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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Airfix Model World July 2023

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Latest articles from Airfix Model World

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

AIRFIX 1/48 BUCCANEER S.2B COMPLETED Feature Premium

AIRFIX 1/48 BUCCANEER S.2B COMPLETED

Chris Jones' explores the First Gulf War with his build of Airfix's new 1/48 Buccaneer S.2B in 'Desert Pink'.

NuNu McLaren Feature Premium

NUNU 1/20 MCLAREN MP4/2C FULL BUILD

Oleh Makhortov explores 1980s Formula 1 with his NuNu 1/20 McLaren MP4/2C in 'Keke' Rosberg's livery.

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Airfix Model World January 2024

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ARMA HOBBY 1/72 P-39Q AIRACOBRA FULL BUILD Feature Premium

ARMA HOBBY 1/72 P-39Q AIRACOBRA FULL BUILD

David Holmes completes Arma Hobby's delightful 1/72 P-39Q Airacobra as a South Pacific machine based in the Gilbert Islands.

ISRADECAL T-6A/C TEXAN II Feature Premium

BACK IN BLACK: ISRADECAL T-6A/C TEXAN II

Black Magic: Dean Large completes IsraDecal Studio's 1/48 Texan II trainer in a high-gloss RAF finish.

KŌTARE SPITFIRE MK.1 (MID-PRODUCTION) Feature Premium

KŌTARE SPITFIRE MK.1a (MID-PRODUCTION)

The squadron bell clangs as Steve Budd leaps from his deck chair and scrambles to complete Kōtare’s 1/32 mid-production Spitfire Mk.Ia.

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Airfix Model World December 2023

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BANDAI’S 1/72 TIE INTERCEPTOR AVAILABLE VIA REVELL

Japanese firm Bandai’s 1/72 TIE Interceptor kit has been made available in Europe courtesy of Revell, as Stu Fone discovers.

SPECIAL HOBBY Ju 87G-1 STUKA Feature Premium

SPECIAL HOBBY Ju 87 STUKA

Peter Fearon delves into Special Hobby's reworking of the Academy 1/72 Ju 87 Stuka, with pleasing results.

GALLIC BEAUTY: MODELSVIT MIRAGE 2000-5F Feature Premium

GALLIC BEAUTY: MODELSVIT MIRAGE 2000-5F

Chris Jones gets great results with Modelsvit's detail-packed 1/72 Mirage 2000-5F, completed as a shark-mouthed French Air Force machine.

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Editor

Stu Fone 

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Group Editor Modelling

Mike Wild

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