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Offline Daryl J.

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Re: Airfix
« Reply #25 on: December 20, 2012, 02:21:39 PM »
As would I.   :)
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #26 on: December 21, 2012, 02:33:47 AM »
I'll admit that, among other items, I've very much looking forward to the new tooling 1/72 Harrier GR.1 and GR.3.

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Re: Airfix
« Reply #27 on: December 21, 2012, 05:52:48 AM »
I'll admit that, among other items, I've very much looking forward to the new tooling 1/72 Harrier GR.1 and GR.3.
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #28 on: December 21, 2012, 06:31:36 AM »
Oh dear... It looks like Airfix might be getting quite a lot of my money this year...

In other news the Club kit has also been announced:

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151373561026271&set=a.80699376270.112940.65102591270&type=1&theater

Offline Daryl J.

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Re: Airfix
« Reply #29 on: December 24, 2012, 11:20:05 PM »
Might anyone be able to provide a time table for Airfix 2013 releases?
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #30 on: December 26, 2012, 01:50:08 AM »
How close is the Airfix Merlin to a RCAF Cormorant?

Or would it be likely to expect a Cormorant boxing sometime after the Merlin release?

I thought Italeri would get the Merlin first.

http://www.airfix.com/airfix-products/new-for-2013/aircraft-148-scale/a14101-agustawestland-merlin-hc3-148-a14101/

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Re: Airfix
« Reply #31 on: December 26, 2012, 03:41:17 AM »
I've got most of the different boxings of the 1/72 Italeri and Revell kits, and the HC3 and Cormorant are basically from the same moulds. IIRC, the Cormorant has a couple more windows and the Revell HC3 does have the correct number of wheels whereas the the Italeri Cormorant is missing a couple (same with the "Marine 1" boxing).

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Re: Airfix
« Reply #32 on: January 08, 2013, 02:45:38 AM »
Both the Javelin and Merlin are eagerly awaited - in fact, I have both set to notify me as soon as they become available. ;)
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Offline Daryl J.

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Re: Airfix
« Reply #33 on: January 08, 2013, 03:58:18 AM »
When is the Javelin due out?
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #34 on: January 08, 2013, 04:01:44 AM »
No idea - this is all there is:  http://www.airfix.com/airfix-products/new-for-2013/aircraft-148-scale/a12007-gloster-javelin-148-a12007/

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  • Sea Javelin with folded wings - maybe take some parts from the 1/48 Airfix Sea Vixen
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #35 on: January 10, 2013, 02:22:31 AM »
Hmmm...last year Airfix released a new 1/48 Sea Vixen, this year they are planning on a new 1/48 Javelin...I wonder if we can convince them to do a 1/48 Supermarine Scimitar?
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #36 on: January 10, 2013, 03:34:33 AM »
And a Victor.. As i mentioned somewhere else on here.. They do a Vulcan and Valiant so why no love for the big Tanker !? :(

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Re: Airfix
« Reply #37 on: January 10, 2013, 03:43:23 AM »
I just wish someone would do 1/48 versions of all the V-bombers.
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #38 on: January 10, 2013, 05:14:10 AM »
I just wish someone would do 1/48 versions of all the V-bombers.

Are there enough modelers who actually live in hangers to make that viable?
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #39 on: January 10, 2013, 05:26:44 AM »
The V-bombers weren't actually that much bigger then the TSR2 and look how many of those Airfix sold.
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #40 on: January 11, 2013, 06:45:02 AM »
Weeeelllll they are bigger.. Because unlike the TSR2 They're as WIDE as they are long... But i still say they'd be very popular ... After all bigger scales are getting more and more popular...

Offline Daryl J.

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Re: Airfix
« Reply #41 on: January 12, 2013, 09:18:26 AM »
 :I'd build up a couple Victors at the very least.
« Last Edit: January 13, 2013, 11:53:54 AM by Daryl J. »
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Offline ChrisF

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Re: Airfix
« Reply #42 on: January 21, 2013, 06:37:17 AM »
Has anyone noticed that the "sample image" of the new mould Dambuster has AJ-T 's belly gun ?

Take a looksee :

http://www.airfix.com/airfix-products/new-for-2013/aircraft-172-scale/a09007-avro-lancaster-dambusters-172-a09007/

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Re: Airfix
« Reply #43 on: January 22, 2013, 08:39:11 AM »
Also has anyone received the "soviet" themed Airfix club kit yet ? I have questions... lol

Although most importantly are they the new moulds ? Or are they flogging off the old ones to the club like normal ?

Offline Daryl J.

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Re: Airfix
« Reply #44 on: January 24, 2013, 06:59:35 AM »
Again, credit to whomsoever credit is due:




Isn't it a lovely?    :)    And the Gladiator, Typhoon, and Vampire too. 
 
Now to put one in USAF SEA night colors.   ;D
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #45 on: March 10, 2013, 06:53:49 AM »
Why on Earth have they bothered doing a new tool King Tiger in 1/76th? It's not like the world is short of King Tiger kits..... ???

Is this really new or a rebox of Fujimi's kit?
« Last Edit: March 10, 2013, 03:22:47 PM by ysi_maniac »

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Re: Airfix
« Reply #46 on: March 10, 2013, 09:14:23 AM »
Well ive got the new Club kit and catalogue.. Two things, The Hurricane and Curtis are nice new moulds :) The Spitfire is older than me :(

At the very least its gonna be some rescribing practice thats for sure :/

And secondly in connection to my earlier post it appears i was right, One of the options on the Dambuster Lanc, is indeed AJ-T :D

This makes me very happy :)

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Re: Airfix
« Reply #47 on: March 10, 2013, 09:44:58 PM »
Why on Earth have they bothered doing a new tool King Tiger in 1/76th? It's not like the world is short of King Tiger kits..... ???

Is this really new or a rebox of Fujimi's kit?

According to all the reviews I can find, it's new-tool.
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Re: Airfix
« Reply #48 on: August 30, 2013, 12:48:15 PM »
Michael Benolkin provides us with a first look in the box of the Airfix 1:72nd scale WW2 RAF Bomber Re-Supply Set (kit number 5330)

Click on html or thumbnail to view. 

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Re: Airfix
« Reply #49 on: August 30, 2013, 10:33:37 PM »
Is it just me or is Airfix's pricing a lil all over the place ?

Spitfire GIFTSET £7.99
(And ive seen it cheaper elsewhere)

De Havilland Vampire T.11   £7.99

Harrier GR1    £10.99 !?

Shorts Tuccano £10.99 ?

BAe Sea Harrier FRS1 £14.99 !?!??!

Theyre all similar sized aircraft !??!

:/   Hmm

At the same time as that Sea Harrier theyre selling the much bigger B-25H/J Mitchell for the same price !