The summer of 2014 will introduce two new kits from Tarangus. The Viggen has been announced for some time and now we launch the Saab Safir, for the first time in 1/48 scale! The Safir will come with markings for the Swedish, Finnish and Ethiopian air forces. More info can be found here!
Below you can find a gallery of images of all the contents in the new kit of Saab J 29A/B Tunnan in 1/72 scale. I think that you can understand why the initial reviews have been very positive! All photos by Lars Befring.
Tarangus has released two versions of the Lansen, the attacker and the figher versions. The recce version, the S 32C Lansen, has been missing until now. Maestro Models has just released a conversion set which allows modellers to turn the Tarangus A 32A Lansen into the S 32C. You can find this conversion set at Read More
Regarding the Viggen project we have an update, which is both bad news and good news. The bad news is that it will be delayed until this summer. The good news is WHY! As the CAD model looked so good, we have decided to abandon the short run technologies that were used for the Lansen Read More
The J 29 Tunnan was the first European fighter which could match the F-86 Sabre and Mig-15 for performance. The bulky Ghost engine gave the airplane its round shape, which earned it the nickname “Flygande Tunnan” (“The Flying Barrel” in English). It first flew in 1948, piloted by Bob Moore, a former RAF pilot, who Read More
If you’re active on Facebook, there are quite a few groups dedicated to different airplanes. However, the two groups that are of most interest to us at Tarangus are of course the groups about the Lansen and the Viggen. Here you can find pictures but also a lot of talk about our favourite aircraft! Most Read More
This the stunning boxart for the upcoming kit of the JA37 Viggen in 1/48 scale. Boxart is painted by Tor Karlsson.
Maestro Models MMP4814A 1/48 J32B (early) interior photoetch set Now from Maestro Models – a photo etch set for updating the J32B interior. For more info, se Maestro Models website..
Maestro Models MMK4867 1/48 32 Gamma conversion kit Now from Maestro Models – a conversion set for turning the A32 into 32 Gamma, the Lansen used for testing of the Viggen radar. For more info, se Maestro Models website..
The second kit from Tarangus – the Saab J32B Lansen fighter! The J32B Lansen, aka, “Lansen Sport” because of it’s high performance engine, is now available from Tarangus! The kit of this truly historical fighter, which served in the Swedish Air Force for more than 50 years, comes with a completely new fuselage, ejection seats Read More