I hope you all had a great weekend — I know that we here in southern California enjoyed a welcome break from the recent rain. Our March shipment from Japan arrived this past week, bringing with it something I know many of our SWS fans have been waiting for: the SWS Ta 152 Concept Note! Those of you who pre-ordered should have already gotten a shipping notice, so if you haven’t already received the book, please look forward to the arrival of your Concept Note — if you have already received it, please feel free to email us and let us know what you thought!
Much like the Shinden Concept Note, with the exception of four pages (out of a total 124 pages) at the very back, all of the Japanese text in the book is accompanied by English translations. It’s a veritable treasure trove of Ta 152 historical information, pictures of the actual aircraft at the Smithsonian, modeling tips and tricks (There are detailed build diaries from all five of our contributing guest modelers!), and finished Ta 152 photos.
Still on the fence? Have one last incentive: while supplies last, every copy of the Ta 152 Concept Note will come with a treasure for any Focke-Wulf aficionado: a free bonus photo set of the Smithsonian Ta 152! A gift from Zoukei-mura, each photo set contains three full-color prints of one of four different aspects of the plane: the cockpit, the engine, the fuselage, or the main wings! These photo sets are limited in quantity, and when they’re gone, they’re gone forever, so please don’t hesitate to order your copy of the Ta 152 Concept Note! (Please note that photo sets will be random, and that Volks USA cannot accept any requests for a particular set. Thank you for your understanding.)
Happy reading, everyone — I wholeheartedly believe that anyone who orders the Ta 152 Concept Note will be quite happy with it!