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Airfix Model World 149

Airfix Model World


Airfix Model World
149 | April 2023

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 3
Welcome To Issue 149

by Stu Fone

News | Page 6

Latest Updates

News | Page 10
Show Guide

At-a-glance model show calender

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 14
Compact Performer

by Duncan Cooke
Duncan Cooke builds the Czech Z-526AFS Akrobat Sport Plane from Eduard, supplementing this 1/48 scale ProfiPACK boxing with aftermarket items
Zlín Z-526AFS Akrobat ProfiPack
Eduard 1:48
82184 2022 New parts
Z-326/526 wheels BRASSIN for Eduard
Eduard 1:48
648729 2022 New tool
Z-526AFS cockpit Brassin PRINT
Eduard 1:48
648733 2022 New tool
Z-526AFS Löök
Eduard 1:48
644143 2022 New tool
Z-526AFS Akrobat SPACE for Eduard
Eduard 1:48
3DL48060 2022 New tool

Photo Gallery | Page 22
Out And About

by Stu Fone
Bolton Model Show

Reference | Page 26
Mark Attrill

by Photo Focus
ROAD HAW ROAD HAWGS Former RAF Wing Commander Mark Attrill provides insight into US Air Force A-10 operations in the former Baltic States in response to the rapidly changing European security situation

Build Report, 1:3  | Page 34
Feel The Force

by Steve Budd
Steve Budd childminds Revell’s new kit of Grogu, complete with hover cradle, from Disney’s The Mandalorian
Grogu - The Child
Revell 1:3
06783 2022 New tool

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 42
Perfect Life Saver

by Mikael Terfors
Mikael Terfors tackles ICM’s 1/35 Model T Ford ambulance, finding the project to be a relaxing and enjoyable build
Model T 1917 Ambulance (early)
UA ICM 1:35
35665 2018 New parts

Photo Gallery | Page 50
Out And About

by Bob Orr
Bugle Call 2023

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 52
Eager Eagle

by Ethan Williams
Young modeller Ethan Williams builds Revell’s new-tool 1/72 F-15E Strike Eagle in a stunning 75th anniversary livery
F-15E Strike Eagle
Revell 1:72
03841 2022 New tool

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 60
Not Your Usual Bomber

by Huw Morgan
An early look at Airfix’s reworked 1/72 de Havilland Mosquito PR.XVI is presented by Huw Morgan
De Havilland Mosquito PR.XVI
Airfix 1:72
A04065 2023 New parts

News | Page 68
Out And About

by Stu Fone, John Fuller, and Chris Clifford
Nuremberg Toy & Hobby Fair 2023

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 72
High-Firing Half-Track

by Jay Blakemore
Jay Blakemore gets to grips with an icon of the German Werhmacht when he builds Dragon’s re-released, multi-option Sd.Kfz. 7/2 half-track

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 80
Super Spy

by Matthew Porter
Matthew Porter delves into the world of aerial reconnaissance, building AFV Club’s new-tool 1/48 U-2A Dragon Lady
Lockheed U-2A Dragon Lady
AFV Club 1:48
AR48112 2019 New tool

Review | Page 88
On The Shelf


Review | Page 90
On The Shelf

Aircraft kits

Review | Page 94
On The Shelf

Military kits

Review | Page 96
On The Shelf

British Infantry in Combat Circa 2010-2016 Set 1 and Set 2

Review | Page 98
On The Shelf

Car kits

Review | Page 100
On The Shelf

Decal Sheets

Review | Page 102
On The Shelf


Photo Gallery | Page 114
Display Case

Bright hues and stunning tonal work ensures this month’s reader feature contains an eye-catching assortment of models