New Iliad Design Decal Sets

Two new WWII aircraft decal sets from Iliad Design have been announced: 1/32nd-Scale: 7./JG 53 Bf 109G-6 “Cartoon Aircraft” and 1/72nd-Scale: Early P-40s & Tomahawks.

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New Luftwaffe Books from Kagero

A new book and book/decal combination release for February 2014 have been announced by Kagero Publishing.

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EagleCals Ju 88 A-4 Decal Sets

New 1/32nd-scale Ju 88 A-4 decal sets from EagleCals: EagleCals #153 and EagleCals #154.

EagleCals #153 covers aircraft:

  • Ju 88 A-4, W.Nr. Unknown, 9K+FR, III./KG 51
  • Ju 88 A-4, W.Nr. 140711, 4D+AC, II./KG 30, Petsamo, April 1942
  • Ju 88 A-4, W.Nr. Unknown, F1+BR, 7./KG 76, Armawir, Oct 1942

EagleCals #153 covers aircraft:

  • Ju 88 A-4, W.Nr. Unknown, 9K+FR, III./KG 51
  • Ju 88 A-4, W.Nr. 140711, 4D+AC, II./KG 30 , Petsamo, April 1942
  • Ju 88 A-4, W.Nr. Unknown, F1+BR, 7./KG 76, Armawir, Oct 1942

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1/32nd Black Widow Decals

Two new decal sheets for the HobbyBoss 1/32nd-scale Black Widow have been released by Superscale International:

MS320262 — 1:32 SuperScale P-61Bs of the 548th NFS: Decals for (3) overall black USAAF Black Widow night fighters of the 548th NFS stationed on Iwo Jima during 1945: P-61B-1-NO s/n 42-39404 ‘Midnite Madness II’; P-61B-15-NO s/n 42-39408 ‘Lady in the Dark’, 1945 and P-61B-2-NO s/n 42-39454 ‘Cooper’s Snooper’, 1945. Includes national insignia, nose art, aircraft specific stencils, propeller blade logos and stencils, color profiles and painting notes. Recommended for the HobbyBoss kit. List Price: $16.00.

MS320263 — 1:32 SuperScale P-61Bs of the 414th, 418th & 422nd NFS : Decals for (3) overall black USAAF Black Widow night fighters: P-61B-6-NO s/n 42-39532 ‘First Nighter’ of the 414th NFS, Strassfeld, Germany, 1945; P-61B-15-NO s/n 42-39672 ‘Little Audrey’ of the 422nd NFS, Etain, France, late 1944 and P-61B-15-NO s/n 42-39586 ‘Black Panther’ of the 418th NFS, Pacific Theater, 1944. Includes national insignia, nose art, aircraft specific stencils, propeller blade logos and stencils, color profiles and painting notes. Recommended for the HobbyBoss kit. List Price: $16.00.

MS320262 -- 1:32 SuperScale P-61Bs of the 548th NFS MS320263 -- 1:32 SuperScale P-61Bs of the 414th, 418th & 422nd NFS
 

Bf 109 Decals from Alliance Model Works

New 1/48th-scale and 1/32nd-scale Bf 109 decal sheets Alliance Model Works: AW037 1:32 Bf109 Unit Badges Decal Set and AW036 1:48 Bf109 Unit Badges Decal Set.

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P-47 Thunderbolt with USAAF in MTO, Asia and Pacific

New book and decal sheet release on the P-47 Thunderbolt from Kagero Publishing for June 2013: SMI LIBRARY 07: P-47 Thunderbolt with the USAAF in the MTO, Asia and Pacific by Tomasz Szlagor.

The latest release covers the service of the P-47 Thunderbolt in the Mediterranean, Asia and Pacific theaters during World War II. Details: A4 size, 96 pages, 132 black & white, 6 color photos, color profiles of 4 aircraft, decal sheet printed by Cartograf.

The book includes 1:32, 1:48 and 1:72 decals with markings for the following three planes: P-47D-28-RA (s/n 42-29091) coded ‘42’ and named Passionate Patsy, flown by Lt. Ralph Barnes of 310th FS / 58th FG; P-47D-30-RE (s/n 44-20866) coded ‘53’ and named Schmaltzie/Mercedes, flown by Lt. Frank ‘Duffy’ Middleton of 65th FS / 57th FG; and P-47N-1-RE (s/n 44-87996) coded ‘08’ and named Cheek Baby, flown by Lt. Durwood B. Williams of 333rd FS / 318th FG.

P-47 Thunderbolt with the USAAF
 

“P-38 Lightning at War” by Kagero

New December book release on the P-38 Lightning from Kagero with Cartograf decals: miniTopcolors 33: P-38 Lightning at War, Part 2, by Maciej Góralczyk and Andrzej Sadło (ISBN 978-83-62878-48-2).

P-38 Lightning at War by Kagero and Cartograf

Includes decal sheets with 1/72, 1/48 and 1/32-scale markings for eight P-38 Lightnings:
• P-38G-13-LO, probable s/n 42-2197, “Nulli Secundus” / “X-Virgin”, flown by Lt. Kenneth G. Ladd of 80th FS / 8th FG, Dobodura, New Guinea, winter of 1943/1944,
• P-38J-10-LO, s/n 42-67916, “California Cutie”, coded (KI)- “S”, flown by Lt. Richard O. Loehnert of 55th FS / 20th FG, RAF Kings Cliffe, England, June 1944,
• P-38J-15-LO, s/n 43-28444, “Vivacious Virgin II”, coded “E6-T”, flown by Lt. Ian B. Mackenzie of 402nd FS / 370th FG, Florennes/Juxaine, Belgium, winter of 1944/1945,
• P-38L-5-LO, probable s/n 44-26568, ‘Wicked Woman’, coded ‘W’, flown by Lt. Richard C. Livingston of 36th FS / 8th FG, Ie Shima, August-September 1945.
• Plus four other aircraft.
 

EagleCals Covers the B-25J Strafer and He 219

Recent decal releases from EagleCals cover the B-25J Strafer and He 219.

B-25J 345th BG Air ApachesEC#145-32 and EC#145-48
B-25J 345th BG Air Apaches: “Fatso” B-25J-22; “199” B-25J-11; and “Betty’s Dream” B-25J-32.
He 219 UhuEC#147-32 and EC#147-48
He 219s: He 219 A-0 G9+FK flown by night Ace Hptm. Ernst-Wilhelm Modrow; He 219 A-2 D5+BL, W.Nr. 290126; and He 219 A-7 W.Nr. 390193.
 

Bombshell Decals

Bombshell Decals has announced several new 1/48th-scale decal sets covering P-47 Thunderbolts and B-26 Marauders.

Marauding Esquire Girls 
Marauding Esquire Girls
1/48, B-26C Marauder, 48-BS-0010, Price $16.00

P-47D Razorback Jugs 
P-47 D Razorback Double D Jugs Part 1
1/48, P-47D Razorback, 48-BS-0011, Price $16.00

P-47D Razorback Double D Jugs 
P-47 D Razorback Double D Jugs Part 2
1/48, P-47D Razorback, 48-BS-0012, Price $16.00

Other recent decal sets from Bombshell Decals include:

  • B-26, Marauding Esquire Girls, 1/72, 72-BS-007
  • P-38, “Wicked Women” 1/48 P-38 Lightnings, Pt. I, 1/48, 48-BS-008
  • P-38, “Wicked Women” 1/48 P-38 Lightnings, Pt. II, 1/48, 48-BS-009
  • P-38, “Wicked Women” 1/32 P-38 Lightnings, Pt. I, 1/32, 32-BS-005
  • P-38, “Wicked Women” 1/32 P-38 Lightnings, Pt. II, 1/32, 32-BS-006
  • B-25, Corsica B-25J Mitchell Bombers Limited Edition “Super Sheet”, 1/72, 72-BS-004
  • B-25J, “MMR” of 321st BG/447th BS & “Stuff” of 321st BG/445th BS, 1/48, 48-BS-0001
  • B-25J, “Briefing Time” & “Ruthie” of 340th BG/489th, 1/48, 48-BS-0002
  • B-25J, “Miss Rebel” & “Solid Jackson” of 340th BG/489th, 1/48, 48-BS-0003
 

Kitsworld B-25 Decals

Kitsworld has announced the January 2011 release of several new 1/32nd scale B-25 Mitchell decal sheets.

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