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Airfix Model World Issue 117

Airfix Model World

Issue

Magazine:
Airfix Model World
Number:
Issue 117 | August 2020
Language:
English

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome to Issue 117

by Stu Fone
 

News | Page 6
News Bulletin


Latest Updates
 

News | Page 10
Show Guide


At-a-glance model show calendar
 

Build Report, 1:32  | Page 12
Super-size Dragonslayer

by Dean Large
Zoukei-Mura's large-scale 1/32 Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu is examined in depth by Dean Large
SWS14
Kawasaki Ki-45 Kai Ko/Hei Toryu (Nick)
Zoukei-Mura 1:32
SWS14 2019 New parts
 

Tips & Tricks | Page 22
Back to Basics


Weather beaten
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 28
Tiger on the Rails

by Garry Tobiss
Garry Tobiss enjoys the moulded Zimmerit found on Dragon's 1/35 early-production Tiger II, and provides suitable transport with his previous build of Sabre Model's SSymS plattformwagen
6848
Sd.Kfz.182
Kingtiger Porsche Turret w/Zimmerit
Dragon 1:35
6848 2016 New parts
 

Reference | Page 36
In Focus

by Sqn Ldr Roger Cruickshank
RAF Typhoon Pilot
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 42
Centurion Typhoon

by Chris Jones
Using Revell's 1/48 Eurofighter kit, Chris Jones builds Typhoon ZK340 - the aircraft in which Roger Cruickshank won the Distinguishwd Flying Cross on Operation Shader
03949
Eurofighter Typhoon "Bronze Tiger"
Revell 1:48
03949 (80-3949) 2016 New decals
648339
Brimstone w/ AGML III rack
Eduard 1:48
648339 2017 New tool
49367
Eurofighter
EF-2000 Typhoon Single-Seater for Revell
Eduard 1:48
49367 2006 New tool
648155
GBU-12 bomb
Eduard 1:48
648155 2014 New tool
WP48079
AN/AAQ-28 LITENING Pod Set for USMC F/A-18
Wolfpack 1:48
WP48079 2010 New tool Multi-topic (2)
AC 48 33
Paveway IV Mk. 82 (2 pcs.)
L'Arsenal Aero 1:48
AC 48 33 2011 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 50
Flat Iron Special

by Richard Spreckley
Richard Spreckley converts Airfix's 1/48 Gloster Javelin FAW.9 to represent XH897, the last of the type to fly in RAF service
A12007
Gloster Javelin FAW.9/9R
Airfix 1:48
A12007 2020 Changed ???
BIG49103
Gloster
Javelin FAW.9/9R for Airfix
Eduard 1:48
BIG49103 2014 New box
AC48041C
Gloster Javelin Mk.9 XH897
Alley Cat 1:48
AC48041C
49103
Remove Before Flight STEEL
Eduard 1:48
49103 2016 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 60
Czech-Mate

by Toni Canfora
Out of the box isn't Toni Canfora's normal way of building models, but with Tamiya's recent 1/35 Panzerkampwagen 38(t), it meant more time for painting and weathering
35369
Panzerkampfwagen 38(t) Ausf. E/F
Tamiya 1:35
35369 (369) 2019 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 68
Ghost Pirate

by Huw Morgan
Hasegawa's splendid 1/72 F-4N Phantom II recieves VF-84 'Jolly Rogers' colourful markings in this 'out of the box' build by Huw Morgan
00367
F-4N Phantom II 'Jolly Rogers VF-84'
Hasegawa 1:72
00367 2019 New box
 

Review | Page 74
On The Shelf


Books
 

Review | Page 76
On The Shelf


Aircraft Kits
03871
Bell OH-58 Kiowa
Revell 1:35
03871 2019 New box
32034
Bücker Bü 131D w/German Cadets (1939-1945)
UA ICM 1:32
32034 2019 New parts
1425
Lockheed Martin
F-35B Lightning II
Italeri 1:72
1425 2019 New tool
A06019
McDonnell Douglas Phantom FG.1
Airfix 1:72
A06019 2019 New parts
7451
MiG-21MF Fighter-Bomber Weekend Edition
Eduard 1:72
7451 2019 New decals
KH80155
FJ-2 Fury
Kitty Hawk 1:48
KH80155 2019 New tool
SH72410
Vautour IIN ‘IAF All Weather Fighter’
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72410 2019 New box
BRP48005
Yokosuka Ohka MXY7-K1 KAI
Brengun 1:48
BRP48005 2019* New parts
 

Review | Page 78
On The Shelf


Military Kits
6942
2cm FlaK 38 Early/Late Production mit Sd.Ah.51 and Crew (2 in 1)
Dragon 1:35
6942 2019 Model set Multi-topic (2)
35056
75mm French Field Gun Mle 1897 Modified 1938
IBG Models 1:35
35056 2019 New tool
HLP72032
Tetrarch Mk.VII
Hauler 1:72
HLP72032 2019 New parts
03282
Fordson W.O.T. 6
Revell 1:35
03282 2019 New decals
25196
U.S.
M8 Light Armored Car "Greyhound" Combat Patrol Set
Tamiya 1:35
25196 2020 New parts
3674
German Medium Tank
Panzer IV Ausf. G
Zvezda 1:35
3674 2019 New parts
35653
Standard B "Liberty" with WWI US Drivers
UA ICM 1:35
35653 2020 New parts
DS3506
Battle of Berlin (April 1945) T-34/85 & Pz.Kpfw.VI King Tiger
UA ICM 1:35
DS3506 2020 Changed ??? Multi-topic (2)
 

Review | Page 82
On The Shelf


Figures
16008
RCMP Female Officer with dog
UA ICM 1:16
16008 2018 New tool
24014
American Sport Car Drivers (1910s)
UA ICM 1:24
24014 2019 New tool
F48363
US pilot with full pressure suit (for SR-71, U-2 and other planes)
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:48
F48363 2020 New tool
A00716V
WWII US Marines Vintage Classics
Airfix 1:76
A00716V 2019 New box
764
White Collar Zombie
Royal Model 1:35
764 2016 New tool
 

Review | Page 84
On The Shelf


Auto Kits
07653
Citroën 2CV Cocorico
Revell 1:24
07653 2019 New decals
14136
Kawasaki Ninja H2 CARBON
Tamiya 1:12
14136 (136) 2020 New parts
3646
Porsche 944S Cabrio
Italeri 1:24
3646 2019 New box
35902
Chernobyl
Chernobyl #2 Fire Fighters AC-40-137A Firetruck + 4 Figures
UA ICM 1:35
35902 2020 Model set
 

Review | Page 86
On The Shelf


Maritime Kits
IHP 7001
HMS Colossus British Light Fleet Carrier 1944 fit w/ Open Bridge
Imperial Hobby Productions (IHP) 1:700
IHP 7001 (7001) 2019 New tool
05683
Search and Rescue
Seenotrettungskeuer Berlin + Westland Seaking Mk 41
Revell 1:72
05683 2020 Model set Multi-topic (2)
 

Review | Page 88
On The Shelf


Decal Sheets
STS44177
BOAC Boeing 747-136
26 Decals (TwoSix) 1:144
STS44177 20xx New tool
KW172134
War Birds
B-17 Flying Fortress Mk.III
Kits-World 1:72
KW172134 2015 New tool
KW172125
RAF B-17 Flying Fortress Mk.II/III
Kits-World 1:72
KW172125 (72125) 2015 New tool
D72026
Focke-Wulf Fw-190 F-8 in Hungarian Service
SBS Model 1:72
D72026 2018* New tool
X48209
Lockheed F-104 Starfighter Collection Part 2
Xtradecal 1:48
X48209 2019 New tool
D48091
MiG-29 Polish stencils
ModelMaker 1:48
D48091
32-006
Spitfire Mk.1 P9495
fündekals (fundekals) 1:32
32-006 2016 New tool
35-C1237
CRO-ARMY 2 T-55A 1992-93 Croatian Tanks in the Homeland War 1991-95
Star Decals 1:35
35-C1237
35248
German
Panzergrenadiers
MiniArt 1:35
35248 2018 New tool
 

Review | Page 92
On The Shelf


Accessories
BRS48014
Clarkat Flight Deck Tractor Royal Navy
Brengun 1:48
BRS48014 2020 New box
648280
AGM-114 Hellfire
Eduard 1:48
648280 2016 New tool
7368
AN/APS-4 - Radar Pod
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:72
7368 2017 New tool
73694
Buccaneer S.2C for Airfix
Eduard 1:72
73694 2020 New tool
672229
Buccaneer S.2C - Wheels for Airfix
Eduard 1:72
672229 2020 New tool
YMA4867
Dewoitine D.520 Tamiya
Yahu Models 1:48
YMA4867 2019 New tool
648476
Fw 190A-8 undercarriage legs BRONZE for Eduard
Eduard 1:48
648476 2019 New tool
48970
F-14D exterior for Tamiya
Eduard 1:48
48970 2018 New tool
BR48348
Hawker Sea Fury Gearbay Set
Barracuda Studios 1:48
BR48348 2020 New tool
BR48424
Hawker Tempest Ailerons and Elevators
Barracuda Studios 1:48
BR48424 2020 New tool
Q32245
Pilot's Seat With Harness for Special Hobby/ Pacific Coast kits
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:32
Q32245 2016 New tool
73633
Ju 87B-2/R2 Airfix
Eduard 1:72
73633 2018 New box
648322
Matra R-550 Magic
Eduard 1:48
648322 2017 New tool
HLH72094
JGSDF Type 16 Wheels (Aoshima kit)
Hauler 1:72
HLH72094 2019 New tool
YMS7216
WW2 seatbelts Yak Fighters
Yahu Models 1:72
YMS7216 2019 New tool
635015
STEN Mk.II submachine gun 8 ea.
Eduard 1:35
635015 2019 New tool
4338
Spitfire Mk.I - Armament set
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:48
4338
BRL48128
Yokosuka
Ohka MXY7-K1 KAI two seats (Brengun kit)
Brengun 1:48
BRL48128 2019 New tool
 

Photo Gallery | Page 98
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