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10821

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Douglas A-1E "Fat Face" Skyraider Conversion

Published: January 20, 2019
Company: Fisher Model and Pattern

IPMS/USA extends extreme gratitude to Paul and Susy Fisher for sending us this excellent set to upgrade the Trumpeter AD-2/6 or A-1H to an A-1E Hallelujah! WE HAVE A LARGE SPAD! And thanks to Phil and John for graciously allowing me to review this set.

On the “be patient” side of the ledger, Paul and Susy have had some misfortune by being located in Paradise, California. Although… more

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BIG ED Set for ICM HE-111H-3

Published: January 14, 2019
Company: Eduard

IPMS/USA again thanks the Eduard team for sending us more of their prolific output targeted toward improving already great kits. Thanks to Phil and John for obtaining the sets for the team.

Eduard is a company that has truly come of age. They seem to go from one success to another, and there is not a part of their range I have not used or tried. In this case, I have the “BIG ED” set… more

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Wellington Mk. Ia/c Landing Flaps

Published: January 13, 2019
Company: Eduard

IPMS/USA again thanks the Eduard team for sending us more of their prolific output targeted toward improving already great kits. Thanks to Phil and John for obtaining the sets for the team…

This set for is for the Wellington Mk 1/b Flap and is the now-expected as a norm high-end upgrade to the 2018 release of the new-mold Airfix 1/72 Wellington 1a/c. I consider this an EXPERT level… more

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Wellington Mk. Ia/c Cockpit Interior

Published: December 29, 2018
Company: Eduard

IPMS/USA again thanks the Eduard team for sending us more of their prolific output targeted toward improving already great kits. Thanks to Phil and John for obtaining the sets for the team…

This set is a now-expected high-end upgrade to the 2018 release of the new-mold Airfix 1/72 Wellington 1a/c.… more

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Tu-22M3 NK-25 Exhaust

Published: November 13, 2018
Company: Amigo Models

IPMS/USA gladly welcomes the return of the Advanced Modeling/Amigo team for sending us this new-technology set; their lineup continues to grow! And thanks to Phil and John for obtaining the sets for the team…

Advanced Modeling/AMIGO (Hereafter referred to as AM for simplicity) is a Russian company specializing in modern Soviet and Russian aircraft accessories; their first items… more

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BL 755 Cluster Bombs

Published: November 11, 2018
Company: Eduard

IPMS/USA thanks the Eduard team once again for sending us this simple, excellent set for use with many UK fighter aircraft. And thanks to Phil and John for obtaining the sets for the team…

An extremely simple, but useful upgrade of any kit utlizing these unique cluster munitions. Consisting of four bomb bodies with fins cast in place (THANK YOU EDUARD), and four sets of fusing… more

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AN/ AAQ-28(V) Litening pod

Published: November 11, 2018
Company: Eduard

IPMS/USA thanks the Eduard team once again for sending us this simple, excellent set. And thanks to Phil and John for obtaining the sets for the team…

An extremely simple, but useful upgrade of any kit needing this pod. Consisting of a resin main body, a resin seeker head, and two different tail vent plates in Photoetch, I had this one knocked out in a couple of hours. First is… more

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B-47 "Horse Collar" JATO Set

Published: October 26, 2018
Company: Fisher Model and Pattern

IPMS/USA extends extreme gratitude to Paul and Susy Fisher for sending us this excellent item to upgrade the Hasegawa 1/72 legacy kit B-47 into a combat-ready aircraft with RATO. And thanks to Phil and John, our leaders in the IPMS reviewer corps, for graciously allowing me to review this set…

It’s not every day I look at a resin upgrade and go “I wonder what else I can do with this… more

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Spitfire Mk IX Cockpit Door

Published: August 30, 2018
Company: Aires Hobby Models

IPMS/USA thanks the Aires team once again for sending us this simple, excellent item for use on a kit, in this case, a Quickboost spitfire pilot entry door replacement for the new-mold Revell 1/32 Spitfire Mk V through IX. And thanks to Phil and John for obtaining the sets for the team…

This set consists of one detailed entry door and a crowbar. The door is detailed enough you can… more

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Spitfire Mk IX Exhaust - Oval Openings

Published: August 30, 2018
Company: Aires Hobby Models

IPMS/USA thanks the Aires team once again for sending us this simple, excellent item for use on a kit, in this case, a Quickboost engine exhaust replacement for the new-mold Revell 1/32 Spitfire Mk V through IX. And thanks to Phil and John for obtaining the sets for the team…

This set consists of two exhaust banks. This set is the oval/round openings version, and is perfectly designed… more