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Sa'ar and Phantom decal sheets

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Kits no. SH72345 SMB-2 Super Mystere ‘Sa'ar - Israeli Storm in the Sky’ and SH72335 FH-1 Phantom ‘MARINES' First Jet’ are due out this October, or September respectively. Their decal sheets have already been finished and we would like to share them with our readers today.


FR0038 Potez 25 'Hispano' - boxart

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FR0038 Potez 25 kit, a turn key project for our partners at Azur/Frrom is about to be finished and the modeller will find a quartet of interesting liveries which cater for a Greek machine - as shown on the fabulous Standa Hajek's boxtop artwork, two Rumanian and a single Yugoslav airframe - these three being among the machines which took part in the 1928 Little Entente air race. It is worth noting that Rumanian machine coded R12 flew as a monoplane, being easily converted from the standard biplane Potez.

SH48197 Aero C-3A - small parts sprue

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The post war, Czechoslovak-built Siebel Si 204D was known as the Aero C-3A and this version is to appear in our kit no. SH48197. Today we would like to share with you the first, hastily made photos of the newest addition to this kit, the sprue on which the small parts and details come.


Interior parts sprue for SH 1/72 NF Meteors

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The first test shot from the Meteor small parts mould has just emerged….


News from Special Hobby 09/2019

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Well the summer is almost over and all Special Hobby staff are happily back at their offices, having nothing in the way of preparing autumn new releases, both injection plastic and cast resin ones. Now before we get to the September news, let me mention briefly what is in the pipe line for a later period. Due to be released sometime this autumn is the brand new 1/72 scale SMB-2 Super Mystère as operated by the IAF, this boxing being dubbed the ‘Sa’ar – Israeli Storm in the Sky’, then we plan to release a model kit of the CV 707 Vesikko submarine and a quarter scale Aero C-3A 'Czechoslovakian Transport and Trainer Plane'. In our ever increasing range of resin update sets, you will be able to find also a series tailored for the 1/72 model of the PT-109 torpedo boat and a 1/72 cockpit and gun turret for the A-20 Havoc. In 1/48 scale, there are going to be some more sets for the Siebel Si 204D along with some mechanic figures and a couple of sets for the Eduard’s 1/48 Tempest – th…

FR0037 1/72 Potez 25 boxart

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Azur/Frrom's 1/72 Potez 25A2/B2 upcoming release will be easily recognizable on the hobby shop shelves by this very special boxart painted as usual by fabulous Standa Hajek.

IPMS USA Chattanooga 2019 photo report - part 1 - aeroplane models

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Special Hobby team attended this year's IPMS USA at Chattanooga and were quite astonished at the loads of amazing models on display, Today, we are happy to share with our readers some photos of the aeroplane models. More stuff, AFVs and ship models next time.