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Cookie Sewell has five reviews for us:

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Check out the Preview page for 12 images.

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Check out David Doyle Books website for ordering and more details.

29 January, 2024

Check out the Preview page for images of the box art.

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26 January, 2024

Graham Carter reviews Brengun's 1/144 scale Tupolev Tu 141 Strizh drone. Seven images of the resin plarts, photo-etched fret, decals and box top are included.

I examine Art Scale Decals' 1/32 scale Aichi D3A1 Val Pt.1 focusing on the Pearl Harbor attack. Six images of the decals, the cover and the instructions are included.

In the Gallery, Paul Sched presents three images and a description of his Dream Model 1/72 scale Bell AH-1W (late).

25 January, 2024

Tonight I present five images and a description of my new Halberd Models 1/48 scale Republic XP-72 Ultrabolt in the Gallery.

Matt Wellhouser reviews R2 Miniatures 1/9 scale US Navy F-14 Pilot Bust. 12 images of the 3d resin parts and the instructions are included.

I examine Art Scale Decals' 1/32 scale Aichi D3A1 Val Pt.3. Four images of the decals, the cover and the instructions are included.

24 January, 2024

Tonight I review Kotare's new 1/32 scale Spitfire Mk.I (Early). This is the first time that we have had a true early production Spitfire Mk.I straight from the box in 1/32 scale. 60 photos of the kit's plastic parts, marking guide, decals and box top are included.

In the Gallery, Mark Danko presents his Trumpeter 1/48 scale Westland Whirlwind FB. Mk.I. 16 images are included.

23 January, 2024

Aerocraft Models has released four full kits of the Fairey Tactical Strike Aircraft GOR.339 Project 75, available in 1/72 and 1/72 scale in either hi-viz or low-viz finishes. Check out the Preview page for information, five images and ordering details.

KLP Publishing has just released its latest build guide in eBook format, entitled “Building the Trumpeter P-47D Razorback in 1/32 Scale.” Available for immediate purchase and download from the KLP website for 18 Australian dollars

On Missing-Lynx, I review six new 1/35 scale decal sheets from Star Decals covering Canadian UN M113s, M8 HMCs and four releases with markings for 10.SS-Panzer Division Frundsberg. 13 images are included.

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19 January, 2024

For the last 12 months, Kotare has focused on the RAF’s first classic fighter of WWII with three 1/32 scale Spitfire Mk.I releases. Kotare now has leapt to the opposite end of the WWII aviation spectrum with its announcement of an all-new 1/32 scale Messerschmitt Bf 109 K-4 to be released late in 2024 / 2025. I have formatted a Preview page with more information and three illustrations. We’ll have more news as it comes to hand.

Brad Huskinson presents a new Feature Article on his AMT's 1/25 scale 1963 Ford Galaxie 500 XL with around 30 progress photos.

Tonight I review Eduard's 1/48 scale B-25J Mitchell Wheel set and Bombsight, both fpr the HK Models kit. Ten images of the resin and photo-etched parts, masks and packaging are included.

18 January, 2024

Tonight I review S.B.S Model's 1/72 scale Gloster Gladiator Engine & Cowling Set for the Airfix kit. 17 images of the resin and photo-etched parts, instructions and box top are included.

I liked the review engine so much that I bought the kit! I also review the Airfix 1/72 scale Gloster Gladiator Mk.I / II with 15 images.

Brian Bourdon presents a new Feature Article on his Gavia 1/48 scale Lysander. 15 images of the model under construxtion and complete are included.

I didn't place a link to buy Dana Bell's latest book, Rivet Counter Guide #2 Painting the Fleet Interwar Battleship and Cruiser Aviation in yesterday's review. You can buy it on ebay by following this link.

17 January, 2024

Graham Carter reviiews Dana Bell's book, Rivet Counter Guide #2 Painting the Fleet Interwar Battleship and Cruiser Aviation. An image of the cover plus nine sample spreads are included.

David Doyle has sent a Press Release with news of new releases and a general briefing of what is happening at David Doule Books.

Airfix has also launched their 2024 Airfix Club. Follow this link for details of benefits and offers.

16 January, 2024

Tonight I present four images and a description of my newly completed Red Roo Models' 1/48 scale DH-94 Moth Minor in RAAF Service.

I review Sword's 1/72 scale RF-8G Photo-Recon Crusader Over Vietnam. 28 images of the kit's plastic and resin parts, decals, marking guide and box top are included.

15 January, 2024

On Missing-Lynx I review  AMMO by Mig Jiminez new range of ATOM water based paints. The review subject is 12 paints in a Russian WWII package. 17 images of the packaging and paints are included.

I also review five new 1/72 scale decal sheets from Star Decals covering the conflict in Ukraine and Canadian Peacekeepers in Bosnia. 13 images are included.

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12 January, 2024

Tonight I examine Arma Hobby's new 1/48 scale Hurricame Mk.IIc "Jubilee". 41 images of the kit's plastic and 3d printed parts, decals, marking guide and box top are included. This one has already sold out on Arma Hobby's website but you can still find it at other hobby retailers online and worldwide.

Graham Carter reviews Brengun's 1/72 scale 150 Gal Fuel Drop Tank USN/USMC WWII/Korea set. Four images of the resin parts, photo-etched fret and packaging are included.

Roland Sachsenhofer presents a new Feature Article on his Dora Wings' 1/48 scale Caudron C.632 Simoun. 25 images of the kit complete and under construction are included.

Kotare has announced that their new 1/32 scale Spitfire Mk.I (Early) kit no. K32004 is available now online from Kotare's web store or from your local specialised hobby shops. More details on this release may be found by following this link.

11 January, 2024

Tonight I review Sword's 1/72 scale F8U-1P / RF-8A Photo-Recon Crusader Over Cuba. 28 images of the kit's plastic and resin parts, decals, marking guide and box top are included.

Graham Carter examines Brengun's 1/72 scale Mig-29R Radome & Closed Upper Jet Intakes. Four images of the resin parts and packaging are included.

Tolga Ulgur presents 34 images and a description of his Revell 1/32 scale Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIb in the Gallery.

10 January, 2024

Airfix has launched its 2024 Catalogue and it includes some very interesting new-tool releases including a 1/72 scale Chinook, 1/72 B-24H Liberator and 1/48 scale Bristol Bulldog. There are some intriguing entry-level new-tool kits too. Check out the Airfix website for a complete list of new and re-popped releases.

Diedrich Wiegmann presents a Preview Gallery of Revell's 1/32 scale Alouette II helicopter, due for re-release soon. Five images are included.

9 January, 2024

Tonight I review Arma Hobby's 1/72 scale Bell P-400 Airacobra. 36 images of the plastic and 3d printed resin parts, decals, marking guide and box top are included.

I also review Xtradecals' 1/72 scale Westland Sea King in Worldwide Service. Eight images of the decals, the instructions and the cover sheet are included.

Dave Klaus has sent a link to a contemporary movie of the Battle of Iwo Jima. Of particular interest to — amongst a ton of other compelling images — is a Corsair taking off a carrier using RATO bottles and the widespread use of disruptive camo applied to the Marine vehicles of all type. Check it out below.

8 January, 2024

Valiant Wings Publishing has announced that Airframe & Miniature No 23 - The Junkers Ju 88 Pt 1 is now available. All pre-ordered copies are being despatched right now, with booktrade copies to follow.

On Missing-Lynx, Cookie Sewell presents his review of the ROCO (now Arsenal M) 1/87 scale M60/M60A & Turret for M60A2.

Cookie also reviews the ROCO / Arsenal M 1/87 scale M48A1 & M48A2C. Images of the packaging are included.

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5 January, 2024

Tonight, I review Arma Hobby's new 1/48 scale Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIb. 35 images of the kit's plastic parts, decals, marking guide and box top are included.

In the Gallery, Tolga Ulgur presents 32 images and a description of his Trumpeter 1/32 scale P-47D-5 Thunderbolt Razorback.

Airfix has announced that the following new (reboxed) kits have been released:

    A06015A North American B-25C/D Mitchell

    A04002V Fairey Rotodyne

    A08019A Vickers Wellington Mk.IA/C

    A09182A Gloster Meteor F.8

4 January, 2024

Graham Carter reviews Brengun's 1/72 scale Letov S-16T - Turkey Air Force. 22 images of the kit's plastic, photo-etched and resin parts, decals, marking guide and box top are included.

Airfix has announced the immediate release of a new kit, a 1/48 scale Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B (the RAF version). Check out the Preview page for infomation about the new parts and weapons in this kit, as well as the four new marking schemes.

3 January, 2024

Tonight I review Halberd Models' 1/48 scale XP-72 Ultrabolt conversion. 19 images of the resin and photo-eched parts, decals, instructions and box top are included.

Jennings Heilig tackles the contentious question, "What Color Was the Spinner on Spitfire P9386/QV-K?" in a new Reference Article. A photo and artwork accompany Jennings' thought-provoking text.

The newest issue of Model Airplane International magazine is out now in print and digital formats. In this issue we have Part One of Spencer Pollard's Tamiya 1:48 F-35B series, also Spence's Italeri 1:32 scale Macchi C.202 in a diorama scene, my Airfix 1:48 Mosquito NF.30, ,Andy King’s Arma Hobby 1:72 Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate and much more! Here's the subscription link too. The best way to help keep our magazines in circulation is to take out a subscription to Model Airplane International, Model Military International, Tamiya Model Magazine and/or Military Illustrated Modeller. Thanks!

2 January, 2024

Tonight I review Kinetic's latest entry to its 1/48 scale Viper family, F-16C Texas ANG The Lone Star Gunfighter. This kit includes parts for P&W and GE nozzles plus MCID and NSI intakes, making it a very versatile choice for anyone building a Block 30 or later F-16C. At just USD$39.99 it represents outstanding value for money too!

David Doyle Books is offering a special New Year’s discount of an additional 10% off off their prices – even those publications that are alreadyon sale (on orders placed and paid for between now through midnight January 2). All you need to do is to enter the discount code “LOYALTY” during checkout.

New Year's Day 2024

Welcome to 2024, HyperScale's 27th year online! Wishing the whole HyperScale community a happy, healthy and peaceful New Year and a much improved 2024.

It would not be New Year without Corbin Haldane's new HyperScale banner artwork. Thanks to Corbin for his long-time commitment and for the 2024 HyperScale banners.

On Missing-Lynx, I present four images and a description of my last completed model for 2023, the Tamiya 1:48 scale M8 Gun Motor Carriage.

Andrew Judson reviews Kinetic's 1/35 scale US Law Enforcement Carrier (MaxxPro). 19 images are included.

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