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Airfix Model World 73

Airfix Model World

Issue

Magazine:Airfix Model World
Number:73 | December 2016
Language:GB

Table of contents

Page 3
Editorial
Welcome to Issue 73 by Chris Clifford
 
Page 6
News
News Bulletin
Latest Updates
 
Page 10
News
Show Scene
At-a-glance model and airshow calendar
 
Page 14
Gallery, 1:72 
Castle in the Sky by Alan Price
Airfix's 1/72 B-17G caused a real stir on its announcement...and with good reason says Alan Price, who builds this exclusive test-shot
1:72 Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (Airfix A08017)
 
Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
Airfix 1:72
A08017
2016 | New tool
+
 
Page 24
News
Out and About by Glenn Sands
Yeovilton Air Day 2016
 
Page 26
Tips & Tricks, 1:48 
Your Airfix by Richard Spreckley
Red Flag Buccaneer
 
Page 28
News
Out and About by Stu Fone
IPMS Brampton Show
 
Page 30
Gallery, 1:48 
Cranked Arrow by Brian Wakeman
The recent 1/48 F-16XL from Kinetic spin-off Skunkmodels Workshop is a dream come true for Brian Wakeman
1:48 F-16XL Experimental Fighter (Skunkmodels 48026)
 
F-16XL Experimental Fighter
Skunkmodels 1:48
48026
2015 | Changed parts
+
 
Page 36
News
Out and About by Chris Clifford
E-Day 2016
 
Page 38
Gallery, 1:35 
Captured Colossus by Mikael Terfors
Mikael Terfors returns to AMW with Takom's Mk.IV Female tank...and offers an interesting comparison with his previous Tamiya build
1:35 Mark IV "Female" (Takom 2009)
 
Mark IV "Female" WWI Heavy Battle Tank
Takom 1:35
2009
2014 | Changed parts
+
 
Page 46
News
Out and About by Dave Oliver
Norfolk Tank Museum
 
Page 48
Gallery, 1:48 
Swedish Scholars by Mark Stanton
Mark Stanton rounds off AWM's multi-build tribute to the 90th anniversary of the Swedish Air Force, with Italeri's Harvard Mk.IIa
1:48 Harvard Mk.IIA (Italeri 2736)
 
Harvard Mk.IIA
Italeri 1:48
2736
2014 | Changed decals
+
 
Page 54
Reference
In Focus by Jan P Forsgren
Flygvapnet SK 16
 
Page 60
Gallery, 1:48 
Balkans Blitz by Alan Price
It's just over a year since Airfix released its then new 1/72 scale Stuka, but now the company offers a stunning 1/48 scale version. Alan Price builds an eexclsive test-shot
1:48 Junkers Ju87B-1 Stuka (Airfix A07114)
 
Junkers Ju87B-1 Stuka
Airfix 1:48
A07114
2017 | New tool
+
 
Page 68
News
Out and About
Wings and Things Show
 
Page 70
Gallery, 1:24 
Deutsche Klassisch by Dr James Whalen
Dr James Whales converts Revell's Volkswagen Golf 1 GTI to a 1983 variant.. And demonstrates how to lower a model car
1:24 VW Golf 1 GTI (Revell 07072)
 
VW Golf 1 GTI
Revell 1:24
07072 (80-7072)
2014 | Changed parts
+
 
Page 94
Review
On The Shelf
Aircraft Kits
1:144 Boeing 727-100 Germania (Revell 03946)
 
Boeing 727-100 Germania
Revell 1:144
03946 (80-3946)
2016 | Changed decals
+
1:144 Boeing 777-300ER™ (Zvezda 7012)
Civil Airliner
Boeing 777-300ER™
Zvezda 1:144
7012
2015 | New tool
+
1:32 F2A-1 Buffalo (Special Hobby SH32064)
 
F2A-1 Buffalo “The First in US Service”
Special Hobby 1:32
SH32064
2016 | Changed decals
+
1:48 Eurofighter Typhoon "Bronze Tiger" (Revell 03949)
 
Eurofighter Typhoon "Bronze Tiger"
Revell 1:48
03949 (80-3949)
2016 | Changed decals
+
1:48 Lavochkin LaGG-3 'Japanese Army' (Hasegawa 07417)
 
Lavochkin LaGG-3 'Japanese Army'
Hasegawa 1:48
07417
2015 | Changed decals
+
1:72 F/A-18 Swiss Air Force (Italeri 1385)
 
F/A-18 Swiss Air Force
Italeri 1:72
1385
2016 | Changed decals
+
1:72 Su-24M Fencer-D (Trumpeter 01673)
 
Su-24M Fencer-D
Trumpeter 1:72
01673
2016 | Changed parts
+
1:72 Yakovlev Yak-1 1941 (Brengun BRP72020)
 
Yakovlev Yak-1 1941
Brengun 1:72
BRP72020
2016 | New tool
+
 
Page 98
Review
On The Shelf
Military Kits
1:35 Chieftain Marksman (Takom 2039)
British Air-Defense Weapon System
Chieftain Marksman SPAAG
Takom 1:35
2039
2016 | Changed parts
+
1:35 Jagdtiger w/12.8cm PaK.80 (L/66) (Dragon 6827)
 
Jagdtiger w/12.8cm PaK.80 (L/66)
Dragon 1:35
6827
2016 | Changed parts
+
1:35 "Stuka zu Fuß" Sd.Kfz. 251/1 Ausf. B (Revell 03248)
 
"Stuka zu Fuß" Sd.Kfz. 251/1 Ausf. B
Revell 1:35
03248 (80-3248)
2016 | Changed decals
+
1:35 SU-85 Mod.1943 Mid Production (MiniArt 35187)
Soviet Self-Propelled Gun
SU-85 Mod.1943 Mid Production Interior Kit
MiniArt 1:35
35187
2016 | New tool
+
1:35 German T-34/76 747(r) (Academy 13502)
 
German T-34/76 747(r)
Academy 1:35
13502
2016 | Changed parts
+
1:35 T-90MS Tagil (Trumpeter 05549)
Russian
T-90MS Tagil Mod. 2011
Trumpeter 1:35
05549
2016 | Changed parts
+
1:35 ZiL-131 Emergency Truck (ICM 35518)
 
ZiL-131 Emergency Truck
ICM 1:35
35518
2016 | Changed parts
+
 
Page 102
Review
On The Shelf
Auto Kits
1:24 Lamborghini Miura (Italeri 3686)
 
Lamborghini Miura
Italeri 1:24
3686
2016 | Changed box
+
1:24 Mazda Cosmo Sport (1968) Marathon de la Route (Hasegawa 20274)
 
Mazda Cosmo Sport (1968) Marathon de la Route
Hasegawa 1:24
20274
2016 | Changed decals
+
1:24 Berliet / Renault "Le Centaure" (Italeri 3913)
 
Berliet / Renault "Le Centaure"
Italeri 1:24
3913
2016 | Changed decals
+
1:32 Opel GT (Revell 07680)
 
Opel GT
Revell 1:32
07680 (80-7680)
2016 | Changed parts
+
 
Page 104
Review
On The Shelf
Figures
1:35 Russian Infantryman, Kursk 1943 (Stalingrad S-3101)
 
Russian Infantryman, Kursk 1943
Stalingrad 1:35
S-3101
2015 | New tool
+
1:32 USAAF Navigator European Theater (Master Details 32044)
 
USAAF Navigator European Theater
Master Details 1:32
32044
2016 | New tool
+
 
Page 106
Review
On The Shelf
Decal Sheets
1:72 Dassault Mirage F.1B Part 2 Two seaters (Xtradecal X72254)
 
Dassault Mirage F.1B Part 2 Two seaters
Xtradecal 1:72
X72254
2016 | New tool
+
1:48 Bombcat Weapons Set (Furball Aero-Design 48-053)
 
Bombcat Weapons Set
Furball Aero-Design 1:48
48-053
2016 | New tool
+
1:48 Ju 88 G-1 collection (AIMS 48D018)
 
Ju 88 G-1 collection
AIMS 1:48
48D018
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 Bf 109G-6 and G-14 Part 1 (Barracuda Studios BC72232)
 
Bf 109G-6 and G-14 Part 1
Barracuda Studios 1:72
BC72232
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 Mig-15 (Print Scale 72-076)
 
Mig-15
Print Scale 1:72
72-076
+
 
Page 110
Review
On The Shelf
Accessories
1:700 USN 14in/50 (35.6 cm) Gun Barrels (Master SM-700-050)
 
USN 14in/50 (35.6 cm) Gun Barrels For turrets without blastbags (12pcs)
Master 1:700
SM-700-050
+
1:48 Blackburn Buccaneer Wheels (MasterCasters MST48019)
 
Blackburn Buccaneer Wheels Airfix kits
MasterCasters 1:48
MST48019
+
1:72 Beaufighter TF Mk.10 (Eduard 73562)
 
Beaufighter TF Mk.10 Airfix A05043
Eduard 1:72
73562
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 Wheels set (CMK Q72251)
Mirage F.1
Wheels set
CMK 1:72
Q72251
2016 | New tool
+
1:48 RP 825 Fuel Tank (PJ Production 481216)
 
RP 825 Fuel Tank with pylon
PJ Production 1:48
481216
2016 | New tool
+
1:48 ERA-3B Skywarrior Update Set (Steel Beach 48977)
 
ERA-3B Skywarrior Update Set for Trumpeter
Steel Beach 1:48
48977
+
1:72 Fw 190A-5 Engine (Eduard 672117)
 
Fw 190A-5 Engine Eduard
Eduard 1:72
672117
2015 | New tool
+
1:48 Folland Gnat T.1 wheel set (SBS Model 48046)
 
Folland Gnat T.1 wheel set for Airfix kit
SBS Model 1:48
48046
2016 | New tool
+
1:48 EA-6B Prowler Exhaust (Hypersonic Models HMR 48025)
 
EA-6B Prowler Exhaust
Hypersonic Models 1:48
HMR 48025
+
1:12 Realistic Rifles #2 (Platz GUN-2)
M4A1, Howa 89, SVD
Realistic Rifles #2
Platz 1:12
GUN-2
2016 | New tool
+
1:48 IRIS-T (Eduard 648207)
 
IRIS-T
Eduard 1:48
648207
2016 | New tool
+
1:48 Ju 88A wheels early (Eduard 648244)
 
Ju 88A wheels early for ICM
Eduard 1:48
648244
2016 | New tool
+
1:48 F-4J interior 1975 modification (Eduard 49774)
 
F-4J interior 1975 modification Academy 12515
Eduard 1:48
49774
2016 | New tool
+
1:48 MiG-31B/BS 1/48 (Eduard 49781)
 
MiG-31B/BS 1/48 interior + exterior set (for AMK 88008)
Eduard 1:48
49781
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 MER (Eduard 672119)
 
MER
Eduard 1:72
672119
2016 | New tool
+
1:35 Piano (Hauler HLU35094)
 
Piano
Hauler 1:35
HLU35094
+
1:48 Draken upgrade set (Eduard 48892)
 
Draken upgrade set for Eduard & Hasegawa
Eduard 1:48
48892
2016 | New tool
+
1:72 SC 250 German WWII bombs (Eduard 672113)
 
SC 250 German WWII bombs
Eduard 1:72
672113
2016 | New tool
+
1:35 Sd.Kfz.251/1 Ausf. B (Eduard 36312)
 
Sd.Kfz.251/1 Ausf. B Zvezda 3625
Eduard 1:35
36312
2015 | New tool
+
1:35 StuG.IV last production (Eduard 36282)
 
StuG.IV last production for Dragon 6647
Eduard 1:35
36282
2014 | New tool
+
1:72 Su-15 (Flagon) - Pitot Tubes (Master AM-72-105)
 
Su-15 (Flagon) - Pitot Tubes Optional parts for all versions
Master 1:72
AM-72-105
+
1:72 Spitfire Mk.IX landing flaps (Eduard 72623)
 
Spitfire Mk.IX landing flaps Eduard
Eduard 1:72
72623
2016 | New tool
+
1:32 Vickers K (GasPatch models 32059)
 
Vickers K
GasPatch models 1:32
32059
+
1:72 F4U-4 REVELL 03955 (Eduard 73560)
 
F4U-4 REVELL 03955
Eduard 1:72
73560
2016 | New tool
+
 
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