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1/24 MAN TGX 18.500 XXL Lion Pro Edition

NEW PARTS – COLOR INSTRUCTION SHEET

The MAN TGX XXL has been acclaimed by the commercial and industrial vehicle sector for both its stylishness and also for its “character”, which provides a combination of driving comfort, reliability and profitability. An aerodynamic profile reduces fuel consumption and optimizes vehicle efficiency. The XXL cabin features maximum on-board comfort and has been designed to be an integral feature of long-haul international transport activities. The range of engines available was developed to minimize consumption, reduce running costs and guarantee a longer operating life. An additional step forward was taken by MAN with the introduction of the new line of reliable 6-cylinder D38 diesel engines, which delivered up to 640 HP and released a maximum torque of 3,000 Nm, improving the engine’s performance in all weather conditions.

1/72 AMX-T

NEW PARTS – SUPER DECALS SHEET FOR 4 VERSIONS – PHOTO ETCHED PARTS – COLOR INSTUCTION SHEET

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The AMX “Ghibli” single-engine ground attack aircraft was the result of a collaborative project between the Italian and Brazilian aviation industries. The project was initiated in the 1980s to replace the dated Italian Air Force’s Fiat G-91Y fighter-bomber. The Brazilian Air Force also needed to replace their Italian made MB-326s. The AMX had an aerodynamic lay-out characterized by a high swept wing, and with its Rolls-Royce Spey 807 engine could attain a maximum speed of 1,000 km / h. The Italian version was armed with a 20 mm M61 cannon and could carry an offensive payload of 3,800 kg. The two-seat AMX-T version was established and developed as an advanced training aircraft, but it could also be deployed on combat missions in a ground attack and close support role. Italy acquired 26 AXM-T’s for the Italian Air Force.

1/35 Dodge WC-56/57 Command Car

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The Dodge WC range of military transport vehicles was mainly produced by American industry during the Second World War. The development of the WC 51-52 series aimed to create a light, four-wheel drive “utility vehicle”, characterized by great reliability and flexibility in any environment and further enhanced by a good payload. The Dodge vehicle development project was extremely successful and together with the famous ¼ ton “Jeep” Willys, the Dodge WC ¾ ton “Beeps” was the most produced vehicle by American armament factories during the Second World War and which significantly contributed to the logistical needs of the United States Army on its various fronts. The Dodge vehicle with its good payload of almost 700 kg could be enhanced by the application of rear “trailers” and was produced in numerous versions and with different fittings including flatbed, open cab, troop, ammunition and armament transportation modes. The WC-56 version was specifically dedicated to communications and officer transportation tasks.

1/72 Junker Ju-87B Stuka – Complete Set For Modeling – Starter kit

The complete starter kit for beginner

Contains: One plastic model kit with decals – Glue for plastic – Main 3 acrylic paints ( 7ml ) – Brush – Precision tweezer – Doublesided sandpaper – Sprue cutter

The Junkers Ju 87 Stuka was a two-seat dive-bomber/ground-attack aircraft. The Stuka first flew in 1935 and made its combat debut in 1936 as part of the Condor Legion during the Spanish Civil War . The aircraft was easily recognizable by its inverted gull wings and fixed landing gears. The Stuka’s design included several innovative features, including automatic pull-up dive brakes under both wings to ensure that the plane recovered from its attack dive even if the pilot blacked out from the acceleration. It became soon the icon of the German “Blitzkrieg” during the first stages of the Second World War providing the air support to the Wehrmacht Panzer Divisions. It was used by Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain where it shown its weaknesses compared to the faster and well-armed modern fighters as Hurricane and Spitfire.

1/72 Sd. Kfz. 182 King Tiger – Complete Set For Modeling – Starter kit

The complete starter kit for beginner

Contains: One plastic model kit with decals – Glue for plastic – Main 3 acrylic paints ( 7ml ) – Brush – Precision tweezer – Doublesided sandpaper – Sprue cutter

The heavy tank Sd.Kfz 182 Panzer VI Ausf. B “King Tiger” came into service with the German army since mid 1944. Compared to its predecessor, the Tiger I, several differences and improvements have been adopted : a completely new chassis, a stronger armor characterized by the sloped frontal hull (bringing to a total weight of almost 70 tons) and the lethal 8.8 cm KwK 43 L/71 gun as main armament. Thanks to its Mayback V-12 engine the King Tiger was able to reach the maximum speed of 42 Km/h. For the mass production two different turret solutions has been used : the Porsche turret, at the beginning, and the Henschel turret for the most of the units produced. Both ot them were able to load 80 rounds for the main cannon. The first combat use of the King Tiger was by the 503rd Heavy Panzer Battalion during the Battle of Normandy on July 1944.

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