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Airfix Model World Issue 156

Airfix Model World

Issue

Magazine:
Airfix Model World
Number:
Issue 156 | November 2023
Language:
English
ISSN:
977204512012811 (2045-1202)

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome To Issue 156

by Stu Fone
 

News | Page 6
News


Latest Updates
 

News | Page 12
Show Guide


At-a-glance model show calender
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 16
Best ever Hurricane?

by Mike Williams
Mike Williams seizes the chance to build one of Arma Hobby`s all-new 1/48 Hurricanes and finds it an utter delight
40004
Hurricane Mk IIc
Arma Hobby 1:48
40004 2023 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 24
Navistar Gamechanger

by Gary Radford
In his first build for AMW, Gary Radford builds Kinetic`s 1/35 offering of the 4X4 MRAP Armoured Fighting Vehicle
K61011
4x4 MRAP ARMOURED FIGHTING VEHICLE
Kinetic 1:35
K61011 2014 New tool
 

Photo Gallery | Page 30
Out And About

by Dave Oliver
Army Aviation Museum
 

Build Report, 1:12  | Page 32
Bellisima Bugatti

by Garry Tobiss
Gary Tobiss explores the new-tooled 1/12 scale Bugatti from Italeri and finds a use for shoelaces along the way
4710
Bugatti Type 35B
Italeri 1:12
4710 2022 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:88  | Page 44
Bounty Hunter Gunship

by Joe Turner
Joe Turner gives Revell`s 1/88 scale Boba Fett`s Starship a suitably `used universe` look as it appears in the Star Wars films and Disney+ series The Book Of Boba Fett
06785
Boba Fett’s Starship The Book of Boba Fett
Revell 1:88
06785 2022 Changed ???
 

Photo Gallery | Page 52
Out And About

by Stu Fone
Stoke Model Show
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 54
Double Mamba

by Richard Spreckley
Richard Spreckley builds an exclusive test-shot of Airfix`s highly anticipated quarter scale Fairey Gannet AS.1
A11007
Fairey Gannet AS.1/AS.4
Airfix 1:48
A11007 2023 New tool
 

Reference | Page 66
In Focus

by Malcolm V Lowe
Glorious Gannet
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 76
Paint It Black

by Dean Large
Dean Large tackles IsraDecal Studio`s 1/48 Texan II trainer and completes it as an RAF machine with a high-gloss finish
48100
T-6A/C Texan II
IsraDecal Studio 1:48
48100 2022 New parts
 

Photo Gallery | Page 84
Out And About

by Malcolm V Lowe
Yeovil Spring Show
 

Build Report | Page 86
Gilding The Lily?

by Peter Fearon
Special Hobby has attempted to upgrade the worthy Academy 1/72 Ju-87G-1 Stuka kit. How successful have they been? Peter Fearson takes a rare foray into the smaller scale to find out
SH72448
Junkers Ju-87D-5 Axis Satellites
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72448 2022 New parts
M72038
Junkers Ju 87D/G Stuka Mask
Special Mask 1:72
M72038 2022 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:32  | Page 92
Spitfire sensation!

by Steve Budd
The squadron bell clangs as Steve Budd leaps from his deck chair and scrambles for Kotare`s 1/32 mid-production Spitfire Mk.1
K32001
Spitfire Mk.Ia (Mid)
Kotare 1:32
K32001 2023 New tool
 

Review | Page 102
On The Shelf


Books
 

Review | Page 104
On The Shelf


Sci-Fi Kits
05658
Y-Wing Fighter Gift Set
Revell 1:72
05658 2023 New box
Vehicle Model 018
Razor Crest (Revell)
Bandai Spirits 1:220
Vehicle Model 018 (01213) 2023 New box
05657
Imperial Shuttle Tydirium
Revell 1:106
05657 2023
5065568
TIE Interceptor
Bandai Spirits 1:72
5065568 2016 New box
 

Review | Page 106
On The Shelf


USS Grimson NCC-638
POL991
Star Trek The Search For Spock
U.S.S. Grissom NCC-638
Polar Lights 1:350
POL991 2022 New tool
 

Review | Page 107
On The Shelf


Oberth Class FruitPACK
FP26
Oberth class FruitPACK
Greenstrawberry 1:350
FP26 2023 New tool
 

Review | Page 108
On The Shelf


Aircraft Kits
PLT130
Avro Manchester Mk.Ia
Planet Models 1:72
PLT130 2010 New parts
8092
P-400 ProfiPack
Eduard 1:48
8092 2019 New parts
2823
F/A-18F Super Hornet U.S. Navy Special Colors
Italeri 1:48
2823 2021 New decals
SH72386
Mirage F.1 EQ/ED
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72386 2021 New box
1455
Fokker F-27 Maritime Patrol
Italeri 1:72
1455 2022 New decals
SH48225
AF-2 Guardian Fire Bomber ‘Fire Bomber’
Special Hobby 1:48
SH48225 (100-SH48225) 2023 New parts
KPM0411
Mikojan-Gurjevič
MiG-19PM "Soviet Union AF"
Kovozávody Prostějov (KP) 1:72
KPM0411 2023 New decals
2520
Tornado IDS
Italeri 1:32
2520 2022 New parts
30410
Pilatus PC-6 B2/H2 Turbo Porter
Heller 1:48
30410 2022 New decals
 

Review | Page 112
On The Shelf


Military Kits
72116
Chevrolet C60L Office Lorry
IBG Models 1:72
72116 (IBG72116) 2023 New parts
35599
WWII US
Military Patrol (G7107 with MG M1919A4)
UA ICM 1:35
35599 2023 New parts
RM-5103
Leopard 2A6 Main Battle Tank Limited Edition
Rye Field Model (RFM) 1:35
RM-5103 (RM5103) 2023 New parts
03346
M1A1 AIM (SA) / M1A2 Abrams
Revell 1:72
03346 2023 New decals
7063
M3A1 Scout Car
Italeri 1:72
7063 2023 New box
35379
T-34/85 PLANT 112. SPRING 1944
MiniArt 1:35
35379 2023 New parts
 

Review | Page 114
On The Shelf


Figures
38052
Waiters
MiniArt 1:35
38052 2023 New tool
MB35227
German military man 1939-1941
UA Master Box (MB) 1:35
MB35227 2023 New tool
35620
WWII German
Military Medical Personnel
UA ICM 1:35
35620 2023 New tool
AL3011
Nieuport XVII pilot
PlusModel 1:32
AL3011 2022 New tool
35399
U.S.
Tank Crew NW Europe - Special Edition
MiniArt 1:35
35399 (MA35399) 2023 New parts
 

Review | Page 116
On The Shelf


Decal Sheets
48/016
Dassault Falcon 10MER
Model Art Decal System 1:48
48/016 2023 New tool
200-D48047
Hawker Hurricane Mk.IA / Mk.IIC Part 3 - Royal Air Force Service
ASK (Art Scale Kit) 1:48
200-D48047 2023 New tool
EagleCals EC48-62
Bf 109K-4s JG 27 & JG 53
Eagle Editions 1:48
EagleCals EC48-62 (EC#62) 2003 New tool
IAF-117
Bogies in Israeli AF Service
IsraDecal Studio 1:72
IAF-117 2021 New tool Multi-topic (6)
IAF-91
IAF Spirfire Mk 9
IsraDecal Studio 1:32
IAF-91
 

Review | Page 118
On The Shelf


Accessories
49010
Plastic Barrels & Cans
MiniArt 1:48
49010 2023 New tool
YMA7342
P-39Q Airacobra late for Arma Hobby
Yahu Models 1:72
YMA7342 2022 New tool
491316
Buccaneer S.2C/D
Eduard 1:48
491316 2022 New tool
648814
Buccaneer S.2C/D wheels Brassin for Airfix
Eduard 1:48
648814 2022 New tool
73674
EA-18G for Hasegawa
Eduard 1:72
73674 2019 New tool
4465
Dornier Do 17Z - Wing Fuel Tank Panels & Filler Caps (2 pcs.)
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:48
4465 (129-4465) 2023 New tool
17-32105
Browning 303 MKI/MKII 4 Machine guns, 2 barrel types (8)
GasPatch Models 1:32
17-32105 (32105)
BRL144184
Messerschmitt Bf 109K wheels 2 sets
Brengun 1:144
BRL144184 2023 New tool
672310
Bf 110E wheels Eduard
Eduard 1:72
672310 2023 New tool
672311
Bf 110E nose guns Brassin PRINT
Eduard 1:72
672311 2023 New tool
648806
A6M3 Type 22 folding wingtips Brassin PRINT for Eduard
Eduard 1:48
648806 2022 New tool
648802
A6M3 Type 32 landing flaps Brassin PRINT for Eduard
Eduard 1:48
648802 2022 New tool
GM-72-016
Japanese Light Tank Type 95 Ha-Go - Tracks for IBG kit
Master 1:72
GM-72-016
 

Photo Gallery | Page 130
Display Case


Whether you`re new to the hobby, or attempting Airfix`s latest `superkit` there is something for everyone, as shown by this month`s selection of reader-submitted projects
 

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