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The July 2020 issue of Airfix Model World (AMW116) 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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Crew access ladders can add an extra point of interest on a model, so it’s surprising many manufacturers omit this particular detail, such as on 1/48 F-106 Delta Darts.

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Modellers wanting a YF-22 shouldn’t be misled by the title on MisterCraft’s re-boxed Aeroplast offering – the contents are actually for a full-production F-22, which has a considerably different shape.

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This new-tool offering from Zvezda is the first 1/144 scale model kit of the Airbus A350-1000 airliner, representing the longer version with a greater passenger capacity and extended range over the A350-900.

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'Snap and Stick' Thoroughbred

Quickbuild subjects are a great way of attracting youngsters to the hobby, especially with such a colourful subject as a blue-nosed P-51D Mustang in D-Day markings.

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Perfect Patinas

Modellers wanting to create convincing corroded copper or iron surfaces now have a dedicated product to assist them, courtesy of US-based Flake King.

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Tracked Cats and Storms

It’s Airfix’s turn to re-box Academy’s 1/35 M10 Tank Destroyer, following an Italeri-branded version in 2010.

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Go this way, comrade

MiniArt is one of those manufacturers regarded as a being a friend to diorama builders, and this neat Soviet Road Signs package shows just why.

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Tracked Circus Music

Airfix’s long-in-the-tooth Sherman returns in Calliope (named after a musical instrument seen on river boats) configuration, being equipped with a turret-mounted 60-barrel multiple rocket launch system.

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All in the Shadows

Here's A great new weathering product from Spanish manufacturer AMMO-MIG, in the form of the airbrush-ready Shader range of pre-thinned acrylic paints.

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Scandinavian Stallion

KP’s 1/72 P-51B Mustang receives close examination from Anders Isaksson, who finishes it in Swedish markings.