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.

AIRFIX CLUB KIT METEOR FR.9 BUILD Feature Premium

Airfix Club Kit Meteor FR.9 Build

Ethan Williams builds the exclusive Airfix Club 1/72 Meteor FR.9 kit available just for members this year... it's the perfect reason to join!

WIN! A bundle of Revell kits worth more than £150!

One lucky AMW reader has the chance to win a bundle of three Revell kits, worth more than £150 in total, courtesy of the firm’s UK arm, Carrera-Revell.

BUILDING TAKOM’S EKRANOPLAN Feature Premium

BUILDING TAKOM’S EKRANOPLAN

Andy Davies completes Takom's fascinating Ekranoplan and poses it on superb scratch-built dry-dock base.

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Space-age Comet: Tamiya’s newly tooled 1/35 Tank, Cruiser, Comet I (A34)

Japanese firm Tamiya has released just the second styrene depiction of the British Comet cruiser tank in 1/35 scale – read our full review of the new kit here.

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Southern Comforts! Warhammer in Antarctica Interview

EXPANDED: John Fuller interviews Lt Max Friswell and Lt Jonny Talbot – Royal Navy crew who played Warhammer on Antarctica – with bonus online-only questions and images.

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Airfix Model World May 2023

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BUILDING ICM’S GREAT WAR MODEL T AMBULANCE Feature Premium

BUILDING ICM’S GREAT WAR MODEL T AMBULANCE

Great War specialist Mikael Terfors finds ICM's 1/35 Model T 1917 ambulance a relaxing and enjoyable project.

Building Revell’s Grogu – The Child Feature Premium

Building Revell's Grogu - The Child

Steve Budd replicates cute and cuddly Grogu, from hit Disney+ show The Mandalorian, with Revell's new 1/3 scale tooling.

Newark Air Museum seeks Vulcan Records

Nottinghamshire’s Newark Air Museum is aiming to expand the records associated with the Avro Vulcan it has hosted for more than 20 years – airframe XM594.

BUILDING REVELL’S NEW-TOOL STRIKE EAGLE Feature Premium

BUILDING REVELL’S NEW-TOOL STRIKE EAGLE

Teenage modeller Ethan Williams tackles Revell's new-tool 1/72 F-15E, with its 'striking' 75th anniversary scheme.

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Editor

Stu Fone 

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Group Editor Modelling

Mike Wild

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