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Airfix Model World 78

Airfix Model World

Issue

Magazine:Airfix Model World
Number:78 | May 2017
Language:GB

Table of Contents

Page 3
Editorial
Welcome to Issue 78 by Chris Clifford
 
Page 6
News
News Bulletin
Latest Updates
 
Page 12
News
Show Scene
At-a-glance model and airshow calendar
 
Page 16
Gallery, 1:48 
Teutonic Spy by José Pires
José Pires applies scratch-built detail and a dazzling colur scheme to Tanmodel's RF-84F
1:48 Republic RF-84F Thunderflash (Tanmodel 2201)
 
Republic RF-84F Thunderflash
Tanmodel 1:48
2201
2015 | New tool
+
 
Page 24
News
Out and About by Stu Fone and Chris Clifford
Tank Museum Model Expo
 
Page 28
Gallery, 1:48 
Fear The Bones! by Garry Tobiss
Garry Tobiss builds Tamiya's new 1/48 F-14A Tomcat straight from the box
1:48 Grumman F-14A Tomcat (Tamiya 61114)
 
Grumman F-14A Tomcat
Tamiya 1:48
61114
2016 | New tool
+
 
Page 36
News
Out and About by Chris Clifford
East of England Show
 
Page 38
News
Out and About by Stu Fone
Universal Model Show
 
Page 40
Gallery, 1:24 
Beauty and the Beast by Johan Auguatsson
Master Box is known for its unorthodox figure sets, but last year the firm took an even bigger leap wirh fantasy subjects
1:24 World of Fantasy - Kit No. 2 (Master Box MB24008)
 
World of Fantasy - Kit No. 2
Master Box 1:24
MB24008
2016 | New tool
+
 
Page 48
Gallery, 1:72 
Cypriot Sunbather by Jen Wright
Jen Wright models an expat retiree with Airfix's new Shackleton AEW.2
1:72 Avro Shackleton AEW.2 (Airfix A11005)
 
Avro Shackleton AEW.2
Airfix 1:72
A11005
2017 | Changed parts
+
 
Page 56
Gallery, 1:35 
Canine Calvary by Mikael Terfors
Mikael Terfors build a long-waited Great War armor icon in the form of Takom's 1/35 Whippet
1:35 MK A "Whippet" (Takom 2025)
 
MK A "Whippet" WWI Medium Tank
Takom 1:35
2025
2015 | New tool
+
 
Page 64
Reference
In Focus by Bjørn Olsen
Norwegian Northrops
1:72 Northrop N-3PB (Special Hobby SH72299)
 
Northrop N-3PB "Little Norway Service"
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72299
2015 | Changed decals
+
 
Page 70
Gallery, 1:72 
Floatplane In Exile by Massimo Santarossa
Massimo Santarossa tackles the limited-run trait of Special Hobby's N-3PB...with pleasing results
1:72 Northrop N-3PB (Special Hobby SH72299)
 
Northrop N-3PB "Little Norway Service"
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72299
2015 | Changed decals
+
 
Page 78
Review
On The Shelf
Books
 
Page 80
Review
On The Shelf
Aircraft Kits
1:48 X-1 Mach Buster (Eduard 8079)
 
X-1 Mach Buster
Eduard 1:48
8079
2016 | Changed parts
+
1:72 Mirage F.1CR (Special Hobby SH72347)
 
Mirage F.1CR
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72347
2017 | Changed parts
+
1:72 Dornier Do-17Z-10 "Kauz" (Revell 03933)
 
Dornier Do-17Z-10 "Kauz"
Revell 1:72
03933 (80-3933)
2017 | Changed parts
+
1:72 RB-66B Destroyer (Italeri 1375)
 
RB-66B Destroyer
Italeri 1:72
1375
2016 | Changed parts
+
1:72 A-10A/C Thunderbolt II (Italeri 1376)
 
A-10A/C Thunderbolt II Gulf War 25th Anniversary
Italeri 1:72
1376
2016 | Changed decals
+
1:72 Fw 190F-8 (Eduard 70119)
 
Fw 190F-8 ProfiPack Edition
Eduard 1:72
70119
2016 | Changed parts
+
1:72 Gloster Javelin FAW Mk.7 (MisterCraft D-26)
 
Gloster Javelin FAW Mk.7
MisterCraft 1:72
D-26
2015 | Changed decals
+
1:72 Kawasaki T-4 J.A.S.D.F. 60th Anniversary Part 2 (Hasegawa 02142)
 
Kawasaki T-4 J.A.S.D.F. 60th Anniversary Part 2 (2 kits)
Hasegawa 1:72
02142
2015 | Changed decals
+
1:72 F-4J Phantom II (Revell 03941)
McDonnell Douglas
F-4J Phantom II
Revell 1:72
03941 (80-3941)
2016 | Changed decals
+
1:48 PZL P.42 (Mirage Hobby 481320)
 
PZL P.42 Polish Diving Bomber
Mirage Hobby 1:48
481320
2016 | Changed parts
+
1:72 J-35J Draken (Hasegawa 51403)
 
J-35J Draken 'Swedish Air Force'
Hasegawa 1:72
51403 (BP3)
1995 | Changed decals
+
1:72 Ki-100-II P-51H (RS Models 92196)
 
Ki-100-II P-51H
RS Models 1:72
92196
2016* | Changed box
Multitopic
+
 
Page 84
Review
On The Shelf
Military Kits
1:72 Autocannone 3RO with 90/53 AA Gun (Italeri 7508)
 
Autocannone 3RO with 90/53 AA Gun
Italeri 1:72
7508
2015 | Changed box
+
1:72 Chevrolet C60S (IBG Models 72032)
 
Chevrolet C60S with Holmes breakdown. Cabs 11 and 13 in the box
IBG Models 1:72
72032
2016 | Changed parts
+
1:35 Bergepanzer 38(t) Hetzer mit 2cm FlaK 38 (Dragon 6399)
 
Bergepanzer 38(t) Hetzer mit 2cm FlaK 38
Dragon 1:35
6399
2016 | Changed parts
+
1:35 M60 Patton (Dragon 3553)
 
M60 Patton
Dragon 1:35
3553
2016 | Changed parts
+
1:35 Panhard 178 AMD-35 Command (ICM 35375)
 
Panhard 178 AMD-35 Command
ICM 1:35
35375
2016 | Changed parts
+
1:35 T-54-1 (MiniArt 37003)
Soviet Medium Tank
T-54-1 Interior Kit
MiniArt 1:35
37003
2016 | Changed parts
+
1:72 T-80UM (Modelcollect UA72063)
 
T-80UM Main Battle Tank
Modelcollect 1:72
UA72063
2016 | Changed parts
+
 
Page 86
Review
On The Shelf
Auto and Bike Kits
1:24 Ferguson TE-20 "Petit Gris" (Heller 81401)
 
Ferguson TE-20 "Petit Gris"
Heller 1:24
81401
2015 | New tool
+
1:24 Model T 1914 Firetruck (ICM 24004)
 
Model T 1914 Firetruck American Car
ICM 1:24
24004
2016 | Changed parts
+
1:12 Honda NSR500 1989 All Japan GP500 (Hasegawa 21717)
 
Honda NSR500 1989 All Japan GP500 Limited Edition
Hasegawa 1:12
21717
2016 | Changed decals
+
1:24 Trust Porsche 962C (Hasegawa 20283)
 
Trust Porsche 962C
Hasegawa 1:24
20283
2016 | Changed decals
+
 
Page 88
Review
On The Shelf
Figures
1:35 Battle Of Smolensk & Roslavl 1941 (Dragon 6791)
Battle Of Smolensk & Roslavl 1941 with Bonus DS Uniform & Boots (Limited)
Dragon 1:35
6791
2016 | New tool
+
1:32 British Tempest Pilot, sitting (CMK F32316)
 
British Tempest Pilot, sitting
CMK 1:32
F32316
2016 | New tool
+
1:35 Eritrean battalions of the Italian Colonial Army (ICM 35567)
 
Eritrean battalions of the Italian Colonial Army (1939-1940)
ICM 1:35
35567
2016 | New tool
+
 
Page 90
Review
On The Shelf
Decal Sheets
1:72 Stearman Kaydet Collection (Xtradecal X72258)
 
Stearman Kaydet Collection
Xtradecal 1:72
X72258
2016 | New tool
+
1:48 F-16C WA WA WA Vipers (TwoBobs Aviation Graphics 48-254)
 
F-16C WA WA WA Vipers
TwoBobs Aviation Graphics 1:48
48-254
2016 | New tool
+
1:48 Gloster Gladiator Mk.II in Finnish Service (SBS Model D48008)
 
Gloster Gladiator Mk.II in Finnish Service
SBS Model 1:48
D48008
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 Balloon-Busting Aces of WWI (Print Scale 72-226)
Belgium, USA & British Empire
Balloon-Busting Aces of WWI Part 3
Print Scale 1:72
72-226
1916 | New tool
+
1:35 RMASG Shermans in Normandy (Star Decals 35-C1020)
 
RMASG Shermans in Normandy Royal Marines close support tanks
Star Decals 1:35
35-C1020
2016 | New tool
+
1:48 Bf 109G-6 and G-14 Part 1 (Barracuda Studios BC48231)
 
Bf 109G-6 and G-14 Part 1
Barracuda Studios 1:48
BC48231
2016 | New tool
+
1:48 Spitfire Mk.II (Foxbot Decals 48-002)
Presentation Spits, Part I
Spitfire Mk.II
Foxbot Decals 1:48
48-002
2015 | New tool
+
 
Page 94
Review
On The Shelf
Accessories
1:35 WWII German 12.8cm FlaK 40 Zwilling (Eduard 36329)
 
WWII German 12.8cm FlaK 40 Zwilling
Eduard 1:35
36329
2015 | New tool
+
1:72 SA-316B Alouette - Heller - (Brengun BRL72122)
 
SA-316B Alouette - Heller -
Brengun 1:72
BRL72122
2017 | Changed box
+
1:72 Shackleton AEW.2 wheels (Eduard 672098)
 
Shackleton AEW.2 wheels for Revell Kit
Eduard 1:72
672098
2016 | New tool
+
1:700 USN 14in/50 (35.6 cm) Gun Barrels (Master SM-700-051)
 
USN 14in/50 (35.6 cm) Gun Barrels For turrets with blast-bags (12pcs)
Master 1:700
SM-700-051
+
1:48 US 108gal paper tanks (Eduard 648233)
 
US 108gal paper tanks
Eduard 1:48
648233
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 Short Tucano T.1 Cockpit set (CMK 7358)
 
Short Tucano T.1 Cockpit set for Airfix
CMK 1:72
7358
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 Short Tucano T.1 Control Surfaces (CMK 7356)
 
Short Tucano T.1 Control Surfaces for Airfix
CMK 1:72
7356
2016 | New tool
+
1:35 Japanese military field kitchen equipment (PlusModel 488)
 
Japanese military field kitchen equipment
PlusModel 1:35
488
2017 | New tool
+
1:144 F-117A (Shelf Oddity SO21444)
 
F-117A
Shelf Oddity 1:144
SO21444
2015 | New tool
+
1:32 Luftwaffe Seat Belts - Beige (RB Productions RB-P32006B)
 
Luftwaffe Seat Belts - Beige
RB Productions 1:32
RB-P32006B
2008 | New tool
+
1:35 Su-76M fenders TAMIYA 35348 (Eduard 36344)
 
Su-76M fenders TAMIYA 35348 (Photoetch Fenders for Tamiya kit 35348)
Eduard 1:35
36344
2016 | New tool
+
1:35 Su-76M TAMIYA 35348 (Eduard 36343)
 
Su-76M TAMIYA 35348 (Detail set for TAMIYA kit 35348)
Eduard 1:35
36343
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 Sukhoi Su-24M Fencer D (Eduard 73563)
 
Sukhoi Su-24M Fencer D
Eduard 1:72
73563
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 T-80/T-80V - Revell - (Hauler HLH72059)
 
T-80/T-80V - Revell -
Hauler 1:72
HLH72059
2018 | New tool
+
1:350 Vickers .50 machine gun set (Tetra Model Works SA-35010)
 
Vickers .50 machine gun set Set of 4
Tetra Model Works 1:350
SA-35010
+
 
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