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Airfix Model World Issue 81

Airfix Model World

Issue

Magazine:Airfix Model World
Number:Issue 81 | August 2017
Language:English

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome to Issue 81

by Chris Clifford
 

News | Page 6
News Bulletin


Latest Updates
 

News | Page 12
Show Scene


At-a-glance model and airshow calemdar
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 16
Sino-Shark

by Mike Grant
Mike Grant creates an impressive Chinese carrier deck scene wirh Trumpeter's 1/72 J-15
1:72 Shenyang J-15 (Trumpeter 01670)
Shenyang J-15 with flight deck
Trumpeter 1:72
01670 2015 | New tool
 

Reference | Page 26
Out And About

by Dave Oliver
Helicopter Museum
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 28
Czechmate

by John Bonanni
Jogn Bonanni breathes life into Tamiya's quarter-scale gem, with Red Zebre stowage and well-considered weathering
 

News | Page 36
Out And About

by Stu Fone
Modelkraft 2017
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 38
I Am The Walrus

by Jen Wright
Jen Wright needs no help from Sgt Pepper to make a splash with the latest release from Airfix
 

Reference | Page 46
In Focus

by Malcolm V Lowe
Supermarine Walrus
 

News | Page 50
Out And About

by Malcolm V Lowe
Mosonshow 2017
 

News | Page 53
Special Supplement


Messerschmitt Me 262
 

Reference | Page 54
In Focus

by Malcolm V Lowe
Twin-Jet Terror
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 60
Sinner's Swallow

by Alan Price
World War Two Luftwaffe fan Alan Price gets his hands on a test-shot of Airfix's new-tool Me 262A-1a
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 68
Twilight Hunter

by Jen Wright
Jen Wright details the hightlights and pitfalls of Revell''s new Me 262 night fighter
 

Build Report, 1:24  | Page 76
Targa Terrier

by Ian Hartup
Ian Hartup converts Revell's Mini Cooper to create a unique 1960s racing version
 

Build Report, 1:32  | Page 84
Nordic Arrow

by Jan Maes
In April this year, Airfix Model World sadly lost a great contributor in Jan Maes, who died of cancer. In tribute, we publish his final build for AMW
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 92
First of the Fleet

by Chris Jones
Chris Jones builds Kinetic's newly tooled 1/48 F/A-18C Hornet in a striking CAG Scheme
1:48 F/A-18C Hornet (Kinetic K48031)
F/A-18C Hornet US Navy, Swiss Air Force, Finnish Air Force & Top Gun
Kinetic 1:48
K48031 2016 | New tool
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 100
Too Hot, Too Heavy

by Dave Oliver
Dave Oliver employed aftermarket and scratch-building on this Italeri 1/35 gun truck diorama, which secured the CMR Trophy at last year's Scale Modelworld
1:35 Man Down! (Master Box MB35170)
Man Down! US Modern Army, Middle East, Present day
Master Box (MB) 1:35
MB35170 2014 | New tool
 

Review | Page 110
On The Shelf


Books
 

Review | Page 114
On The Shelf


Aircraft Kits
1:72 MV-22 Osprey (Revell 03964)
MV-22 Osprey
Revell 1:72
03964 (80-3964) 2015 | Changed decals
1:72 Fw 190A-5 (Eduard 70116)
Fw 190A-5 ProfiPack Edition
Eduard 1:72
70116 2017 | Changed parts
 

Review | Page 118
On The Shelf


Military Kits
1:72 SU-85i (Attack Hobby Kits 72895)
SU-85i
Attack Hobby Kits 1:72
72895 2016 | Changed parts
 

Review | Page 120
On The Shelf


Figures
1:35 "Tomahawk Charge" (Master Box MB35192)
"Tomahawk Charge" Indian Wars Series, Kit №2
Master Box (MB) 1:35
MB35192 2017 | New tool
1:35 "Apache Attack" (Master Box MB35188)
"Apache Attack" Indian Wars Series, Kit No. 1
Master Box (MB) 1:35
MB35188 2017 | New tool
 

Review | Page 121
On The Shelf


Maritime Kits
1:700 HMS Hermes (FlyHawk Model FH1122)
HMS Hermes
FlyHawk Model 1:700
FH1122 2016 | New tool
1:1200 Roma (Revell 05821)
Roma
Revell 1:1200
05821 (80-5821) 2016 | Changed box
 

Review | Page 122
On The Shelf


Decal Sheets
1:35 Iranian Tanks & AFVs - Part 1 (Star Decals 35-C1050)
Iranian Army in the Iran-Iraq War
Iranian Tanks & AFVs - Part 1 M60A1 Patton,Chieftain Mk 5,M107 175mm SPG,BTR-50PK,ZSU-23-4M,M113A1,M577A1
Star Decals 1:35
35-C1050 2017 | New tool
 

Review | Page 126
On The Shelf


Accessories
1:72 DHC-2 Beaver (Thunderbird Models TBM-008)
DHC-2 Beaver Paint Masks (Airfix)
Thunderbird Models 1:72
TBM-008 2017 | New tool
 

Tips & Tricks | Page 130
Plastic Surgery


Ask The Experts
 

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