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Airfix Model World Issue 138

Airfix Model World

Issue

Magazine:
Airfix Model World
Number:
Issue 138 | May 2022
Language:
English

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome To Issue 138

by Stu Fone
 

News | Page 6
News


Latest Updates
 

News | Page 12
Show Scene


At-a-glance model show calendar
 

Miscellaneous | Page 13
Club Scene


Your Local Clubs
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 16
Hungarian Star

by David Holmes
David Holmes uses a selection of aftermarket products to detail AMK’s 1/48 L-29 Delfin, representing a Hungarian Air Force two-seat jet trainer
88002
Aero L-29 Delfin
AvantGarde Model Kits (AMK) 1:48
88002 2013 New tool
AM-48-105
Aero L-29 Delfin - Pitot Tubes
Master 1:48
AM-48-105 2016 New tool
QB 48 617
Aero L-29 Delfin air scoops for AMK kit
Quickboost 1:48
QB 48 617
49676
L-29 Delfin interior
Eduard 1:48
49676 2014 New tool
48801
L-29 Delfin exterior
Eduard 1:48
48801 2014 New tool
S48002
KK-1 MiG-15,L-29
Pavla Models 1:48
S48002
48039
L-29 Delfin
HADmodels 1:48
48039 2014 New tool
EX415
L-29 Delfin
Eduard 1:48
EX415 2014 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 24
Channel Scrouge

by Garry Tobiss
Garry Tobiss clears a very large space to build the massive Italeri 1/35 S-38 Schnellboot, adding some aftermarket goodies for extra detail
5620
Schnellboot Typ S-38 armed with 4.0 cm Flak 28 (Bofors)
Italeri 1:35
5620 2017 New parts Multi-topic (2)
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 34
Dusty Cruiser

by Massimo Santarossa
Massimo Santarossa goes on a crusade with IBG’s braille-scale offering: a 1/72 A.15 Crusader tank
72068
Crusader Mk. III
IBG Models 1:72
72068 2019 New parts
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 42
Kanalkampf Warrior

by Huw Morgan
Revel has re-issued its lovely 1/72 Junker Ju-88, taking it back to Battle of Britain A-1 variant. Here, it is examined in depth by Huw Morgan.
04972
Junkers Ju88 A-1 "Battle of Britain"
Revell 1:72
04972 2020 New parts
 

Build Report, 1:24  | Page 50
Hurricane Warning

by Richard Spreckley
Richard Spreckley builds Airfix’s re-release of its classic large-scale Hawker Hurricane Mk.1, taking the opportunity to embellish the kit with scratch-built and aftermarket parts
A14002V
Hawker Hurricane Mk.1
Airfix 1:24
A14002V 2020 New box
YMA2410
Hurricane Mk.I Airfix
Yahu Models 1:24
YMA2410 2018
 

Build Report | Page 62
Flash of Lightning

by Andy Davies
Taking the road lead travelled, Andy Davies opts for a distressed appearance with Ushi Models’ 1/72 scale Mitsubishi J4M Senden interdependent connection
USI005
Imperial Japanese Navy Experimental Interceptor
Mitsubishi J4M
Ushi Models 1:72
USI005 2020 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 70
Soviet Snowball

by Dave Oliver
Dave Oliver builds the esoteric MiniArt Ball tank in 1/35 scale and sets it in a winter scene
40008
Soviet
Ball Tank with Winter Ski Interior Kit
UA MiniArt 1:35
40008 2019 New parts
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 78
Jay Blakemore

by Desert Delights
Jay Blackmore serves up a double helping of Luftwaffe fighters when he delved into Eduard’s 1/48 limited-edition ‘Africa’ dual Bf 109 combo
11116
Afrika Bf 109F-4 & Bf 109G-2 / Limited Edition Dual Combo
Eduard 1:48
11116 2018 Model set
648250
Bf 109G-6 engine & fuselage guns Brassin
Eduard 1:48
648250 2016 New tool
 

Review | Page 86
On The Shelf


Books
 

Review | Page 88
On The Shelf


Aircraft kits
03869
SBD-5 Dauntless
Revell 1:48
03869 2021 New decals
PDR-22
F6F-3K Hellcat “Dawn of Drone”
Platz 1:144
PDR-22 2021 Changed ???
A02051V
Henschel Hs123A-1
Airfix 1:72
A02051V 2019 New box
72178
MiG-25PU Soviet Training Aircraft
UA ICM 1:72
72178 2021 New parts
84176
P-51D-20 Mustang Weekend edition
Eduard 1:48
84176 2021 New decals
SH72442
EoN Eton TX.1 / SG-38 Over Western Europe
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72442 2020 New decals
82154
Spitfire Mk.IIb ProfiPack Edition
Eduard 1:48
82154 2021 New decals
1453
Vought F4U-4 Corsair Korean War
Italeri 1:72
1453 2021 New decals
 

Review | Page 90
On The Shelf

by On The Shelf
Military kits
35338
FCM 36 with French Tank Crew
UA ICM 1:35
35338 2021 New parts
35314
German
Tractor D8506 & Trailer w/Crew
UA MiniArt 1:35
35314 2021 Model set Multi-topic (3)
35530
Type G4 Partisanenwagen German WWII vehicle with machine gun
UA ICM 1:35
35530 2021 New parts
SA 35008
Panzerbefehlswagen 35(t) Command Tank
Special Armour 1:35
SA 35008 2022 New box
32600
German
Self-Propelled Heavy Anti-Tank Gun Nashorn
Tamiya 1:48
32600 (100) 2021 New tool
BRS144060
A7V German tank WWI
Brengun 1:144
BRS144060 2021 New tool
7682
PLA ZBL-09 IFV
Dragon 1:72
7682 2021 New tool
 

Review | Page 92
On The Shelf


Auto kits and figures
02172
Schnellzuglokomotive BR 01 & Tender 2'2' T32 Express Locomotive
Revell 1:87
02172 2021 New box
BEL-018
Citroën C3 WRC 2017 Rally Finland 2017
Belkits 1:24
BEL-018 (BEL018) 2021 New parts
20027
Lotus 33 1965 Formula One Champion Coventry Climax FWMV
Ebbro 1:20
20027 2021 New tool
MB24073
Pоst-apocalyptic series. The Last Bridge. Kit No. 1.
Sabrina
UA Master Box (MB) 1:24
MB24073 2021 New tool
38025
Tempo E400 Hochlader Pritsche 3-Wheel Truck
UA MiniArt 1:35
38025 2021 New tool
32602
WWII Wehrmacht Infantry Set
Tamiya 1:48
32602 (102) 2021 New tool
32114
US
Helicopter Pilots Vietnam War
UA ICM 1:32
32114 2021 New tool
32116
Photo in Memory Pilots of the US Air Force (1944-1945)
UA ICM 1:32
32116 2022 New tool
 

Review | Page 94
On The Shelf


Maritime Kits
2147
15 cm SK C/28 Guns Bismarck Bb II/Stb II Turret
Takom 1:35
2147 2021 New tool
2138
GWS-30 Sea Dart & GWS-25 Sea Wolf
Takom 1:35
2138 2021 New tool Multi-topic (2)
 

Review | Page 96
On The Shelf


Decal Sheets
D48099
F-14 stencils TAMIYA
Eduard 1:48
D48099 2021
48026
Naval T-Birds
Iliad Design 1:48
48026
ED72013
Eastern Front Fighters Vol. 2 Yak-1b, Bf 110E-2, Bf 109F-4
Exito Decals 1:72
ED72013 2022 New tool
ED72005
Bulgarian Arrows #2 Bf 109 E-3a in Bulgarian service - part 2
Exotic Decals 1:72
ED72005 2022 New tool
DCL-DEC041
MG Metro 6r4
Decalcas 1:24
DCL-DEC041 2020 New tool
FR0X03
Potez 25 Africa and Asia
Azur-FRROM 1:72
FR0X03 2021* New tool
72/082
Short Sunderland/Gloster Meteor TT.20
Model Art Decal System 1:72
72/082 2021 New tool Multi-topic (1!!)
72-057
Su-25 Stencils
UA Foxbot 1:72
72-057 2020 New tool
 

Review | Page 100
On The Shelf


Accessories
BRL32044
US GP 100lb AN-M30A1 bombs 6pcs
Brengun 1:32
BRL32044 2021 New tool
672277
British 1000lb retarded bombs
Eduard 1:72
672277 2022 New tool
7461
ESK 2000 B German WWII Gun Camera
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:72
7461 2021 New tool
644050
Fw 190A-6 Löök
Eduard 1:48
644050 2020 New tool
648646
GBU-15(V)21/B Brassin
Eduard 1:48
648646 2021 New tool
73755
F4F-4 for Arma Hobby
Eduard 1:72
73755 2021 New tool
BRL72260
Hawker Tempest Mk.V wheels EARLY
Brengun 1:72
BRL72260 2021 New tool
4442
Tempest Bomb Racks & 500 Lb Bombs for Eduard/Special Hobby kits
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:48
4442 2021 New tool
BRL72261
Hawker Tempest Mk.V wheels LATE
Brengun 1:72
BRL72261 2021 New tool
2001-1/72
T-65 X-Wing - JUNIOR/BASIC
Greenstrawberry 1:72
2001-1/72 2021 New tool
33290
F/A-18F REVELL
Eduard 1:32
33290 2021 New tool
672259
R-27ET / AA-10 Alamo-D
Eduard 1:72
672259 2021 New tool
35637
Italian
Traffic Signs 1930-40's
UA MiniArt 1:35
35637 2021 New tool
FP14
Star Trek
Miranda class - early version FruitPACK
Greenstrawberry 1:537
FP14 2020 Model set
A.MIG-8355
Diorama Mat
Turfs middle green (230mm x 130mm)
Ammo by Mig Jimenez
A.MIG-8355
 

Photo Gallery | Page 114
Display Case


In a first for the feature, our Display Case this month has shifted the focus from aircraft models to readers’ ground-based vehicles instead
 

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