NEW FROM italeri 6574 – Scale 1 : 35 M110

NEW GLUABLE RUBBER TRACKS – DECAL FOR 4 VERSIONS – COLOR INSTRUCTIONS SHEET

The self-propelled guns of the M-110 series have represented, for many years, the backbone of the field artillery of the United States Army. They were also largely used by the American Allied Countries.  It entered service in the ‘60s but thanks to the improvements made in 1977 on the M-110 A1 version, it acquired improved operational efficiency. The M-110 A1 was armed with the new 203 mm long range M201 gun able to use a wide range of ammunitions. The project was characterized by an excellent mix in terms of firepower and mobility thanks to its reliable chassis (the same of the M-107). The M-110 A1 was deployed in the division artillery to perform tasks as general support, counter-battery fire and suppression of enemy positions. It was widely used during the conflict in Lebanon and during the first Gulf war.

NEW FROM italeri 3644 – Scale 1 : 24 RANGE ROVER Classic

The Range Rover Classic can be considered a milestone in the history of off-road vehicles. It was produced in numerous variants and versions from 1970 to 1996. It was the first vehicle produced under the "Range Rover" brand and from 1981 it was available in the two- or four-door version. Thanks to its 4×4 traction and its sturdy structure, simple for construction but very reliable, the Range Rover was able to achieve very good off-road performances. The vehicle was able to obtain, very soon, good commercial success all over the World. The Range Rover, furthermore, was widely used by bodybuilders to create numerous special versions able to satisfy all types of needs. Continuously improved, during its career, in terms of engines, mechanical feature, interiors and details, it has always kept its role of “off-road” and “made in England” icon. 

NEW FROM italeri 2797 – Scale 1 : 48 A-7E CORSAIR II

ORIGINALS MOULDS FROM ESCI – SUPER DECALS SHEET FOR 4 VERSIONS

The LTV A-7 Corsair II was designed and implemented in the first half of the 1960s to satisfy the specific United States Navy request to have a new carrier-capable light attack aircraft able to replace the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk and the piston-powered Douglas A-1 Skyraider. It was directly developed by the fighter Vought F-8 Crusade airframe. The A-7 was characterised by the large frontal air intake under tha cabin, by the 35° foldable swept wing to optimize the use and the storage on the aircraft carriers flight decks and by the adoption of a modern Head-up-Display to enhance the operational effectiveness.  Thanks to its underwing hardpoints the A-7 was able to carry an impressive offensive load based on conventional bombs, guided bombs as the Paveway and air-to-surface missiles. The A-7E was the last version produced for the U.S Navy with an improved operational capabilities and the possibility to use the Harpoon anti-ship missiles and the AGM-88 HARM anti-radiation missiles

 

NEW FROM italeri 1414 – Scale 1 : 72 F-14A TOMCAT

ORIGINAL MOULDS FROM ESCI – SUPER DECAL SHEET FOR 4 VERSIONS – RECESSED PANEL LINES

The American supersonic twin-engine Grumman F-14 Tomcat was the icon of the U.S. Navy fighter squadrons during the ‘80s and ‘90s. it was characterized by the adoption of  the variable-sweep wing,  the twin-tail and the tandem two-seat cabin. The “Tomcat” provided an impressive operational performance. Thanks to its two General Electric Afterburning turbofans it was able to reach the max speed of Mach 2.34. It was armed with a 20 mm M61 Vulcan rotating gun and it could use, in addition to the more conventional AIM-9 Sidewinder and AIM-7 Sparrow, the AIM-54 Phoenix radar-guided long-range missiles. The F-14 entered in service during the ‘70s, replacing the F-4 Phantom II to perform air superiority duties. During its operational career it participated in a lot of military operations from the Gulf of Sirte crisis to the Iraq War.

 

NEW FROM italeri 3944 – Scale 1 : 24 SCANIA Streamline 143H 6×2

 

The Scania R143H 6×2 was a powerful and reliable truck used to perform transportation duties on medium and long range. This version was equipped with a V8 engine, characterized by its low fuel consumption and its high efficiency. The cabin, with its rounded shape, was designed to provide the highest level of the safety at those time and tested in the wind tunnel to reduce the airflow impact. Commercial effectiveness and great reliability have immediately made the Scania truck  a point of reference on the market, achieving good sales success all over the World.

NEW FROM Dragon Models 1/35-1/72 ARMOR PRO

 

NEW FROM Platts 1/144 A-4F Skyhawk "Lady Jessie / Bluetail Flys" (Set of 2) PDR-8

kit This is a plastic model assembly kit that reproduces the A-4 Skyhawk on the 1/144 scale, which is a ship-based attack aircraft operated by the US Navy.

About the actual machine

The A-4 Skyhawk is a ship-based attack aircraft that has built a new era with light exercise performance and high weapon loading capacity.
It was developed as a successor to the U.S. Navy's AD1 Skyraider in the age, and was deployed and operated in 1956.
The main wing of the delta wing is adopted, and the engine is equipped with one J65 turbojet.
Although the maximum speed was not so fast, about 670 mph, it was excellent in short-distance takeoff and landing performance and mobility.
The wingspan was less than 8m, so it could be mounted without folding the wing tip even when operating on an aircraft carrier, and its total length was 12m, making it a compact size.
The A-4F model is equipped with a Pratt & Whitney J52 engine on the engine and a bump on the back with additional avionics equipment.
This was the last type of A-4 operated by the US Navy.

About the model

The model is a plastic model assembly kit that reproduces the last type of A-4 Skyhawk, operated by the US Navy on 1/144 scale, A-4F.
The finished length is 85mm and includes 2 kit parts.
It reproduces the compact airframe shape with delta wings.
The fuselage is divided into left and right parts, and the wing is divided into upper and lower parts.
Not only the shape, but also the panel lines are delicately expressed.
Enhance the feeling of the finish.
In addition, air intake parts, legs, leg covers, etc. are separate parts and the three-dimensional feeling is enough.
Three types of markings are available.
The United States Navy Attack Squadron VA-164 with the nickname of Ghost Riders, who worked from 1960 to 1975, marked "Lady Jesse" in 1969 and 1972, and worked from 1951 to 1977 The VF-153 attack squadron belongs to the aircraft carrier Coral Sea in 1969, marking the aircraft that participated in the Vietnam War.
It is made by high quality and renowned Italian cult graph company.

High quality of the cult graph made decals included
■ A-4F Skyhawk VA-164 Ghost Riders "Lady Jesse" 1972 A-4F Bu155018 VA-164 Ghost Riders 1972
■ A-4F Skyhawk VA-164 Ghost Riders "Lady Jesse “1969 A-4F Bu155022 VA-164 Ghost Riders 1969
A-4F Skyhawk VA-153 Blue Tail Flies 1969 A-4F Bu155022 VA-153 Blue Tail Flies 1969

Major features

  • 1/144 scale plastic model unpainted assembly kit
  • Elaborate mold expression that transcends scale such as delicate panel lines
  • Use Platts original mold
  • 2 sets
  • 85mm overall length when completed
  • Decal is silk screen printing made by Italian cult graph
  • Marking is available in two types: Sky Hawk's classic “Lady Jessie” (VA-164 affiliation) 2 types and VA-153 Blue Tail Flyers with blue tail wing attractive
  • Includes easy-to-understand painting illustrations in color

Package size: 190 × 110 × 30mm