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Airbrushing Part 1 - The Airbrush

AIRBRUSHING PART 1 In a highly useful instructional series, Jay Blakemore offers insightful tutorials on choosing and using airbrushes and compressors, based on his 40 years of experience. He begins with a look at the basics.

DISPLAY CASE

There's further modelling mischief in this month's selection of reader projects as some of TV's best-loved characters get involved in the hobby, alongside several impressive aircraft builds.

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Airfix Model World January 2021

Welcome to Airfix Model World January 2021 featuring model builds, the latest news, product reviews and more. Read the full issue in PDF format here or dip into our reformatted online features for KeyModelWorld at your leisure.

FESTIVE RELEASES

While Airfix's December/ January releases will see the return of several favourites, the highlights are the arrival of newly tooled 1/72 Sherman Firefly VC, Tiger I and Spitfire Mk.Vc kits.

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FAR-EASTERN SPECIAL

Zoukei-Mura has followed its 1/48 F-4E (see News, December 2020) with a stunning Japanese Air Self-Defense Force Kai commemorative version - even better, there's a special campaign to mark the tenth anniversary of the firm's Super Wing Series kits.

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TRANSPORT WORKHORSE

December 2020 marks the 85th anniversary of the Douglas DC-3’s first flight – a type later synonymous with D-Day due to the military C-47 variant.

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GULL-WINGED EXPORT

Although a Polish design, PZL’s P.11 entered service with the Romanian Air Force before its home country’s air arm, and IBG has released a 1/72 offering representing these exported aircraft, which were designated P.11b.

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ALLISON-ENGINED PONY

Brengun has added new wings plus a resin dorsal intake to KP’s 1/72 P-51 Mustang, for an early Mk.Ia airframe.

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A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE

While there have been many accounts of service during World War Two, few are as personal, arguably, as this narrative of Halifax bomber wireless operator Jack Clyde.

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HYBRID CARRIER

With the regular renaming of Soviet/Russian ships, it is always worth checking which is which – this TopDrawings volume is dedicated to the Moskva, lead vessel of the Moskva-class helicopter-carrier, and not the later renamed Slava-class cruiser.