1/48 scale models

1/48 scale is the ideal half-way house between ensuring really great detail, and finished models that aren't too big for display. The choice is myriad, with almost all major kit manufacturers producing quality items in this scale.

‘Devotion’ Corsair: Hasegawa’s 1/48 F4U-4 Feature Premium

‘Devotion’ Corsair: Hasegawa’s 1/48 F4U-4

Jan Maes

To celebrate the release of Korean War film 'Devotion', Read how the late Jan Maes replicated Tom Hudner's F4U-4 Corsair in 1/48 scale.

Jan Maes

LANDMARK FIGHTING FALCON SCHEMES

Chris Clifford

Decal manufacturer Two Bobs has just released sheet 48-280 Long Live the Viper! - offering five schemes for landmark production number airframes.

Chris Clifford

NEW HIND BOXING FROM EDUARD

Chris Clifford

Eduard has, for the second time, released a 1/48 limited Edition Mi-24 package... this time it's the Hind E, with plentiful aftermarket and a choice reference book.

Chris Clifford
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Airfix Model World March 2023 | AMW148

Welcome to the latest issue of Airfix Model World - AMW148, March 2023. Read the full magazine in PDF format here and check out our latest content in the Airfix Model World section.

METAL AND ‘OD’ LIGHTNING SCHEMES FROM EDUARD

Chris Clifford

Eduard's own decal range now offers a pleasing sheet for European-based P-38J Lightnings in 1/48 scale.

Chris Clifford

CIVILIAN CUB BOXING FROM SPECIAL HOBBY

Chris Clifford

Special Hobby has reissued its new-tool L-4 Cub from last year, this time with markings for four post-war civilian machines in Europe.

Chris Clifford
IMPROVING ITALERI’S PUMA Feature Premium

IMPROVING ITALERI’S PUMA

Juanjo Dominguez

Juanjo Dominguez Calvo breathes extra life into Italeri's 1/48 Puma armoured car... and provides sage weathering advice.

Juanjo Dominguez
DOG SOLDIER: MONOGRAM B-24D REISSUED BY REVELL Review Premium

DOG SOLDIER: MONOGRAM B-24D REISSUED BY REVELL

Chris Clifford

Monogram's 1/48 Liberator bomber has been reissued as a B-24D by Revell. Read our full review of this classic tooling.

Chris Clifford

DOUBLE ZERO BOXING FROM EDUARD

Chris Clifford

Eduard's superb 1/48 Mitsubishi Zero parts now fill a Limited Dual Combo package entitled Samurai, offering two whole kits, PE and masks.

Chris Clifford

SPECIAL HOBBY UPSCALES ITS BUGATTI RACER

Chris Clifford

Fans of racing aircraft who favour 1/48 scale will welcome Special Hobby's upscaling of its 1/72 Bugatti 100P.

Chris Clifford