Issue 258 April 2017
PERFECT TEN HIEN?
Tamiya’s new 1:48 Ki-61-Id Hien
Tamiya’s 1:48 Japanese Light Armoured Vehicle
Revell’s new 1:24
McLaren 570S in
New kit and model product news
6 50 YEARS AND STILL GOING STRONG!
NUREMBERG TOY FAIR 2017
The Editor reports from the Nuremberg Toy Fair,
celebrating Mr Tamiya’s fiftieth year at the event.
24 THERE ONCE WAS AN UGLY
Tamiya’s superb 1:48 P-47M Thunderbolt as the
aircraft of Major George E Bostwick
40 NEW RELEASES ACCESSORIES
New and recently issued modelling accessories
48 BE MY VALENTINE?
Do we need another Valentine tank? After an
inspection of Tamiya’s new release, TMMI’s Editor
thinks we do
50 NEW RELEASES KITS
New full kits, reviewed
60 BOOK REVIEWS
New and recent books related to scale modelling
Where to buy the products used
and reviewed in TMMI
66 THE EDITOR’S PAGE
Mr S Tamiya’s fifty years at Nuremberg!