Apologies for the lack of material over the past few weeks, as many of you know I've been moving back to the UK from New Zealand with my family after 16 good years in Aotearoa. The internet was connected yesterday at the new house and so I am officially back on line and ready for 2022. Of course a big part of this will be the arrival of the model collection and the creation of a new hangar space.
The IL-18 was a contemporary of the Britannia, Vanguard and Electra as one of the few big turboprops to see the light in the period when pure jets were beginning to take hold. In 400 scale the type has received very limited attention so there remains a decent number of possibilities for the type. Read on for a look at what is left to be made.
It has been a long time since we've seen an IL-18 in 400 scale, however the Chinese brand Yu ModeL have shown an interest in Soviet-era airliners. Following their first pair of models back in September 2020 Yu ModeLs have now announced the return of the IL-18 'Coot'. Read on for more details.