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The August 2020 issue of Airfix Model World (AMW117) is here and you can read the full issue in page-turning PDF format or as individual features re-edited to suit the digital world. Indulge in the latest inspirational build features, browse new releases in the News and Reviews, discover the secrets of scale modelling through our step by step guides and much more.

Zoukei-Mura Kawasaki Ki-45 Feature Premium

SUPER-SIZE DRAGONSLAYER

Zoukei-Mura’s large-scale 1/32 Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu is examined in depth by Dean Large.

Hasegawa F-4N Feature Premium

GHOST PIRATE

Hasegawa’s splendid 1/72 F-4N Phantom II receives VF-84 ‘Jolly Rogers’ colourful markings in this ‘out of the box’ build by Huw Morgan.

Tamiya Panzerkampfwagen Feature Premium

CZECH-MATE

Out of the box isn’t Toni Canfora’s normal way of building models, but with Tamiya’s recent 1/35 Panzerkampfwagen 38(t), it meant more time for painting and weathering.

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Weather beaten

If decals can be said to enliven a model, then weathering is the way in which builders add ‘character’ by varying the finish to represent the effects of climate and/or usage.

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UPS, DOWNS AND FLYING AROUND

Sqn Ldr Roger Cruickshank describes his time flying as a frontline RAF Eurofighter Typhoon pilot and how he overcame bleak periods in his life to ultimately forge a successful career

NEW FEATURE: DISPLAY CASE

EXTRA IMAGES INSIDE!
In a new feature, Airfix Model World is offering readers the opportunity to share their completed builds with fellow enthusiasts. See below for details of how to submit your own creations.

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BLACK MIKE

Airfix has followed its Royal Navy FG.1 with an RAF boxing, complementing the recent FGR.2 version (see Issue 96, November 2018).

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HELO WARRIOR

Revell has repackaged Academy’s gorgeous OH-58D Kiowa Warrior with new markings but it is otherwise unchanged from the original.

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GLOBAL MUD-MOVER

This is Eduard’s second weekend-series boxing of its MiG-21MF fighter bomber and, like its predecessor, features two colourful schemes.

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LEATHERNECK SABRES

This is the first of two Fury kits from Kitty Hawk and represents the FJ-2 variant, as used by the US Marine Corps and several Naval Reserve units.