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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Back Issues

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Airfix Model World February 2018

FLYING HATCHET: Adding extras to Airfix’s 1/48 Tomahawk Mk.IIb

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Airfix Model World January 2018

FREE SUPPLEMENT: Celebrating 40 years of Star Wars

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Airfix Model World December 2017

NAVAL GEM: First look at Airfix’s all-new 1/48 Sea Fury FB.11

Latest articles from Airfix Model World

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

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Garry Tobiss clear a very large space to build Italeri's massive 1/35 S-38 Schnellboot... adding aftermarket goodies for extra detail. If you want an impressive German Navy vessel, this is it!

BALKANS-BASED TWIN

CANFORA PUBLISHING’S new softback, Yugoslav Electras From Aeroput Airlines to RAF, tells the full and fascinating story of this pioneering Lockheed type's service in Yugoslavia and beyond.

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Figure Review: Tamiya's quarter-scale Wehrmacht Infantry Set

Tamiya is well known for its 1/35 figures and when batches of 1/48 offerings were issued between 2005-07 it seemed this smaller-scale market was about to be similarly enriched.

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Figure Review: ICM releases 1/32 Vietnam-era US Helicopter Pilots

Although they were almost certainly designed for the firm’s AH-1 Cobra kits, ICM’s 1/32 Vietnam-era helicopter crew figures are available separately to suit other firm’s offerings.

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Figure Review: ICM's 1/32 'Photo to Remember' USAAF Pilots

ICM has previously released a set of three 1/32 US Army Air Force (USAAF) figures suitable for most American World War Two multi-crew aircraft (32104) and has followed this with a four-figure combination depicting elements of a three-man team posing for a picture by a USAAF photographer. Subject-specific paints are another element to consider...

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Figure Review: 'Post-Apocalyptic' Sabrina figure from Master Box

Ukrainian firm Master Box’s ‘Post-Apocalyptic’ series of 1/24 figures comprises six individuals, each taking the form of a single-runner styrene kit – as is the case with the first, Sabrina.

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Armor Pro 1/72 scale Chinese PLA ZSL-10 troop carrier

The latest Chinese Type 08 series from Dragon is the ZSL-10 armoured personnel carrier for 1/72 scale, with changes to the rear hull and turret configuration.

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Airfix Model World June 2022

The full issue in page-turning format

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Champion's Challenger from Belkits: 1/24 Citroën C3 WRC

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: John Fuller and Mike Wild examine the first of Belkits' newly tooled 1/24 Citroën C3 WRC car kits - featuring markings for nine-time world champion, Séb Loeb. Watch the video and see parts photos inside!

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Belkits' Second 1/24 Citroën C3 WRC: Rally Finland 2017

Belkits’ newly tooled 1/24 Citroën C3 WRC has landed – this is the second Rally Finland iteration that arrived with the initial Tour de Corse 2018 version.

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Stu Fone 

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Group Editor Modelling

Mike Wild

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