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Airfix Model World Issue 154

Airfix Model World

Issue

Magazine:
Airfix Model World
Number:
Issue 154 | September 2023
Language:
English
ISSN:
977204512099909 (2045-1202)

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome To Issue 154

by Stu Fone
 

News | Page 6
News


Latest Updates
 

Review, 1:35  | Page 8
News


Stunning Land Rover From AK Interactive
AK35014
Land Rover 88 Series IIA Crane Tow Truck
AK Interactive 1:35
AK35014 2023 New parts
 

Review, 1:72  | Page 9
News


Gorgeous Ghilbi: Italeri's NewTool AMX
1460
AMX Ghibli
Italeri 1:72
1460 2023 New tool
 

News | Page 12
Show Guide


At-a-glance model show calendar
 

Build Report, 1:32  | Page 16
Sizing Up A Storm

by Mike Williams
Mike Williams examines Revell's surprise 1/32 Hawker Hurricane Mk.llb, plus 1ManArmy's painting masks for the newly tooled kit
04968
Hawker Hurricane Mk IIb
Revell 1:32
04968 2023 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:43  | Page 24
Petite Feline

by Dr James Whalen
Dr James Whalen outlines the building techniques and colour theory he used when constructing Airfix's recent 1/43 Jaguar E-Type Starter Set - a commendable contribution to the firm's range
A55009
Jaguar E-Type
Airfix 1:43
A55009 2022 New tool
 

Photo Gallery | Page 30
Out And About

by Glenn Sands
Sunny Hampshirite was once again centre stage for this year’s vehicle and reference extravaganza at the Overlord Show, as Glenn Sands discovered
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 32
Okinawa Frank

by David Holmes
David Holmes builds an Arma Hobby 1/72 Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate, representing an aircraft that was involved in the Battle of Okinawa during May 1945
70051
Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate “Frank” Expert Set
Arma Hobby 1:72
70051 2022 New tool
 

Photo Gallery | Page 40
Out And About

by Malcolm V Lowe
Aldingbourne Model Show 2023
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 44
Ferret On The Rhine

by Kev Smith
Kev Smith takes a close look at Airfix's newly tooled 1/35 Ferret Scout Car Mk.2 and finds plenty to savour
A1379
Ferret Scout Car Mk.2
Airfix 1:35
A1379 2023 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 52
Latin Lion Cub

by Huw Morgan
Huw Morgan bulds Kinetic`s Mirage-derived 1/48 Kfir as the advanced C10 variant, finishing it in a Columbia Air Force livery
K48048
Kfir C10 Latin American Kfir C10
Kinetic 1:48
K48048 (48048) 2022 New parts
 

Build Report, 1:700  | Page 60
Orient Express

by Andy Davies
Taking a break from military vessels, Andy Davies delves into the world of commercial shipping as he builds Revell`s 1/700 replica of the mighty Colombo Express-class container-carrier
05152
Colombo Express Container Ship
Revell 1:700
05152 2017 New box
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 68
Blaze Brothers

by John Paulding
Having detailed Dragon`s M132 Flamethrower in the last issue, John Paulding turns his attention to modifying AFV Club`s M548A1 into the types XM45E1 refueller
AF35003
M548A1 Tracked Cargo Carrier
AFV Club 1:35
AF35003 2015 New parts
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 78
High Speed-Strike

by Massimo Santarossa
The Soviet fighter that made the west sit up and take notice get camouflage treatment when Massimo Santarossa builds ICM`s MiG-25BM `Wild Weasel
72175
MiG-25BM Soviet Strike Aircraft
UA ICM 1:72
72175 2019 New parts
 

Review | Page 86
On The Shelf


Books
 

Review, 1:32  | Page 90
On The Shelf


HK Model`s 1/32 A-20G Havoc review
01E039
A-20G Havoc Over Europe
HK Models 1:32
01E039 2023 New tool
 

Review | Page 92
On The Shelf


Aircraft Kits
KPM0321
WW I
Breguet Bre-14A
Kovozávody Prostějov (KP) 1:72
KPM0321 2022 New parts
SH72476
Mirage IIIC ‘Armée de l'Air’
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72476 2023 New parts
MKM144168L
Mirage IIIRS/IIIEBR/5BA/50C ‚Canards‘
Mark I Models 1:144
MKM144168L 2023 New parts
MX 14402
Embraer KC-390 "Portugal"
Master-X 1:144
MX 14402 2023 New parts
1468
AC-119K Stinger
Italeri 1:72
1468 2023 New decals
12578
U.S. Navy
F-14B "VF-103 Jolly Rogers"
Academy 1:72
12578 2022 New decals
PLT277
HESA Shahid 136 / Geran-2 loitering munition
Planet Models 1:72
PLT277 (129-PLT277) 2023 New tool
48230
Ju-88A-8 Paravane
UA ICM 1:48
48230 2022 New parts
SH72172
CH-37C ‘Deuce USMC’ [Re-release with new fuel tanks sprue]
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72172 (100-SH72172) 2023 New parts
 

Review | Page 96
On The Shelf


American Expeditionary Forces in Europe, 1918
DS3518
American
Expeditionary Forces in Europe, 1918
UA ICM 1:35
DS3518 2023 Model set Multi-topic (4)
 

Review | Page 98
On The Shelf


Military Kits
6599
Carro Armato P.40
Italeri 1:35
6599 2023 New decals
35040
Chevrolet C60L Ambulance
IBG Models 1:35
35040 2023 New parts
72473
Mercedes Benz Typ G4 ’Partisanenwagen‘ Staff Car with MG 34
UA ICM 1:72
72473 2022 New parts
6969
Sd.Kfz. 234/3 w/2cm Schwebelafette
Dragon 1:35
6969 2022 New box
35355
StuH 42 Ausf. G Late Prod.
MiniArt 1:35
35355 2023 New parts
35136
Unimog S 404 with box body
UA ICM 1:35
35136 2022 New parts
 

Review | Page 100
On The Shelf


Porche 935 Martini
20070
Martini Porsche 935 Turbo
Tamiya 1:20
20070 2023 New parts
 

Review | Page 102
On The Shelf


Auto Kits
BRS72022
Doodlebug Texaco
Brengun 1:72
BRS72022 2023 New tool
35003
AR-2 Hose Fire Truck on Kamaz-43105 chassis
UA ICM 1:35
35003 2023 New parts
24007
D8532 MOD. 1950 German Traffic Tractor
MiniArt 1:24
24007 2022 New parts
3961
Scania S770 4x2 Normal Roof
Italeri 1:24
3961 2023 New parts
38032
Tempo A 400 Athlet 3-Wheel Delivery Truck
MiniArt 1:35
38032 2022 New parts
 

Review | Page 104
Oh The Shelf


Figures
35750
The crew of "Stugna-P" anti-tank complex
UA ICM 1:35
35750 2023 New tool Multi-topic (2)
35382
German
Infantry Set Late WWII
Tamiya 1:35
35382 2023 New tool
MB35222
Indian wars series, XVIII century, kit № 4
Fair exchange
UA Master Box (MB) 1:35
MB35222 2023 New tool
MB35230
Russian-Ukrainian War series, kit № 7.
News from home
UA Master Box (MB) 1:35
MB35230 2023 New tool
53101
US Helicopter Pilots (1960s-1970s)
UA ICM 1:35
53101 2023 New tool
 

Review | Page 106
Oh The Shelf


Decal Sheets
35-C1375
A34 Comet Mk IA and Mk IB Ireland, Finland, South Africa, Burma/Myanmar and Cuba
Star Decals 1:35
35-C1375 2023 New tool
48042
BCATP Ansons British Commonwealth Air Training Plan
Iliad Design 1:48
48042 2023 New tool
X72345
DHC-2 Beaver Worldwide Collection
Xtradecal 1:72
X72345 2023 New tool
35-C1367
US Pacific Battles - Iwo Jima
LVT-2 and LVT(A)-2 Amtracks
Star Decals 1:35
35-C1367 2023 New tool
D48112
Angel of Mercy
Eduard 1:48
D48112 2023 New tool
 

Review | Page 108
On The Shelf


Accessories
95201
Acrylic Showcase
Heller
95201
35402
7.5cm PaK40 Ammo Boxes with Shells, set 2
MiniArt 1:35
35402 2023 New parts Multi-topic (2)
7511
F/A-18F Super Hornet - Cockpit for Revell
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:72
7511 (129-7511) 2023 New tool
N72044
PT Boat Weapon Set No.6 - Bofors 40mm AA/AS Gun
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:72
N72044 (129-N72044) 2023 New tool
49007
Fuel & Oil Drums 1930-50s
MiniArt 1:48
49007 2023 New tool
HLX48406
Challenger 2
Hauler 1:48
HLX48406 2023 New tool
632189
Hurricane Mk.II exhaust fishtail Brassin PRINT
Eduard 1:32
632189 2023 New tool
648698
A6M2 seat PRINT for Eduard
Eduard 1:48
648698 2021 New tool
648800
A6M3 cockpit Brassin PRINT
Eduard 1:48
648800 2022 New tool
648771
A6M2 gun bays Brassin PRINT for Eduard
Eduard 1:48
648771 2022 New tool
YMA4893
PZL W-3A Sokol TOPR
Yahu Models 1:48
YMA4893 2020 New tool
BRL72275
SG-38 glider
Brengun 1:72
BRL72275 2023 New tool
81257
Concrete Paving Slabs
Heller
81257 2023 New tool
648665
Spitfire Mk.Vb gun bays
Eduard 1:48
648665 2021 New tool
 

Photo Gallery | Page 114
Display Case


Another typically varied selection of reader`s models showcases just how broad a range of subjects the hobby can encompass
 

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