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

View the latest news and features from Airfix Model World Monthly magazine below.

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Airfix Model World September 2023

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Ten Top USAF Kits Scale Modelling Buyer's Guide Ten of the Best Feature Premium


AMW’s Chris Clifford, Stu Fone and John Fuller explore ten of the best kits depicting US Air Force machines

Win! Italeri’s new-tool 1/12 Bugatti Type 35B

One lucky reader has the chance to win an Italeri 1/12 Bugatti Type 35B kit, worth £174.99 - find out how inside!

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For Vendel! ICM’s 1/16 Viking Figure FULL BUILD!

Johan Augustsson boards the longship into the mists of past days to build the 1/16 Viking (IX Century) from ICM.

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Airfix Model World August 2023

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Oleg Makhortov replicates a French classic with Heller's new 1/24 Renault Estafette boulangerie van.

Display Case – your models on display!

While accuracy and convincing scale appearances are always impressive, sometimes the hobby can be a little less serious.

WIN Specialist tools from Tyrell Models worth more than £150

One lucky reader has the chance to win a selection of tools from UK distributor Tyrell Models

New Resin Accessories from Beacon Models

New British company Beacon Models has announced a range of resin figures and accessories to accompany its first 1/144 kits, plus 1/72 versions.

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Airfix Model World July 2023

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Group Editor Modelling

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