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Airfix Model World 140

Airfix Model World

Issue

Magazine:
Airfix Model World
Number:
140 | July 2022
Language:
English

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome To Issue 140

by Stu Fone
 

News | Page 6
News


Latest Updates
 

News | Page 10
Show Guide


At-a-glance model show calendar
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 14
Recce Thoroughbred

by Garry Tobiss
Garry Tobiss builds possibly the best 1/72 P-51B/C Mustang on the market: Arma Hobby’s newly tooled offering
70038
P-51 B/C Mustang™ Expert Set
Arma Hobby 1:72
70038 2021 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:egg  | Page 22
Eggs Marks The Spot

by Steve Budd
Steve Budd discovers there’s plenty of fun to be had with an egg-scale Meng Kids B-24 Assembly ship
mPLANE-006
U.S. B-24 Heavy Bomber
Meng Model 1:Egg
mPLANE-006 2019 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:24  | Page 28
Wind-In-The-Hair Neunelfer

by Dr James Whalen
Dr James Whalen concludes that Revell’s newly tooled 1/24 Porsche 911 Targa is a worthy addition to the long list of kits depicting this iconic sportscar
07689
Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2 Targa (G-Model)
Revell 1:24
07689 2021 New parts
 

Tips & Tricks | Page 36
The ‘Dark Side’ Of Modelling

by Jay Blakemore
Having described how to later paint to create tonal effects in last month’s tutorial, Jay Blakemore looks at how pre-shading enables modellers to enliven finishes
 

Photo Gallery | Page 40
Out And About

by Malcolm V Lowe
Yeovil Model Show
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 42
Phantom Twilight

by Huw Morgan
Huw Morgan assess FineMolds’ stunning 1/72 US Air National Guard F-4C Phantom in this straight-from-the -box build
FP46S
U.S. Air Force Jet Fighter
F-4C "Air National Guard" (First Limited Special Edition)
FineMolds 1:72
FP46S (FNMFP46S) 2021 New parts
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 50
Norwegian Gunslinger

by David Holmes
David Holmes builds Airfix’s 1/48 North American F-86F-40 Sabre as an airframe from the Royal Norwegian Air Force’s ‘Flying Jokers’ aerobatic display team
A08110
North American F-86F-40 Sabre
Airfix 1:48
A08110 2022 New parts
648673
Sabre F.4 wheels AIRFIX
Eduard 1:48
648673 2021 New tool
491189
Sabre F.4 detail set
Eduard 1:48
491189 2021 New tool
EX783
Sabre F.4 paint masks
Eduard 1:48
EX783 2021 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 58
Ängelholm Delta

by Chris Jones
As if tackling splinter camouflage on a 1/72 Viggen wasn’t enough, Chris Jones decided to go a second round, this time with Special Hobby’s 1/48 big brother
SH48148
Saab AJ 37 Viggen "Attack Version" Updated Edition
Special Hobby 1:48
SH48148 2018 New parts
RS48-0113
Saab 37 Viggen Wheels Set
UA ResKit 1:48
RS48-0113
Q48 219
SAAB37 Viggen Ejection Seat
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:48
Q48 219 2015 New tool
AM-48-074
SAAB 37 Viggen - Pitot tubes & Angle Of Attack probe
Master 1:48
AM-48-074 2013 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:700  | Page 68
Exocet Survivor

by Peter Fearon
Peter Fearon tackles Starling Models’ 1/700 scale kit of HMS Glamorgan - the only vessel to survive an Exocet strike during the Falklands Conflict in 1982
STK11
HMS Glamorgan 1982 County Class Guided Missile Destroyer
Starling Models 1:700
STK11 2021 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 76
Mighty Mover

by Massimo Santarossa
IBG Models’ 1/72 Scammell tank transporter Carrie’s its weight and more, as Massimo Santarossa discovers…
72080
Scammell Pioneer Tank Transporter with TRMU30 Trailer
IBG Models 1:72
72080 2020 New parts
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 86
Flaps, Slats And Cats!

by Chris Jones
Chris Jones investigates the latest boxing of Tamiya’s superlative 1/48 F-14 Tomcat, which depicts a catapult-launch-ready Bombcat
61122
Grumman F-14A Tomcat (Late Model) Carrier Launch Set
Tamiya 1:48
61122 2021 New parts
3DL48057
F-14A late SPACE
Eduard 1:48
3DL48057 2022 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 94
Majestic Raptor

by David Holmes
David Holmes builds a two-seat Kinetic 1/48 IAI Nesher trainer in the Israeli Air Force’s distinctive three-tone camouflage
K48056
IAI Nesher (single or twin seat)
Kinetic 1:48
K48056 2020 New parts
WP48157
Martin Baker Mk.4 Ejection Seat Set for Mirage III/V
Wolfpack 1:48
WP48157 2012 New tool
AM-48-030
Dassault Mirage 3/5 Pitot tube
Master 1:48
AM-48-030 2010
FE396
Mirage IIIC Weekend Eduard
Eduard 1:48
FE396 2008
EX389
Nesher/ Dagger Italeri
Eduard 1:48
EX389 2013 New tool
 

Review | Page 102
On The Shelf


Books
 

Review | Page 106
On The Shelf


Aircraft Kits
DS4803
Vietnam USAF Airfield
UA ICM 1:48
DS4803 2021 Model set Multi-topic (3)
48287
'Jig Dog' JD-1D Invader US Navy Aircraft
UA ICM 1:48
48287 2022 New parts
A04053B
Fairey Swordfish Mk.I
Airfix 1:72
A04053B 2022 New decals
SH72437
A.W. Meteor NF Mk.11 'RAF Squadrons'
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72437 2021 New decals
88009
F-14D Super Tomcat
AvantGarde Model Kits (AMK) 1:48
88009 2021 New parts
70048
F4F-4 Wildcat Model Kit
Arma Hobby 1:72
70048 2022 New decals
7457
F6F-3 Weekend edition
Eduard 1:72
7457 2021 New decals
SH72448
Junkers Ju-87D-5 Axis Satellites
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72448 2022 New parts
7459
MiG-15 WEEKEND edition
Eduard 1:72
7459 2022 New decals
KPM0309
Mikojan-Gurjevič MiG-23MF "Arabian Floggers"
Kovozávody Prostějov (KP) 1:72
KPM0309 2022 New decals
KPM0308
Mikojan-Gurjevič MiG-23MF "Warsaw Pact II"
Kovozávody Prostějov (KP) 1:72
KPM0308 2022 New decals
82102
P-51D Mustang ProfiPack Edition
Eduard 1:48
82102 2020 New parts
70039
P-51C Mustang™ Mk III Model Kit
Arma Hobby 1:72
70039 2022 New decals
SH72415
Vautour IIB 'French Jet Bomber'
Special Hobby 1:72
SH72415 2021 New parts
 

Review | Page 110
On The Shelf


Military Kits
39016
Austin Armoured Car, 1918 Pattern Ireland 1919-21, British Service
UA MiniArt 1:35
39016 2021 New parts
35002
Soviet
Six-Wheel Army Truck with Shelter
UA ICM 1:35
35002 (ICM35002) 2021 New parts
6588
LAV-25 TUA
Italeri 1:35
6588 2022 New parts
03501
Pz.Kpfw III Ausf.L World of Tanks
Revell 1:72
03501 2021 Changed ???
7514
Sd.Kfz. 161 Pz.Kpfw. IV Ausf. F1/F2 (2 fast assembly models)
Italeri 1:72
7514 2014 New tool
35335
StuG III Ausf. G Feb 1943 Alkett Prod.  - Interior Kit
UA MiniArt 1:35
35335 2022 New parts
37083
NVA T-55A
UA MiniArt 1:35
37083 2021 New parts
A01319V
Type 97 Medium Tank Chi-Ha Vintage Classics
Airfix 1:76
A01319V 2022 New box
 

Review | Page 112
On The Shelf


MaritimeKits And Figures
NF-4001
British Battleship
HMS Repulse
FROG 1:600
NF-4001 199x New box
NF-4002
British Battleship
Prince of Wales
FROG 1:600
NF-4002 199x New box
AL4097
AERO Line
Pilot Hurricane
Plus Model 1:48
AL4097 2022 New tool
AL3006
Pilot FW 190
Plus Model 1:32
AL3006
F48376
Japanese Zero Pilot (Standing)
CMK (Czech Master Kits) 1:48
F48376 2022 New tool
35365
Soviet Officers At Field Briefing
UA MiniArt 1:35
35365 2021 Changed ???
 

Review | Page 114
On The Shelf


Decal Sheets
 

Review | Page 118
On The Shelf


Accessories
 

Photo Gallery | Page 130
Display Case


This month’s selection of reader projects has rallied together a superb pair of off-road racing cars plus a pretty prototype and fabulous figures
 

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