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Airfix Model World Issue 131

Airfix Model World

Issue

Magazine:
Airfix Model World
Number:
Issue 131 | October 2021
Language:
English

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome to Issue 131

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
Peregrine-Powered Storm

by Mike Williams
Special Hobby’s newly tooled 1/32 Whirlwind Mk.1 has plenty for modellers to savour, as Mike Williams discovers
SH32047
Westland Whirlwind F Mk.I 'Cannon Fighter'
Special Hobby 1:32
SH32047 2020 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:144  | Page 24
Credible Crusty

by Mike Verier
Mike Verier finds that his ‘not-really-an-airliner’ 1/44 Tu-134UBL Crusty-B from Zvezda builds into a faithful rendition of the Soviet aircraft
7036
Tupolev Tu-134UBL "Crusty-B"
Zvezda 1:144
7036 2020 New parts
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 30
Upcycled Classic

by Paul Cawte
Relative newcomer Tiger Models shows real quality with its Nagmachon release. Paul Cawte builds this example of Israeli military inginuety
4615
IDF Israel Defense Forces
Nagmachon Early Heavy APC
Tiger Model 1:35
4615 2016 New parts
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 38
Night Prowler

by José Pires
José Pires delves into the dark hours with a 1/72 Heinkel He 219 Uhu from Platz
AE-1
Heinkel He-219 A7
Platz 1:72
AE-1 2016 New parts
 

Build Report, 1:700  | Page 46
The Mighty Mo

by Andy Davies
Well covered in the larger scales, Academy’s 1/700 World War Two period USS Missouri is explored by Andy Davies
14222
USS Missouri BB-63 Multi-Color Parts
Academy 1:700
14222 2016 New tool
IMS-70009
USS Missouri BB-63 Brass Mast Set
INFINI Model 1:700
IMS-70009
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 56
De Havilland’s Dracula

by Dean Large
Dean Large sinks his teeth into the latest new tooling from Airfix; a 1/48 scale de Havilland Vampire
A06107
De Havilland Vampire F.3
Airfix 1:48
A06107 2021 New tool
 

Build Report | Page 64
Snake Charmer

by Massimo Santarossa
Massing Santarossa takes on a Cobre with Special Hobby’s re-issued 1/72 AH-1G gunship
SH72427
AH-1G Cobra 'Early Tails Over Nam'
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72427 (100-SH72427) 2020 New decals
 

Photo Gallery | Page 70
Virtual Event


Singapore AFV Competition
 

Build Report, 1:32  | Page 72
Ceylon Nemesis

by Steve Budd
Moebius Models has produced a 1/32 replica of Battlestar Galactica’s Raptor, which Steve Budd garnished with Greenstrawberry’s FruitPACK
962
Raptor
Moebius Models 1:32
962 2017 New tool
FP02
Colonial Raptor FruitPACK
Greenstrawberry 1:32
FP02 2019 Model set
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 80
Seaborne Sukhoi

by Chris Jones
Chris Jones wades through parts and decals aplenty to finish the incredible debut release from Minibase: Sukhoi’s SU-33 ‘Sea Flanker
8001
Su-33 Flanker-D RUSSIAN NAVY CARRIER-BORNE FIGHTER
Minibase 1:48
8001 (MBASE-8001) 2021 New tool
 

Review | Page 90
On The Shelf


Books
 

Review | Page 92
On The Shelf


Aircraft Kits
A05170V
Concorde Prototype
Airfix 1:144
A05170V 2019 New box
DW72028
Bloch MB.152C1
UA Dora Wings 1:72
DW72028 2021 New parts
SH72345
SMB-2 Super Mystère 'Sa’ar – Israeli Storm in the Sky'
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72345 2019 New tool
04972
Junkers Ju88 A-1 "Battle of Britain"
Revell 1:72
04972 2020 New parts
PF-30
JASDF RF-4E Phantom II 501 SQ "Last Recon Phantom 2020" Forest Camouflage
Platz 1:144
PF-30 2020 New decals
1448
F-4E/F Phantom II
Italeri 1:72
1448 2021 New decals
48805
Messerschmitt Bf 109F-4 with German Ground Personnel
UA ICM 1:48
48805 2020 New parts
03711
Combat Set Me262 & P-51B
Revell 1:72
03711 2020 Model set Multi-topic (2)
 

Review | Page 94
On The Shelf


Military Kits
5055
Russian 152 mm self-propelled howitzer
2S35 Koalitsiya
Zvezda 1:72
5055 2021 New tool
BRS48013
Tugmaster Flight Deck Tractor Royal Navy
Brengun 1:48
BRS48013 2020 New parts
A55003
Sherman Firefly Small Starter Set
Airfix 1:72
A55003 2021 Model set
03315
Sturmpanzer 38(t) Grille Ausf. M
Revell 1:72
03315 2021 New parts
7577
Sd.Kfz. 231 Schwerer Panzerspähwagen (8-Rad)
Dragon 1:72
7577 2018 New box
35111
Sd.Kfz. 247 Ausf.B with Crew
UA ICM 1:35
35111 2021 New parts Multi-topic (2)
6243
Sd.Kfz. 251/1 Ausf. B Stuka zu Fuss
Zvezda 1:100
6243 2019 New tool
37075
Syrian
T-34/85
UA MiniArt 1:35
37075 2021 New parts
 

Review | Page 96
On The Shelf


Auto Kits and Figures
35605
American
Ford T 1914 Fire Truck
UA ICM 1:35
35605 2021 New parts
3926
IVECO Turbostar 190.48 Special
Italeri 1:24
3926 2017
6271
Soviet
Assault Sapper Group
Zvezda 1:72
6271 2020 New tool
05672
VW T1 "The Who" Gift Set
Revell 1:24
05672 2021 New decals
35680
WWI
Belgian Infantry
UA ICM 1:35
35680 2021 New tool
48F63
Mr. Hog and his Driver
ToRo Model 1:48
48F63 2021 New tool
1
Two Types by JON
ToRo Model 54mm
1
35645
WWII German
MG08 MG Team
UA ICM 1:35
35645 2019 New tool
48087
US Pilots & Ground Personnel (Vietnam War) (5 figures)
UA ICM 1:48
48087 2021 New tool
J6036
Ford Mustang GT QUICKBUILD
Airfix 1:26
J6036 2021 New tool
 

Review | Page 98
On The Shelf


Decal Sheets
DG14117
PACIFIC WESTERN 737-200
Decales Global 1:144
DG14117 2017 New tool
KW172133
Boeing B-29A Superfortress
Kits-World 1:48
KW172133 2018*
48-123
Dassault Mirage IIIE
Syhart Decal 1:48
48-123 2021 New tool
AIR72-016
"Thunder over Pax River"
US Naval Test Pilot School Part 1
Air-Graphics Models 1:72
AIR72-016 2021 New tool Multi-topic (5)
72-077
Lavochkin La-9(11)
Begemot 1:72
72-077 2021 New tool
D48072
Harrier Gr.7/9 stencils
Eduard 1:48
D48072 2021 New tool
ED-72124
McDonnell Douglas F-4C & F-4E Phantoms of the 57th FIS
Euro Decals 1:72
ED-72124 2020 New tool
D48063
Bf 109E ADLERANGRIFF: Alte Hasen EDUARD
Eduard 1:48
D48063 2020 New tool
72-038
MiG-25 Foxbat stencils Ukrainian Air Force
UA Foxbot 1:72
72-038 2018 New tool
 

Review | Page 102
On The Shelf


Accessories
HLU35120
AGM-114 Hellfire 8pcs 2 racks
Hauler 1:35
HLU35120 2021 New tool
BRL48151
AGM-88 Harm (2pcs)
Brengun 1:48
BRL48151 2021 New tool
35381
7.5 cm PzGr. & Gr. KwK 40 Shells with Ammo Boxes
UA MiniArt 1:35
35381 2021 New tool
73742
Buccaneer S.2B
Eduard 1:72
73742 2021 New tool
Q48386
Beaufighter Mk.X Hedgehog Flame Damper Exhausts - British type Revell
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:48
Q48386 2021 New tool
33279
DH. 82A Tiger Moth seatbelts STEEL ICM
Eduard 1:32
33279 2021
33278
DH. 82A Tiger Moth ICM
Eduard 1:32
33278
BRL144166
SBD-3 Dauntless Exterior BRENGUN kit
Brengun 1:144
BRL144166 2020 New tool
EL058
Chairs with armrest
PlusModel 1:35
EL058
SO214421
La-5 update for KP kits
Shelf Oddity 1:144
SO214421 2019 New tool
BRL72252
F/A-18 E/F engine nozzles Hasegawa kit
Brengun 1:72
BRL72252 2021 New tool
CM72002
Nakajima J1N1 Gekko Vacu Canopy & Mask Fujimi
DEAD Design Models 1:72
CM72002
634024
Tornado GR.4 LööK Italeri
Eduard 1:32
634024
632171
Tornado GR.4 wheels ITALERI
Eduard 1:32
632171 2021 New tool
35648
Traffic Signs, Syria, 2010's
UA MiniArt 1:35
35648 2021 New tool
AM-48-140
Su-33 (Flanker D) - Pitot Tube
Master 1:48
AM-48-140 2017 New tool
BR32461
Spitfire Mk IX Late (Aerovee) Carb Intake
Barracuda Studios 1:32
BR32461 2021 New tool
648640
Spitfire Mk.V engine EDUARD
Eduard 1:48
648640 2021 New tool
M72024
AT-6 Texan/Harvard Mk.II/IIA/IIb
Special Mask 1:72
M72024 2020 New tool
 

Photo Gallery | Page 114
Display Case


This month’s selection of reader projects features large subjects depicted in the small scale of 1/72 - including a trio of diorama builds
 

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