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AZ Models
« on: March 01, 2009, 02:28:01 am »
Planned for 2009 in 1/72 are

Supermarine Attacker F1/FB1 and FB2
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Vickers Wilderbeest
Brewster Bermuda I

Given the way AZ do these things they will probably come in multiple boxings to cover the markings options.

They may be "Limited IJM" but they are nice kits, normally with a little resin or etch

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Re: AZ Models
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2009, 09:15:18 am »
Is that the version in the triangular box  ;D

The Vickers Wilderbeest should be fun  ;D :thumbsup:
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Re: AZ Models
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2009, 03:01:57 am »
It should be both fun and ugly but it is an important aircraft in so far as RAF in the Far East circa 1941 is concerned, so well done AZ I say  ;D
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Re: AZ Models
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2009, 06:24:32 am »
Some more from AZ this year seen over on Britmodeller from new member Giovanni including a 1/48th Saab 29 Tunnan! 1/72nd Spiteful and Seafang. Link to BM thread. http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=29269

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Re: AZ Models
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2009, 01:55:08 am »
Well the Seafang and Spiteful are excellent news
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Re: AZ Models
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2009, 01:30:23 pm »
Check out http://www.legatokits.cz/az72.htm - A Spiteful (http://www.legatokits.cz/Plastic72/Spiteful/az7277%20supermarine_spiteful.htm), a Seafang and a ready-to-whif Spiteful (http://www.legatokits.cz/Plastic72/Spiteful/az7277%20supermarine_spiteful.htm) to come!  Hurrah!! Drinks all round!!!   
They feature in the latest SAMI, listed with Hannants as future releases, and there's already a thread on Britmodeller at (http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?s=98c64aaedc88ea2e8383604a816aac01&showtopic=30088)
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Re: AZ Models
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2009, 04:20:07 pm »
They do some interesting stuff, pity their Audax is out of stock.  >:(

I can't see the difference between the two Spitefuls, apart from the markings, am I missing something?
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Re: AZ Models
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2009, 03:02:40 am »
They do some interesting stuff, pity their Audax is out of stock.  >:(

I can't see the difference between the two Spitefuls, apart from the markings, am I missing something?

Kit AZ tend to issue a lot of boxings of the same kit. There are 3 boxings of the early Hurricane, each box has 4 markings options. So I think it will probably come in a SEAC and ETO boxings. (edit -Having just looked at Hannants pics. one boxing has 4 RAF Fighter Command schemes, the "Special boxing" has the SEAC, post war RAF, Dutch and Finnish schemes )

As for the Audax I looked at A2Zee models site and they don't appear to have it either, but it should be possible to pick it up at a show.
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Re: AZ Models
« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2009, 03:27:10 am »
oooh a Finnish Spiteful, even i didnt expect that one, im wondering if theres someone over at AZ whos a member of this site?  :wacko:
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Re: AZ Models
« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2009, 05:34:45 am »
Love the Spiteful box art with the shot up Shinden.  :wub:

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Re: AZ Models
« Reply #10 on: May 08, 2009, 01:08:11 pm »
Here's a large pic of the box art, I don't think I've used the word 'whiffgasm' before but it applies in this case!  Looking forward to seeing the Seafang art...



I really hope that bring out a few more ready made whiffs like this & that it spurs other manufacturers to do the same.
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Re: AZ Models
« Reply #11 on: May 09, 2009, 01:51:18 am »
My one will be green/brown over med grey  :wub:
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Re: AZ Models
« Reply #12 on: May 20, 2009, 01:39:58 pm »
I love the fact that the box has the words "What If" pasted on it!  :wub:
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Re: AZ Models
« Reply #13 on: August 15, 2009, 02:32:07 pm »

(image source: image source modellversium.de)

image source modellversium.de has a kit review of the AZ Models 1/72nd scale Zlin Z-242 L (kit #AZCZ10) available for review on their web page.  This is an interesting little aircraft and this kit appears to be a rather extensive multi-media kit containing components that are resin, photo-etch, vacu-form, and injection molded plastic parts.  Sadly it is in 1/72nd scale which for me is far too small to really appreciate but there are those of you that do excel at building tiny things like this. 

Brian may actually find this one interesting since it has spats :^). 
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Re: AZ Models
« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2009, 02:52:59 am »
That Zlin is a very nice little kit, I picked up 3 at Prague last year  ;D
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