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  1. Nope, Eagle’s Call boxing that you mention was announced to be scheduled for August (in time for US IPMS Nationals), so they still have time.
  2. In Polish it means contest It was a guessing game - kits 48001, 002, 005, 006, 007, 008 have already been revealed, so the followers of the KFS page could guess the subject of kits 003 and 004. The authors of the first two correct answers will receive one of these kits once they are released (later this month). To add a little info - each kit will feature two marking options, inc. a Romanian a/c in the Eastern Front boxing.
  3. There's no need for rumours from Polish forum, this information is included in the topic's title....
  4. As usual with H2K reboxings, we get Cartograf-printed decals and masking foil made by PMask. Kit #72045 P-47M Thunderbolt '61st FS' - inc. decals for 2 marking options: - P-47M-1-RE, s/n 44-21108, Capt. Witold A. Łanowski, 61st FS / 56th FG, Boxted, UK, 1945 - P-47M-1-RE, s/n 44-21127, Maj. Bolesław 'Mike' Gładych, 61st FS / 56th FG, Boxted, UK, 1945 Kit #72046 P-47M Thunderbolt '62nd FS' - inc. decals for 2 marking options with female nose art: - P-47M-1-RE, s/n 44-21199, 'Josephine My Flying Machine', Lt. Leo F. Butiste, 62nd FS / 56th FG, Boxted, UK, 1945 - P-47M-1-RE, s/n 44-21176, 'Jersey Bounce', Lt. Col. Lucian A. Dade Jr., CO of 56th FG, Boxted, UK, 1945
  5. Exito Decals celebrates the New Year with the release of two news sets available both in 1/48 and 1/72 scale. The decal set no.11 is entitled “Pacific Warriors vol.1” and includes markings for three US fighter aircraft operating in the PTO during World War II: - P-51D-25-NA, s/n 44-72640, coded ‘501’, flown by Capt. Evelyn Neff of 457th FS / 506th FG, Iwo Jima, late spring / summer 1945. - P-40N, s/n unknown, coded ‘47’ and named ‘Mary Lou’, flown by Lt. David R. Winternitz of 8th FS / 49th FG, New Guinea, after February 14, 1944. - P-38L-5-LO, s/n 44-26490, coded ‘E’ and named ‘Jean Creamer’, flown by Lt. E. T. Johnson of 36th FS / 8th FG, Ie Shima, Ryukyu Islands, late summer 1945. llustrations were created by Andrzej Sadlo and Janusz Swiatlon. All depicted aircraft carried attractive nose art. None of these marking options have previously been reproduced in decals. The decals included in the sheet allow for replicating the appearance of the P-51D ‘501’ and P-40N ‘47’ in different periods of their service, in accordance with available reference material. Instruction sheets include photos of all depicted aircraft, some of which you may have never seen before. This set is available directly from the manufacturer: - in 1/48 scale: https://exito.site/en_GB/p/EXITO-DECALS-ED48011-148-Pacific-Warriors-vol.1-P-40-P-51-P-38/57604 - in 1/72 scale: https://exito.site/en_GB/p/EXITO-DECALS-ED72011-172-Pacific-Warriors-vol.1-P-40-P-51-P-38/57602 1/48 decal sheet: 1/72 decal sheet: The decal set no.12 is entitled “In Enemy Hands” and covers three different Luftwaffe aircraft captured and repainted by Western Allies: - Messerschmitt Bf 109 K-4, coded ‘Yellow 5’, Salzburg-Maxglan, Austria, mid-1945. - Heinkel He 111 H-6, coded ‘HS-?’ and named ‘Delta Lily’, No. 211 Group RAF, North Africa, December 1942. - Junkers Ju 88 A-4, WNr. 300227, 86th FS / 79th FG, Foggia, Italy, autumn 1943. None of these marking options have previously been reproduced in decals in an accurate manner. Our instruction sheets include photos of all depicted aircraft, some of which you may have never seen before. Illustrations were created by Janusz Swiatlon. This set is available directly from the manufacturer: - in 1/48 scale: https://exito.site/en_GB/p/EXITO-DECALS-ED48012-148-In-Enemy-Hands-Bf-109-He-111-Ju-88/57605 - in 1/72 scale: https://exito.site/en_GB/p/EXITO-DECALS-ED72012-172-In-Enemy-Hands-Bf-109-He-111-Ju-88/57603 1/48 decal sheet: 1/72 decal sheet: As previously, the decal sheets are printed by industry leader, Cartograf of Italy, which ensures top printing quality and ease of application. These are complemented by instructions that differ from the plain market standard. What you get are essentially high quality posters with accurate and inspiring illustrations. Each subject is presented on an A4-sized sheet, with large side aircraft profiles printed on the front, and the remaining artwork, reference photos and all necessary information laid out on the rear side. This way you not only get some cool decals for your model kit, but also attractive posters to adorn your man cave, at the same time! Further releases are in preparation – follow Exito Decals on FB not to miss their announcements: https://www.facebook.com/Exito-Decals
  6. Yes, definitely. Inbox review of Kit #48008 MiG-15bis/Lim-2, prototype decal sheets shown (the real ones are being printed by Cartograf right now): https://www.kfs-miniatures.com/1-48-mig-15bis-lim-2-hobby-2000/
  7. A bunch of reboxings coming out in late February 2021 from Hobby 2000: Kit #48005 MiG-15/Lim-1 (feat. marking options for 3 Polish & 1 Bulgarian a/c) Kit #48006 MiG-15/S-102 (feat. marking options for Soviet, Czechoslovak and Polish a/c) Kit #48007 MiG-15bis/S-103 (feat. marking options for Czechoslovak, East German, Romanian and Egyptian a/c) Kit #48008 MiG-15bis/Lim-2 (feat. marking options for Polish, East German & Hungarian a/c)
  8. First go and read what you have written about Eduard and Special Hobby's Bf 109E on this forum, and then accuse others of "garbage prose".
  9. Here you go then: https://www.airfix.com/uk-en/shop/new-for-2021/vickers-wellington-mk-ii.html
  10. Poor Special Hobby, they've been working on 2-stage Mossie family for a while...
  11. Sorry, one 'I' too much - 'Du doch nicht' will include a D.VII. I believe that the 1/72 version will be based on this earlier 1/48 kit: https://www.eduard.com/eduard/du-doch-nicht!!-1-48.html Theoritically they have an Albatros D.V to include as well, but the profiles included in the December issue of Info show only a D.VII and Dr.I. About the Emil prototype included in the Zurich boxing, in December issue VS says Bf 109V14 and in January - V13. Perhaps he's undecided yet
  12. Here's a roundup of kits mentioned in this and previous Info: January: 8208 Bf 110G-4 - 1/48 Profipack (re-release with add-on parts) 2133 Fokker Fokker! - 1/72 Dual Combo Limited Edition 84169 Bf 109G-6/AS - 1/48 Weekend Edition 84172 P-51D-5 - 1/48 Weekend Edition 4469 P-47D Razorback - 1/144 (Platz plastic) February: 82153 Spitfire Mk.IIa - 1/48 Profipack 11147 Kampfstift Dornier Do 17Z - 1/48 Limited Edition (ICM plastic) 7404 Nieuport Ni-17 - 1/72 Weekend Edition March: Du doch nicht! Fokker D.VII + Dr.I – 1/72 Limited Edition April: Adlerangriff Bf 109E - 1/72 Limited Edition (Special Hobby plastic) May: Silver Arrows MiG-21PF/PFM – 1/72 Limited Edition June: Desert Babes Tornado Gr.I in the Gulf War – 1/72 Limited Edition (plastic ?) July: Tempest Mk.II – 1/48 Profipack Zurich 1937 Bf 109V14 + Avia B.534 – 1/72 Limited Edition (Bf 109 Special Hobby plastic) Wilde Sau Episode 2 Bf 109G-14/AS and G-10 – 1/48 Limited Edition August: Eagle’s Call Spitfire Mk.V – 1/48 Limited Edition B-25J Mitchell – 1/72 Limited Edition (Hasegawa plastic) P-51D Mustang – 1/48 Limited Edition September-October-November: Fw 190F-8 – 1/48 Profipack Biggles & Co Sopwith Camel – 1/48 Limited Edition Hurricane Mk.I Battle of Britain – 1/72 Limited Edition (Arma Hobby plastic) Mi-24 Hind – 1/48 Limited Edition (Zvezda plastic) Zlin Z-126 and Z-226 – 1/48 Limited Edition Zlin Z-526AFS – 1/48 Profipack Zlin Z-326/Z-526 – 1/48 Limited Edition Spitfire Story 3 The Sweeps Spitfire Mk.Va & Vb - 1/48 Limited Edition December: Secret item Sopwith Camel – 1/48 Profipack Avia S-199 – 1/48 or 1/72 Profipack (which scale comes first is still to be decided) Tornado IDS - 1/48 Limited Edition (plastic ?) First half of the year: Fw 190 A-5 w/ four cannon - 1/48 Profipack Spitfire Mk.I (early version) - 1/48 Profipack Mustang Mk.IV - 1/48 Profipack Second half of the year: 84130 MiG-21bis - 1/48 Weekend Edition Bf 109Es before Battle of Britain - 1/72 Limited Edition (Special Hobby plastic) Bf 109E different variants - 1/72 Profipacks (Special Hobby plastic)
  13. Depends on the version, I guess. Here's an inbox review of H2K Kit #72035: https://www.kfs-miniatures.com/1-72-tbm-3-3e-avenger-early-hobby-2000/
  14. This is their own mould design. Otherwise, speaking about two kits, I meant this one and Brengun's one which was also shown today and doesn't look promising either.
  15. Problem is that neither of the two kits shown today looks to be made up to modern standards...
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