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 Post subject: Airfix New Releases 2008
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Here I hope to detail and record the Airfix new releases as they come out. I mostly will be using the Hannants new arrivals list. From the end of last year we have

December 2007
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50006 25/12/2008 1:12 Dr Who Welcome Aboard £24.99

January 2008
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24/01/2008 Airfix/Humbrol Catalogue 2008 £3.99

February
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12050 15/02/2008 1:72 BAe Nimrod MR.1/MR.2/MR2P/R.1 £38.99

March
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01720 27/03/2008 1:76 Robin Hood £3.99
01721 27/03/2008 1:76 Sheriff of Nottingham £3.99
01726 27/03/2008 1:76 WWI German Infantry £3.99
01727 27/03/2008 1:76 WWI British Infantry £3.99
01728 27/03/2008 1:76 WWI French Infantry £3.99
01729 27/03/2008 1:76 WWI US Infantry £3.99
01730 27/03/2008 1:76 Romans £3.99
01731 27/03/2008 1:76 WWI Royal Horse Artillery £3.99
01734 27/03/2008 1:76 Ancient Britons £3.99
01762 27/03/2008 1:72 WWII British Infantry £3.99 (ex ESCI/Italeri)
10102 28/03/2008 1:48 BAC Canberra B(I)8/B(I)12 £27.99

April
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50004 10/04/2008 1:24 British Aerospace Sea Harrier FRS.1 £79.99
02094 22/04/2008 1:72 Hawker Tempest Mk.V £4.99 (ex Heller)
02008 26/04/2008 1:72 Fairey Fulmar Mk.I/Mk.II £4.99 (ex Vista)
01002 30/04/2008 1:72 Gloster Gladiator Mk.I £3.99
01058 30/04/2008 1:72 Cessna O-1E/F Bird Dog £3.99
02034 30/04/2008 1:72 Douglas TBD-1 Devastator £4.99
02050 30/04/2008 1:72 Brewster F2A-2 Buffalo £4.99
03077 30/04/2008 1:72 Boeing AH-64 Apache Longbow £6.99 (ex Italeri)

May
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02331 01/05/2008 1:76 Landrover 1 tonne FC truck £4.99 (ex JB Models)
02332 01/05/2008 1:76 British 105mm light field gun £4.99 (ex JB Models)
02051 01/05/2008 1:72 Henschel Hs 123A-1 £4.99
03251 16/05/2008 1:400 HMS Montgomery £6.99 (ex Mirage Hobby)
03252 16/05/2008 1:400 HMS St Albans £6.99 (ex Mirage Hobby)
01031 21/05/2008 1:72 Boulton Paul Defiant NF.1 £3.29
04014 21/05/2008 1:72 Dornier Do 17E/F £9.99

June
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02322 06/06/2008 1:76 LWB Landrover (soft top) and Trailer £4.99 (ex JB Models)
02334 06/06/2008 1:76 Sherman Calliope Tank £4.99
03068 06/06/2008 1:72 FMA IA 58A Pucara £6.99 (ex Special Hobby)
04201 06/06/2008 1:600 HMS Victorious £9.99
50018 17/06/2008 1:10 Shaun the Sheep with Landrover £22.99
50019 17/06/2008 1:10 Shaun the Sheep with Tractor £22.99
50056 17/06/2008 1:72 The Duxford Collection £19.99
50064 24/06/2008 1:76 Operation Overlord 6 June 1944.
03076 24/06/2008 1:72 Gloster Meteor F.8 £6.99 (ex MPM/Xtrakit)
02333 30/06/2008 1:76 Landrover 1 Tonne FC Ambulance £4.99 (ex JB Models)

July
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02045 03/07/2008 1:72 Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 £4.99 (ex PM Model)
50024 18/07/2008 1:100 Focke Wulf Fw190A Mini Kit £3.99 (ex Doyusha)
50025 18/07/2008 1:100 P-47 Thunderbolt Mini Kit £3.99 (ex Doyusha)
50026 18/07/2008 1:100 Mitsubishi Zero Mini Kit £3.99 (ex Doyusha)
50072 18/07/2008 1:100 Messerschmitt Me109E Mini Kit £3.99 (ex Doyusha)
50073 18/07/2008 1:100 Spitfire Vb Mini Kit £3.99 (ex Doyusha)
50074 18/07/2008 1:100 P-51D Mustang Mini Kit £3.99 (ex Doyusha)
50027 18/07/2008 1:144 F-15 Eagle Mini Kit £3.99 (ex Doyusha)
50067 18/07/2008 1:144 F-4 Phantom Mini Kit £3.99 (ex Doyusha)
50075 18/07/2008 1:144 F-14 Tomcat Mini Kit £3.99 (ex Doyusha)
50076 18/07/2008 1:144 F-117 Stealth Mini Kit £3.99 (ex Doyusha)
02323 22/07/2008 1:76 M113 US ACAV Armoured Cavalry Assault Vehicle £4.99 (ex JB Models)
02324 22/07/2008 1:76 LWB Landrover (Hard Top) £4.99 (ex JB Models)
02326 22/07/2008 1:76 Bedford Mk.4 Tonne Truck/Lorry £4.99 (ex JB Models)
50045 26/07/2008 1:130 Cutty Sark Gift Set £24.99

August
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03049 20/08/2008 1:72 BAC Jet Provost T5/ Strikemaster £6.99
50048 22/08/2008 1:76 The Battle Of Waterloo £29.99

September
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08005 02/09/2008 1:72 Boeing B-17G Flying Fortess £19.99 (ex Academy)
04005 19/09/2008 1:72 B-25H/J Mitchell £9.99

October
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04033 01/10/2008 1:72 Boston III £9.99
F1004 15/10/2008 1:1 Electric Motor £2.99
05870 15/10/2008 1:32 Beam Engine £10.99
02328 15/10/2008 1:76 Saracen A.P.C. Mk1/2/3 £4.99 (ex JB Models)
02329 29/10/2008 1:76 Bedford Mk Tactical Aircraft Refueller £5.29 (ex JB Models)
02034 29/10/2008 1:72 Douglas TBD-1 Devastator £5.29
05036 29/10/2008 1:72 Horsa Glider £11.75 (ex Italeri)
05871 29/10/2008 1:32 1804 Steam Locomotive £10.99
02325 30/10/2008 1:76 Saladin Mk.2 Armoured Car £5.29 (ex JB Models)
03035 30/10/2008 1:72 Dassault-Breguet/Dornier Alpha Jet £7.49
07251 30/10/2008 1:120 Endeavour Bark 1768  £17.99

November
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50029 13/11/2008 1:72 RAF 90th Anniversary Set £29.99
02330 13/11/2008 1:76 Vickers Light Tank Mk.VI a/b/c £4.99 (ex JB Models)
05037 18/11/2008 1:72 Vickers Wellington Mk.Ia/Ic £10.99 (ex MPM)
50058 21/11/2008 1:32 Science Museum 20th Century Automotives £15.99

December
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02327 01/12/2008 1:76 M113 U.S. Fire Support version £5.18 (ex JB Models)
10103 01/12/2008 1:48 BAC Canberra PR.9 £27.39
50031 01/12/2008 1:48 BAe Hawk Red Arrows £14.70
50007 12/12/2008 1:12 Doctor Who Daleks in Manhattan £29.35
50036 12/12/2008 1:72 Bf 110 and Spitfire Mk.IX Dogfight Double £14.68
50039 12/12/2008 1:72 Meteor Mk.III and V-1 flying bomb £14.68
05035 16/12/2008 1:72 Boeing Chinook HC.1 £11.50 (ex Italeri)
50008 16/12/2008 1:32 Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Lewis Hamilton £24.46
04022 19/12/2008 1:72 Mirage F.1C £10.52

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Just received the June newsletter  :D

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Shame they dont put anything good in it apart from new releases :(


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I hope the re-release of the Buffalo includes Finnish markings.

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I hope the re-release of the Buffalo includes Finnish markings.

I'd be surprised if its any different  :o

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Buffalo schemes;
B-339E Buffalo I, No.453 Sqdn RAAF 1941.
F2A-2 VF-2 USN, Lexington 1941.
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Rich suggested I make this a sticky as will as providing links to reviews of the kits. I think that's a great idea so I have done this. I've started to add links. I will add some more when I have some time.

I didn't get the June newsletter. Could someone email it to me? Thanks.

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I didn't get the June newsletter. Could someone email it to me? Thanks.[/quote]

I didn't get a June Newsletter either :cry: ...how many people did?

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I've seen the new D-Day set on MFS.

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I didn't get the June newsletter. Could someone email it to me? Thanks.


According to the Airfix website the last newsletter was May, issued  on May 6th.

http://www.airfix.com/latest-news/

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Ratch wrote:
Just received the June newsletter  :D


Out Now!‏
From: club@airfix.com
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 Airfix Newsletter
June Releases
Out Now!



Out Now!!

You are can now to get your hands on the following kits!!



Shaun The Sheep With Landrover (A50018)                            

Shaun The Sheep With Tractor (A50019)


First couple of items only  :wink:

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That's interesting Ratch, I've been getting the News Letter since they started it but I didn't get the June one

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Saw 'The Duxford Collection' in the LMS yesterday.

Lovely shot of the kits on a display stand on the box back.  

Then I noticed these words 'Stand not included' :(


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Do we have a release date for the 1/76 Vickers Light Tank MkVI yet?  :pray:

I really want to build (lots of) the Airfix incarnation of this kit!  :D

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Sarge, that was supposed to come out last May. I don't when it will appear now.

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:cry:  :cry:  :cry:  :cry:  :cry:

Waaaaah.....I wanna new tank!  :!:

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(A 1/72 scale Comet shaped one would really cheer me up! :D )



Me too!!!!!!!!!!

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on the subject of kits not out that should does anyone know when the escort mgb, db5 and beetle are coming out?
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The 1/32 vehicles that were scheduled to come out are

1/32 Gift Sets
50058 Science Museum - Automotive (June. Reissue of 02443 1912 Model T Ford, 02416 Volkswagen 1200, Ford Focus (from Hornby))
50089 Aston Martin DB5 (2Q Reissue of 02406)
50090 MGB (2Q Reissue of 02420)
50091 Ford Escort (2Q Reissue of 02410)
50092 VW Beetle (2Q Reissue of 02416)

They were supposed to come out in the second quarter of 2008, but it appears they are now late.

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lets just hope the others mgb beetle escort and db5 are actually late not dropped off the face of the production list!!
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