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New Academy 1:48 F-4B Phantom

Yes, you are reading right. There’s a new treat to us from Academy Models in the shape of an all new tooled F-4B Phantom. One thing you can notice on the pictures below is the ”one piece” fuselage.  Judging by the tooling pictures, this is a similar approach to Tamiya’s 1/32 Phantom featured here last year.

I’m not surprised at all to see this model kit sporting Cartograf decals and somehow I have the hunch that it will be priced at a realistic price. Time only will tell. The release date is set to the 3rd quarter of 2012 which if  true, it is just around the corner. The waiting game is on again, I look forward to getting one of these.

If you have news, pictures or other new model kit releases, help me spread the word. Post them below or send them in. Due credit will be given if you want to ;o)

UPDATE: Check out our final review here.

Jeannette Valle
Jeannette Valle

Jeannette has been working with semiconductors companies for the last 17 years. Active in Christian Spanish ministries around the Twin Cities. Avid but selective collector of Coca Cola memorabilia.

  • Tim Vereecke


    I added a link to your review in the scalemates kit database.

    Hope you like the logo of your site.

    Kind regards,

    • George

      Thanks a lot for the link Tim, is there’s anything I can help you with, don’t hesitate.