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Airfix Model World Issue 139

Airfix Model World

Issue

Magazine:
Airfix Model World
Number:
Issue 139 | June 2022
Language:
English

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome to Issue 139

by Stu Fone
 

News | Page 6
News


Latest Updates
 

News | Page 12
Show Guide


At-a-glance model show calendar
 

Build Report, 1:32  | Page 16
On Yellow Wings

by Peter Fearon
Peter Fearon builds and Updates the Roden 1/32 Boeing PT-17, sharing his lessons and experience along the way
631
Boeing-Stearman PT-17 Kaydet
UA Roden 1:32
631 2020 New tool
33255
PT-17 Kaydet seatbelts STEEL RODEN
Eduard 1:32
33255 2020 New tool
32968
PT-17 Kaydet RODEN
Eduard 1:32
32968 2020 New tool
JX254
PT-17 Kaydet RODEN
Eduard 1:32
JX254 2020 New tool
 

Tips & Tricks | Page 24
Layers

by Jay Blakemore
Jay Blakemore expands upon his introductory 2021 tutorials by explaining some of the more-advanced techniques possible when using an airbrush. This month, he examines layering
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 28
Giant Of The Desert War

by Nick Shuttleworth
Nick Shuttleworth is inspired by real-world and model-kit history, as he constructs Airfix’s 1/35 M3 Grant
A1370
M3 Grant
Airfix 1:35
A1370 2020 New decals
 

Build Report, 1:12  | Page 36
Beskar Bandit

by Steve Budd
The ‘most notorious Bounty hunter in the galaxy’ makes Steve Budd a happy prisoner of Bandai’s 1/12-scale Star Wars figure
0201305
Boba Fett The Most Notorious Bounty Hunter in the Galaxy
Bandai 1:12
0201305 (2291095) 2015 New tool
 

Photo Gallery | Page 44
Out And About

by Malcolm V Lowe
Aldingbourne Model Show 2022
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 46
Flying Porcupine

by David Holmes
David Holmes builds Airfix’s re-issued 1/72 Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress, representing a colourful aircraft from the American 8th Air Force based in England during 1945
A08017B
Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
Airfix 1:72
A08017B 2021 New decals
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 56
The Need… For Speed!

by Chris Jones
Chris Jones brings the Silver screen to quarter scale with Maverick’s Super Hornet from the hotly anticipated Top Gun sequel, via Revell’s 1/48 kit
03864
Top Gun: Maverick
Maverick's F/A-18E Super Hornet
Revell 1:48
03864 2020 New decals
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 66
Next Stop: Flanders Field

by Mikael Terfors
Mikael Terfors returens to tackle MiniArt’s 1/35 B-Type Omnibus and finds a highly detailed, if slightly complex kit
39001
AEC
B-type Military Omnibus
UA MiniArt 1:35
39001 2019 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 76
UCAVS, New Rules

by Juanjo Dominguez Calvo
Kinetic’s 1/72 MQ-9 Reaper gets a scratch-built make-over from Juanjo Dominguez Calvo, turning it into a Spanish Air Force Block 5 airframe
K72004
MQ-9 Reaper Unmanned aerial vehicle
Kinetic 1:72
K72004 2020 New decals
 

Review | Page 84
On The Shelf


Books
 

Review | Page 88
On The Shelf


Aircraft Kits
A04017
Bristol Blenheim MkIVF
Airfix 1:72
A04017 2022 New box
SH72455
DH.100 Vampire FB Mk.9 'Tropicalised Fighter-Bomber'
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72455 2021 New parts
BRP48008
TG-16A U.S. Air Force
Brengun 1:48
BRP48008 2021* New tool
7099
Hurricane Mk.I ProfiPack edition
Eduard 1:72
7099 2022 New parts
82125
Tempest Mk.II late version ProfiPack Edition
Eduard 1:48
82125 2021 New decals
48101
Mistel S1
UA ICM 1:48
48101 2022 New parts Multi-topic (1!!)
84178
Bf 109E-7 Weekend edition
Eduard 1:48
84178 2021 New decals
82212
Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero Type 21 ProfiPACK Edition
Eduard 1:48
82212 2022 New decals
48403
Q-2C (BQM-34A) Firebee, US Drone 2 pcs
UA ICM 1:48
48403 2021 New parts
DS7202
"Over all of Spain, the sky is clear" Tupolev SB-2 and 2× Bf 109E
UA ICM 1:72
DS7202 2022 Model set Multi-topic (2)
 

Review | Page 92
On The Shelf


Military Kits
25018
BRC 40 BRITISH Troop
Ebbro 1:24
25018 201x New box
35A032
IDF
SHOT KAL "Gimel" w/ Battering RAM
Amusing Hobby 1:35
35A032 2021 New parts
35389
G7117 1,5T 4x4 Cargo Truck w/Winch
UA MiniArt 1:35
35389 2021 New parts
DS3514
Battle of France, Spring 1940 (Laffly V15T, FCM 36, Panhard 178 AMD-35)
UA ICM 1:35
DS3514 2021 Model set Multi-topic (3)
NO-006
Early Production
Tiger I Full Interior Kursk
UStar 1:48
NO-006 2022 New box
7684
PLA ZSL-10 APC
Dragon 1:72
7684 2021 New parts
 

Review | Page 94
On The Shelf


Auto Kits and Figures
38056
US
1,5t 4x4 G506 Flatbed Truck
UA MiniArt 1:35
38056 2021 New parts
BEL-017
Citroën C3 WRC 2018 Tour de Corse 2018
Belkits 1:24
BEL-017 (BEL017) 2021 New tool
PN24011
Porsche 911 SC RS 1984 Oman Rally Winner
NuNu 1:24
PN24011 2021 New tool
35382
Tempo A400 Lieferwagen German 3-wheel Delivery Van
UA MiniArt 1:35
35382 2022 New parts
MB24071
Valerie Strange Company’s Adventures. Episode IV
UA Master Box (MB) 1:24
MB24071 2021 New tool
35393
"Market garden" Netherlands 1944 Resin heads
UA MiniArt 1:35
35393 2021 New parts
35622
American
American Fire Truck Crew (1910s)
UA ICM 1:35
35622 2021 New tool
35023
American Civil War, Union Infantry. Set #2
UA ICM 1:35
35023 2022 New tool
35391
U.S.
Tank Crew Special Edition
UA MiniArt 1:35
35391 2021 New parts
 

Review | Page 96
On The Shelf


Decal Sheets
HMD48127
Messerschmitt Bf-109G-K Stencils
H-Models Decals 1:48
HMD48127
KW132138
Avro Lancaster B Mk.VII
Kits-World 1:32
KW132138 2018
48/012
Curtiss Helldiver / Westland Wasp
Model Art Decal System 1:48
48/012 2021 New tool Multi-topic (2)
48-915S
Rafale B/C/M “Standard stencils” (Versions françaises / french versions)
Syhart Decal 1:48
48-915S 2020 New tool
ED32-136
2021 RAF Display Eurofighter Typhoon
Euro Decals 1:32
ED32-136 2022 New tool
72-A1055
Vietnam 5
NVA - Tanks, AFVs and Generic Markings
Star Decals 1:72
72-A1055 Multi-topic (8)
35-C1087
M47 Patton # 3. Nato South
Star Decals 1:35
35-C1087 2017 New tool
72-049
VF-191 Satan's Kittens - F-4J
Milspec 1:72
72-049 2018 New tool
ED72006
Bulgarian Arrows #3 Bf 109 E-3a in Bulgarian service - part 3
Exotic Decals 1:72
ED72006 2022 New tool
D48085
P-51D-5 "8th AF“
Eduard 1:48
D48085 2021 New tool
 

Review | Page 100
On The Shelf


Accesories
MV125
15cm TbtsK C/36 WW2 German Destroyer Gun
Planet Models 1:72
MV125 2021 New tool
SC116
Factory Corner
Vallejo 1:72
SC116
SC118
Factory Gate
Vallejo 1:72
SC118
SC113
Factory Gate
Vallejo 1:35
SC113
568
Tin advertising sign Germany 30s to 40s
Plus Model 1:35
568 2021 New tool
35638
Air Conditioners & Satellite Dishes
UA MiniArt 1:35
35638 2021 New tool Multi-topic (2)
772
Cougar-4×4 sagged wheels
Royal Model 1:35
772
Q48398
A-26 Invader Wing Air Intakes correction set for ICM kit
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:48
Q48398 2021 New tool
491236
SBD-5
Eduard 1:48
491236 2021 New tool
35647
Street Furniture w/Electronics & Umbrella
UA MiniArt 1:35
35647 2021 New tool Multi-topic (2)
FE1247
F-104S seatbelts STEEL
Eduard 1:48
FE1247 2022 New tool
BR48369
Bf 109G-6 & G-14 Variants Conversion for Tamiya
Barracuda Studios 1:48
BR48369
AL3009
Mig-15 wheels late
Plus Model 1:32
AL3009
3DL48058
OV-10A SPACE for ICM
Eduard 1:48
3DL48058 2022 New tool
AL4107
AERO Line
Remove before flight II
Plus Model 1:48
AL4107 2022 New tool
35639
Street Accessories with Lamps & Clocks
UA MiniArt 1:35
35639 2021 New parts
648711
Sopwith Camel Gnome engine Brassin PRINT
Eduard 1:48
648711 2022 New tool
HLX48398
T-55 PE Set for Tamiya
Hauler 1:48
HLX48398
PEE70006
Paper Display Base
Concrete - Grass
Peewit 1:72
PEE70006 201x New tool
 

Photo Gallery | Page 112
Display Case


This month, Airfix Model World is celebrating the superb constructions readers have completed with a bumper three-page edition of Display Case
 

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