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CMR REISSUES 1/144 DC-2 WITH FRESH MARKINGS Review Premium

CMR REISSUES 1/144 DC-2 WITH FRESH MARKINGS

Czech Master Resin's 1/144 Douglas DC-2 has been reissued with new decals. It's a great option for propliner fans.

NEW 1/72 POTEZ 25 VARIANTS BY AZUR-FRROM Review Premium

NEW 1/72 POTEZ 25 VARIANTS BY AZUR FRROM

French kit label Azur-FRROM has released to further 1/72 versions of the Potez 25, each with a different engine.

ASK DISTRIBUTION Me 410 COCKPIT AND MASKS News Freemium

ASK DISTRIBUTION Me 410 COCKPIT AND MASKS

If you're planning to build Airfix's 1/72 new-tool Me 410, you may find ASK's 3D-printed resin cockpit details and self-adhesive paint masks useful indeed.

AIRFIX’S NEW-TOOL 1/72 MESSERSCHMITT Bf 109F-4 STARTER SET Feature Premium

AIRFIX’S NEW-TOOL 1/72 MESSERSCHMITT Bf 109F-4 STARTER SET

David Holmes reckons Airfix's new-tool 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf 109F-4 Starter Set will appeal to novice and experienced builders alike.

EURO DECALS’ NEW 1/72 SPITFIRES OVER MALTA DECAL SET News Freemium

EURO DECALS’ NEW 1/72 SPITFIRES OVER MALTA DECAL SET

Euro Decals' new 1/72 sheet is a boon for anyone wanting to model Spitfires based on Malta during World War Two.

OWN A REAL PIECE OF THUNDERSTREAK WITH SPECIAL HOBBY’S F-84F REISSUE News Freemium

OWN A REAL PIECE OF THUNDERSTREAK WITH SPECIAL HOBBY’S F-84F REISSUE

Special Hobby's reissued 1/72 Thunderstreak, branded 'Reborn Luftwaffe', also offers a piece of real F-84F skin.

THE TANK MUSEUM 1/35 ‘LITTLE WILLIE’ 3D-PRINTED KIT News Freemium

THE TANK MUSEUM 1/35 ‘LITTLE WILLIE’ 3D-PRINTED KIT

The world's first tank prototype - Little Willie - is the subject of The Tank Museum's first bespoke 1/35 model kit. Learn more about this limited-edition 3D-printed replica here.

KINETIC REISSUES 1/48 PUCARÁ News Freemium

KINETIC REISSUES 1/48 PUCARÁ

Kinetic has reissued its 1/48 FMA IA-58 Pucará with new markings for a captured airframe operated by the UK's A&AEE at Boscombe Down.

CH-54A TARHE UNFOLDED MAIN ROTOR BY RESKIT News Freemium

CH-54A TARHE UNFOLDED MAIN ROTOR BY RESKIT

You can turn ICM's 1/35 CH-54A Tarhe helicopter into a major showpiece thanks to ResKit's stunning 3D-printed main rotor head.

ALL-NEW 1/12 LOTUS 99T F1 CAR FROM BEEMAX Review Premium

ALL-NEW 1/12 LOTUS 99T F1 CAR FROM BEEMAX

Motorsport modellers have a new and stunningly detailed kit of Ayrton Senna's 1987 #12 Lotus 99T, thanks to Beemax.

REVELL 1/72 F-89D/J SCORPION Feature Premium

REVELL 1/72 F-89D/J SCORPION

Toni Canfora extols the virtues of 1990s kits... in this case with a full build of Revell's 1/72 F-89 Scorpion.

NEW 1/72 BRISTOL BRIGAND DECALS FROM MARK I

Mark I Models' new decals are a boon if you're planning to build a 1/72 Bristol Brigand.

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Atlantic Models’ new-tool 1/350 HMS Edinburgh

Maritime modellers have plenty to look forward to with Atlantic Models’ all-new multi-media 1/350 HMS Edinburgh kit.

BUILDING BANDAI’S DRAGON BALL Z ‘PICCOLO’ Feature Premium

BUILDING BANDAI'S DRAGON BALL Z 'PICCOLO'

Bandai's Dragon Ball Z Piccolo figure is completed by Editor at Large Chris Clifford, with son Samuel.

Detail & Scale P-38 Part 2 Review Freemium

DETAIL & SCALE CONTINUES P-38 STUDY

Detail & Scale has issued its second volume on the Lockheed P-38 Lightning. Don't miss it if you're planning builds of the type.

1/72 VIGGEN REISSUE FROM SPECIAL HOBBY News Freemium

1/72 VIGGEN REISSUE FROM SPECIAL HOBBY

Special Hobby has opted to represent an eye-popping special scheme for its latest 1/72 SAAB Viggen boxing.

AIRFIX STARTER SET P-51D MUSTANG Feature Premium

AIRFIX STARTER SET P-51D MUSTANG

David Holmes discovers fewer parts, but impressive detail, with his build of Airfix's new-tool 1/72 P-51D Mustang Starter Set.

NEW HURRICANE BOXINGS FROM ARMA HOBBY News Freemium

NEW HURRICANE BOXINGS FROM ARMA HOBBY

Arma Hobby has released two new Hawker Hurricane boxings in 1/72 and 1/48 - the former allowing replication of Mk.IIa/b/c airframes, while the latter is a Sea Hurricane.

DSPIAE RECIPROCATING SANDER NOW AT TYRELL MODELS News Freemium

DSPIAE RECIPROCATING SANDER NOW AT TYRELL MODELS

Dspiae's Illusive Shadow reciprocating sander, now in stock at Tyrell Models, is a useful aid for detail sanding.

PETERBOROUGH MODEL SHOW 2024 Feature Freemium

PETERBOROUGH MODEL SHOW 2024

Chris Clifford offers a small selection of build photos from Peterborough Scale Model Club's recent show. A more extensive report will feature in Airfix Model World's July issue.

AIRFIX TO OFFER AFTERMARKET DECALS FOR SHANNON-CLASS LIFEBOAT

Modellers set to build Airfix's new 1/72 Shannon-Class lifeboat will be able to replicate any of the 50 vessels around the UK, thanks to a new decal sheet.

SPECIAL HOBBY 1/48 NC.710 MARTINET REVIEW Review Premium

SPECIAL HOBBY 1/48 NC.701 MARTINET REVIEW

Special Hobby has reworked its 1/48 Siebel Si 204 to offer a licence-built Nord NC.701 Martinet, with markings for French, Polish and Swedish airframes.

AIRFIX’S NEW SHANNON CLASS LIFEBOAT Feature Premium

AIRFIX’S NEW SHANNON CLASS LIFEBOAT

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution's most modern vessel, the Shannon Class, is the subject of Airfix's new 1/72 Starter Set. See our full build here.

‘CARNATION REVOLUTION’ BOOK FROM HELION & CO Review Freemium

‘CARNATION REVOLUTION’ BOOK FROM HELION & CO

Helion & Co's recent book Carnation Revolution Vol.1, detailing the 1974 coup in Portugal, offers inspiration for a fascinating modelling theme.

CMR 1/144 SHACKLETON REISSUED Review Premium

CMR 1/144 SHACKLETON REISSUED

Modellers interested in the Avro Shackleton are sure to welcome the re-release of CMR's 1/144 MR.3 kit, which offers RAF and SAAF markings.

BORDER MODEL TYPE VII-C U-BOAT COMPLETED Feature Premium

BORDER MODEL TYPE VIIC U-BOAT COMPLETED

Joe Turner sets Border Model's 1/35 partial Type VIIC U-boat in a convincing dockside replenishment scene.

NEW KAGERO MESSERSCHMITT Bf 110C BOOK/DECAL PACKAGE News Premium

NEW KAGERO MESSERSCHMITT Bf 110C BOOK/DECAL PACKAGE

If you're considering builds of Messerschmitt's Bf 110, don't miss Kagero's new Topcolors book and decal package, offering 1/72 and 1/48 markings mainly for the Bf 110C.

ITALERI’S SPECIAL 1/35 D-DAY DUKW RE-RELEASE Review Premium

ITALERI’S SPECIAL 1/35 D-DAY DUKW RE-RELEASE

Italeri has reissued its 1/35 DUKW in special D-Day 80th anniversary packaging. Read our in-box review.

AIRFIX’S NEW 1/48 BRISTOL BULLDOG Feature Premium

AIRFIX’S NEW 1/48 BRISTOL BULLDOG

Learn about the detail and clever design worked into Airfix's all-new 1/48 Bristol Bulldog Mk.II, finished beautifully here by Chris Jones.

AMT’S JOHN WICK 1970 CHEVY CHEVELLE SS Review Premium

AMT’S JOHN WICK 1970 CHEVY CHEVELLE SS

AMT has reworked its 1970 Chevy Chevelle as John Wick's vehicle, as featured in the hugely popular film franchise.