgrades the HobbyBoss 1/48 FM-2 Wildcat.

KIT PREVIEW:  A very nice looking newish kit is the Meng 1/48 F-18E Super Hornet.   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  Something you should consider for the Hobby Boss kit is Kit Masx 48-003: Bv-141 .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  The next edition of their Camouflage and Decals series is Kagero's Messerschmitt Bf-109F/G .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Today it is Mark Fordham's Tamiya 1/72 F-51D Mustang.

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Monday, 30 August

KIT  REVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas builds the Academy 1/72 F-104G Starfighter.

KIT PREVIEW:  A kit that probably won't be superseded in many years is the AMT 1/48 A-20B/C 'Havoc'.   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This useful set is for the Classic Airframes kit; Kit Masx 48-002: Fairey Battle  .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  This is a periodical I always look forward to reading;  Start's Luftwaffe im Focus #31.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Greg Ewald built the fairly large Testor’s 1/32nd scale YF-22A.

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Friday, 27 August

KIT  REVIEW:  Chris Mikesh does another kit from the 60's, the Revell 1/72 Fokker D.VII .

KIT PREVIEW:  A kit that can still be found is the AMtech 1/72 Ju-88S-3/T-3 .   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This useful set is for the MPM kit;  Kit Masx 48-001: FW-190S-5/8 .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Their latest release is Aero Research's A-7 Corsair II Pt.7 .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Carmel Attard has today's oldie with the Revell 1/72 F-22A Raptor.

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Thursday, 26 August

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver adds to his RAF fighter collection with the Eduard/Hasegawa 1/48 Typhoon IB .

KIT PREVIEW:  An older kit that is fairly easy to find and still makes a nice model is the AMT 1/72 F-15C 'Satellite Killer' .   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This useful set is for the recent Airfix kit; Kit Masx 72-008: 1/72 B-25 Mitchell II  .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A nice addition to this fairly new series is Kagero's Curtiss P-40 Volume 1 .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A nice kit of this leased aircraft is the Italeri 1/72 F-21A Kfir.

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Tuesday 24 August

KIT  REVIEW:  Dan Lee  provides a neat Macross build with the Hasegawa 1/72 VF-1A/J Valkyrie.

KIT PREVIEW:  An older kit I got on the cheap is the Italeri 1/72 F4U-7 Corsair .   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This useful set is for the Italeri kit;  Kit Masx 72-007: 1/72 Gotha Go-240/2 .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A book on an interesting and innovative subject is Pen & Sword's Citroen DS.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Steve Eggers did the  Monogram 1/48 F-20A Tigershark.

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Friday, 20 August

KIT  REVIEW:  Cliff McNutt does his first article for MM with the Revell 1/72 F4U-4 Corsair.

KIT PREVIEW:  Can you say 'Limited Edition'? Sure you can. The Hasegawa 1/72 F-14D "VF-2 Bounty Hunters".   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  Another set for an Airfix kit;  Kit Masx 72-006: 1/72 Bv-141.

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  A superb book on an interesting subject is MMP Books' Yugoslav Fighter Colors 1918-1941 Vol.2.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Dan Lee built a kit that made a lot of money, the Testors 1/48 F-19 Stealth Fighter .

COMMENTARY: Something to consider

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Thursday, 19 August

KIT  REVIEW:  Tom Cleaver presents the nearly impossible to find KittyHawk 1/48 FJ-3 Fury.

KIT PREVIEW:  A nice kit with a bit of a glitch is the Italeri 1/72 F-100D Super Sabre.   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Airfix kit; Kit Masx 72-005: 1/72 Do-17E/F .

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Steve Eggers did the hypothetical Monogram 1/48 F-19 'Stealth'.

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Tuesday, 17 August

KIT  REVIEW:  Spiros Pendedekas builds a presentation model using the Revell/Matchbox 1/72 T-2E Buckeye.

KIT PREVIEW:  Donald Zhou shares his impressions of the Square-Enix 1/32 HO-229 Flying Unit (with 2B).   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the Matchbox kit; Kit Masx 72-004: 1/72 Me-410 .

BOOK/CD/DVD REVIEW:  Always good to read a book from these folks; Harpia Publishing's Modern Taiwanese Air Power.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  Peter Fey built the Italeri 1/48 EA-18G Super Hornet performing a lot of work to convert the kit.

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Monday, 16 August

KIT  REVIEW:  Sjon van der Heisen builds the neat Fly 1/48 Fa 330 Autogyro.

KIT PREVIEW:  Another of their very nice airliner kits is the Zvezda 1/144 B.757-200.   

MM FEATURE: Photo of the Day.                     

DETAIL SET/ACCESSORY REVIEW:  This set is for the venerable Hasegawa kit;   Kit Masx 72-003: 1/72 G8N Renzan.

MM FEATURE: Did you Know.                  

BLAST FROM THE PAST:  A nice kit that takes a bit of finesse is the Hasegawa 1/48 F-18F Super Hornet.

INDUSTRY NEWS:  Coming soon from Valiant Wings.

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