AMW136, March 2022
In this exclusive feature, Malcolm V Lowe details the airframe differences of the Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6 throughout its existence, and touches on its combat employment...great reference for build projects, especially Border Model's recent 1/35 kit.
EXTRA IMAGES INSIDE: Back in June 2021 – and with more than a little apprehension – Bristol’s British Model Soldier Society (BMSS) branch decided to proceed with its Bugle Call 2021, duly held in late November. Check out a full report with bonus images here!
EXTRA IMAGES INSIDE: Malcolm V Lowe reports on the Middle Wallop Aircraft Enthusiast's Fair and Model Show, held at the Army Flying Museum.
Huw Morgan builds a Vietnam-era Centurion tank in a different scale – 1/56, usually favoured by figure painters - courtesy of Rubicon Models’ kit. Discover why this wargamer-aimed offering could be your next military build project here...
Airfix’s 1/72 Sea Harrier FRS.1 makes a return for the 40th anniversary of the Falklands conflict. Editor Stu Fone adds a few spares and tweaks to recreate a veteran airframe from the 1982 undeclared war.
Chris Jones builds Hobby 2000's re-boxing of the Hasegawa-tooled 1/72 Beaufighter Mk.VIc, (almost) out of the box - employing just the kit styrene and familiar painting techniques to produce a convincing finish.
Russia's invasion of Ukraine not only caused terrible loss of human life, but also brought about the destruction of the world's largest aircraft... the Antonov An-225 Mriya. Here, to mark its demise, we revisit Massimo Santarossa's original test-shot build of Revell's 1/72 kit, from the May 2019 edition of Airfix Model World.
Takom sub-brand Blitz has produced a superb1/35 kit that allows you to build either a late production StuG III Ausf.G, or a StuH 42. It's great value for fans of German armour, and includes extensive photo-etched metal details and optional turned metal barrels.
The latest limited-edition kit available for Airfix Club members is this splendid themed package, with two special-scheme BAE Hawks. Learn about all the membership benefits, and the kit itself, here.