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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse08 Jun 2018 4:18 p.m. PST


"NOT CONTENT WITH making Star Wars kits from 'a long time ago', Revell now journeys to another fictional past with the 1:72 scale Haunebu II. The kit is an absolute must for all Luftwaffe 1946 fans.

SMN report: What if World War II hadn't ended in 1945? What if Hitler's forces had gone on fighting? What if the vaunted V-weapons had included ultra-speed flying saucers?

Questions like these make the what-if world of Luft 46 an endlessly fascinating subject. And that makes this latest kit from Revell all the more of a must-have for sci-fi and fantasy fans…."



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Covert Walrus08 Jun 2018 4:37 p.m. PST


Well, they make a Pelican from Halo as well, though the version with the Hind-style cockpit sadly.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP08 Jun 2018 9:15 p.m. PST

The Luftwaffe observers were surprised when the Hanebau prototype simply disappeared when they activated the Vrill drive. The test pilots were more surprised when they found themselves in the Hanebau in orbit over a world that they did not recognize.

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP08 Jun 2018 9:25 p.m. PST

So, is this a careful reproduction of the original lamp shade? grin

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART09 Jun 2018 3:11 a.m. PST

Wait until they start to create 1/48th scale replicas of the hubcaps photographed flying over the U.S. desert during the 1950's!

Legion 409 Jun 2018 6:30 a.m. PST

I love this type of stuff as I am a big Sci-fi fan too !

Here's mine I did for my 6mm Squats using an HLS/Exodus Wars model … A proxy for the Overlord Airship …


Marc33594 Supporting Member of TMP09 Jun 2018 7:15 a.m. PST

Squadron Shop has had theirs out for awhile. Also doing some other variants like a civilian "airliner" version.


mkenny09 Jun 2018 11:33 a.m. PST

Haunebu are direct copies of the Venusian Flying Saucers George Adamski claims to have photographed in 1948. The type of lampshade used by Adamski to fake the photos is known. No surprise that fanbois do not know the source of their 'sourcers'(sic)

dwight shrute09 Jun 2018 12:39 p.m. PST

bet they sell like hot cakes

deephorse09 Jun 2018 1:29 p.m. PST

That one of Legion's looks like it could be a cake.

Legion 409 Jun 2018 1:59 p.m. PST

German Chocolate Cake … evil grin But it ain't … it's mostly lead … wink

SaltyDog09 Jun 2018 3:01 p.m. PST

For an interesting take on this theme see if you can get "The 25th Reich" on DVD. Made in Australia, the film is a bit of a shocker but it does have an interesting premise. A group of American soldiers are despatched to the outback to hunt down two panthers that have escaped their duties as mascots. Needless to say, time travel, flying saucers and giant Nazi spiders feature prominently!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse11 Jun 2018 1:08 p.m. PST



Covert Walrus31 Mar 2019 4:05 p.m. PST

SaltyDog, any movie that has a realistic Thylacoleo in it can't be entirely awful!

Lion in the Stars01 Apr 2019 10:30 a.m. PST

That's a great pic with B36s in it!

Lee49401 Apr 2019 9:30 p.m. PST

When you gotta start making this stuff it means you've made every other WWII model you think people will ever buy! I suppose FoW will release their version next! LOL.

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