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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
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
32583
GERMAN
Panzerkampfwagen 38(t) Ausf.E/F
Tamiya 1:48
32583 2015 New tool
No
Panzer 38(t) stowage set for Tamiya
Red Zebra Limited 1:48
No
 

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
A09183
Supermarine Walrus Mk.I
Airfix 1:48
A09183 2017 New tool
 

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
A03088
Messerschmitt Me262A-1A
Airfix 1:72
A03088 2017 New tool
X72269
Messerschmitt Me-262 A1a / U3 / A2a & S-92
Xtradecal 1:72
X72269 2017 New tool
 

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
04995
Messerschmitt
Me262 B-1/U-1 Nightfighter
Revell 1:32
04995 (80-4995) 2016 New tool
32395
Me 262B-1 exterior for Revell
Eduard 1:32
32395 2016 New tool
32893
Me 262B-1 Interior Revell
Eduard 1:32
32893 2016
 

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
07092
Mini Cooper 998 Mk.I
Revell 1:24
07092 2012 New tool
 

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
SH32044
Fiat G.50-II Freccia "Finnish Aces"
Special Hobby 1:32
SH32044 2013 New tool
 

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
K48031
F/A-18C Hornet US Navy, Swiss Air Force, Finnish Air Force & Top Gun
Kinetic 1:48
K48031 2016 New tool
WP48041
AN/ASQ-228 ATFLIR Pod Set for Hasegawa
Wolfpack 1:48
WP48041 2009 New tool
648155
GBU-12 bomb
Eduard 1:48
648155 2014 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
6503
U.S.
Armoured Gun Truck
Italeri 1:35
6503 2012 New parts
LAM024
Bolts and Nuts
Lion Roar 1:35
LAM024 200x New tool
35013
Water and Soda Drinks Cardboard Boxes
Matho Models 1:35
35013 2016 New tool
446
PET bottles
PlusModel 1:35
446
3808
Modern Infantry Fire Support Weapons
Dragon 1:35
3808 1994 New tool Multi-topic (9)
36254
US Armoured Gun Truck Italeri
Eduard 1:35
36254 2013 New tool
3005
M939 - wheel set Italeri
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:35
3005
3004
M 939 - engine set (Cummins NHC250) Italeri
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:35
3004 201* New tool
DW35034
M923A1 BIG FOOT Truck GD AT-2A Sagged Wheel for Italeri
Def.Model 1:35
DW35034
LF1115
US Backpack Set (Modern)
Legend Productions 1:35
LF1115
35A68
Hand Tools
Aber 1:35
35A68
MB35170
Man Down! US Modern Army, Middle East, Present day
UA Master Box (MB) 1:35
MB35170 2014 New tool
MB3591
US
Check Point in Iraq
UA Master Box (MB) 1:35
MB3591 2011 New tool
 

Review | Page 110
On The Shelf


Books
 

Review | Page 114
On The Shelf


Aircraft Kits
BRP144001
BACHEM Ba-349 A NATTER
Brengun 1:144
BRP144001 2016 New tool
03964
MV-22 Osprey
Revell 1:72
03964 (80-3964) 2015 New decals
MKM14450
Bristol Beaufighter Mk.IF/VIF NO. 68 SQUADRON RAF
Mark I Models 1:144
MKM14450 2016 New decals
72305
Dornier Do 215B-4 WWII Reconnaissance Plane
UA ICM 1:72
72305 2017 New tool
03970
Eurofighter Typhoon "Bronze Tiger"
Revell 1:144
03970 (80-3970) 2015 New decals
SH72288
FMA IA-58A/D Pucara "Still Flying"
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72288 2014 New decals
70116
Fw 190A-5 ProfiPack Edition
Eduard 1:72
70116 2017 New parts
03935
Junkers Ju 88A-4
Revell 1:48
03935 (80-3935) 2017 New decals
AZ7522
Messerschmitt Bf 109G-14AS "In Foreign Service"
AZ model 1:72
AZ7522 2016 New decals
02144
Polikarpov I-153 'Finnish Air Force'
Hasegawa 1:72
02144 2015 New decals
G-11
Su-25UB/UBK 'Combat Trainer' Special Paint
MisterCraft 1:48
G-11 2018 New decals
521-100
2 Speed Specials of the 1930s Supermarine S6B + Mister Mulligan
Hawk 1:48
521-100 1960 Model set Multi-topic (2)
 

Review | Page 118
On The Shelf


Military Kits
35038
Chevrolet C30A General service (steel body)
IBG Models 1:35
35038 2016 New tool
35661
Model T 1917 Ambulance WWI American Car
UA ICM 1:35
35661 2016 New tool
6815
Vollkettenaufklärer 38 w/7.5cm Kanone 51 L/24
Dragon 1:35
6815 2016 New parts
03216
M7 HMC "Priest"
Revell 1:76
03216 (80-3216) 2004 Changed ???
72895
SU-85i
Attack Hobby Kits 1:72
72895 2016 New parts
6847
Befehls Panther Ausf.G
Dragon 1:35
6847 2016 New parts
7661
Soviet Battle Tank
T-34/76 (2 per box) The Military Museum Collection
Pegasus Hobbies 1:72
7661
 

Review | Page 120
On The Shelf


Figures
721136
RAF Pilots seated in a/c (WW II)
PJ Production 1:72
721136
MB35192
"Tomahawk Charge" Indian Wars Series, Kit №2
UA Master Box (MB) 1:35
MB35192 2017 New tool
MB35188
"Apache Attack" Indian Wars Series, Kit No. 1
UA Master Box (MB) 1:35
MB35188 2017 New tool
35689
US
Infantry WW I (1917)
UA ICM 1:35
35689 2016 New tool
 

Review | Page 121
On The Shelf


Maritime Kits
FH1122
HMS Hermes 1942
FlyHawk Model 1:700
FH1122 2016 New tool
05821
Roma
Revell 1:1200
05821 (80-5821) 2016 New box
FH1105
HMS Campbeltown 1942
FlyHawk Model 1:700
FH1105 2016 New parts
FH1112S
HMS Naiad 1940 (Deluxe Limited Edition)
FlyHawk Model 1:700
FH1112S 2016 New parts
 

Review | Page 122
On The Shelf


Decal Sheets
X72272
Avro Shackleton Pt. 3 Nose Art AEW.2s
Xtradecal 1:72
X72272 2017 New tool
D48006
Gloster Gladiator in Swedish Service Vol II.
SBS Model 1:48
D48006 2016 New tool
BMD72039
RAF Hunters Pt.2
Blackbird Models 1:72
BMD72039 201x New tool
X72260
RAAF & RNZAF National Insignia
Xtradecal 1:72
X72260 2017 New tool
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
LPM72-13
USAAF Camouflaged P-51D Part 2
LPS Hobby 1:72
LPM72-13
X48176
North-American P-51D Mustang Bubbletops Pt 1/5
Xtradecal 1:48
X48176 2017 New tool
KW172151
Republic F-105D Thunderchief War Birds
Kits-World 1:72
KW172151 2017 New tool
72-004
Warriors of Light
Digital Su-27UB & Su-27S Ukrainian Air Force
UA Foxbot 1:72
72-004 2016 New tool
 

Review | Page 126
On The Shelf


Accessories
632083
AIM-9B Sidewinder
Eduard 1:32
632083 2016 New tool
BRL144123
Bachem Ba-349 Natter
Brengun 1:144
BRL144123 2016 New tool
73546
AH-64D Block II ACADEMY 12514
Eduard 1:72
73546 2016 New tool
648270
P-40B Wheels Airfix
Eduard 1:48
648270 2016 New tool
721220
RP825 fuel tank + pylon
PJ Production 1:72
721220
ATEM60003
HMS Devonshire
Atlantic Models 1:600
ATEM60003 2015 New tool
48867
Do 215B-5 Nightfighter landing flaps
Eduard 1:48
48867 2015 New tool
SO214410
FM-2 Wildcat
Shelf Oddity 1:144
SO214410 2016 New tool
7360
AS 12 Missile (2 pcs)
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:72
7360 2016
48899
Bf 109F-4
Eduard 1:48
48899 2016 New tool
648143
R-77 / AA-12 Adder
Eduard 1:48
648143 2014 New tool
BR72214
Redtop Air to Air Missiles
Barracuda Studios 1:72
BR72214 2016 New tool
Q72264
200 US gal. External Drop Tank (2pcs) set for any P47D/M Thunderbolt kit
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:72
Q72264 2016 New tool
AM-48-122
Su-17, Su-20, Su-22 (Fitter) - Pitot Tubes Optional parts for all versions
Master 1:48
AM-48-122 2016 New tool
HLH72043
T-34 CRANE Conversion Kit
Hauler 1:72
HLH72043
482021
Rivets oblong templates
HGW Models 1:48
482021 2016 New tool
TBM-008
DHC-2 Beaver Paint Masks (Airfix)
Thunderbird Models 1:72
TBM-008 2017 New tool
 

Tips & Tricks | Page 130
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