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HK MODELS’ 1/32 A-20G HAVOC Feature Premium

HK MODELS’ 1/32 A-20G HAVOC

Matthew Porter tackles an imposing subject in HK Models' 1/32 A-20G Havoc.

SILVER WINGS 1/48 MACCHI M.41bis Feature Premium

SILVER WINGS 1/48 MACCHI M.41bis

Silver Wings' all-resin 1/48 Macchi M.41bis flying-boat fighter is completed by Chris Clifford.

REVELL’S AIRBUS H145 ADAC LUFTRETTUNG Feature Premium

REVELL’S AIRBUS H145 ADAC LUFTRETTUNG

Jack Homewood makes the most of Revell's recent 1/32 Airbus H145 ADAC rescue helicopter kit.

ITALERI 1/72 F-5A FREEDOM FIGHTER BUILD Feature Premium

ITALERI 1/72 F-5A FREEDOM FIGHTER BUILD

Jack Homewood employs AK Interactive's new 3rd Generation acrylics on his build of Italeri's 1/72 F-5A... a popular ex-ESCI tooling.

AIRFIX’S NEW-TOOL 1/72 MESSERSCHMITT Bf 109F-4 STARTER SET Feature Premium

AIRFIX’S NEW-TOOL 1/72 MESSERSCHMITT Bf 109F-4 STARTER SET

David Holmes reckons Airfix's new-tool 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf 109F-4 Starter Set will appeal to novice and experienced builders alike.

REVELL 1/72 F-89D/J SCORPION Feature Premium

REVELL 1/72 F-89D/J SCORPION

Toni Canfora extols the virtues of 1990s kits... in this case with a full build of Revell's 1/72 F-89 Scorpion.

BUILDING BANDAI’S DRAGON BALL Z ‘PICCOLO’ Feature Premium

BUILDING BANDAI'S DRAGON BALL Z 'PICCOLO'

Bandai's Dragon Ball Z Piccolo figure is completed by Editor at Large Chris Clifford, with son Samuel.

AIRFIX STARTER SET P-51D MUSTANG Feature Premium

AIRFIX STARTER SET P-51D MUSTANG

David Holmes discovers fewer parts, but impressive detail, with his build of Airfix's new-tool 1/72 P-51D Mustang Starter Set.

BORDER MODEL TYPE VII-C U-BOAT COMPLETED Feature Premium

BORDER MODEL TYPE VIIC U-BOAT COMPLETED

Joe Turner sets Border Model's 1/35 partial Type VIIC U-boat in a convincing dockside replenishment scene.

AIRFIX’S NEW 1/48 BRISTOL BULLDOG Feature Premium

AIRFIX’S NEW 1/48 BRISTOL BULLDOG

Learn about the detail and clever design worked into Airfix's all-new 1/48 Bristol Bulldog Mk.II, finished beautifully here by Chris Jones.

 ICM’S 1/32 TIGER MOTH Feature Premium

ICM’S 1/32 TIGER MOTH

Richard Spreckley employs aftermarket details on his build of ICM's 1/32 DH.82A Tiger Moth, in RAF training colours.

DORA WINGS’ NEW P-47B THUNDERBOLT Feature Premium

DORA WINGS’ NEW P-47B THUNDERBOLT

Building Dora Wings' new 1/48 P-47B Thunderbolt is a satisfying experience for Garry Tobiss, regardless of its limited-run format.

TAKOM’S NEW 1/35 AH-64E APACHE GUARDIAN… COMPLETED! Feature Premium

TAKOM’S NEW 1/35 AH-64E APACHE GUARDIAN… COMPLETED!

Duncan Cooke achieves a fabulous result with his build of Takom's new 1/35 AH-64E Apache Guardian.

COMPLETING AIRFIX’S ALL-NEW B-24H Feature Premium

COMPLETING AIRFIX’S ALL-NEW B-24H

Steve Budd tackles a kit that took many modellers by surprise on its announcement... Airfix's splendid new-tool 1/72 B-24H Liberator.

DORA WINGS FAIREY DELTA FD.2 Feature Premium

DORA WINGS FAIREY DELTA FD.2

A handsome 'Royal Purple' livery defines Chris Clifford's build of Dora Wings' new 1/72 Fairy Delta FD.2.

MINIART D8506 TRACTOR WITH TRAILER Feature Premium

MINIART D8506 TRACTOR WITH TRAILER

Gary's Radford's skilful build of MiniArt's 1/35 Lanz Bulldog tractor is displayed on a convincing airfield base. Learn how he tackled both items here.

REVELL’S NEW MANDALORIAN SPEEDER BIKE Feature Premium

REVELL’S NEW MANDALORIAN SPEEDER BIKE

A dramatic sci-fi kidnap scene is replicated by Garry Tobiss with Revell's new 1/12 Mandalorian Speeder Bike.

AZUR-FRROM’S NEW 1/48 SUPER MYSTÈRE Feature Premium

AZUR-FRROM’S NEW 1/48 SUPER MYSTÈRE

Chris Jones adds a highly convincing work-weary metallic finish to Azur-FRROM's splendid new-tool 1/48 Super Mystère.

AIRFIX 1/72 BREWSTER BUFFALO Feature Premium

AIRFIX 1/72 BREWSTER BUFFALO FULL BUILD

Fun and nostalgia combine with Mike Williams' build of Airfix's Vintage Classics 1/72 Brewster Buffalo.

INTERMEDIATE BUILD COMPLETING SPECIAL HOBBY’S 1/72 SF-260 Feature Premium

COMPLETING SPECIAL HOBBY’S 1/72 SF-260

Niklas Knutzén offers an out-of-the-box build of Special Hobby's 1/72 SIAI-Marchetti SF-260.

X-SCALE’S 1/144 DOUGLAS DC-8-32 Feature Premium

X-SCALE’S 1/144 DOUGLAS DC-8-32

Massimo Santarossa tackles X-Scale's debut model... a 1/144 Douglas DC-8-32 airliner.

REVELL B-24D LIBERATOR COMPLETED Feature Premium

REVELL B-24D LIBERATOR COMPLETED

Building Revell's reissue of Monogram's 1/48 B-24D Liberator prompts a wave of nostalgia in Matthew Porter.

WING-FOLDING EDUARD’S 1/48 WILDCAT Feature Premium

WING-FOLDING EDUARD’S 1/48 WILDCAT

Anders Isaksson transforms Eduard's 1/48 Wildcat with the firm's bespoke, 3D-printed wing-fold set.

BUILDING AIRFIX’S FALKLANDS VULCAN B.2 Feature Premium

BUILDING AIRFIX’S FALKLANDS VULCAN B.2

Huw Morgan tackles the re-released 1/72 Avro Vulcan B.2 from Airfix, adding aftermarket details and corrections along the way.

SPECIAL HOBBY HI TECH 1/32 VIETNAM COBRA Feature Premium

SPECIAL HOBBY HI TECH 1/32 VIETNAM COBRA

Garry Tobiss switches from 1/48 scale to tackle Special Hobby's 1/32 Hi Tech AH-1G Cobra.

SACRED MOUNTAIN: BUILDING KAJIKA’S 1/700 HIEI (1915) Feature Premium

SACRED MOUNTAIN: BUILDING KAJIKA’S 1/700 HIEI (1915)

Andy Davies flexes his maritime modelling muscles on Kajika's stunning Japanese 1915 imperial battlecruiser Hiei

COMPLETING SPECIAL HOBBY’S NEW 1/72 THUNDERSTREAK Feature Freemium

COMPLETING SPECIAL HOBBY’S NEW 1/72 THUNDERSTREAK

Editor at Large Chris Clifford has a pleasing experience with Special Hobby's new-tool 1/72 F-84F Thunderstreak which is available to purchase from the Key Model World Shop.

FREIGHTDOG BAC MUSTARD Feature Premium

FREIGHTDOG BAC MUSTARD

Chris Clifford enjoys a refreshingly different subject with his build of Freightdog's 1/72 BAC Mustard Lifting-Body.

MAID OF HARLECH: ACADEMY 1/48 P-38F Feature Premium

MAID OF HARLECH: ACADEMY 1/48 P-38F

Steve Budd replicates a famous aircraft wreck using Academy's 1/48 P-38F Lightning.