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Airfix Model World Issue 144

Airfix Model World

Issue

Magazine:
Airfix Model World
Number:
Issue 144 | November 2022
Language:
English

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome To Issue 144

by Stu Fone
 

News | Page 6
News


Latest Updates
 

News | Page 12
Show Guide


At-a-glance model show calendar
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 16
Flawed Fighter

by Garry Tobiss
Garry Tobiss takes on the challenge of Eduard’s newly tooled 1/72 S-199 Mezek and finds it an enjoyable experience
2141
Mezek (Avia S-199) Dual Combo! - Limited Edition
Eduard 1:72
2141 2022 New tool
 

Photo Gallery | Page 24
Out And About

by Mike and Ethan Williams
Hailsham & District Show
 

Build Report, 1:350  | Page 26
Floating Fortress

by Andy Davies
Andy Davies builds the mighty Bismarck using Revell’s ‘Platinum Edition’ kit, a comprehensive package with all the bells and whistles included
05144
Battleship
Bismarck Platinum Edition
Revell 1:350
05144 2016 New parts
 

Tips & Tricks | Page 38
Back To Basics


It`s all Klear to me
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 44
Glide And Conquer

by Dean Large
ICM’s decision to produce a new-tool 1/48 Gotha Go 242 assault glider surprised many modellers, including Dean Large when he was asked to construct this offering...
48225
Gotha Go 242B WWII German Landing Glider
UA ICM 1:48
48225 2022 New tool
 

Photo Gallery | Page 52
Out And About

by Malcolm V Lowe
IPMS Salisbury Model Show
 

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 54
Slow But Deadly

by Mike Williams
Mike Williams celebrates 80 years since the Douglas SBD Dauntless delivered a decisive blow at the Battle of Midway by building Flyhawk’s all-new 1/72 kit of the type
FH6001
SBD-3 Dauntless
FlyHawk Model 1:72
FH6001 2021 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 64
Schurzen Panzer

by Jay Blakemore
Musing on armoured combat, Jay Blakemore battles Dragon’s instructions as he constructs the Chinese firm’s 1/35 Panzer III Ausf.M
6521
Neo Smart Kit 02
Pz.Kpfw. III Ausf. M Kursk 1943
Dragon 1:35
6521 2020 New parts
 

Photo Gallery | Page 72
Out And About

by Stu Fone
West Norfolk Model Show
 

Reference | Page 74
In Focus


Iron Maiden - Aces High
 

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 75
Aces High!

by Johan Augustsson
Revell collaborated with world-famous British heavy metal band Iron Maiden to give its 1/32 Spitfire Mk.II new markings to coincide with the former’s The Legacy of the Beast tour. AMW did not have to ask Johan Augustsson twice about putting it all together
05688
Spitfire Mk.II Aces High 35th Anniversary Iron Maiden
Revell 1:32
05688 2019 New parts
 

Review | Page 84
On The Shelf


Books
 

Review, 1:48  | Page 86
On The Shelf


Zoukei-Mura releases a ‘Wild Weasel’ Phantom
SWS48-14
F-4G Phantom II Wild Weasel V
Zoukei-Mura 1:48
SWS48-14 2022 New parts
 

Review, 1:48  | Page 88
On The Shelf


L-4 Grasshopper ‘From Africa to Central Europe’
SH48218
L-4 Grasshopper From Africa to Central Europe
Special Hobby 1:48
SH48218 2022 New tool
 

Review | Page 90
On The Shelf


Aircraft Kits
1463
V-22 A Osprey
Italeri 1:72
1463 2022 New decals
KPM0284
Miles M.2 Hawk Major "In Military Service"
Kovozávody Prostějov (KP) 1:72
KPM0284 2022 New decals
70052
Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate Model Kit
Arma Hobby 1:72
70052 2022 New parts
2139
Gunn's Bunny (B-25J Mitchell) Limited Edition
Eduard 1:72
2139 2022 New parts
03832
F-86D Dog Sabre
Revell 1:48
03832 2022 New decals
KPM0327
Salmson Sal.2 A2 "USAS Services“
Kovozávody Prostějov (KP) 1:72
KPM0327 2022 New decals
 

Review, 1:144  | Page 92
On The Shelf


Wargaming Miniatures from Victrix
VG12009
Mk IV Churchill 6x 12mm scale tanks + decal sheet
Victrix 1:144
VG12009 2021* New tool
VG12005
Cromwell Cruiser Mk.VII
Victrix 1:144
VG12005 201x New tool
VG12006
Sherman Firefly
Victrix 1:144
VG12006 201x New tool
VG12002
Sherman M4A3 75mm
Victrix 1:144
VG12002 201x New tool
VG12004
Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.H
Victrix 1:144
VG12004 201x New tool
VG12001
Panther Ausf G
Victrix 1:144
VG12001 201x New tool
VG12008
Tiger I
Victrix 1:144
VG12008 201x New tool
VG12007
Sd.Kfz.251/D
Victrix 1:144
VG12007 201x New tool
VG12003
StuG III
Victrix 1:144
VG12003 201x New tool
 

Review | Page 94
On The Shelf


Military and Maritime Kits
 

Review | Page 96
On The Shelf


Titanic Port Scene and Vehicle
 

Review | Page 98
On The Shelf


Auto and Sci-Fi Kits
 

| Page 100
On The Shelf


Figures
 

Review | Page 102
On The Shelf


Decal Sheets
 

Review | Page 106
On The Shelf


Accessories
 

News | Page 110
On The Shelf


Recently Released
 

Photo Gallery | Page 114
Display Case


First attempts and long-term projects come together to form another stunning selection in this month’s reader-submitted model showcase
 

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