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Airfix Model World 76

Airfix Model World

Issue

Magazine:
Airfix Model World
Number:
76 | March 2017
Language:
English

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome to Issue 76

by Chris Clifford
 

News | Page 6
News Bulletin


Latest Updates
 

News | Page 12
Show Scene


At-a-glance model and airshow calendar
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 16
Northrop's Notional Adversary

by Wayne Dippold
Wayne Dippold sees the sun rise on Freedom Model Kits' F-20B/N 'what-if' fighter
18003
F-20B/N Tigershark
Freedom Model Kits 1:48
18003 2015 New parts
 

News | Page 24
Out and About

by Glenn Sands
Middle Wallop Show
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 26
Pocket-Sized Scout

by Toni Canfora
Toni Canfora sings the praises of 1/48 armour with Tamiya's sweet little Humber Mk.IV
32587
British
7ton Armored Car Mk.IV
Tamiya 1:48
32587 2016 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 34
Korean War Hero

by José Pires
José Pires heads down MiG Alley with Eduard's Ultimate Sabre Package
1163
Ultimate Sabre
Eduard 1:48
1163 2015 New parts
 

Reference | Page 42
ACE-Making Blade

by Warren Thompson
Warren Thompson recounts the Korean War successes of the legendary F-86
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 48
North African Invader

by Jen Wright
Jen Wright delved into her bag of tricks to detail Airfix's re-released Swordfish
A04053A
Fairey Swordfish Mk.I
Airfix 1:72
A04053A 2017 New decals
7352
Antisubmarine Bomb 250lb Mk. VII (Great Britain, WWII) (4pcs)
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:72
7352 2016 New tool
73432
Swordfish S. A. for Airfix
Eduard 1:72
73432 2012 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:24  | Page 56
Hannover Hot Hatch

by Ian Grainger
Rallying's all-conquering VW Polo R WRC is put through its paces with Ian Grainger's build of Belkit's comprehensive 1/24 scale kit
BEL-005
VW Polo R WRC
Belkits 1:24
BEL-005 2015 New tool
24C-001
Carbon Fiber medium size
Pit Wall
24C-001
1424
Carbon Fiber Plain Weave Pattern Black/Pewter
Scale Motorsport 1:24
1424 2005 New tool
 

Reference | Page 64
Photo Focus


VW Polo R WRC
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 68
Tiny Dancer

by Mike Grant
Mike Grant proves that great things come in small packages, with Brengun's 1/72 Zlin Z-50
BRP72018
Zlin Z-50 LS "Golden Age"
Brengun 1:72
BRP72018 2015 New tool
BRL72101
Zlin Z-50 Vacu canopy
Brengun 1:72
BRL72101 2015 New tool
BRL72098
Zlin Z-50 paint mask
Brengun 1:72
BRL72098 2015 New tool
 

Review | Page 76
On The Shelf


Books
 

Review | Page 78
On the Shelf


Aircraft Kits
MKM14459
Arado Ar 96B Ubiquitous Trainer
Mark I Models 1:144
MKM14459 2016 New tool
04950
Boeing 747-400 Ed Force One
Revell 1:144
04950 (80-4950) 2016 New decals
1378
B-52G Stratofortress Gulf War 25th Anniversary
Italeri 1:72
1378 2016 New decals
SH48187
Zlin Z-181/C-6
Special Hobby 1:48
SH48187 2016 New decals
07441
British Phantom FG Mk.1 `Treble One´
Hasegawa 1:48
07441 2016 New decals
FB-20
IJN Type 96 Carrier-based Fighter II
Mitsubishi A5M2b "Claude"
FineMolds 1:48
FB-20 2016 New tool
62401
Spad S.XIII
Merit International 1:24
62401 2016 New tool
03940
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vc
Revell 1:48
03940 (80-3940) 2016 New decals
1383
Wellington Mk IC
Italeri 1:72
1383 2016 New decals
8457
Yak-3
Eduard 1:48
8457 2016 New decals
 

Review | Page 82
On The Shelf


Military Kits
UA72051
Russian
A-222 130mm Coastal Defense Gun "Bereg"
Modelcollect 1:72
UA72051 2016 New parts
4618
French Army 1987-Present
VBL Milan Milan Anti-Tank Missile Launcher
Tiger Model 1:35
4618 2016 New parts
35034
KTO Rosomak with OSS-M turret
IBG Models 1:35
35034 2016 New parts
734
British Armoured Car Pattern 1920 Mk.II (modified with sand tyres)
UA Roden 1:72
734 2016 New parts
6599
German SPAAG
Flakpanzer T-34 T-34/76 Model 1943 chassis
Dragon 1:35
6599 2016 New parts
2054
Iraqi Medium Tank
Type 69-II 2 in 1 (69-II or 69-IIC)
Takom 1:35
2054 2016 New parts
 

Review | Page 84
On The Shelf


Auto Kits
20281
Limited Edition
Jaguar XJR-8 Sprint Type Silkcut
Hasegawa 1:24
20281 2016 New box
07051
McLaren 570S
Revell 1:24
07051 (80-7051) 2016 New tool
07028
Mercedes AMG GT
Revell 1:24
07028 (80-7028) 2016 New tool
51521
Toyota 88C - DENSO 1989 Le Mans
Hasegawa 1:24
51521 (SP21) 1989 New decals
 

Review | Page 86
On The Shelf


Maritime Kits
05819
HMS Victory
Revell 1:450
05819 2016 New tool
5037
Scharnhorst
Revell 1:570
5037 (80-5037) 1984 New box
WB03
IJN Escort Type Hei (Early Type)
Pit-Road 1:350
WB03 2008 New tool
05148
Fast Attack Craft Albatros Class 143
Revell 1:144
05148 (80-5148) 2016 New decals
 

Review | Page 88
On The Shelf


Figurines
16004
French Republican Guard Officer
UA ICM 1:16
16004 2016 New tool
16003
Italian
Carabinier World's Guard
UA ICM 1:16
16003 2016 New tool
321120
F-16 Pilot
PJ Production 1:32
321120
35200
U.S.
Soldiers at Rest
UA MiniArt 1:35
35200 2016 New tool
 

Review | Page 90
On The Shelf


Decal Sheets
LPM-72-25
P-36C
LPS Hobby 1:72
LPM-72-25 2016 New tool
248027
F-86E F-86F Sabre Stencils
HGW Models 1:48
248027
X48171
Tornado Special Schemes
Xtradecal 1:48
X48171
FL48002
USMC CH-53D/E Super Stallions
Flying Leathernecks 1:48
FL48002 2015 New tool
X72263
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IX Collection
Xtradecal 1:72
X72263 201X New tool
 

Review | Page 94
On The Shelf


Accessories
EL066
Road Barrier Schlagbaum
Plus Model 1:35
EL066
72629
B-17G landing flaps for Airfix
Eduard 1:72
72629 2016 New tool
48895
P-40B landing flaps for Airfix
Eduard 1:48
48895 2016 New tool
AL7015
Wright R-3350 Turbo Compound Engine
Plus Model 1:72
AL7015 2016 New tool
48048
Gloster Gladiator Wheel Set (spoked) Merit
SBS Model 1:48
48048 2016 New tool
BRL72094
Grunau Baby IIb for AZ Model
Brengun 1:72
BRL72094
648283
P-38J turbochargers & air intakes for Academy kit
Eduard 1:48
648283 2016 New tool
5112
Mk.82 Bomb (2 pcs)
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:32
5112
48001
McDonnell Douglas F-4K/M FOD Intake covers
Quick Model Detail 1:48
48001 2016 New tool
672102
UB-16 rocket pods
Eduard 1:72
672102 2016 New tool
 

Tips & Tricks | Page 98
Plastic Surgery


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