SWhat do you want as kits in 2019?

My wish list for 2019 would include:

Sepecat Jaguar

Westland Wessex

Blackburn Beverley

SAAB Viggen

Dassalt Mirage

De Havilland Comet

Handley Page Hastings

AFV 430 Series

HMS Hood

HMS Illustrious (WWII)

I must admit the aircraft on this list is influenced by a recent visit to Newark Air Museum!

1/48 Buck definitely.

How about a set of 1/72 seated and masked WW2 and Post war pilots ?

Revell made a set (no longer available).

!/48 would be nice as well seeing as neither the FGR1 or Fury had one.

As an extra point - whats with Airfix pricing policy ? 1/72 mitchel - lots of plastic 25 quid - same with Fury and Phantom - good stuff and no hesitation to hand over the creditcard.

So forth coming Hunter - why 36 Quid ? No Engine - its not much bigger in 1/48 than a Mitchel in 1/72.

Going to think long and hard about this and my guess is the money will go on the UK Mitchel and FGR2, one thinks others will go the same way.

jopres57

56 posts

I was amused to see the Tiger 1 tank is still in the 2018 catalogue, I assume this is still the nineteen sixties version that has risen from the dead more times than Captain Scarlet ! I'm sure someone at  Airfix is keeping it going as a bet.

Seriously though, if this old warhorse can keep going why can't some of the others. I'd like to see the Scimitar tank kit finally updated from the prototype before the real thing finally retires from service after nearly fifty years! I've said before on the forum how disappointing it is that the main UK model manufacturer does not produce more British Army kits. Things don't seem to be changing unfortunately.

ironsides

183 posts

Sopwith Dolphin 1/72

FE2b 1/72

HMS Warrior (1860) any scale.... if in larger scale with a decent interior...

The Mary Rose would be nice... ina larger scale say 1/144 or 1/72 should include suitable crew.

Failing That:

Any WW1 or Pioneer Aircraft that hasn't been done to death in 1/72...

Any Iron clad warship of HRM Victoria's Navy, 1/350 might work well for a range...

 

Wink

"The Battle of France is over. The Battle of Britain is about to begin." Tally Ho

Paws4thot

753 posts

If we're going to do a new Jaguar, can we please get the intake doors right? That is closed unless the aeroplane is crewed, engines running, and static or taxiing.

Though I fly through the shadow of the valley of death, I shall fear no evil, for I am at 65_000 feet and climbing.

Autumn66

7 posts

a change of 'tack' here

Jacques-Yves Cousteau's CALYPSO would be ever so cool  (pourquoi pas hein?) , a bit retro but avant-garde

 

@Autumn66

a change of 'tack' here

Jacques-Yves Cousteau's CALYPSO would be ever so cool  (pourquoi pas hein?) , a bit retro but avant-garde

 

What about an RNLI Tamar or Shannon? They did the Severn a few years back.  Or even the older ones, Mersey is it? I'm a sucker for anything with bright orange paint or the words rescue on it somewhere.  Well out of the box but if Airfix ever get into trucks can I have a collection of UK firetrucks please? Only asking as the only way I'll ever see an Australian fire truck is to scratch build one and I struggle with making the ones that come in boxes

Mossieman

17 posts

 Tell you what would be nice, a civilian twin in 1/48, maybe a Beech King air (ambitious?) or something smaller like a Piper Seneca. Maybe a Chipmunk or other trainer (Vampire?) in 1/48 or even 1/24 (ambitous again)............the military boys and girls will be thinking I am silly now but there are a few of us who like to build the civvie stuff as well as military

Ratch

1785 posts


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@Gluey fingered Dave

a change of 'tack' here

Jacques-Yves Cousteau's CALYPSO would be ever so cool  (pourquoi pas hein?) , a bit retro but avant-garde

 

What about an RNLI Tamar or Shannon? They did the Severn a few years back.  Or even the older ones, Mersey is it? I'm a sucker for anything with bright orange paint or the words rescue on it somewhere.  Well out of the box but if Airfix ever get into trucks can I have a collection of UK firetrucks please? Only asking as the only way I'll ever see an Australian fire truck is to scratch build one and I struggle with making the ones that come in boxes

I believe the Tamar was under consideration back in 2008, but obviously nothing has come of that Money Mouth

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tenno

4 posts

Hi Airfix,

speaking for WWII aircraft kits 1/72 fans from Czech republic, we wish following new tools items as:

1.) Avro Anson (which may be certainly much better than Anson from local Czech MPM or Special Hobby producer)

2.) Handley Page Hampded (which as we guess will be much better than Czech Valom or AZ Models kits) and which extend bomber range starting with A.W. Whitley and continuing by Wellington.

3.) Fairey Battle

4.) Westland Lysander

5.) Douglas Boston ( (which will be certainly much better than MPM or Special Hobby Boston)

6) Aichi D3A1 Val as follower of B5N2 Kate, A6M2 model 21 Reisen

Also some WWI aircraft will be welcomed as whole range original WWI Airfixes but in new tool version. And the same can be said for btw WWI and WWII silver wing era as Fairey Fury, Hawker Demon, Buldog, Siskin etc.

Anyway, all 1/72 oldtimer aircraft which will appear in 2019 will be perfect and that's why we wish you  successe with the selection of new tool candidates.

Your banzai

lv

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