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Britain’s Newest Attacker
Despite the ending of the Cold War, the Royal Navy still has a need for a submarine to go out and hunt/kill enemy subs. To satisfy this requirement, the Astute class of boats was developed. Despite their newness, we in the modelling world have been treated with what seems to be a fairly accurate replica […]
An Astute Buy? Depends on who you ask…
I generally don’t build boats, ships or other floaty things. However, I do have an (ever expanding!) interest in unusual or cool-looking submarines! To that end, I couldn’t help but pick up Hobby Boss’ 1/350 Astute class sub. This is the Royal Navy’s newest attack boat, and cuts a uniquely hunched-back figure on the high […]
Little Plane, Big Possibilities!
Sure, maybe the term “midget” isn’t politically correct anymore, but NATO didn’t know that when they named MiG-15 UTI way back in the day! Despite its importance, the two-seat version of Russia’s famous Korean War fighter doesn’t get a lot of attention in plastic. Thankfully, Hobby Boss fixed that with their surprisingly good “Easy Build” […]