Airfix Model World January 2022

AMW134, January 2022

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REVIVING THE REVIVAL!

EXTRA IMAGES INSIDE: Auto modellers will revel in this selection of reference shots, gathered by Ian Grainger as he made up for the 'lost year' at the 2021 Goodwood Revival.

ARTWORK AND DECAL COMBOS FROM KAGERO

Two new books in Kagero's Camouflage and Decals series explore the famous Messerschmitt Bf 109F-G and MiG jets of the Cold War.

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ARMA’S STUNNING NEW MUSTANG

1/72 P-51B/C Mustang kits have come and gone, but Arma Hobby's all-new tooling tops the lot in terms of detail and accuracy.

NEW FORD AND HEINKEL KITS FROM RODEN

Two fascinating kits are due from Roden, in the Ukraine, this January-February. They will be available via the UK importer Bachmann Europe.

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Achtung Partisan!

ICM’s Panhard armoured car is set among rugged terrain by Kev Smith, to create a partisan attack scene.

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Liquid Liberation

Dave Oliver was inspired by Sheppard Paine’s modelling guides and applies lessons from those books to this ambitious project.

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Man down!

Small-scale dioramas can have all the detail and presence of their 1/35 equivalents, as Toni Canfora demonstrates with his 1/72 World War Two Italian street-fighting scene.

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CAUTION!

Our second diorama skills instalment involves a busy US Army scene, comprising a building front, two Dodge WC 51 'Beep' vehicles and figures... all expertly crafted by Johan Augustsson.

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The Swallow’s Nest

In the first of our mini-series on dioramas, Toni Canfora places a forlorn Messerschmitt Me 262 in a post-war setting.

REVELL’S BIG BLACKBIRD IS HERE!

Revell's eagerly awaited 1/72 SR-71A Blackbird is finally available. We inspect the parts and give the Key Model World verdict.

COOL NEW KITS FROM TAKOM AND U-STAR

Military and naval modellers will love the new toolings from Takom and U-Star due in February-March 2022.

DETAILED-PACKED GUNSHIP

If you thought ICM's recent 1/32 AH-1G Cobra gunship was good, wait till you see what Special Hobby has added to it in the latter's Hi-Tech package.

DECALS FOR FAR-FLUNG SHERMANS

If you're in the market for attractive 1/35 Sherman tank schemes, look no further than these two decal sheets from Toro Model.

NEW YEAR TREATS FROM ACADEMY

Get ready for the forthcoming kits from Academy, due in February and March 2022!

DISPLAY CASE

EXTRA IMAGES INSIDE: A varied selection of bright and beautiful models comprises this month’s quartet of reader’s projects.

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RARE ‘GOONEY BIRD’ SCHEMES

The new 1/72 decal sheet from Iliad Design offers very different schemes for four machines in the legendary C-47 family.

AIRFIX HERITAGE KITS MAKE A COMEBACK

Airfix's Vintage Classics range has just grown with the re-issue of two kits - the 1/72 Aichi D3A Val dive-bomber, and the 1/32 Jaguar 420 saloon car. Revel in the nostalgia!

‘JOLLY ROGERS’ SUPER HORNETS

Arguably the most famous US Navy flying squadron, Super Hornet user the 'Jolly Rogers' is represented seven-fold on DXM's dazzling new 1/72 decal sheet.

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MISSILES IN RESIN BY GASPATCH

Anyone considering Flanker or Foxhound aircraft builds in the three main scales should consider the stunning new resin AA-12 Adder missiles from GasPatch Models.

1/144 CONCORDE RE-RELEASED BY AIRFIX

Airfix's 1977 Concorde kit in 1/144 returns yet again, as a Gift Set, this time replicating the type's last flight livery.

Quarter-Scale Bunker

Toro Model's new 1/48 Tobruk Shelter is a splendid diorama feature for military modellers.

DIORAMA DELIGHTS FROM MINIART

Diorama modellers can have a world of fun with useful new 1/35 accessories from MiniArt.

KILLER NEW KOMET FROM GASPATCH

GasPatch Models' all-new 1/48 Messerschmitt Me 163B is arguably now the best replica in this scale... and it fully deserves the accolade.

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CZECH FLYING TANK

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Airfix Model World January 2022

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IPMS Scale ModelWorld 2021 - Telford model show

RICHARD WATSON

Join Group Editor Mike Wild and Assistant Editor John Fuller as they explore the IPMS Scale ModelWorld 2021 show in Telford.

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VIDEO: MiniArt's NEW World War Two Assault Gun

MiniArt has revealed it has a new Sturmgeschütz III Ausf. G kit with full interior in the works - check out the firm's video announcement!

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PLAYBOY’S PRIVATEER PHOTOGUIDE

Military and aviation specialist Trackpad Publishing’s new imprint Track Limits is a bold step into motorsport, with the first release being a photobook dedicated to modelling the Hesketh 308B Formula 1 car, which gave James Hunt his first win.