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Airfix Model World Issue 162

Airfix Model World

Issue

Magazine:
Airfix Model World
Number:
Issue 162 | May 2024
Language:
English
ISSN:
977204512013505

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome To Issue 162

by Stu Fone
 

Review, 1:48  | Page 6
Exclusive Preview


Airfix 1/48 Bristol Bulldog
A05141
Bristol Bulldog Mk.ll
Airfix 1:48
A05141 2024* New tool
 

Review, 1:72  | Page 8
Exclusive Preview


Lifesaving Starter Set
A55015
Starter Set
RNLI Shannon Class Lifeboat
Airfix 1:72
A55015 2024* New tool
 

Review | Page 9
Exclusive Preview


A Beginner`s Dogfight Dual
A55014
Starter Set
Messerschmitt Bf 109F-4
Airfix 1:72
A55014 2024* New tool
A55013
North American P-51D Mustang starterSET
Airfix 1:72
A55013 2024 New tool
 

News | Page 10
News


Latest Updates
 

Photo Gallery | Page 14
Display Case

 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 16
Native American Warrior

by Duncan Cooke
Duncan Cooke completes a large-scale rotary offering... Takom`s 1/35 AH-64E Apache Guardian
2602
AH-64E Apache Guardian Attack Helicopter
Takom 1:35
2602 (SP-2602) 2022 New parts
 

Photo Gallery | Page 26
Out And ABout

by Stu Fone
Leeds Model Show
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 28
Bring The Thunder

by Chris Clifford
Editor At Large Chris Clifford says Special Hobbies` new-tool Republic F-84F is a joy to complete
SH72395
F-84F Thunderstreak US Swept-wing Thunder
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72395 (100-SH72395) 2023 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:32  | Page 36
Tiger Trainer

by Richard Spreckley
Richard Spreckley builds ICM`s 1/32 de Havilland Tiger Moth two-seat trainer with the aid of aftermarket extras
32035
DH. 82A Tiger Moth British Training Aircraft
UA ICM 1:32
32035 2020 New tool
BIG33132
DH. 82A Tiger Moth
Eduard 1:32
BIG33132 2021 Model set
 

Editorial | Page 44
The Stoic Modeller

by Steve Budd
Replica, representation, or art?
 

Build Report | Page 46
Gorilla Tactics

by Dave Oliver
Dave Oliver creates a fantasy diorama from a diverse set of 3D printed figures, designed by Dragon Trappers Lodge
 

Reference | Page 54
In Focus

by Malcolm V Lowe
Fighting Ford
A09010
Consolidated B-24H Liberator
Airfix 1:72
A09010 2024 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 60
Ford Model `H`

by Steve Budd
The1/72 bomber stream thunders on as Steve Budd dives on its brand-new Ford-built B-24H Liberator
A09010
Consolidated B-24H Liberator
Airfix 1:72
A09010 2024 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 70
Leopard vs. Bear

by Gary Radford
Gary Radford tackles a topical subject in the shape of Rye Field Model`s 1/35 Leopard 2A6, combined with MiniArt figures in a limited-edition package
RM-5103
Leopard 2A6 Main Battle Tank Limited Edition
Rye Field Model (RFM) 1:35
RM-5103 (RM5103) 2023 New parts
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 78
Brazilian Battler

by Garry Tobiss
Garry Tobiss discovers that despite the odd `curve-ball` Dora Wings` recent 1/48 Republic P-47B offers a pleasing build experience
DW48051
Republic P-47B Thunderbolt
UA Dora Wings 1:48
DW48051 2023 Changed ???
 

Review | Page 86
On The Shelf


Books
 

Review | Page 90
On The Shelf


Aircraft Kits
KPM0434
Aero Ae-145 “Special Markings”
Kovozávody Prostějov (KP) 1:72
KPM0434 2023 New decals
70057
P-400 Airacobra
Arma Hobby 1:72
70057 2023 New parts
8452
Bristol F.2B Fighter WEEKEND edition
Eduard 1:48
8452 2023 New decals
E-65
XFY-1 'Pogo' VTOL Fighter
MisterCraft 1:72
E-65 2022 New box
40007
Hurricane Mk.IIb
Arma Hobby 1:48
40007 (AH40007) 2023 New parts
48100
Mistel 1 WWII German Composite Aircraft
UA ICM 1:48
48100 2023 New parts
48023
P-47D-30RE Thunderbolt Basic Kit
UA MiniArt 1:48
48023 2024 New parts
53055
Sikorsky CH-54A with M-121 Bomb
UA ICM 1:35
53055 2023 New parts
KPM0407
Zlin Z-142 Export
Kovozávody Prostějov (KP) 1:72
KPM0407 2023 New decals
 

Review | Page 94
On The Shelf


Military Kits
6489
15cm s.IG.33/2 (Sf) auf Jagdpanzer 38(t) Hetzer (with Interior)
Dragon 1:35
6489 2023 New parts
25207
Leopard 2A6 Tank "Ukraine"
Tamiya 1:35
25207 2023 New decals
35080
Pz.Kpfw. II Ausf.b German Light Tank with fuel trailer
IBG Models 1:35
35080 2023 New parts Multi-topic (2)
BT-034
Tiger I Early Production Battle Of Kharkov
Border Model 1:35
BT-034 (BT034) 2023 New parts
35105
‘Beobachtungspanzerwagen’ Sd.Kfz.251/18 Ausf.A WWII German Observation Vehicle with crew
UA ICM 1:35
35105 2024 New parts
37065
T-34/85 Mod. 1945 Plant 112 Interior kit
UA MiniArt 1:35
37065 2023 New parts
 

Review | Page 96
On The Shelf


Figures
48080
RAF Pilots in Tropical Uniforms (1941-1945)
UA ICM 1:48
48080 2023 New tool
38071
Calvados Sellers
UA MiniArt 1:35
38071 2022 New tool
F72387
IAF Mirage IIICJ Pilot & Female Ground Crew
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:72
F72387 (129-F72387) 2023 New tool
AL3014
Pilot A6M Zero
PlusModel 1:32
AL3014 2024 New tool
MB32022
Flag Officer of the Persian Heavy Infantry Greco-Persian Wars.
UA Master Box (MB) 1:32
MB32022 2023 New tool
 

Review | Page 98
On The Shelf


Maritime Kits
ATK 35027
HMS Jutland 1956
Atlantic Models 1:350
ATK 35027
ATK 35014
Black Swan Class Frigate
HMS Amethyst
Atlantic Models 1:350
ATK 35014 2019 New tool
STK17
HMS Amethyst
Starling Models 1:700
STK17 2024 New tool
 

Review | Page 100
On The Shelf


Space
5057788
Dragon Ball Z
Piccolo Figure-rise Standard
Bandai Spirits
5057788 (2484279) 2019 New box
05651
International Space Station "ISS" Platinum Edition - 25th Anniversary
Revell 1:144
05651 2023 New box
05665
007
Moonraker Gift Set
Revell 1:144
05665 2023 New decals
 

Review | Page 102
On The Shelf


Decal Sheets
AIR72-025
AMX Ghibli Collection
Air-Graphic Models 1:72
AIR72-025 2024 New tool
35-C1390
Ferrets in Cyprus # 1 British and Danish Ferret Mk 1 and Mk 2 Scout cars
Star Decals 1:35
35-C1390 2023 New tool
ED-48138
General Motors FM-2 Wildcat Mk.VI
Euro Decals 1:48
ED-48138 2024 New tool
 

Review | Page 104
On The Shelf


Accessories
648841
Brassin Print
Anson Mk.I radiators
Eduard 1:48
648841 2023 New tool
F48401
Bactrian Camel (2 pcs)
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:48
F48401
644173
EA-18G instrument panels LööK for Meng Model
Eduard 1:48
644173 2022 New tool
35651
Wooden Crates
UA MiniArt 1:35
35651 2022 New tool
648754
Beaufighter Mk.VI wheels Brassin
Eduard 1:48
648754 2022 New tool
BRL48176
USN 150 gal Douglas Fuel Tank
Brengun 1:48
BRL48176 Multi-topic (3)
BRL48177
German Gunsights, WWII
Brengun 1:48
BRL48177
YMA3274
Hurricane Mk.II
Yahu Models 1:32
YMA3274 2023 New tool
P35021
Vickers Machine Gun (WWI)
Special Hobby 1:35
P35021
1005
Windows assorted set
Royal Model 1:48
1005
LIANG-0229a
Tools for Zimmerit Coat - Basic
Liang Model 1:35
LIANG-0229a 2022 New tool
 

News | Page 114
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