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HOBBY MASTER NEWS FOR JANUARY 2019
January 2, 2019
Lets start 2019 off with some photos:
Hobby Master 1/48 Air Power Series
HA7850
Spitfire Vb RF-D/EN951, Sqn. Leader Jan Zumbach, 303 Sqn., RAF, summer 1942
THESE ARE UPDATED PHOTOS SHOWING THE FINISHED MODEL

Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA1429
A-4E Skyhawk 149959, VA-163 "John McCain III" MK.82, Bullpup Missiles and a large base plate

HA19006
McDonnell Douglas F-4J Phantom II BuNo.155510, VF-102 "Diamondbacks", USS Independence
(CV-64) , 1976

HA19008
McDonnell Douglas F-4J Phantom II BuNo.153777, 20th Anniversary Phantom First In Phantoms
VF-74, Oceana NAS, 1981

HA6301
Su-34 Fullback  Fighter Bomber Red 03, Russian Air Force, Syria, Jan 2015
THESE ARE UPDATED PHOTOS SHOWING THE FINISHED MODEL
January 8, 2019
I added finished product photos for the following Hobby Master models:
Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA3866
Lockheed F-16C Block 52+ 4061,  6th Squadron, Polish Air Force, April 2016

HA3867
Lockheed F-16D Block 52+ 4077, Polish Air Force, August 2016

HA3899
Lockheed F-16C Block 52+ 4060, Tiger Meet Cambrai 2011
January 10, 2019
I added photos for the following Hobby Master model:
Hobby Master 1/48 Air Power Series
HA9201
P-40B Warhawk, 2nd Lt. George Welch,  47th Pursuit Squadron, 15th Pursuit Group, Wheeler
Field, Hawaii, 1941
The first release of a new tooling
January 15, 2019
The following is the list of Hobby Master models scheduled to ship from Hong
Kong around the end of April 2019:

Hobby Master 1/72 Ground Power Series
HG5007
Sd. Kfz. 7 German 8 Ton Half Track 10th Infantry Division, 1942

HG5607
M60A1 w/reactive armor USMC 50637


Hobby Master 1/700 Sea Power Series
HSP1002
USS Mobile Bay (CG-53) Ticonderoga Class guided missile cruiser

HSP1003
USS Princeton (CG-59) Ticonderoga Class guided missile cruiser


Hobby Master 1/32 PREMIUM COLLECTION Air Power Series
HA0307
Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat "Jolly Rogers" White 50, VF-17, USS Hornet, 1945

Hobby Master 1/48 Air Power Series
HA8650
Hurricane IIc "The Last of the Many!" PZ865, 1944

HA8652
Hawker Hurricane IIc "Night Reaper" JX-E/BE581, No.1 Sqn., 1942

HA9203
Curtiss Hawk 81-A-2 (P-40B) Ft. Leader Robert 'R.T.' Smith, 3rd Sqn., Kunming, China, June 1942


Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA2011
B5N2 Kate Lt. Cdr. Shigekazu Shimazaki, carrier Zuikaku, Pearl Harbor, December 7th 1941

HA3550
CF-188 "2016 DEMO" Captain Ryan "Roid" Kean, 2016

HA3861
Lockheed F-16A Block 15 TS-1608, TNI-AU "Indonesian Air Force", circa 2001

HA3862
Lockheed F-16B Block 15 TS-1601 TNI-AU "Indonesian Air Force", circa 2001

HA4105
Sea Harrier FA.2 "Operation Deliberate Force" No.800 NAS, Fleet Air Arm HMS Invincible
Mediterranean July 1995

HA4608
Lockheed Martin F-35B BF-05, Cdr. Nathan Gray,  HMS Queen Elizabeth, 2018

HA6202
Lockheed Martin F-35C Lightning II CF-01, US Navy, 2012

HA6401
Su-33 Flanker D Bort 67, 1st Aviation Squadron, 279th shipborne Fighter Aviation Regiment,
Russian Navy, Feb 2014
NEW TOOLING















Here are a few models to look forward to in May 2019:
Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power series
HA3903
Japan T-4 Trainer  JASDF 4th AW, 11th SQ, Matsushima  AB, 2016 "Blue Impulse 20th
Anniversary Special Paint"

HA4418
Lockheed Martin F-35A 15-5140, 4th FS "Fightin Fuujins", Hill Air Force Base, Utah

HA6101
Su-25 SM "Frogfoot" Red 24, Russian Air Force, Latakia Air Base, Syria, November 2015
January 21, 2019
Hobby Master has made some changes to their shipping schedule:
Hobby Master 1/48 Air Power Series
HA7424
FW 190A-4 Hauptmann Egon Mayer, Gruppenkommandeur I II./JG 2, Cherbourg-Theville,
February 1943
RESCHEDULED FROM FEBRUARY TO March 2019

HA7851
Spitfire Vb Trop No.417 Sqn., BR487/AN-V, Tunisia 1943
RESCHEDULED FROM MARCH TO April 2019

HA8650
Hurricane IIc "The Last of the Many!" PZ865, 1944
RESCHEDULED FROM APRIL TO MAY 2019

HA8652
Hawker Hurricane IIc "Night Reaper" JX-E/PZ865, BBMF
AIRCRAFT SERIAL HAS BEEN CHANGED FROM ORIGINAL BE-581
RESCHEDULED FROM APRIL TO MAY 2019
January 22, 2019
The information provided yesterday had a few errors so Hobby Master sent me
the correct shipping dates for the following models, disregard the post from
yesterday, this is the corrected information:
Hobby Master 1/48 Air Power Series
HA7424
FW 190A-4 Hauptmann Egon Mayer, Gruppenkommandeur I II./JG 2, Cherbourg-Theville,
February 1943
WILL SHIP AROUND THE END OF FEBRUARY

HA7425
FW 190A-4 Commander of 6./JG 2 Oblt. Erich Rudorffer, North Africa, Spring 1943
WILL SHIP AROUND THE END OF FEBRUARY

HA7851
Spitfire Vb Trop No.417 Sqn., BR487/AN-V, Tunisia 1943
WILL SHIP AROUND THE END OF MARCH

HA8650
Hurricane IIc "The Last of the Many!" PZ865, 1944
WILL SHIP AROUND THE END OF APRIL

HA8652
Hawker Hurricane IIc "Night Reaper" JX-E/PZ865, BBMF
AIRCRAFT SERIAL HAS BEEN CHANGED FROM ORIGINAL BE-581
WILL SHIP AROUND THE END OF APRIL

Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA4514
McDonnell Douglas F-15J "Mount Fuji" 42-8838 "JASDF 50th Anniversary Scheme", 2004
WILL SHIP AROUND THE END OF MARCH
January 30, 2019
First thing, Hobby Master in China will be closed from January 31 until February
18, 2019 for Chinese New Year so there won't be much if any updates until
around February 25th.

Here are some changes to model shipping dates:

Hobby Master 1/700 Sea Power Series
HSP1002
USS Mobile Bay (CG-53) Ticonderoga Class guided missile cruiser
Moved from April to March 2019

HSP1003
USS Princeton (CG-59) Ticonderoga Class guided missile cruiser
Moved from April to March 2019

Hobby Master 1/48 Air Power Series
HA9203
Curtiss Hawk 81-A-2 (P-40B) Ft. Leader Robert 'R.T.' Smith, 3rd Sqn., Kunming, China, June 1942
Moved from April to May 2019


Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA5225
Grumman F-14A Tomcat BuNo 161616, VF-21 "Freelancers", USS Independence, CVW-5, 1994
Moved from April to May 2019

HA6401
Su-33 Flanker D Bort 67, 1st Aviation Squadron, 279th shipborne Fighter Aviation Regiment,
Russian Navy, Feb 2014
Moved from April to May 2019


The following Hobby Master model has been added to April 2019 releases:
Hobby Master 1/48 Air Power Series
HA8699
Hawker Hurricane IIc "Night Reaper" JX-E/BE581, No.1 Sqn., 1942



I added photos for the following Hobby Master models:
Hobby Master 1/72 Ground Power Series
HG5207
British A34 Comet "Iron Duke IV" T335104, HQ, 1st RTR, 7th Armoured Division, Germany 1945


Hobby Master 1/48 Air Power Series
HA7425
FW 190A-4 Commander of 6./JG 2 Oblt. Erich Rudorffer, North Africa, Spring 1943


Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA1327
A-10C Thunderbolt II 78-0633,  190th FS/124th FW, Incirlik AB, Turkey October 2016

HA3335
Northrop F-5E Tiger II  Patrouille Suisse 55th Anniversary, 2019

HA4514
McDonnell Douglas F-15J "Mount Fuji" 42-8838 "JASDF 50th Anniversary Scheme", 2004

HA6006
Su-27 Flanker B Red 93, Russian Navy Baltic Fleet, June 2017

HA6302A
Su-34 Fullback Fighter Bomber Red 21, Russian Air Force, Syria, 2015

HA6302B
Su-34 Fullback Fighter Bomber Red 26, Russian Air Force, Syria, 2015


The following is a list of models scheduled to ship from Hong Kong around the
end of May 2019:
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 1/48 Air Power Series
HA7426
FW 190A-4I/JG 2, Gruppenkommandeur Oblt. Adolf Dickfeld, Tunisia, end of 1942

HA8806
Japan Zero Fighter Type II 3-112,  Lt. Minoru Suzuki, 12th Kokutai, China 1941

HA9203
Curtiss Hawk 81-A-2 (P-40B) Ft. Leader Robert 'R.T.' Smith, 3rd Sqn., Kunming, China, June 1942


Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA1034
Lockheed F-104G Starfighter D-8114, Royal Netherlands Air Force

HA19009
McDonnell Douglas F-4E 73-1199, "Desert Storm" 13th AF, Incirlik AB, Turkey, 1991

HA19010
McDonnell Douglas F-4G Wild Weasel 69-0291, 90th TFS, 1990 "Desert Storm

HA3903
Japan T-4 Trainer JASDF 4th AW, 11th SQ, Matsushima  AB, 2016 "Blue Impulse 20th
Anniversary Special Paint"

HA4418
Lockheed Martin F-35A 15-5140, 4th FS "Fightin Fuujins", Hill Air Force Base, Utah

HA5112
F/A-18F Super Hornet 165801, VX-23 "Salty Dogs", Naval Air Station Patuxent River, 2016

HA6101
Su-25 SM "Frogfoot" Red 24, Russian Air Force, Latakia Air Base, Syria, November 2015

HA6401
Su-33 Flanker D Bort 67, 1st Aviation Squadron, 279th shipborne Fighter Aviation Regiment,
Russian Navy, Feb 2014

NO MAY 2019 POSTER AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME I WILL POST ONE IN A FEW
WEEKS WHEN HM RETURN FROM CNY