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Airfix Model World April 2021

Welcome to Airfix Model World April 2021 featuring full coverage of Airfix's new 1/48 Sabre F.4 a new tool 1/32 Junkers EF-126 from Das Werks, NuNu's 1/24 Volvo 240 Turbo, the latest product reviews, exclusive model builds, scale modelling news and more. Read the full issue in PDF format here or dip into our reformatted online features for KeyModelWorld at your leisure.

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Hornby Magazine April 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of Hornby Magazine - HM166, April 2021 - which celebrates the famous Somerset and Dorset Railway to mark 55 years since its closure by British Railways. Highlights of this issue include in-depth reviews of the new Hornby 'A2/2' for 'OO' gauge alongside the new 'O' gauge Class 17 and AEC railcar from Heljan, featured layouts, step by step guides and more. Read the full magazine in PDF format here and check out our latest video content in the Video Features section.

THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO!

In the first of its quarterly product announcements, Bachmann Europe has previewed a new range of classic Thunderbirds model kits to be released under the Adventures in Plastic (AiP) brand.

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FIGHTER PHOTO STUDY

Books containing period images can be useful reference for modelling projects, and that’s the case with this work on the Luftwaffe’s Messerschmitt Bf 109.

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WRESTLING FOR CONTROL

This is the second in a four-part series covering air combat over the South Pacific during World War Two from December 1941 to September 1942.

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FINAL OFFENSIVE

This evocatively titled hardback volume charts the Soviet offensive in western Hungary and Austria between March and May 1945, providing an almost blow-by-blow account.

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SUPERSONIC POD BOMBER

Although the title suggests a focus on the units that operated the type, Osprey’s treatise on the Convair B-58 Hustler forms a comprehensive history of this supersonic bomber.

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OUTCLASSED ON THE STEPPES

This is the first Tank Craft publication dedicated to the German Panzer III and focuses on its role in the invasion of the Soviet Union as part of Operation Barbarossa in 1941.

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RUSSIA'S AERIAL HUNTER

For in-depth analysis of Soviet/ Russian aviation designs, few books can rival Crécy’s Famous Russian Aircraft series, with its latest volume providing a detailed study of the Mikoyan MiG-31 (NATO nickname Foxhound).

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'RONSON' RESOURCE

Despite its ubiquity and popularity as a modelling subject, the M4 Sherman’s variations and modifications can be confusing.