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Are you a Phantom Phreak?

Find out how much you know about the mighty F-4, and modelling it, with our brain-teasing quiz.

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Airbrushing Part 6 - Mastering Your Airbrush

AIRBRUSHING PART 6 - Mastering Your Airbrush: Having thoroughly cleaned our airbrush, it’s about time we started using it. In this penultimate tutorial Jay Blakemore explains the variables that must be considered when achieving a spray pattern: Paint mix (viscosity), air flow (pressure) and distance

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INTO BATTLE!

Tamiya’s newly tooled 1/35 Soviet KV-1 Heavy Tank is placed into a suburban Leningrad setting by Johan Augustsson, with the help of MiniArt figures and Reality in Scale accessories.

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THUD RIDGE RUNNER

Matthew Porter readies his Hobby Boss 1/48 F-105D Thunderchief for a Vietnam sortie with the aid of aftermarket munitions and markings.

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BATTLING BLENHEIM

The RAF’s Blenheim light bombers fought a difficult air war in the Mediterranean and North Africa against often overwhelming odds, as explained by Malcolm V Lowe.

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GIANT OF THE SKY

Paul Cawte builds Mark I Models’ 1/720 R33 Airship –a craft that evolved from a weapon of war and marked the golden era of inter-war aviation, when such vessels appeared to be the future for commercial travel.

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FLAK HAPPY

Jay Blakemore conquers confusion as he recreates arguably the most infamous artillery piece of World War Two, in the shape of Dragon’s 1/35 8.8cm Flak 37 gun.

Eduard 1/48 Bf 109G-2 ProfiPACK Review Premium

Eduard 1/48 Bf 109G-2 ProfiPACK

Messerschmitt’s legendary Bf 109 is a perennial favourite, and Eduard’s latest boxing (kit 82165) – depicting the unpressurised G-2 version ‒ will certainly please modellers who favour World War Two Luftwaffe subjects.

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SUPER-SIZE STORM

Airfix has a long history of 1/24 scale ‘superkits’, and its returning Vintage Classics Hawker Hurricane is regarded as among the best of these from the firm’s 1970s-era offerings.

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WEIRD BUT WONDERFUL 'WASP'

Part of AB&K’s ‘Luftwaffe Secret Projects 1936-45’ series, this 1/72 resin kit depicts the unusual Heinkel Wespe (wasp) – designed to test vertical take-off and landing from a tail-sitting starting position.