Maritime reviews

Maritime reviews

EXTRA ‘BITE’ FOR REVELL’S ELCO PT BOAT Review Premium

EXTRA ‘BITE’ FOR REVELL’S ELCO PT BOAT

Revell has added new parts to its 2018 Elco 80ft Patrol Torpedo Boat, to replicate the vessel PT-160 with a Thunderbolt gun mount. Read our full review.

STARLING MODELS’ NEW BRITISH SUB KIT Review Premium

STARLING MODELS’ NEW BRITISH SUB KIT

Royal Navy fans will welcome the all-new, mixed-media HMS Sea Rover S-Class submarine kit from Starling Models, reviewed here.

FALKLANDS BATTLER: AIRFIX HMS FEARLESS RETURNS Review Premium

FALKLANDS BATTLER: AIRFIX HMS FEARLESS RETURNS

We review Airfix's HMS Fearless, which gets another re-release as part of the firm's popular Vintage Classics range.

US ASSAULT SHIP REISSUE BY REVELL Review Premium

US ASSAULT SHIP REISSUE BY REVELL

Revell's Wasp Class LHD assault carrier has been re-released and it's a great option for both the novice and more experienced maritime modeller.

AIRFIX COUNTY-CLASS DESTROYER REISSUED Review Premium

AIRFIX COUNTY-CLASS DESTROYER REISSUED

Naval modellers will be delighted to know that Airfix's original 1/600 HMS Devonshire is available again as a Vintage Classic kit.

REVELL U-BOAT RESURFACES Review Premium

REVELL U-BOAT RESURFACES

Maritime modellers will welcome the re-release of Revell's 1/144 Type XXI U-boat - a well-detailed kit that comes with decals for four different vessels.

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NEW HMS MONMOUTH BY TRUMPETER

Trumpeter has reworked its HMS Kent Type 23 Frigate kit to now provide HMS Monmouth in 1/700 scale. Photo-etched brass parts are included.

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Takom's Six-Inch Striker: 1/35 Bismarck Turret

Takom surprised many when it released 1/35 scale kits of battleship turrets and modern weapons, with one of its more recent offerings being the Bb II/ Stb II turret from the German battleship Bismarck.

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Black Cat Models' Newly Tooled Bathurst-class Corvette Review

Black Cat Models has further enhanced its reputation with a series of stunning 1/350 and 1/400 multi-media ship kits. Here, Airfix Model World examines its new 1/350 Bathurst-class corvette, HMAS Castlemaine

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Italeri's Torpedo Boat Returns! MAS 565/568 with Crew Review

After an absence of 12 years, Italeri’s MAS.568 4a Serie torpedo boat is available once more, adding a crew to the kit as part of an imposing range of 1/35 maritime subjects. Airfix Model World examines the contents in this full review...