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Airfix Model World 130

Airfix Model World

Issue

Magazine:
Airfix Model World
Number:
130 | September 2021
Language:
English

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome To Issue 130

by Stu Fone
 

News | Page 6
News


Latest Updates
 

News | Page 10
Show Guide


At-a-glance model show calendar
 

Build Report, 1:32  | Page 14
Pulaedki’s Fighter

by Dean Large
It’s a build of discovery for Dean Large as he encounters an unusual subject in IBG’s large-scale PZL P.11c
32001
PZL P.11c
IBG Models 1:32
32001 2020 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 22
Weathered Workhorse

by Joe Turner
Joe Turner turns MiniArt’s 1/35 US Bulldozer into a weathered machine, and places the model in a period scene
38022
U.S.
Bulldozer
UA MiniArt 1:35
38022 2019 New parts
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 30
Thunder God

by Tony Page
Tony Page undertakes Hasegawa’s seasoned 1/48 F-16C kit, producing a display aircraft with a distinctly Greek flavour
07308
F-16C (Block 52 Advanced) Fighting Falcon 'Zeus'
Hasegawa 1:48
07308 2012 New parts
FE931
F-16C/N seatbelts steel Tamiya
Eduard 1:48
FE931 2018 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:egg  | Page 36
Clowning Around

by Jen Wright
Jen Wright takes a break from reality with a couple of cartoon-style fighter builds from Great Wall Hobby
GQ001
USAF/RAAF
F-35A
Great Wall Hobby (GWH) 1:Egg
GQ001 2018 New tool
GQ002
JASDF
F-15J
Great Wall Hobby (GWH) 1:Egg
GQ002 2018 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 42
The Flying Dutchman

by Massimo Santarossa
How friendly is Italeri’s Fokker F27? Massimo Santarossa finds out, as he construction this turboprop airliner in 1/72 scale
1430
Fokker F27 Friendship
Italeri 1:72
1430 2019 New decals
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 50
Hop, Skip, and a Jump

by Jay Blakemore
Kinetic’s 1/48 Harrier has been re-worked to depict the RAF’s GR.1/GR.3 airframes, with this offering causing Jay Blakemore to jump for joy
K48060
Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR1/GR3
Kinetic 1:48
K48060 2020 New parts
FE882
Harrier T.4/T.8 for Kinetic
Eduard 1:48
FE882 2018 New tool
RS48-0060
Matra-155 Rocket launcher POD
UA ResKit 1:48
RS48-0060 2017 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:16  | Page 58
Neither Dead Nor Alive

by Johan Augustsson
Following its 1/16 Night King, ICM has released another figure seemingly inspired by the Game Of Thrones series: one of the reanimated minions from the frozen land beyond The Wall. Johan Augustsson introduces painting theories on this creepy fellow, a 1/16
16203
Wight
UA ICM 1:16
16203 2020 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 64
How do they get in?

by Stu Fone
Sometimes a project can snowball if just a simple question is raised during construction - for Airfix’s re-issued 1/72 Beaufighter TF.X it was How the crew entered the aircraft
A04019A
Bristol Beaufighter TF.X
Airfix 1:72
A04019A 2020 New decals
7438
Beaufighter TF Mk.X Main Undercarriage Bays Correction
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:72
7438 2020 New tool
7437
Beaufighter TF Mk.X cockpit
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:72
7437 2020 New tool
7439
Beaufighter TF Mk.X Dinghy set
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:72
7439 2020 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 72
The Curse of Kursk

by Kev Smith
Kev Smith decided to potry Tamiya’s recently tooled 1/35 Panther Asif.D in a typisk maintenance scene following the 1943 Battle of Kursk
35345
German tank
Panther Ausf.D Pz.Kpfw. Panther Ausf. D (Sd.Kfz. 171)
Tamiya 1:35
35345 2015 New tool
12665
Panther D Track set
Tamiya 1:35
12665 2015 New tool
35180
German
Tank Engine Maintenance Crew Set
Tamiya 1:35
35180 (180) 1994 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 80
Morale-Boosting Taxicab

by Dr James Whalen
Dr James Whalen Leaves his comfort zone, svaling his car modelling down to 1/35 for ICM’s Details 1914 Renault Type AG Taxi
35658
Type AG 1910 London Taxi
UA ICM 1:35
35658 2020 New parts
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 88
Old ‘Cat’ New Tricks

by Mike Williams
Italeri’s 1/48 F7F Tigercst gives Mike Williams the feeling of a cat that’s got the cream… despite a challenging construction
2756
F7F-3 Tigercat
Italeri 1:48
2756 2016 New decals
48008
Grumman F7F Tigercat #10.1
Scale Aircraft Conversions 1:48
48008 200x New tool
48091
F-7F Tigercat
Wheel Set (2 Main & 1 Nose) Diamond Tread
True Details 1:48
48091
48178
F7F-3 Tigercat for AMT/ERTL
Eduard 1:48
48178 1996 New tool
SQT9593
F7F-3N Tigercat Canopy
Squadron 1:48
SQT9593
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 96
Howard in the Congo

by Mike Grant
Cast with Denko’s resin Howard DGA-15P, Mike Grant builds the model in Free French colours as an ambulance airframe
GA. 720700
Golden Age
Howard DGA-15P FAFL/AH-1 Blind Flying Trainer "Ambulance in Africa & Blind Flying Trainer in America"
Dekno Models 1:72
GA. 720700 2018 New tool
 

Review | Page 104
On The Shelf


Books
 

Review | Page 108
On The Shelf


Aircraft Kits
03866
Sea Vixen FAW 2 British Legends
Revell 1:72
03866 2021 New decals
SH72430
Focke Wulf Fw 189B-0/B-1 'Luftwaffe Trainer'
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72430 2020 New parts
82139
Fw 190F-8 ProfiPack Edition
Eduard 1:48
82139 2021 New parts
2133
Fokker Fokker! (D.VII) Dual Combo! - Limited Edition
Eduard 1:72
2133 2021 New parts
32043
Gloster Gladiator Mk.I with British Pilots in Tropical Uniform
UA ICM 1:32
32043 2020 New parts
2807
Junkers Ju87B Stuka
Italeri 1:48
2807 (8001283028073) 2020 New decals
72513
PZL. 37 A bis II
IBG Models 1:72
72513 2020 New parts
A05139
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XIV Civilian Schemes
Airfix 1:48
A05139 2020 New decals
 

Review | Page 110
On The Shelf


Military Kits
35670
Model T RNAS Armoured Car with WWI British Tank crew
UA ICM 1:35
35670 2020 New parts Multi-topic (2)
03289
Humber Mk. II
Revell 1:76
03289 2021 New box
6581
M1 155mm Howitzer Contains 6 figures
Italeri 1:35
6581 2020 New parts
7624
M6 Bradley Linebacker Air-Defense Vehicle
Dragon 1:72
7624 2020 New parts
6945
Panther D Sd.Kfz. 171 w/Zimmerit 2 in 1
Dragon 1:35
6945 2020 New parts
A1357
Tiger I 'Early Version'
Airfix 1:35
A1357 2019 New decals
HLP-72034
Russo Balt type C, Hauler 72034
Hauler 1:72
HLP-72034
 

Review | Page 112
On The Shelf


Figures and Sci-Fi Kits
AIP10009
Thunderbird 1 & Launch Bay
AiP (Adventures in Plastic) 1:350
AIP10009 2021* New box
AIP10002
Thunderbird 2 with Thunderbird 4
AiP (Adventures in Plastic) 1:350
AIP10002 2021* New box Multi-topic (2)
AIP10010
Transparent Thunderbird 2
AiP (Adventures in Plastic) 1:350
AIP10010 2021 New box
AIP10005
Thunderbird 5 with Thunderbird 3
AiP (Adventures in Plastic)
AIP10005 2021* New box Multi-topic (2)
35332
British Tank Crew Special Edition
UA MiniArt 1:35
35332 2021 New parts
35905
Chernobyl #5, Evacuation
UA ICM 1:35
35905 2021 New tool
32109
German Luftwaffe Ground Personnel (1939-1945)
UA ICM 1:32
32109 2020 New tool
F72371
US Navy F6F Hellcat Pilot and Mechanic
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:72
F72371 2021 New tool
6802
U.S.
Marines Korea 1950/51 (Chosin Reservoir)
Dragon 1:35
6802 1994 New tool
 

Review | Page 114
On The Shelf


Decal Sheets
ED-32128
BAe Hawk in Worldwide Service
Euro Decals 1:32
ED-32128 2020 New tool
72D43
Armoured Scout Car
BRDM in Polish service vol.1
ToRo Model 1:72
72D43 2019 New tool Multi-topic (2)
D72099
De Havilland DH-98 Mosquito F.B. Mk. VI in Polish service
ModelMaker 1:72
D72099 2017 New tool
72-030
VMA-311 TOMCATS A-4M BUNO , MCAS EL TORO, 1977
Milspec 1:72
72-030
MOD72095
German Typhoons Stencils & insignias
ModelMaker 1:72
MOD72095
48-114
F-4M Phantom II FGR.2 XV404 “Mini-Tigermeet 1992” 74Sqn
Syhart (Syh@rt) 1:48
48-114 2019 New tool
EagleCals EC48-170
Me 262 B-1a/U1
Eagle Editions 1:48
EagleCals EC48-170 (EC#170) 2016 New tool
48-036
Ukrainian Foxbats: MiG-25RB Ukrainian Air Force
UA Foxbot 1:48
48-036 2018 New tool
KW148176
War Birds
P-51D Mustang (For Airfix) 'Lullaby for a Dream' & 'Mary Mae'
Kits-World 1:48
KW148176 (48176) 2017 New tool
KW132040
War Birds
P-47N Thunderbolts 'Chautauqua' & 'Red-E Ruth'
Kits-World 1:32
KW132040 2012 New tool
 

Review | Page 120
On The Shelf


Accessories
35623
Market Cart with Vegetables
UA MiniArt 1:35
35623 2021 New parts
632175
Sky Shadow ECM pod
Eduard 1:32
632175 2021 New tool
YMA4869
Lancaster Tamiya
Yahu Models 1:48
YMA4869 2018
3DL48020
B-17F interior 3D decals SPACE
Eduard 1:48
3DL48020 2021 New tool
632173
BOZ-107 pod
Eduard 1:32
632173 2021 New tool
672260
Brimstone w/ AGLM III rack
Eduard 1:72
672260 2021 New tool
BR32262
Mosquito WWII Radio Upgrade Set
Barracuda Studios 1:32
BR32262 2019 New tool
HLH72119
Bedroom furniture
Hauler 1:72
HLH72119 2020 New tool
EL060
Gasflaschen / Pressure Bottles
Plus Model 1:35
EL060
648620
GBU-53B w/BRU-61
Eduard 1:48
648620 2021 New tool
BRL72236
F-16 CD wheel Block 40 and later
Brengun 1:72
BRL72236 2020 New tool
BRL72240
Ilyushin IL-10 detail set Fly
Brengun 1:72
BRL72240 2021 New tool
7468
Junkers Ju 88A Life Boat
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:72
7468 2021 New tool
YMA4887
P-38F Lightning
Yahu Models 1:48
YMA4887 2020 New tool
BRL48148
M26 flare (2pcs) Resin set of U.S. WWII flares
Brengun 1:48
BRL48148 2020 New tool
648625
Mk.44 torpedo
Eduard 1:48
648625 2021 New tool
BR32157
BF 109G-6 Upper Gun Cowling (Standard)
Barracuda Studios 1:32
BR32157 2021 New tool
Q72389
Messerschmitt Bf 109E Detailed Propeller Spinner Special Hobby and other kits
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:72
Q72389 (CMKQ72389) 2021 New tool
BR24435
Bf 109E/F Mainwheels with Ribbed Tires
Barracuda Studios 1:24
BR24435 2021 New tool
3DL48022
Bf 109G-2 interior 3D decals
Eduard 1:48
3DL48022 2021 New tool
644096
MiG-21PF grey LööK detail set
Eduard 1:48
644096 2021 New tool
73738
MiG-25PD
Eduard 1:72
73738 2021 New tool
PLM01
Coconut Palm 1
Reality in Scale 1:35
PLM01 2017 New tool
HLH72117
Sturmgeschütz IV Revell kit
Hauler 1:72
HLH72117 2020 New parts
672257
R-27T/T1 / AA-10 Alamo-B
Eduard 1:72
672257 2021 New tool
5135
Westland Whirlwind Mk.I Wheels
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:32
5135 2021 New tool
AM017-1/72
A/SF-01 B-Wing Starfighter - MASK Masks for Bandai kit
Greenstrawberry 1:72
AM017-1/72 2018 New tool
 

News | Page 122
On The Shelf


Recently Released
 

Photo Gallery | Page 130
Display Case


Unusual subjects and breaks from the hobby are key elements in this month`s selection of impressive reader-submitted build projects
 

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