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Airfix Model World Issue 114

Airfix Model World

Issue

Magazine:Airfix Model World
Number:Issue 114 | May 2020
Language:English
ISSN:9772045120098

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome to Issue 114

by Stu Fone
 

News | Page 6
News Bulletin


Latest Updates
 

Review, 1:48  | Page 12
Tusky Biplane


We provide give an exclusive sneak peak of next month’s cover build, plus an insight into how Airfix kits are featured in the magazine
 

News | Page 14
Show Scene


At-a-glance model show calendar
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 16
Snow Gull

by Steve Budd
ICM’s 1/72 rendition of Polikarpov’s stubby little I-153 biplane is built by Steve Budd in its winter 1939 guise
 

News | Page 22
Out And About

by Malcolm V Lowe
Middle Wallop Show
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 24
Easy Does It

by Joe Turner
Joe Turner turns Ryefield Model’s new 1/35 ‘Easy Eight’ Sherman into a late-war Panzer killer
1:35 M4A3E8 Sherman (Rye Field Model RM-5028)
M4A3E8 Sherman "Easy Eight"
Rye Field Model (RFM) 1:35
RM-5028 2019 | New tool
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 32
Sweet Caroline

by Jay Blakemore
Jay Blakemore tames Eduard’s newly tooled Mustang as he takes the reins of the limited-edition Chattanooga Choo Choo debut release
 

Tips & Tricks | Page 40
Back To Basics


Smooth Building
 

Build Report, 1:144  | Page 44
Pharaoh’s Revenge

by Juan Jose Dominguez
Trumpeter’s splendid 1/144 Tu-16 Badger receives an Egyptian makeover from Juanjo Dominguez, who adds 3D-printed air-to-air misses for a finishing touch
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 52
Protector of the Nile

by Andrew Terrell
Andrew Terrell tackles Eduard’s classic 1/48MiG-21MF, finishing it as a weather-worn Egyptian Air Force machine
1:48 MiG-21MF (Eduard 8231)
MiG-21MF ProfiPack Edition
Eduard 1:48
8231 2011 | New tool
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 58
Rig for Victory

by Chris Jones
Chris Jones presents a ‘How To’ guide to aircraft rigging, using Airfix’s 1/72 Gloster Gladiator to represent a Greece-deployed airframe flown by RAF ace of aces, Marmaduke ‘Pat’ Pattle
1:72 Gladiator Mk.1 (Yahu Models YML7203)
Gladiator Mk.1 Instrument panel
Yahu Models 1:72
YML7203 2014 | New tool
 

Build Report, 1:144  | Page 64
Double Deltas

by Mike Grant
Mike Grant adds colour to his small-scale collection with two early jets from new manufacturer 144th: a straight-wing Afro 707A and Bolton-Paul P.111
 

News | Page 68
Out And About

by Stu Fone
Universal Model Show
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 70
Mean And Green

by Paul Cawte
Paul Cawte builds the first release from model kit newcomer VOLLO; a 1/35 M1A2 SEP V2 tank in an all-green livery
1:35 M1A2 SEP V2 (VOIIO 01101)
US Main Battle Tank
M1A2 SEP V2
VOIIO 1:35
01101 2019 | New tool
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 78
Pacific Punisher

by Jay Blakemore
Trumpeter’s recent 1/48 Fairey Firefly is examined in depth by Jay Blakemore, who adds significant aftermarket upgrades to the basic kit
 

Review | Page 86
On The Shelf


Books
 

Review | Page 90
On The Shelf


Aircraft Kits
1:48 Bf 109G-10 Erla (Eduard 82164)
Messerschmitt
Bf 109G-10 Erla ProfiPack Edition
Eduard 1:48
82164 2020 | Changed parts
 

Review | Page 92
On The Shelf


Military Kits
1:35 Light Armored Vehicle (Tamiya 35368)
Japan Ground Self Defense Force
Light Armored Vehicle Japanese Archipelago Spec Vehicle
Tamiya 1:35
35368 (368) 2019 | Changed parts
1:35 M1A1 Abrams (Italeri 6571)
M1A1 Abrams with Crew
Italeri 1:35
6571 2019 | Changed parts
1:35 Special Type 4 "Ka-Tsu" (Dragon 6849)
IJN
Special Type 4 "Ka-Tsu" Amphibious Tracked Vehicle w/ Torpedo "Operation Tatsumaki" 1944
Dragon 1:35
6849 2019 | Changed parts
 

Review | Page 96
On The Shelf


Figures
1:72 NATO troops (Italeri 6191)
1980s
NATO troops
Italeri 1:72
6191 2019 | Changed box Multi-topic (4)
 

Review | Page 98
On The Shelf


Maritime Kits
1:600 HMS Hood (Airfix A04202V)
HMS Hood Vintage Classics
Airfix 1:600
A04202V 2018 | Changed box
1:600 HMS Belfast (Airfix A04212V)
HMS Belfast Vintage Classics
Airfix 1:600
A04212V 2018 | Changed box
1:72 CV 707 Vesikko (Special Navy SN72004)
CV 707 Vesikko U-Boot type II prototype for Finland
Special Navy 1:72
SN72004 2020 | Changed parts
 

Review | Page 100
On The Shelf


Sci-Fi & Real Space Kits
1:48 Aerial Screw (Revell 00515)
Leonardo Da Vinci's
Aerial Screw Luftschraube
Revell 1:48
00515 2019 | Changed box
1:144 Saturn V (Airfix A11170)
Saturn V 50th Anniversary 1969-2019
Airfix 1:144
A11170 2019* | Changed ??? Multi-topic (2)
 

Review | Page 102
On The Shelf


Decal Sheets
1:72 "Yak Attack" (Exito Decals ED72007)
"Yak Attack" Yak-1b
Exito Decals 1:72
ED72007 2020 | New tool
 

Review | Page 106
On The Shelf


Accessories
1:32 Bü 131D (Eduard 32925)
Bü 131D for ICM
Eduard 1:32
32925 2018 | New tool
1:72 CBU-97 (Eduard 672128)
CBU-97
Eduard 1:72
672128 2017 | New tool
 

News | Page 110
On The Shelf


Recently Released
 

Reference | Page 114
Archive Treasures


Bristol Beaufort
 

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