Ace W15 TCC Tank Hunter

A new 1/72nd scale announcement by ACE Models covering the WWII era: Kit #72537: French Tank Hunter (6×6) W15T-CC.

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NKL-16/41 Aerosan

 NKL-16/41 Aerosan ACE has announced a new 1/72nd-scale release from of the Russian NKL-16/41 Aerosan.

 

1/72nd 1938 Olympia Car

1938 Olympia Car ACE Models has announced the release of a new 1/72nd-scale 1938 Olympia car – specifically the 1938 Olympia 4-door saloon version. The kit should be suitable for use as a civilian vehicle or WWII Wehrmacht staff car.

 

Flying Tigers Releases from King & Country

King & Country has an upcoming series of toy soldier releases of the “Flying Tigers” from World War II.

Flying Tigers P-40 with Sharks Teeth by King and CountryItem No.: AF018
Name: Curtiss P-40 Flying Tiger
Desc.: Originally intended to be part of very large order going to the Royal Air Force, one hundred of the planes were sent to the Flying Tigers in China. Still sporting British camouflage, the P-40s were then adorned with the famous “Shark’s Teeth” insignia and a cartoon flying tiger courtesy of Disney. This model aircraft is painted with the personal #88 markings of former USMC pilot Kenneth A. Jernstedt who shot down 10.5 Japanese aircraft while flying and fighting with the Flying Tigers. Planned Production Run: 250 aircraft.
Price: $229.00 (U.S.)
Status: Scheduled to be released in early December.
 
Flying Tigers Ace Pilot with Map, Toy SoldierItem No.: AF024
Name: Flying Tiger Pilot: David “Tex” Hill
Description: One of the most famous of Tiger pilots “Tex” Hill had a long and distinguished flying career. Beginning in the U.S. Navy he flew dive bombers before being recruited by Claire Cheunault to fly in China. He shot down 12 Japanese aircraft with the Flying Tigers before transferring over to the U.S. Army Air Corps. Eventually “Tex” Hill retired as a Brigadier General in the U.S.A.F. many years later. The figure shows him consulting his map and wearing the leather flight jacket with the famous “blood chit” on the back.
Price: $41.00 (U.S.)
Status: Scheduled to be released in early December.
 
Flying Tigers Pilot by King and Country Toy SoldiersItem No.: AF025
Name: Flying Tiger Pilot: Kenneth A. Jernstedt
Description: Ken Jernstedt was another “double-ace” while flying in China with the American Volunteer Group. Like “Tex” Hill he also transferred to the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942 after America entered the war. The Ken Jernstedt figure is wearing the leather flight jacket with the “blood chit” and a flying helmet.
Price: $41.00 (U.S.)
Status: Scheduled to be released in early December.
 
 

New Ace 1/72nd Kits

Two recent 1/72nd scale announcements by ACE Models covering the WWII era:

Medium Personnel Carrier Kfz. 16 WehrmachtKit #72259: Kfz. 16 Uniform Chassis Medium Personnel Carrier / Signals Car
Leichter Schutzenpanzerwagen Sdkfz. 250/1 NeuKit #72275: Sd.Kfz. 250/1 (neu) Leichter Schutzenpanzerwagen (le SPW)

 

Ace 3cm Flak 103/38 Jaboschreck

ACE Models recently announced the new 1/72nd scale kit #72294 depicting the 3cm Flak 103/38 Jaboschreck.

Ace 3cm Flak 103/38 Jaboschreck

 

New ACE WWII Kits

Desert Fox: Rommel with Kfz. 21 Staff CarNew kits from ACE.

Kfz. 21 with Rommel figure (Kit #72289)
1/72nd scale “Desert Fox’s” Kfz. 21 with Rommel figure from Ace. (Ace also produced an earlier 1/72nd Kfz. 21 with markings for other theaters.)

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