In Box Review: Meng FT-17 Light Tank

  History of the French FT-17 Light Tank In September 1916, when World War I was in full swing, the British introduced the first tank to the battle field, launching a new era of mechanized warfare. France had developed a few trials but these vehicles proved very early on to be unsatisfactory. Colonel Jean Batiste […]

In Box Review: Roden 1:72 Fairchild C-123 Provider

Ever since WWII, cargo planes played an imperative role during wars or conflicts. A steady stream of supplies, say it in manpower or provisions, make all the difference and in some cases can determine the outcome of battle. However the majority of them only had limited capacity and were very inefficient as far as loading […]

In Box Review: Kittyhawk 1:32 T-6 Texan

  The T-6 “TEXAN” or “HARVARD” as it was nicknamed served all over the world with different Air Forces mainly as a trainer but also as a ground attack platform. The T-6 is what we can call a “real airplane”. Beautiful in shape and timeless. You never get tired looking at it. With Kitty Hawk’s […]

In Box Review: Meng 1:35 M2A3 Bradley with Busk III

In April 1972, the U.S. Army launched a bidding progression for a new Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV). In November of that same year the U.S. Army accepted FMC Corporation’s design and signed a development contract. Tests were conducted in 1976 by the Army and modifications and required improvements were made to the prototype (XM723), replacing […]

In Box Review: Encore 1:32 Blue Max Pfalz

    Another great release from Squadron’s own name brand ENCORE. This multimedia kit depicts the 1966 movie version of Bruno Stachels Pfalz D.III. Although fictional, the model captures a very colorful representation of a time when CG wasn’t even possible and real airplanes, although heavily modified, ruled the silver screen. The Blue MaxReleased by 20th perils of Lt Bruno […]

In Box Review: Trumpeter 1:200 USS Missouri BB-63

From the company that has been bringing model enthusiasts highly detailed, exceptional U.S. warship replicas for years comes the Trumpeter USS Missouri BB-63. This lovingly crafted 1:200 scale kit will provide a challenge for even the saltiest hobbyist and is a worthy addition to Trumpeter’s line of high quality kits. The USS Missouri You don’t […]

FW 200 C-3 Condor Model: A Perfect Prop Plane

Today, the word “prop plane” is more associated with single-engine Cessnas for recreation, then powerful machines of war. However, looking back in history, prop planes were an integral piece of World War II conflict, and the planes produced in this period pushed the limits of engineering, leading to revolutionary advances in aircraft. One of the […]