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Airfix Model World 130

Airfix Model World


Airfix Model World
130 | September 2021

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome To Issue 130

by Stu Fone

News | Page 6

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
1:32 PZL P.11c (IBG Models 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
1:35 Bulldozer (MiniArt 38022)
MiniArt 1:35
38022 2019 | Changed 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

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
1:Egg F-35A (Great Wall Hobby GQ001)
Great Wall Hobby (GWH) 1:Egg
GQ001 2018 | New tool
No F-15J (Great Wall Hobby GQ002)
Great Wall Hobby (GWH)
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

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

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
1:16 Wight (ICM 16203)
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

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
1:35 Panther Ausf.D (Tamiya 35345)
German tank
Panther Ausf.D Pz.Kpfw. Panther Ausf. D (Sd.Kfz. 171)
Tamiya 1:35
35345 2015 | 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

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
1:48 F7F-3 (Eduard 48178)
Eduard 1:48
48178 1996 | New tool

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

Review | Page 104
On The Shelf


Review | Page 108
On The Shelf

Aircraft Kits
1:48 Fw 190F-8 (Eduard 82139)
Fw 190F-8 ProfiPack Edition
Eduard 1:48
82139 2021 | Changed parts
1:72 Fokker Fokker! (Eduard 2133)
Fokker Fokker! Fokker D.VII Limited edition
Eduard 1:72
2133 2021 | Changed parts

Review | Page 110
On The Shelf

Military Kits

Review | Page 112
On The Shelf

Figures and Sci-Fi Kits
1:35 Tank Crew (MiniArt 35332)
Tank Crew Special Edition
MiniArt 1:35
35332 2021 | Changed parts
1:35 Marines (Dragon 6802)
Marines Korea 1950/51 (Chosin Reservoir)
Dragon 1:35
6802 1994 | New tool

Review | Page 114
On The Shelf

Decal Sheets
1:72 BRDM (ToRo Model 72D43)
Armoured Scout Car
BRDM in Polish service vol.1
ToRo Model 1:72
72D43 2019 | New tool Multi-topic (2)
1:48 Me 262 B-1a/U1 (Eagle Editions EagleCals EC48-170)
Me 262 B-1a/U1
Eagle Editions 1:48
EagleCals EC48-170 (EC#170) 2018 | New tool
1:32 P-47N Thunderbolts (Kits-World KW132040)
War Birds
P-47N Thunderbolts 'Chautauqua' & 'Red-E Ruth'
Kits-World 1:32
KW132040 2012 | New tool

Review | Page 120
On The Shelf

1:48 Lancaster (Yahu Models YMA4869)
Lancaster Tamiya
Yahu Models 1:48
YMA4869 2018
1:48 M26 flare (2pcs) (Brengun BRL48148)
M26 flare (2pcs) Resin set of U.S. WWII flares
Brengun 1:48
BRL48148 2020 | New tool
1:72 MiG-25PD (Eduard 73738)
Eduard 1:72
73738 2021 | 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