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AMW129, August 2021 Feature Premium

Airfix Model World August 2021

Welcome to Airfix Model World August 2021 featuring full coverage of Airfix's newly tooled 1/72 Mosquito B/XVI, Tamiya's 1/24 McLaren Senna, Zoukei-Mura's new 1/48 F-4E Phantom II, exclusive model builds, scale modelling news, reviews and more. Read the full issue in PDF format here or dip into our reformatted online features for KeyModelWorld at your leisure.

BUMPER 1/48 SPITFIRE PACKAGE Review Premium

BUMPER 1/48 SPITFIRE PACKAGE

Eduard has reworked its praiseworthy 1/48 Spitfire Mk.I/II parts to form a stunning American-themed Limited Edition Dual Combo – so you can build early or late Mk.Vb airframes and a Mk.Vc.

FANGED FIGHTER

It may not be a creature of the night (at least in its initial boxing), but with Airfix’s newly tooled 1/48 de Havilland Vampire F.3 about to hit the shops, here’s a sneak peak at what is likely to be a popular subject.

‘SEA SABRE’ RE-ISSUE Review Premium

‘SEA SABRE’ RE-ISSUE

Italeri has re-issued yet another old ESCI tooling, the 1/48 FJ-2/-3 Fury. But accuracy is an issue as CHRIS CLIFFORD explains.

TWO-DAY FISHBED? Review Premium

TWO-DAY FISHBED?

Eduard’s generally excellent 1/48 MiG-21 parts have made their way into a new Weekend Edition boxing. CHRIS CLIFFORD reviews the contents.

SCALE PLANS AND SCHEMES Review Premium

SCALE PLANS AND SCHEMES

Reference material can be invaluable for modelling, and these three new Topdrawings books from Kagero will interest aircraft or armour builders… or both if you mix genres.

DAZZLING ‘HUNS’

If you’re not enamoured with the markings in your F-100D Super Sabre kit, three attractive aftermarket schemes are available with Euro Decals’ new release. See the details here.

EXCITING NEW KIT RANGE PENDING!

Chinese kit manufacturer Takom has launched a cool new series of plastic kits under the label Suyata, which will be available later this year via Bachmann Europe. Check out the full details in our news story.

LEISTON WILD HORSES

Czech company Eduard has released a superb 1/48 decal sheet providing markings for one of the most famous P-51 Mustang operators. Check out all the colour schemes here...

DIORAMA IN THE MAKING Review Premium

DIORAMA IN THE MAKING

Ukrainian manufacturer ICM has packaged two of its Spitfire kits with a set of RAF figures and equipment, providing the basis of a neat 1/48 scene.