Airfix Model World


Your complete guide to the world of scale modelling.

The Official Airfix
Modelling Magazine

Welcome to Airfix Model World (AMW). We hope you will be pleasantly surprised by the contents, not just in terms of actual builds, but also the high-quality photography (all by contributors) and explanatory text. Both have been trademarks of this magazine since its inception, with the former crucial to creating an easily understandable article – after all, model-making is a visual hobby, so we have always strived to show readers just how the end result is achieved.

Airfix Model World Magazine Features

While we feature Airfix products in every issue, we also cover those from other major manufacturers, such as Eduard, Hasegawa, Revell, Special Hobby, IBG Models, Italeri, Tamiya and Kinetic, as well as those from limited-run and ‘cottage industry’ firms. It means we cover every genre of the hobby, from figures and aircraft to armour, maritime and sci-fi/real space, with the aim of providing the broadest selection of content.

Furthermore, AMW has strived to include informative history/background articles with certain build features, often providing a different take on an otherwise familiar topic. These are written by renowned historians or people involved intimately with a subject. If you are seeking something more in-depth, then we occasionally publish special supplements, dedicated sections or bookazines, which focus on either a theme or a newly-tooled kit, along with valuable reference material on the real subject where feasible. No other monthly scale modelling magazine offers this much variety and quality.

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Latest articles from Airfix Model World

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SUPER SWEDE: PILOT REPLICAS’ NEW-TOOL SAAB SK 60A/B Feature Premium

SUPER SWEDE: PILOT REPLICAS’ NEW-TOOL SAAB SK 60A/B

Niklas Knutzén completes a pre-release example of Pilot Replicas’ brand-new 1/48 SAAB SK 60A/B, straight from the box.

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NEW TOOL: Eduard's 1/48 Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat Full-Build

AMW's Mike Williams is thrilled to examine Eduard’s newly tooled 1/48 Grumman F4F Wildcat in its initial ProfiPACK Edition, adding the firm’s Brassin extras for added detail.

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EXTRA IMAGES INSIDE: From snow to the sea, this month's reader feature encompasses another varied selection of stunning modelling projects.

Airfix's Spitfire Superkit arrives!!!

Airfix has informed modellers that its new, highly anticipated 1/24 scale Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IXc superkit is now available!

IPMS releases Scale ModelWorld Floorplans

In preparation for Scale ModelWorld on November 12-13, IPMS UK has released details of the show's floorplan and exhibitor list.

IPMS reveals new merch for SMW 2022!

IPMS (UK) has unveiled new merchandise that will be available as part of its range at Scale ModelWorld in Telford on November 12-13.

NEW TOOL: EDUARD’S 1/72 S-199 MEZEK Feature Premium

NEW TOOL: EDUARD’S 1/72 S-199 MEZEK

Eduard's new-tool 1/72 Avia S-199 Mezek provides Garry Tobiss with a hugely enjoyable build experience... twice!

AIRFIX’S ALL-NEW 1/48 AVRO ANSON MK.I… COMPLETED! Feature Premium

AIRFIX’S ALL-NEW 1/48 AVRO ANSON MK.I… COMPLETED!

Matthew Porter can barely contain his excitement while building an exclusive test-shot of Airfix's 1/48 new-tool Avro Anson Mk.I.

GLIDE AND CONQUER: ICM NEW-TOOL GOTHA 242 Feature Premium

GLIDE AND CONQUER: BUILDING ICM'S NEW-TOOL GOTHA 242

ICM's new-tool 1/48 Gotha Go 242B was a surprise offering for many modellers, including Dean Large. Read the full build article and see his verdict.

Scale ModelWorld Seminars set!

IPMS UK has announced the programme of modelling seminars it will host at this year's Scale ModelWorld in Telford.

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Stu Fone 

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Mike Wild

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