Every now and then we receive e-mails with pictures of built kits. This is something we highly appreciate and when we’re allowed, we gladly share the images!
This time, we have two amazing builds. The Tunnan kit is built by Tommy Killander and the Viggen is built by Mattias Becker for the German modelling magazine Jet & Prop (the review and build was published in issue 4/15).
And yes, these are model kits, not the real planes! This time, it was really difficult to tell the difference!
IPMS have posted a number of reviews of our kits. The Lansen, the Safir and the Viggen have been reviewed. Especially the Viggen was finished in a very interesting paint scheme.. Enjoy the reading! (All images copyright IPMS USA)
Now when the JA 37 Viggen kit has been available for some time, several reviews have popped up. If you would like to read about it, click here, or if you would like to check out a video review, click here!
First up is Andrew from Prague who has built a stunning recce Lansen, using the A 32A Lansen kit and Maestro Models accessories.
The second kit is a Safir in the camo used when the Safir was used as a liasion aircraft at the Swedish Air Wings. The kit is built is built by Björn Fransson and the result is faboulous!
For those of you who haevn’t had a chance to lay your hands on a Viggen kit yet (you won’t have to wait much longer..), here’s a nice review of the kit on Britmodeller!
For the first time, Tarangus exhibited at the Scale Model World show in Telford, UK over the weekend of 8th and 9th of November. We launched the new Viggen kit and also had our other kits with us. It was great to meet customers and fellow modelers and get so much feedback!
Thank you all who came and visited our booth!
There were also some a lot of very well built models on display. This event is highly recommended!
Tarangus will exhibit at Scale Model World in Telford the coming weekend! It’s a great opportunity to not only get a good look at our kits, but also meet the people behind the scenes.
We will bring a very limited number of kits with us, including the new Viggen, and sell those at the show.
We look forward to seeing you there!
The brand new JA 37 Viggen in 1/48 is nearing completion and will be launched very soon. We will exhibit at the IPMS Scale Model World in Telford in November and we will definetely bring the kit with us to that event.
In the meantime, check out our reference gallery as well as complete production list of all JA 37 Viggens (with links to images) here on our site! Click here to be re-directed!
The new Saab Safir in 1/48 scale has been available since the beginning of July and has received excellent reviews from both media and modellers. Some of our retailers have already placed several follow-up orders, meaning that it’s also a commercial success!
As a prop trainer, the Safir may not have the same air of “sexiness” as the fast jets, but for Saab it was a great success and served in both air forces academies as well as commercial flying schools. Many Safirs are still airworthy, so there is a good chance that you can turn the kit into your favourite aircraft. We know there are more decal options coming as well!
For those of you who have already started your build of this fine kit, please send us pictures of the final result!
For the first time, the Saab Safir is released in 1/48 scale. This kit builds into a beautiful replica of the popular trainer. Here you can see the sprues as well as the built test shot.