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Airfix Model World 63

Airfix Model World


Airfix Model World
63 | February 2016

Table of contents

News | Page
Out and About

by Ian Grainger
Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome to Issue 63

by Chris Clifford

News | Page 6
News Bulletin

Latest Updates

News | Page 10
Show Scene

At-a-glance model and airshow calendar

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 12
Short's Sub-Chaser

by José Pires
Ialeri's Sunderland receives scratch-built and after-market upgrades from Jose Pires
Sunderland Mk.III
Italeri 1:72
1352 2014 New parts
Sunderland Mk.III Bomb Racks for Italeri Kit
Eduard 1:72
72583 2014 New box
Sunderland Mk.III Maintenance Platforms Italeri
Eduard 1:72
72586 2014 New tool
Sunderland Mk.III Surface Panels Italeri
Eduard 1:72
72584 2014

Reference | Page 24
Boat-Hulled Beauty

by Malcolm V Lowe
Malcolm V Lowe describes the Shirt Sunderland, one of the world's most successful military flying boats

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 28
The Flying Pipe

by James Vaitkevicius
Trumpeter's recentb1/48 Su-9 Fishpot is an easy project according to James Vaitkevicius
Su-9 Fishpot
Trumpeter 1:48
02896 2014 New tool

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 34
The Eagle Has Landed

by Andy Bayley
Andy Bayley presents a British Sci-fi classic in MPC's updated Eagle 1 Transporter
Space: 1999
Eagle 1 Transporter
MPC 1:96
MPC791/12 2013 New decals

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 40
Monoplane Marauder

by Chris Jones
Chris Jinxes discovers a high level of finesse on Airfix's forthcoming new 1/72 Eindecker, with his exclusive test-shift build
Fokker E.II Eindecker
Airfix 1:72
A01086 2016 New tool

Reference | Page 46
In Focus

by Malcolm V Lowe
Fokker Eindecker

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 52
Airship Nemesis

by Jen Wright
Jen Wright finds impressive features in her test-shot of Airfix's new 'Fokker Fodder' replica
Royal Aircraft Factory BE2c
Airfix 1:72
A02101 2016 New tool

Reference | Page 58
In Focus

by Malcolm V Lowe
B.E.2 Series

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 62
Desert Bruiser

by Garry Tobiss
Garry Tobiss opens a veritable Pandora's Box to build Meng Model's sublimely details M2A3 Bradley IFV
M2A3 Bradley w/BUSK III U.S. Infantry Fighting Vehicle
Meng Model 1:35
SS-004 2014 New tool

News | Page 72
Out and About

by Ian Grainger
Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015

Tips & Tricks | Page 74
Your Airfix

by Andrew Kirby
Andrew Kirby portrays Airfix's legendary B Type bus in a clever and poignant manner

Review | Page 76
On The Shelf


Review | Page 80
On The Shelf

Aircraft Kits

Review | Page 84
On The Shelf

Military Kits

Review | Page 86
On The Shelf

Maritime Kits

Review | Page 88
On The Shelf


Review | Page 90
On The Shelf

Decal Sheets

Review | Page 94
On The Shelf


Tips & Tricks | Page 98
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