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  1. Will you be attending HaMex 11 in Hanslope this Sunday? Looking for that elusive kit, accessory or book bargain? We might be able to help you. Valiant Wings will be exhibiting there. We use the event to clear kits, accessories and book ‘seconds’ stock. In particular we will have: A number of cover damaged book titles at just over 50% off RRP. Quickboost and Valiant Wings accessories to clear at 50% off marked prices. Eduard vinyl masks at 25p each, or any 10 for only £1! New and secondhand/classic kits at around £10 and under. These include some rare aircraft kits and Airfix Napoleonic soldier sets. If you are modelling in a budget, come and see us and pick up a few bargains. Plus the bacon rolls are very good. See you there. http://www.hamex.co.uk/
  2. Are you coming to Scale Modelworld this weekend? If so, come and find us in Hall 1. We'll have all our books currently in print, including the brand new second editions of our two Fw 190 books. It will also be an excellent opportunity to stock up with a wealth of Mr Hobby paint, materials and tools in time for the holiday modelling season. We'll have the biggest stock of these items that we have ever carried at the show. We are also clearing our accessories stocks at bargain prices and we'll have a few interesting kit bargains too. See you there. https://ipmsuk.org/ipms-scale-modelworld/
  3. Heading to the Shropshire Model Show on Sunday? Then come and find us nestling under the port wing of the Me 262 in Hangar 3. We have all books in print, an opportunity to pre-order Airframe Album No 15 and an expanded selection of Mr Hobby products. See you there.
  4. Airframe & Miniature No 4-The Hawker Tempest arrived with us on Thursday is now available. All pre-orders were mailed out the same day. https://www.valiant-wings.co.uk/airframe--miniature-no4-second-edition-30-p.asp We have just announced our next Airframe Album title, The Gloster/A.W. Meteor, due out in April. We are taking pre-orders for this now. Order before April and get £1.00 off cover price and £2.00 off postage. https://www.valiant-wings.co.uk/pre-order-airframe-album-no15-3197-p.asp
  5. Model Aircraft is now being published by MA Publishing. the title was sold to the son-in-law and daughter of the owner of SAM Publications. Tim Upson-Smith is now Associate Editor.
  6. Who's going to Halifax on Sunday? If you are, drop by our stand. You can pre-order the second edition of Airframe & Miniature No 4-The Hawker Tempest (due out end of the month), grab a copy of our new Airframe Detail title on the Ta 154, stock up on Mr Hobby paint and materials and grab an accessory or kit bargain. See you there.
  7. Chris, all pre-ordered copies were mailed yesterday. Everyone in the UK should have theirs before Saturday.
  8. Our fourteenth Airframe Album title - The Bristol Beaufighter - A Detailed Guide To Bristol's Hard-Hitting Twin is now available and will be on sale from our stand in Hall 1 at Scale Modelworld over the weekend. We'll also have copies of our books in print and a few copies of a couple of titles that have been out of print for a while. If you need to stock up on GS paint and materials, Aizu and Tamiya tape and tools we've got plenty of those. We are clearing all our accessories with most items 40% off marked prices. Plus we will be selling off a number of kits acquired for our book titles. See you there.
  9. The business was sold to a company called Chapel Rowe Ltd in Preston. They are still trading as The Aviation & Military Book Centre and it is business as usual. Contact is Alan Parkinson. Tel no is 01772 701301. Hope this helps.
  10. If you are going to the Huddersfield Model Show on Sunday, drop by and see us. We've just replenished our stock of Mr Hobby paint, materials and Aizu tapes, plus you can get a copy of the reprinted Airframe & Miniature No 8 and preorder our revised Airframe Album title on the Sea Fury. It will also be your last chance to grab the only remaining copies of four books that have just gone out of print. See you there. http://www.huddersfieldscalemodelshow.co.uk/index.php
  11. Who's going to the Coventry show this Sunday? We've just expanded our accessories line and now have 70 Quickoost items available, initially for sale at shows though they will make it onto the website soon. Plus we have increased our paint and materials stock from Gunze. Our latest Airframe & Miniature book -The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Radial-engine versions - has just been announced and is now available to pre-order off the website. It will be available from the end of July. Plus we are reprinting Airframe & Miniature No 3 as it has been out of print for a year. See you there.
  12. Well done on selling out and letting us bask in the glory. Next AC is postponed until 2015 as we need to concentrate on AA and A&M series this year, plus we have another project cooking.. We'll most likely do only one AC a year in any event.
  13. Paul, drop me an email. Yes, Dave, I do remember. Just being deferential to the Britmodeller top table.
  14. I wonder how the Whirlwind would have performed with TEMA pods stuffed under its wings. Well done on top slot Colin and for being quick off the mark with the product. Paul Bradley, any sign of your Firefly book? And Global Moderator, many thanks for buying - you contributed to our best ever regional show.
  15. Airframe Album No 4-The Westland Whirlwind-A Detailed Guide To The RAF#s Twin-engine fighter is now at No 2 in the Hannants Hit Parade (top ten sellers). Thanks to everyone who has put us there. One more push and we can make it to Number One!
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