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Airfix Model World Issue 137

Airfix Model World

Issue

Magazine:
Airfix Model World
Number:
Issue 137 | April 2022
Language:
English
ISSN:
97704512011104

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome to Issue 137

by Stu Fone
 

News | Page 6
News


Latest Updates
 

News | Page 12
Show Guide


At-a-glance model show calendar
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 16
Bat Out Of Hell

by Jay Blakemore
Jay Blakemore discovers that building GasPatch Models’ new quarter-scale Komet is far from being rocket science
20-48236
Messerschmitt Me 163B Komet
GasPatch Models 1:48
20-48236 2021 New tool
 

Tips & Tricks, 1:72  | Page 24
Your Airfix

by Bob Newberry
Bob Newberry explains his longstanding interest in the Bristol Superfreighter, and why he was completed to modify Airfix’s vintage 1/72 kit of the type
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 26
On The Wrong Track

by Huw Morgan
Huw Morgan goes off the rails to give RyeField Model’s 1/35 Sherman Firefly a decidedly different setting
RM-5038
British
Sherman VC Firefly
Rye Field Model (RFM) 1:35
RM-5038 (5038) 2019 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 32
Dazzling Mirage

by Niklas Knutzén
Niklas Knutzén builds Special Hobby’s re-issued Mirage F.1EQ straight from the box as an Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force machine
SH72386
Mirage F.1 EQ/ED
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72386 2021 New box
 

Build Report, 1:16  | Page 38
Ahead Of The Legion

by Johan Augustsson
ICM has released several historical and fictional figures in 1/16 scale lately, and this time Johan Augustsson ‘splashes some paint’ on its new Roman Centurion
16302
Roman Centurion (I century)
UA ICM 1:16
16302 2020 New tool
 

Photo Gallery | Page 44
Out And About

by Stu Fone
RAF Sculthorpe Heritage Centre
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 48
Bye Bye Buckeye

by Kev Baxter
Inspired by an air-to-air photoshoot in Greece, Kev Baxter dig into his kit stash for a Wolfpack Design 1/72 North American T-2E Buckeye to build
WP10005
T-2C Buckeye 'US Navy' US Navy Jet Trainer
Wolfpack 1:72
WP10005 2015 New tool
 

Reference | Page 56
In Focus

by Kev Baxter
T-2 Buckeye
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 58
American Eagle

by Ben Davies
Ben Davies takes on Airfix’s re-issued 1/48 Spitfire Mk.Vb in this out-of-the-box build to replicate an airframe flown by ace Don Gentile
A05125A
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb
Airfix 1:48
A05125A 2020 New decals
 

Reference | Page 66
Pilot Focus

by Malcolm V Lowe
One of the United States Army AirForces’ top fighter pilots of World War Two, Don Gentile started his combat career with the RAF. Malcolm V Lowe tells the flying ace’s story
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 70
Snowy Serb

by Joe Turner
Joe Turner opts for a small-scale Bosnian conflict diorama, with Tamiya’s 1/48 T-55 acting as the centrepiece
32598
Russian Medium Tank
T-55
Tamiya 1:48
32598 2020 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 78
Invader With Teeth

by Mike Williams
ICM has followed the rap development of the Douglas B-26 Invader with a refurbished B-26K version in 1/48, built here by Mike Williams
48279
Douglas B-26K Counter Invader USAF Vietnam War Attack Aircraft
UA ICM 1:48
48279 2021 New parts
 

Review | Page 90
On The Shelf


Books
 

Review | Page 92
On The Shelf


Aircraft Kits
32062
AH-1G with Vietnam War US Helicopter Pilots
UA ICM 1:32
32062 2021 New parts
82122
Tempest Mk.V Series 2 ProfiPack Edition
Eduard 1:48
82122 2021 New box
SH72454
Messerschmitt Bf 109E-1 "Lightly-Armed Emil"
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72454 (SH 72454) 2021 New parts
03842
Tornado ASSTA 3.1
Revell 1:72
03842 2021 New parts
A55301
Panavia Tornado F3 Starter Set
Airfix 1:72
A55301 2019 Model set
SH48206
Reggiane Re.2005 Sagittario
Special Hobby 1:48
SH48206 2021 New box
82171
Sopwith F.1 Camel (BR.1) ProfiPACK edition
Eduard 1:48
82171 2021 New decals
 

Review | Page 94
On The Shelf


Military Kits
03504
Cromwell Mk.IV World of Tanks
Revell 1:72
03504 2021 Changed ???
35594
G7117 with Soviet Drivers
UA ICM 1:35
35594 2021 New parts
DS3513
WWII Wehrmacht
le.gl. Einheits-Pkw
UA ICM 1:35
DS3513 2021 Model set
7668
Chinese Volunteer
T-34/85 Armor Pro
Dragon 1:72
7668 2021 New parts
6280
British Infantry Tank
Valentine Mk.II
Zvezda 1:100
6280 2021 New tool
 

Review | Page 96
On The Shelf


Auto kits and Figures
35606
Ford T 1914 Fire Truck with Crew
UA ICM 1:35
35606 2021 New parts
38044
Typ 170V Lieferwagen Fruit Delivery Van
MiniArt 1:35
38044 2021 New decals
80742
Renault Estafette Gendarmerie
Heller 1:24
80742 2021 New tool
16012
Royal Marines Officer
UA ICM 1:16
16012 2021
6174
British Headquarters
Zvezda 1:72
6174 2021 New tool
35397
Totenkopf Division Kharkiv 1943 - Resin Heads
MiniArt 1:35
35397 2021 New parts
F72372
German He 162A Mechanics (2 pcs)
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:72
F72372
MB24077
Pоst-apocalyptic series.
The Last Bridge. Kit No. 5. Nadezhda (Hope)
UA Master Box (MB) 1:24
MB24077 2021 New tool
07676
VW T2 Camper Easy Click
Revell 1:24
07676 2021 New parts
 

Review | Page 98
On The Shelf


Decal Sheets
48039
T-38C Heritage Schemes
Iliad Design 1:48
48039 2022 New tool
KW132119
Boeing B-17 Mk.III
Kits-World 1:32
KW132119 2018
91-7133
F/A-18F Super Hornet USN VFA-103 Jolly Rogers
DXM Decals 1:72
91-7133 2019 New tool
72020
Unusual C-47s
Iliad Design 1:72
72020 2021 New tool
35D57
PTO Sherman tanks vol.2
ToRo Model 1:35
35D57 201x
D48094
F-4B stencils for Tamiya
Eduard 1:48
D48094 2021 New tool
AIR72-020
RAF Op Telic British Military Aircraft in Gulf War II/Iraqi Freedom 2003 Part 1
Air-Graphics Models 1:72
AIR72-020 2022 New tool Multi-topic (1!!)
FR0X04
Potez 25 Europe and America
Azur-FRROM 1:72
FR0X04 2021 New tool
 

Review | Page 102
On The Shelf


Accessories
48A07
Tobruk Shelter
ToRo Model 1:48
48A07
35653
Traffic Signs. Israel
MiniArt 1:35
35653 2021 New parts
BRS72019
UK Tugmaster tractor
Brengun 1:72
BRS72019
35375
7.5 cm Sprgr., Nbgr. & Pzgr. Patr. Kw.K.40 (Stu.K.40) Shells with Ammo Boxes
MiniArt 1:35
35375 2021 New tool
672141
Sniper ATP
Eduard 1:72
672141 2016 New tool
648701
F/A-18E wheels for Meng kit
Eduard 1:48
648701 2021 New tool
7484
Beaufighter Mk.VI/X/21 Mainwheels - Late Wheel Disk / Smooth Tyre
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:72
7484 2021 New tool
4432
A-26 Invader Gunner's Position for ICM
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:48
4432 2021 New tool
4435
IA-58A Pucará Wheels Kinetic
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:48
4435 2021
BR72396
Ta 152H Mainwheels
Barracuda Studios 1:72
BR72396
BRL72210
Heinkel He-115 (PE Set) for Revell
Brengun 1:72
BRL72210 2020 New box
BRL48138
F/A-18 A/B/C/D Hornet Pylons
Brengun 1:48
BRL48138
648704
F-4B fin caps Brassin PRINT
Eduard 1:48
648704 2021 New tool
AL4091
F-101B Voodoo wheels
Plus Model 1:48
AL4091 2021 New tool
7455
Messerschmitt Bf 109E Engine Set Special Hobby / Eduard
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:72
7455 2021 New tool
3DL72002
MiG-21MF (3D interior decals)
Eduard 1:72
3DL72002 2021 New tool
BRL72226
Ki-43 Wheels
Brengun 1:72
BRL72226
672275
B-25J engines EDUARD/HASEGAWA
Eduard 1:72
672275 2021 New tool
73711
U-2/Po-2VS ICM
Eduard 1:72
73711 2020 New tool
21-32244
R-77 / AA-12 Adder (2 items)
GasPatch Models 1:32
21-32244 2021 New tool
HLH72116
Sd.Kfz.263 (8-RAD) Roden kit
Hauler 1:72
HLH72116 2020 New tool
AM-72-128
Su-34 (Fullback) - Pitot Tube
Master 1:72
AM-72-128 2017 New tool
 

News | Page 106
On The Shelf


Recently Released
 

Photo Gallery | Page 114
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