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Airfix Model World 80

Airfix Model World

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Magazine:Airfix Model World
Number:80 | July 2017
Language:GB

Table of contents

Page 3
Editorial
Welcome to Issue 80 by Chris Clifford
 
Page 6
News
News Bulletin
Latest Updates
 
Page 10
News
Show Scene
At-a-glance model and airshow calendar
 
Page 14
Gallery, 1:72 
Export Deception by Alan Price
After building Airfix's new-tool B-17G from the bix last year, Alan Price was keen to add more detail to another example; the perfect opportunity lay in the company's forthcoming RAF version
1:72 Boeing Fortress MK.III (Airfix A08018)
 
Boeing Fortress MK.III
Airfix 1:72
A08018
2017 | Changed parts
+
1:72 B-17G rear interior (Eduard 73569)
 
B-17G rear interior for Airfix
Eduard 1:72
73569
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 B-17G wheels (Eduard 672130)
 
B-17G wheels for Airfix
Eduard 1:72
672130
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 B-17G cockpit interior (Eduard 73567)
 
B-17G cockpit interior Airfix
Eduard 1:72
73567
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 B-17G seatbelts STEEL (Eduard 73568)
 
B-17G seatbelts STEEL Airfix
Eduard 1:72
73568
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 B-17G guns (Eduard 672132)
 
B-17G guns for Airfix
Eduard 1:72
672132
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 B-17G bomb bay (Eduard 72630)
 
B-17G bomb bay for Airfix
Eduard 1:72
72630
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 B-17G landing flaps (Eduard 72629)
 
B-17G landing flaps for Airfix
Eduard 1:72
72629
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 B-17G turbochargers (Eduard 672133)
 
B-17G turbochargers for Airfix
Eduard 1:72
672133
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 B-17G front interior (Eduard 73570)
 
B-17G front interior Airfix
Eduard 1:72
73570
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 B-17G engines (Eduard 672131)
 
B-17G engines for Airfix
Eduard 1:72
672131
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 B-17G (Eduard CX464)
 
B-17G Airfix
Eduard 1:72
CX464
2016
+
 
Page 24
News
Out and About by Stu Fone
Stoke/Figureworld West
 
Page 26
Gallery, 1:700 
The Emperor's Heavy Hitter by Andy Davies
Andy Davies takes on Aoshima's 1/700 offering of Imperial Japan's last floating battleship
1:700 IJN Battleship Nagato 1942 "Retake" (Aoshima 045107)
 
IJN Battleship Nagato 1942 "Retake"
Aoshima 1:700
045107 (123)
2011 | Changed parts
+
 
Page 34
Tips & Tricks
Making Waves by Andy Davies
Andy Davies guides us step-by-step on how he created a realistic base for his IJN Nagato
 
Page 38
Gallery, 1:48 
Catapult Queen by Jen Wright
Jennifer Wright braves a gale to check out the new Sea Hurricane Mk.1b from Airfix
1:48 Hawker Sea Hurricane Mk.IB (Airfix A05134)
 
Hawker Sea Hurricane Mk.IB
Airfix 1:48
A05134
2017 | Changed parts
+
1:48 Hurricane Mk.I wheels (Eduard 648229)
 
Hurricane Mk.I wheels for Airfix
Eduard 1:48
648229
2015 | New tool
+
1:48 Hurricane Mk.I landing flaps (Eduard 48852)
 
Hurricane Mk.I landing flaps for Airfix kit
Eduard 1:48
48852
2015 | New tool
+
1:48 Hurricane Mk.I exhaust stacks (Eduard 648230)
 
Hurricane Mk.I exhaust stacks for Airfix
Eduard 1:48
648230
2015 | New tool
+
1:48 Hawker Hurricanes Pt.1 (Sky Models 48-051)
 
Hawker Hurricanes Pt.1
Sky Models 1:48
48-051
+
1:48 Hawker Hurricane Mk.I – 1/48 RAF (Verben VBM48001)
 
Hawker Hurricane Mk.I – 1/48 RAF type B camouflage
Verben 1:48
VBM48001
2016 | New tool
+
 
Page 44
Reference
In Focus by Malcolm V Lowe
Sea Hurricane
1:48 Hawker Sea Hurricane Mk.IB (Airfix A05134)
 
Hawker Sea Hurricane Mk.IB
Airfix 1:48
A05134
2017 | Changed parts
+
 
Page 48
News
Out and About by Malcolm V Lowe
Poole Vikings Show
 
Page 50
Gallery, 1:72 
Manned Missle by Garry Tobiss
Garry Tobiss revisits the frenzy of the Cold War space race, withhis out-of-the-box build of Horizon Models' Atlas rocket and Mercury capsule
1:72 Mercury-Atlas (Horizon Models 2002)
Mercury-Atlas Contains parts and decals to make any one of the Mercury-Atlas Missions
Horizon Models 1:72
2002
2015 | New tool
+
 
Page 53
Reference
In Focus
Marcury-Atlas Missions
1:72 Mercury-Atlas (Horizon Models 2002)
Mercury-Atlas Contains parts and decals to make any one of the Mercury-Atlas Missions
Horizon Models 1:72
2002
2015 | New tool
+
 
Page 54
Gallery
Yellow Peril by Ian Hartup
Ian Hartup rings the changes with Revell's Ferrari 458 Italia, courtesy of C1 Models' transkit
1:24 458 Italia (Revell 07141)
 
458 Italia
Revell 1:24
07141
2010 | New tool
+
 
Page 62
Reference
Out and About
Goodwood Revival 2018
 
Page 66
Review
On The Shelf
Books
 
Page 80
Gallery
On The Shelf
Aircraft kits
1:144 Avia/Letov C-2/Ar 96B (Mark I Models MKM14460)
 
Avia/Letov C-2/Ar 96B 'Silver Livery' (2 in 1)
Mark I Models 1:144
MKM14460
2016 | Changed ???
+
1:144 Embraer 190 Lufthansa (Revell 03937)
 
Embraer 190 Lufthansa
Revell 1:144
03937
2017 | Changed parts
+
1:48 Focke Wulf Fw190D-9 (Revell 03930)
 
Focke Wulf Fw190D-9
Revell 1:48
03930 (80-3930)
2017 | Changed decals
+
1:48 Ju 88A-11 (ICM 48235)
 
Ju 88A-11 WWII German Bomber
ICM 1:48
48235
2017 | Changed parts
+
1:48 Kawasaki T-4 "Blue Impulse 2016" (Hasegawa 07442)
 
Kawasaki T-4 "Blue Impulse 2016" Limited Edition
Hasegawa 1:48
07442
2016 | Changed decals
+
1:72 Bf 110G-4 (Eduard 7094)
 
Bf 110G-4 ProfiPACK
Eduard 1:72
7094
2017 | Changed parts
+
1:48 H-21C Shawnee "Flying Banana" (Italeri 2733)
 
H-21C Shawnee "Flying Banana"
Italeri 1:48
2733
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 SAI KZ-II Traener (SBS Model 7007)
Danish
SAI KZ-II Traener
SBS Model 1:72
7007
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 Supermarine Spitfire F Mk.22 (Special Hobby SH72127)
 
Supermarine Spitfire F Mk.22 Hi-Tech Series
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72127
2016 | Changed decals
+
1:72 Yak-11 / C-11 "Moose" (RS Models 92168)
 
Yak-11 / C-11 "Moose" Two-seat advanced trainer
RS Models 1:72
92168
2015 | Changed decals
+
 
Page 84
Review
OnThe Shelf
Military Kits
1:9 German BMW R75 & Sidecar (Italeri 7403)
 
German BMW R75 & Sidecar
Italeri 1:9
7403
2016 | Changed ???
+
1:35 Jagdpanzer IV A-0 (Dragon 6843)
 
Jagdpanzer IV A-0
Dragon 1:35
6843
2016 | Changed parts
+
1:72 Otter (IBG Models 72031)
 
Otter Light Reconnaissance Car
IBG Models 1:72
72031
2016 | New tool
+
1:35 Panzerspähwagen P 204(f) Railway (ICM 35376)
WWII German Armoured Vehicle
Panzerspähwagen P 204(f) Railway
ICM 1:35
35376
2017 | Changed parts
+
1:35 Tiger II Ausf.B (Revell 03249)
Henschel Turret
Tiger II Ausf.B
Revell 1:35
03249 (80-3249)
2016 | Changed decals
+
1:35 Maus V2 (Takom 2050)
WWII German Super Heavy Tank
Maus V2
Takom 1:35
2050
2017 | Changed parts
+
1:35 T-54-1 Mod. 1947 (MiniArt 37014)
Soviet Medium Tank
T-54-1 Mod. 1947 No Interior
MiniArt 1:35
37014
2017 | Changed parts
+
1:72 T-64BM2 Main Battle Tank (Modelcollect UA72065)
 
T-64BM2 Main Battle Tank
Modelcollect 1:72
UA72065
2016 | Changed parts
+
 
Page 86
Review
On The Shelf
Auto and Bike Kits
1:24 Ford Team (ICM 24007)
 
Ford Team Model T 1913 Roadster and 3 figures
ICM 1:24
24007
2017 | Changed parts
+
1:24 Honda N360 (NI) (1967) (Hasegawa 20285)
 
Honda N360 (NI) (1967) Limited Edition
Hasegawa 1:24
20285
2016 | Changed parts
+
1:35 Passenger Car Type 170V Saloon (MiniArt 38008)
German
Passenger Car Type 170V Saloon 4 doors
MiniArt 1:35
38008
2017 | Changed parts
+
1:24 Mercedes Benz Actros MP4 GigaSpace (Italeri 3905)
 
Mercedes Benz Actros MP4 GigaSpace
Italeri 1:24
3905
2016 | New tool
+
 
Page 88
Review
On The Shelf
Figures
1:16 Vatican Swiss Guard (ICM 16002)
 
Vatican Swiss Guard
ICM 1:16
16002
2016 | New tool
+
1:32 Mirage Pilot 1960s (PJ Production 321119)
 
Mirage Pilot 1960s
PJ Production 1:32
321119
+
1:48 Pilot FW-190 (AERO Line AL4073)
 
Pilot FW-190
AERO Line 1:48
AL4073
+
1:35 Infantry (ICM 35568)
Japan
Infantry (1942-1945)
ICM 1:35
35568
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 German WWII personnel for Meillerwagen V2 transporter (CMK F72304)
 
German WWII personnel for Meillerwagen V2 transporter Special Armour
CMK 1:72
F72304
2016 | New tool
+
 
Page 90
Review
On The Shelf
Decal Sheets
1:72 Fokker F.27 Finnair (Arctic Decals ARC72-056)
 
Fokker F.27 Finnair
Arctic Decals 1:72
ARC72-056
+
1:72 JG 5 (Xtradecal X72-266)
 
JG 5
Xtradecal 1:72
X72-266
2017 | New tool
+
1:72 US Navy Neptunes (Blackbird Models BMD72041)
 
US Navy Neptunes
Blackbird Models 1:72
BMD72041
2017 | New tool
+
1:35 German WWI A7V Tank – 506 ‘Mephisto’ (Custom Hobby Decals WS-000855-S035-R1)
German WWI A7V Tank – 506 ‘Mephisto’ All Versions - Early War + Late War / As Restored + Post-Battlefield Graffiti
Custom Hobby Decals 1:35
WS-000855-S035-R1
+
1:72 Digital Su-25 (Authentic Decals AD72-69)
 
Digital Su-25
Authentic Decals 1:72
AD72-69
2015 | New tool
+
1:48 Syrian Sukhois (TwoBobs Aviation Graphics 48-255)
 
Syrian Sukhois Su-24 & Su-34
TwoBobs Aviation Graphics 1:48
48-255
2017
+
 
Page 94
Review
On The Shelf
Accessories
1:35 Milk Bottles & Wooden Crates (MiniArt 35573)
 
Milk Bottles & Wooden Crates
MiniArt 1:35
35573
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 Boulton Paul Defiant Mainwheels & Tailwheel (Barracuda Studios BR72225)
 
Boulton Paul Defiant Mainwheels & Tailwheel
Barracuda Studios 1:72
BR72225
2015 | New tool
+
1:32 CBU-87 (Eduard 632093)
 
CBU-87
Eduard 1:32
632093
2016 | New tool
+
1:35 Tank Destroyer M10 Detail up set (Tetra Model Works ME-35047)
U.S.
Tank Destroyer M10 Detail up set (for Tamiya 35350)
Tetra Model Works 1:35
ME-35047
2017 | New tool
+
1:48 MiG-23BN exterior (Eduard 48873)
 
MiG-23BN exterior
Eduard 1:48
48873
2016 | New tool
+
1:48 MiG-25 Foxbat Pitot Tube (Master AM-48-129)
 
MiG-25 Foxbat Pitot Tube (all versions except PD/PDS)
Master 1:48
AM-48-129
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 Mi-24/35 upgrade set (Eduard 72633)
 
Mi-24/35 upgrade set
Eduard 1:72
72633
2016 | Changed box
+
1:35 T-34/85 Running Gear (MiniArt 35227)
 
T-34/85 Running Gear Late Type
MiniArt 1:35
35227
2016 | Changed parts
+
1:48 F-105D Thunderchiefs (Kits-World KW148160)
War Birds
F-105D Thunderchiefs 'Pussy Galore II' & 'Dynamic Duo II'
Kits-World 1:48
KW148160
2017 | New tool
+
1:35 German WWI A7V Tank – 506 ‘Mephisto’ (Custom Hobby Decals WS-000855-S035-R1)
German WWI A7V Tank – 506 ‘Mephisto’ All Versions - Early War + Late War / As Restored + Post-Battlefield Graffiti
Custom Hobby Decals 1:35
WS-000855-S035-R1
+
1:72 Digital Su-25 (Authentic Decals AD72-69)
 
Digital Su-25
Authentic Decals 1:72
AD72-69
2015 | New tool
+
1:35 WWI Italian Infantry & Equipment (ICM 35686)
 
WWI Italian Infantry & Equipment
ICM 1:35
35686
2015 | New tool
Multi topic
+
 
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