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September 2010
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Hasegawa’s F-22A captures the shapes and stance of the U.S. Air Force’s premier fighter.
By Jon Hergenrother
Published: July 12, 2010
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Like Rebel ships from “Star Wars,” Galactica’s Vipers take a beating. Aaron used weathering powders to make Starbuck’s fighter look like it’s tangled with a more than a few Cylons.
By Aaron Skinner
Published: July 12, 2010
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The Imperial Japanese Navy’s Mogami entered service in 1935 and participated in several crucial Pacific campaigns of World War II, including Midway and the Philippines.
By Bruno Schielzeth
Published: July 12, 2010
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Heinkel’s He 178 became the first jet-powered aircraft when it took to the air August 27, 1939. The second prototype with a different wing is replicated in Special Hobby’s kit.

By Mark Hembree
Published: July 12, 2010
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A development of the F-5A Freedom Fighter, Northrop’s more-powerful Tiger II has served around the world and as an aggressor aircraft to train U.S. pilots.

By Matthew Walker
Published: July 12, 2010
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China’s amphibious six-wheeled ZSL92 IFV (infantry fighting vehicle) entered service in 1995.

By John Plzak
Published: July 12, 2010
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The Peacemaker, a license-built variant of the Pilatus Porter, was designed as a light attack and counter-insurgency aircraft for the U.S. Air Force in Southeast Asia. Fairchild built 35, all of which were transferred to Thailand after unsatisfactory combat trials.

By Aaron Skinner
Published: July 12, 2010
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With the long barrel, Academy’s K9 Thunder dominates the 1/35 scale battlefield. The real vehicle can land three rounds on a target at the same time.

By Aaron Skinner
Published: July 1, 2010
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The Type VII U-boat was the most numerous submarine ever and a workhorse of the Kriegsmarine throughout World War II. The VIIC/41 was the final variant and had the latest features to improve survivability.

By Charlie Scardon
Published: July 1, 2010
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New Zealand-based Wingnut Wings continues to astound modelers with high-quality moldings of World War I aircraft.
By Chuck Davis
Published: July 1, 2010
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Like the American OS2U Kingfisher, Germany’s Arado Ar 196 was a shipborne, versatile World War II floatplane. It was well-known for serving on Kriegsmarine warships like the Bismarck and Graf Spee. Some were also deployed from coastal bases.
By Jim Zeske
Published: June 29, 2010

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