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Airfix Model World Issue 122

Airfix Model World

Issue

Magazine:
Airfix Model World
Number:
Issue 122 | January 2021
Language:
English

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome to Issue 122

by Stu Fone
 

Review | Page 6
News Bulletin


Latest Updates
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 12
All New, FM-2

by Mike Williams
Mike Williams builds Arma Hobby's newly-tooled 1/72 FM-2 Wildcat in an unusual, yet eyecatching 'Atlantic' scheme
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 20
Fire God's Chariot

by Huw Morgan
Academy's re-issue of its fearsome 1/35 M163 Vulcan Air Defence Systemvis built as a NATO warrior by Huw Morgan
1:35 M163 Vulcan (Academy 13507)
M163 Vulcan Air Defense System SPAAG
Academy 1:35
13507 2018 | Changed ???
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 28
Battering Ram

by Jay Blakemore
Inspired by the Luftwaffe's Sturmgruppen, Jay Blakemore provides a powerful punch of hisbown when he takes on Eduard's 1/48 Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-8/R2
1:48 Fw 190A-8/R2 (Eduard 82145)
Fw 190A-8/R2 ProfiPack Edition
Eduard 1:48
82145 2019 | Changed parts
 

Tips & Tricks | Page 36
The Next Step

by Jay Blakemore
Airbrushing Part 1
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 40
NATO's Razor

by Niklas Knutzén
Niklas Knutzén builds Revell's 1/72 F-104G Starfighter straight from the box as a Belgian airframe
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 46
Deutsche Dragon

by Duncan Cooke
Duncan Cooke builds Special Hobby's 1/48 Focke-Achgelis Fa223 as an airframe captured by Allied forces in 1945
 

Reference | Page 54
In Focus

by Malcolm V Lowe
Focke-Achgelis Fa 223
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 58
Combat To Competition

by Dean Large
Dean Large befits the 'Civilian Scheme' edition of Airfix's recent 1/48 Spitfire Mk.XIV with a Canadian air-racing livery
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 66
Callsign 'Spooky'

by Richard Spreckley
Richard Spreckley builds Revell's infamous 1/48 Douglas AC-47D gunshio, adding aftermarket detail and trialling Tru-Color's new paint system
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 76
Far East Forest Fighter

by David Holmes
David Holmes builds Wingsy Kits' delightful 1/48 Mitsubishi Ki-51 'Sonia' in a striking jungle camoflague scheme
1:48 Ki-51 "Sonia" (Wingsy Kits D5-04)
IJA Type 99 Assault Plane
Ki-51 "Sonia"
Wingsy Kits 1:48
D5-04 2019 | New tool
 

Review | Page 84
On The Shelf


Books
 

Review | Page 86
On The Shelf


Aircraft Kits
1:72 AH-1G Cobra (Special Hobby SH72427)
AH-1G Cobra 'Early Tails Over NAM'
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72427 (100-SH72427) 2020 | Changed decals
1:48 Cessna O-2A (ICM 48291)
Cessna O-2A US Navy Service
ICM 1:48
48291 2020 | Changed parts
1:72 A-1H Skyraider (Hasegawa 51464)
A-1H Skyraider with Special Bomb
Hasegawa 1:72
51464 (BP104) 2020 | Changed box
1:48 Hurricane Mk.I (Italeri 2802)
Hurricane Mk.I The Battle of Britain
Italeri 1:48
2802 2020 | Changed decals
1:48 F-104J F104DJ (Kinetic K48092)
F-104J F104DJ Starfighter J.A.S.D.F. [2 in 1]
Kinetic 1:48
K48092 2020 | Changed parts
1:32 Bf 108 (Eduard 3006)
Bf 108 Profi Pack
Eduard 1:32
3006 2020 | Changed parts
1:72 MiG-21MFN (Eduard 7452)
MiG-21MFN Weekend Edition
Eduard 1:72
7452 2019 | Changed parts
1:72 U-2 / Po-2VS (ICM 72243)
U-2 / Po-2VS WWII Soviet Light Night Bomber
ICM 1:72
72243 2020 | New tool
1:72 PZL P.11b (IBG Models 72518)
PZL P.11b
IBG Models 1:72
72518 2020 | Changed parts
1:48 V-156F Vindicator (Special Hobby SH48213)
V-156F Vindicator ‘Aeronavale Service’
Special Hobby 1:48
SH48213 (100-SH48213) 2020 | Changed box
 

Review | Page 90
On The Shelf


Military Kits
1:35 Bantam 40 BRC (MiniArt 35324)
Bantam 40 BRC w/British Crew - Special Edition
MiniArt 1:35
35324 2020 | Changed parts
1:35 SU-122 (Zvezda 3691)
SU-122
Zvezda 1:35
3691 2020 | New tool
1:35 Battle of Kursk 1943 (ICM DS3505)
Battle of Kursk 1943 T34-76 Early 1943,Pak 36(r),4crew for Pak
ICM 1:35
DS3505 2020 | Model set Multi-topic (1!!)
 

Review | Page 92
On The Shelf


Auto Kits
1:72 Kaelble Z6R (Hauler HLP72033)
Kaelble Z6R Deutsche Reichsbahn
Hauler 1:72
HLP72033 2020 | New tool
 

Review | Page 93
On The Shelf


Figures
1:16 IJN Admiral (A.B.&K Models 16007)
IJN Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
A.B.&K Models 1:16
16007 2020 | New tool
 

Review | Page 94
On The Shelf


Decal Sheets
 

Review | Page 98
On The Shelf


Accessories
1:72 Mi-24V (Eduard 73678)
Mi-24V for Zvezda
Eduard 1:72
73678 2019
 

News | Page 102
On The Shelf


Recently Released
 

Photo Gallery | Page 114
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