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Airfix Model World 82

Airfix Model World

Issue

Magazine:Airfix Model World
Number:82 | September 2017
Language:English

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome to Issue 82

by Chris Clifford
 

News | Page 6
News Bulletin


Latest Updates
 

Review, 1:48  | Page 12
Sierra Spook


Zoukei-Mura delighted fans of the mighty Phantom with its all-new 1/48 F-4J last year. Now, though, it has re-worked the mounds to produce a later F-4S
 

News | Page 14
Show Scene


At-a-glance model and airshow calendar
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 16
Shark-Mouthed Snooper

by Andy Davies
Andy Davies adds extra detail to Trumpeter's recent Su-24MR Fencer
1:72 Su-24MR (Trumpeter 01672)
Su-24MR Fencer-E
Trumpeter 1:72
01672 2015 | New tool
1:72 Su-24MR (Eduard 73539)
Su-24MR Trumpeter 01672
Eduard 1:72
73539 2015 | New tool
 

News | Page 24
Out and About

by Chris Clifford
Suffolk Model Show
 

Build Report, 1:144  | Page 26
Orange is Beautiful

by Massimo Santarossa
Massimo Santarossa takes a short cut with Minicraft's DC-8, creating a Series 50 Airliner
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 32
TUSK II TUSK

by Kev Smith
Having tackled Rye Field Model's recent 1/35 M1A1/2 TUSK in July issue, Krv Smith now assesses Academy's 1/35 multi-variant kit of the M1A2 Abrams
 

News | Page 40
Out and About

by Chris Clifford and Stu Fone
MAFVA Nationals 2017
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 42
Peshka Over Kursk

by Chris Jones
There's a lot to do, but also a lot to love about Zvezda's quarter-scale Pe-2, as Chris Jones discovers
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 50
Riding Shotgun

by Alan Price
Airfix Introduces its forthcoming new-tool 1/48 P-51D into a competitive arena. Here, Alan Price shows its quality with an exclusive test-shot build
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 58
Cuban Fury

by Jen Wright
Jen Wright adds extra detail and a dash of Caribbean style to a classic Soviet helicopter gunship
 

Reference | Page 64
The Devil's Chariot


Jakob Fojtik describes the development of the Mi-24 gunship variants and their most commonly carried weapons
 

News | Page 70
Out and About

by Glenn Sands
BDAC
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 72
Big Red

by Steve Budd
Steve Budd reacquaints himself with Airfix's Autocar U-7144-T and F-1 tanker, reproduced here in a very different guise
 

Review | Page 78
On The Shelf


Books
 

Review | Page 82
On The Shelf


Aircraft Kits
1:72 F6F-3 (Eduard 7441)
F6F-3 Weekend Edition
Eduard 1:72
7441 2017 | Changed decals
1:72 JASDF T-33 (Platz AC-20)
JASDF T-33 Headquarters Flight Group 40th Anniversary 1997
Platz 1:72
AC-20 2016 | Changed decals
 

Review | Page 86
On The Shelf


Military Kits
1:35 T-54-2 Mod. 1949 (MiniArt 37012)
Soviet Medium Tank
T-54-2 Mod. 1949 No Interior
MiniArt 1:35
37012 2017 | Changed parts
1:35 T29E3 (Takom 2064)
T29E3 U.S. Heavy Tank
Takom 1:35
2064 2017 | New tool
 

Review | Page 88
On The Shelf


Figures
1:35 Tank Crew (MiniArt 35222)
Finnish
Tank Crew
MiniArt 1:35
35222 2017 | New tool
1:35 Infantry (Italeri 6532)
Italian
Infantry
Italeri 1:35
6532 2016 | Changed box
1:35 "Final Stand" (Master Box MB35191)
"Final Stand" Indian Wars Series
Master Box (MB) 1:35
MB35191 (35191) 2017 | New tool
1:35 Tank Crew (MiniArt 37008)
USMC
Tank Crew
MiniArt 1:35
37008 2017 | New tool
 

Review | Page 90
On The Shelf


Decals
1:72 USAAF at War Pt. 1 (Blackbird Models BMD72036)
USAAF at War Pt. 1 YB-40, Spitfire Vb & Mosquito B.XVI
Blackbird Models 1:72
BMD72036 2017 | New tool Multi-topic (3)
1:24 RCAF Mosquitoes (Aviaeology AOD24005m)
RCAF Mosquitoes Canadians in Fighter Command #1
Aviaeology 1:24
AOD24005m 2015 | New tool
1:48 Spitfire Mk.V (Foxbot 48-004)
Presentation Spits, Part II
Spitfire Mk.V
Foxbot 1:48
48-004 2015 | New tool
 

Review | Page 94
On The Shelf


Accessories
1:35 Trolleys (Resicast 35.2387)
Trolleys
Resicast 1:35
35.2387 2017 | New tool
1:700 WW2 Royal Navy Aircraft I (FlyHawk Model FH1129)
WW2 Royal Navy Aircraft I Includes 6 Fairey Fulmar, 8 Fairey Swordfish & 4 Hawker Sea Hurricane
FlyHawk Model 1:700
FH1129 2016 | New tool Multi-topic (3)
1:48 Shed (PlusModel 4051)
Shed
PlusModel 1:48
4051 2017 | New tool
1:48 Sniper ATP (Eduard 648273)
Sniper ATP for Harrier GR.9 EDUARD/HASEGAWA
Eduard 1:48
648273 2016 | New tool
1:72 B5N1 Kate (Eduard 73575)
B5N1 Kate for Airfix
Eduard 1:72
73575 2016 | New tool
1:35 Somua S35 (Hauler HLU35089)
Somua S35
Hauler 1:35
HLU35089 2016 | New tool
1:72 DHC-2 Beaver (Thunderbird Models TBM-009)
DHC-2 Beaver Paint Masks (Hobbycraft)
Thunderbird Models 1:72
TBM-009 2017 | New tool
 

Tips & Tricks | Page 98
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