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1/12 ALFA ROMEO 8C 2300 Monza
100% NEW MOULDS – Colors Instructions Sheet – Steering wheels – Realistic suspension – Highly detailed engine – Rubber tires – 300 plastic parts – 30 Chromed parts – Photoetched parts – Opening cowling – Screws, tubes, rope and nylon net

The Alfa Romeo 8C can readily be considered as one of the most famous sports cars of the 1930’s. The 8C designation reference was derived its engine, which was an 8-cylinder in-line supercharged engine with a displacement of 2336 cc. The Alfa Romeo was considered to be ‘state of the art’ at the time for its use of technology, innovative solutions and overall performance. Characterized by solid reliability and drive-ability the 8C won many international racing car competitions of the period. Its name is inexorably linked with the famous Italian racing driver Tazio Nuvolari who won many competitions in the car, including the Targa Florio race in Sicily and the prestigious Italian Grand Prix at Monza. This latter victory gave the “Monza” name to the twin seater GP car. Arising out of the racing version a production batch of almost 200 vehicles was manufactured for general sales.

1/24 PORSCHE 944 S Cabrio
COLOR INSTRUCTIONS SHEET

The Porsche 944 was in production from 1982 to 1991 and was an evolution of the earlier 924 model, retaining both its characteristic styling and design features. The car was originally fitted with a fuel injected 2479cc engine capable of delivering 163 hp. and was manufactured in accordance with the Transaxle concept (rear engine and front shifter). The 944 was produced in several versions incorporating different engines, and extensive redesigns of the interiors in the coupe and convertible configurations. In particular, the S variant, introduced in 1987, was equipped with a 16-valve engine generating 189hp and able to record speeds of 0 to 100 km / h in 7.2 seconds. In total Porsche produced 9800 of the 944 model. In 1989, Porsche introduced the 944 S Cabriolet with its renowned convertible body styling which enjoyed considerable commercial success that also extended into the very competitive US market

1/35 M1A2 ABRAMS with crew
CONTAINS 5 FIGURES – SUPER DECALS FOR 4 VERSIONS – COLOR INSTRUCTIONS SHEET

The 3rd generation American main battle tank the M1 Abrams, is the backbone of the United States Army and United States Marine Corps armored divisions. The Abrams is characterized by its heavy armor (it is one of the heaviest combat vehicles in the world), and also its powerful multifuel turbine engine. The tank first entered service at the beginning of the 1980’s to replace the ageing M-60. It houses a sophisticated computerized fire and control system within its modern armor plated hull. The Abrams offers greater crew protection than many of its predecessors , specifically in the design of the separate and heavily protected ammunition storage area within the main body of the tank. It was initially armed with a 105 mm main gun which is to be up-dated and replaced by a more modern and powerful 120 mm smooth-bore cannon. The Abrams has been extensively and successfully deployed on operational service in several theaters of war, including recent conflicts in the Middle East and Afghanistan.

1/48 F/A-18 E SUPER HORNET
SUPER DECALS FOR 3 VERSIONS – COLOR INSTRUCTIONS SHEET

The Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet is a modern twin-engine, carrier-capable, single-seat fighter directly derived from the original design of the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet. Larger and heavier than its predecessor, it is characterized by significantly improved flight and combat performance. Noticeable evolutionary design changes can best be seen in the revised wing-shape which is able to ensure maximum performance, particularly in terms of maneuverability. Additional design improvements can also be seen in the newer intake ramps for the engines, and also in the enhanced tail design. The aircraft originally entered service with the United States Navy in the early 2000’s to replace the F-14 Tomcat, with the primary role of fleet air defense. Deployed with an increased mission range and the adoption of improved avionic systems, it is one of the more effective carrier-based fighters. It is armed with a 20mm M61 internal gun and can carry air-to-air missiles mounted on its under-wing hard points. In its secondary attack role it can deploy an extensive array of air-to-surface weapons.

1/72 F-4M PHANTOM FG.1
SUPER DECALS FOR 3 VERSIONS – COLOR INSTRUCTIONS SHEET

Developed by the American aircraft company McDonnell Douglas, the F-4 Phantom II is a tandem two-seat, all-weather, supersonic fighter-bomber. It entered service during the 1960’s and is one of the most notable aircraft in military aviation history. Beginning in the ‘60s and continuing into the 80’s, it was widely used in the United Kingdom by both the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force. It was deployed in many role specific versions including air defense, close support, ground attack and also reconnaissance tasks. The Royal Navy first used the Phantom in 1964 to replace the obsolete Sea Vixen. Its primary role was to ensure the UK fleet’s air defense from aerial threats, with the added capability of operating from the decks of the British carriers. Very similar to those versions produced in the USA, the UK Phantom FG.1’s and FGR.2’s were characterized by the adoption of Rolls-Royce turbojet engines instead of the American GE J-79 engine.

1/72 WARSAW PACT TROOPS 1980s

1/72 NATO TROOPS 1980s

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