Newsletter 12/2018

This year’s final Newsletter is here and we would like to use the opportunity to bring your attention to a trio of new model kits and a bunch of detail resin sets. As the end of the year is drawing near, let me also thank sincerely all our customers for their favour and I do believe you all stay with us in the years to come. In 2019, we will do our best to make you happy and bring you a huge amount of quite interesting new models and sets. Look forward, among others to the 1/48 Siebel Si 204, 1/72 night fighting Meteors, 1/72 SMB.2 Super Mystere and several versions of the 1/72 Viggen fighters.
Attached you will find a list of products that are back in stock

A.R.

SPECIAL HOBBY PLASTIC KITS

Breguet Br.693AB.2 in 1/72

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100-SH72396 1/72 8594071086787

Model of a French WW2 ground-attack aircraft. The kit consists of: three grey styrene sprues, one clear sprue, decal sheet, resin parts, full colour instruction booklet. The decal sheet caters for four marking options all of which depict machines defending France in 1940.

  • the very best 1/72 Br.693 model
  • sprues originate in nolonger available Azur A053 kit
  • accurate decals
  • interesting and eyecatching liveries
  • photo-etched parts and detail resin casts
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Kittyhawk Mk.III (Long Fuselage P-40K) in 1/72

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100-SH72380 1/72 8594071086473

Model of a WW2 US fighter aeroplane with export markings.

The kit contents: three grey styrene sprues, one clear sprue, a sheet of decals and a full colour instructions. The decals offers the four following options:

- RNZAF as flown in the Pacific

- FAB (Brazilian AF)

- RAF operated in Africa

-RAAF based in New Guinea

  • detailed and highly accurate model
  • easy assembly
  • colourful marking options
  • accurate decals with full stencils
    for those who wish to skyrocket the detail levels, we offer a wide variety of resin sets
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Dornier Do 27 IAF, SAAF and Portuguese Service in 1/72

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100-SH72392 1/72 8594071086855

Model of a light utility, liaison and observation STOL aircraft. Contents of the kit box: five grey styrene sprues, one clear sprue, decal sheet, photo etches, full colour instructions. The decal sheet brings markings for four IDF/AF machines, one as operated by the SAAF and one which saw service with the Portuguese air force.

  • nicely detailed and highly accurate model
  • accurate decal with full set of stencils
  • detail resin sets available separately, enhancing the cokpit area and bringing the option to portray the wing flaps and ailerons in down position.
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RESIN ACCESSORIES FOR PLASTIC KITS

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1/48 Defiant Pilot`s Cockpit set, for Airfix kit

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129-4364 1/48 8595593126463

Designed to fit the new Airfix 1/48 Defiant kit, this set enhances the front cokpit and offers detail pilot’s seat with belts, fuselage bulkhead separating the front and rear cockpit compartments (the gunner’s cockpit set no.4365 is to follow shortly), the instrument panel, sidewall control levers and fuselage fuel tank situated forward of the cockpit. The set contains also a piece of clear film with pre-printed instrument faces.

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1/48 Beaufighter TF Mk.X Cockpit set, for Revell kit

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129-4366 1/48 8595593126470

Why not bring some more detail into the 1/48 Beaufighter model. Here is a new and nicely detailed pilot’s seat with belts, new instrument panel, side consoles, rudder pedals and control column. The set contains also a piece of clear film with pre-printed instrument faces. The set directly replaces the kit parts, no need to cut the styrene.

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1/72 Klimov VK-105PF WWII Soviet Inline Engine

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129-7417 1/72 8595593126487

Detail resin cast of the arguably most important of all WW2 Soviet inline aero engines. The cast replica of the engine comes as one piece. This type of engine saw very wide service within the VVS, was fitted into such types as the Yak-1, Yak-3, Yak-9, LaGG-3, Pe-2 and others.

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1/72 AH-1 Sitting pilots (2 figures) and ground crew (1 figure) for Special Hobby

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129-F72349 1/72 8595593126494

Figures of a US AH-1 Cobra pilot and weapon systems operator can hugely enliven cockpits of Special Hobby’s G/Q/S Cobra kits. The figures are cast together with their seats, each of them in a different pose and their arms come as separate parts. The front cockpit weapons operator has his helmet on while the pilot in the rear holds the helmet and flying gloves on his lap. The figures are joined by a standing ground crew member which is cast as one piece.

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1/48 Beaufighter TF Mk.X Pilot’s Seat for Revell kit

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129-Q48328 1/48 8595593126500

New detail pilot’s seat with scale thin sideboards is designed to improve the looks of your Beaufighter model. The seat is cast without the belts and rear padding.

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1/48 Beaufighter TF Mk.X Pilot´s Seat with backpad and belts for Revell kit

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129-Q48329 1/48 8595593126517

New detail pilot’s seat with scale thin sideboards is designed to improve the looks of your Beaufighter model. The seat is cast with the belts in situ and also with life-like backpad.

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1/72 AH-1G Early - Emerson Electric TAT-102 (single weapon) turret for Special Hobby / Revell kit

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129-Q72330 1/72 8595593126524

The TAT-102 was a remotely-controlled gun turret installed to early batches of the AH-1Gs. It contained one 7.62mm Minigun or alternatively a grenade launcher. This resin cast turret brings higher levels of detail than the styrene item from the kit.

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1/72 AH-1G - Emerson Electric M28 (dual weapon) turret for Special Hobby / Revell

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129-Q72331 1/72 8595593126531

he AH-1Gs from the later batches differed from the earlier ones by having a M28 dual weapon turret in their noses. This turret enabled the use of various combinations of the Minigun or grenade launcher depending mainly on the pilot’s preferences. The very same feature is possible here with our detailed resin set. The new turret easily and directly replaces the styrene item.

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UPCOMING MODELS 1/2019

Fieseler Fi 103R / V-1 Reichenberg in 1/32

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100-SH32074 1/32
8594071086862

B-18B Bolo 'ASW Version' in 1/72

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100-SH72230 1/72
8594071086947

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