HOBBY MASTER COLLECTOR
HOBBY MASTER NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 2018
January 31, 2018
A new shipment of Hobby Master models arrived at the U.S. Distributor's and will be on
their way to your favorite retailers shortly. To view the list click
HERE


The following list of Hobby Master models are due to ship from Hong Kong around the
end of May 2018:
Hobby Master 1/200 Space Shuttle Series
HL1402
Space Shuttle "Discovery" OV-103, February 1994

HL1403
Space Shuttle "Endeavour" OV-105, May 1992


Hobby Master 1/72 Helicopter Air Power Series
HH1201
Boeing AH-64D Longbow Apache 8th Battalion, 229th Aviation Regiment, US Army   
NEW TOOLING

Hobby Master 1/72 ground Power Series
HG5703
US M35 2.5 ton Cargo Truck US Army

HG5704
US M35 2.5 ton Cargo Truck R.O.C. Army


Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA1999
McDonnell Douglas F-4D 67-14869/3-6697, 71st TFS, TFB.7, Iranian Air Force, Shiraz AB,
Sept 1980

HA3357
Northrop Grumman F-5F Tiger II 3-7155, 43rd TFS, Islamic Iranian AF, 2009

HA3358
Northrop Grumman F-5F Tiger II 160964, US NAVY, 1977

HA3539
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C BuNo163459, VFA-82 "CAG", USS America, 2005

HA4508
McDonnell Douglas F-15E "Strike Eagle" 87-0173, 90th FS, Oct 2005

HA4811
Northrop Grumman E-2C Hawkeye 164496, VAW-126 "Seahawks", USS Harry S.
Truman, May 2011

HA5803
Lockheed Martin F-117A "OIF" 88-0842, 8th FS, Holloman AFB, 2003


Hobby Master 1/48 Air Power Series
HA7309
Grumman F3F-1 0239, VF-7, late 1930s

HA7739
P-51D Mustang "American Beauty" Capt. John Voll, 308FS/31FG, San Severo AB/Italy,
late Nov 1944

HA8510
P-51C Mustang No.32 Squadron, Chinese Air Force, 1945

HA8511
P-51C Mustang 205, No.25 Squadron, Chinese Air Force, 1945
Here are a few models to look forward to in the June 2018 release
Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA3359
Northrop Grumman RF-5E Royal Saudi Air Force

HA4317
CAC Sabre Mk.32 A94-978, 79 Sqn., RAAF, Ubon, Thailand, July 1968

HA4606
Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II 168057, VMFAT-501, Eglin AFB, 2014


Hobby Master 1/48 Air Power Series
HA7209
Grumman F9F-5 "Vice Versa" 125307, VF-111, USS Lake Champlain, July 14 1953

HA8512
P-51B Mustang "Blackpool Bat" 324842, 363rd FS/357 FG, WWII


I also added photos for the following Hobby Master models:
Hobby Master 1/700 Sea Power Series
HSP-1001
USS Ticonderoga (CG-47) Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser USN 1980s  
PROTOTYPE PHOTOS

Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA5703
Su-35 Flanker E 61174, Chinese PLAAF
February 3, 2018
Hobby Master has announced they are going to make R-77 Missiles and launch rails
available to purchase in pairs.
HW1003 are 1/72 scale for HA5703 Russian Su-35 and
HW1004 are 1/72 for HA5704 Chinese Su-35. If you want to add these to your weapons
load I understand they are very inexpensive. I will have photos as soon as they are
available for the finished product.

I added photos for the following Hobby Master models: both are real beauties
Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA4559
McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle 75th Anniversary of Oregon ANG”

HA5214
Grumman F-14A Tomcat 162698, VF-14 Tophatters, 80th Anniversary, 1999
February 8, 2018
Hobby Master in Hong Kong will be closed from February 9 until February 28 for
Chinese New Year so it will be quiet for a few weeks.

I added photos for the following Hobby master models:
Hobby Master 1/72 Air power Series
HA3407
Japan F-1 "Air Combat Meet 2000" 00-8240, 6th SQ, 8th AW, JASDF

HA5216
Grumman F-14A Tomcat 159608, VF-114 "Aardvarks", CVW-11, USS Abraham Lincoln,
1991

HA6001
Su-27 Flanker B (Early Type) Red 36, Russian Air Force, Barents Sea, 1987
THESE ARE FINAL PRODUCTION PHOTOS
February 9, 2018
Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA6001
Su-27 Flanker B (Early Type) Red 36, Russian Air Force, Barents Sea, 1987

Apparently there has been some concern expressed that the darker shade of blue was
a little too dark so here are new photos for HA6001  with a slightly lighter shade for the
darker blue