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Trumpeter April Announcements

Trumpeter has announced two new WWII-era kits in their April 2015 product updates: Item No. 05770: 1/700th USS Maryland BB-46, 1945 and Item No. 03218: 1/32nd Junkers Ju-87G-2 Stuka.

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March HobbyBoss Update

March product update from HobbyBoss includes three new WWII armor and aircraft models:

  • Item #80287: Junkers Ju 87G-1 Stuka, 1:72
  • Item #82495: Soviet T-26 Light Infantry Tank Mod. 1933, 1:35
  • Item #83803: German PzKpfw. II Ausf. J (VK 16.01), 1:35

Junkers Ju 87G-1 Stuka Soviet T-26 Light Infantry Tank Mod. 1933 German PzKpfw. II Ausf. J (VK16.01)
 

Loading a Ju 87 Stuka on a Railcar

Diagams showng the proper method of loading the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka dive bomber of a railroad trailer.

Ju 87 Stuka Dive Bomber Fuselage on Train Car for Transport

Verladung von Rumpf, Fahrwerk und Luftschraube

Loading Ju 87 Stuka Dive Bomber on Railroad Car

Verladung von Flügel und Leitwerksteile

Source: Ju 87 B-2 Betriebsanleitung, June 1940.

Ju 87 B-2 Stuka

German Ju 87 B-2 Stuka Dive Bomber Drawing Illustration

Ju 87 B-2. Source: "Ju 87 B-2 Betriebsanleitung"


 

Jumo 211D Engine Installed in Ju 87 Stuka

Jumo 211D Engine in Ju 87 Stuka Dive Bomber

Original Bundesarchiv Caption: Wartung/Reparatur eines Flugzeuges vom Typ Junkers Ju 87; KBK Lw1, Reichsgebiet, 22 December 1939, Böcker.

Attribution: Bundesarchiv file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Germany license. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-378-0037-16A / Böcker / CC-BY-SA.
 

Ju 87G Kanonenvogel

Ju87 G2 Kanonenvogel Bordkanone BK 37mm Antitank Guns

Original Bundesarchiv Caption: Sowjetunion.- Flugzeug Junkers Ju 87 G “Stuka” mit 3,7-cm-Kanonen FlaK 18 (“Kanonenvogel”) auf einem Feldflugplatz; PK Lw zbV.

This photograph file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Germany license. Attribution: Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-646-5184-26 / Niermann / CC-BY-SA. Via Wikimedia.

 

Ju 87 B-2 with Ski Landing Gear

Ju 87 B-2 Stuka Dive Bomber with Ski Landing Gear WW2

Original Caption: Sowjetunion.- Feldflugplatz im Schnee. Wartung/Reparatur eines Flugzeugs Junkers Ju 87 auf Schneekufen; KBK Lw 4, Russia, 22 December 1941, Photographer: W. Wanderer. File is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Germany license. Attribution: Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-392-1334-04 / Wanderer, W. / CC-BY-SA.