Eric winkle, the man who possibly flew more aircraft types than any other man alive or dead has passed away at the age of 97. Read the full story inside written by Alistair Grant in the Edinburgh Evening News.
Sadly, I report the passing of master modeler Mr. Harold Shelton, the creator of the exceptional Black Canyon Railroad.
We're happy to announce new SCAHMS member David Powell will be joining us for a PowerPoint presentation at the Nov. 8th meeting. For those that are not familiar with David's figures, you don't want to miss this one, his work is top notch!
David will be taking us step by step on the key areas of figures skin, metals, cloth and weathering.
Please join us, we'll have refreshments and comraderie!
T Murphy McCraken or perhaps better known by some as Cuhail has died suddenly from Heart and lung failure. The best efforts of both Paramedics and hospital staff failed and they were unable to revive Murphy. What makes this a particularly sad event is that he was due to get married Saturday July 12th, 2014 to Gigi Ballad, who is described as his soul mate.
The BBC has posted a short news item covering the progress to date at the RAF Museum on preserving the Dornier Do 17Z recovered from the North Sea last year.
Herpa presents their 2014 premier line up of new cars, trucks, Minitanks, special models, accessories and more for model railroaders of several scales!
Latest from The Railway Project is the boiler is off! Enjoy this excerpt from their site!
Osprey Publishing has announce their upcoming book on British heavy cruisers from 1939 to 1945.
Go under the waves with Sixth Submarine Squadron of the Imperial Japanese NavySixth Submarine Squadron of the Imperial Japanese Navy off the coast of Australia in World War II in Aberdeen Bookstore latest maritime title, ‘Darwin’s Submarine I-124’.
Are you looking for something to dress up the modeling room or man cave? Floating Drydock has just what the ship aficionado is looking for.
Nimble Books is proud to announce the release of their latest maritime book, "PT Boats Behind The Scenes." This hardback book is available now from Amazon.com for $59.00 or $14.00 for the Kindle e-reader version.
Aberdeen Bookstore has announced the release of “War Badges of the Kriegsmarine” from R. James Bender Publishing. For those ship modelers who are also interested in militaria, this would be the ultimate reference book.
Osprey Publishing has announced their upcoming releases for the new year. For those ship modelers who enjoy building submarines, Osprey’s New Varguard title “US Submarines 1900–35” is due out in April 2011. Let’s take a closer look at what is in the book.
Techmod have released six new sets of decals in 1/48th scale, four Axis and two Allied sets.
Some interesting News via Facebook (and the Airfix Page) of the launch of a New magazine bearing the company's name.
Stormtroopers announced their new release:
ATTIC Aircraft is a new company producing resin models and conversions mainly in 1/48. ATTIC Aircraft is working to fill the gaps with high quality kits of overlooked important and innovative aircraft, X-planes, and space launch vehicles.
All you Model Shipwrights types are cordially invited to visit the White Ensign Models
Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/White-Ensign-Models-Ltd/133782763306405?ref=ts
Aires are releasing two very good looking resin exhaust nozzles of the Turbo-Union RB 199 afterburning turbofans for the Panavia Tornado. One set in 1/32 intended for the Revell kit, which has just been re-released and the other for the Hobby Boss new series of Tornado's in 1/48.
Glenn Bartolotti added another book to his pdf collection.
Beginning with the June 11 meeting, SCAHMS will move to the La Quinta Inn, 3 Centerpointe Dr., LaPalma, CA, 90623. Meetings start at 6:30 pm. See map on "Club Info" page.