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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.

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OFFICIALDOM ON WHEELS

Revell’s WOT 6 is a direct re-box of ICM’s splendid kit, with the sole change being a new decal sheet.

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CLASH OF THE TITANS

ICM has combined its Pz.Kpfw. VI Ausf.B (35363) and T-34/85 (35367) in a Battle of Berlin combo that’s less than 75% of the combined cost of the separate kits.

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QUICK-FIRE ARTILLERY

French artillery seems to attract less attention than other nation’s subjects, so this Mle 1897 from IBG will be popular among military kit aficionados.

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MANNED FLAK COMBO

This neat little set from Dragon combines the firm’s 2cm FlaK 38 (6288) with its superb crew figures (6368) to provide arguably the best diorama package currently available for this type of anti-aircraft gun.

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LITTLE LEATHERNECKS

Airfix’s Vintage Classics are great pieces of nostalgia, none moreso than its US Marines set, which provides 44 figures and a single raft.

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OFFICE APOCALYPSE

In the event of a zombie infestation there will… always be one that wears a tie, and this pigeon-toed member of the undead has a suitably ravaged head and neck, while still keeping the inevitable office name badge clipped to his jacket.

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HIGH-FLIER

This excellent four-piece resin figure depicts a US pilot fitted with a pressure suit, making it suitable for high-altitude capable platforms such as the SR-71/A-12/YF-12 Blackbird and U-2.

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OUT FOR A SPIN

Here’s a great addition for ICM’s Model T 1913 Speedster (24015), with a driver and passenger dressed up for a drive in the countryside; it would also be ideal for its Roadster (24001).

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NUCLEAR CLEAN-UP

This is the second boxed set from ICM inspired by the recent TV series Chernobyl, and marries the firm’s superb AC-40-137A (1986) Soviet Fire truck (35519), four newly tooled figures (available separately as 35623) and a three-sided display backdrop.

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STEALTHY TWO-WHEELER

Having delighted modellers with the baseline Ninja H2, Tamiya has re-worked the parts by replacing three styrene runners with revised items to depict the higher-spec H2 Carbon version.