Airfix Model World | The builds
EXCLUSIVE FULL-BUILD FEATURE: Kev Baxter was delighted to preview the latest and arguably the greatest Airfix release in 1/72 scale to date, a newly tooled Gloster Meteor F.8.
EXCLUSIVE FULL-BUILD FEATURE: Richard Spreckley examines Airfix's highly anticipated 1/48 Blackburn Buccaneer S.2C/D in depth, constructing the model in full.
Mike Grant unmasks a painting challenge, as he constructs SBS Model’s 1/72 PZL P.1 resin kit with an eye-catching livery. Discover the full build here.
If striking colour schemes catch your eye, Niklas Knutzén's build of Eduard's 1/72 MiG-21PFM Fishbed-F in Czech Air Force colours is well worth examining...
Jen Wright depicts an expat retiree with Airfix’s 1/72 Shackleton AEW.2 and a selection of aftermarket upgrade parts in an advanced modelling project.
Chris Jones brings the silver screen to quarter scale with Maverick’s Super Hornet from the hotly anticipated 'Top Gun' sequel, via Revell’s 1/48 kit. Relive the high-octane movie with this fast-paced build feature!
Jay Blakemore discovers that building GasPatch Model’s new quarter-scale Komet is far from being rocket science... Discover the kit's contents and construction of this striking late-war interceptor in this full build feature.
Huw Morgan goes off the rails to give RyeField Model’s 1/35 Sherman Firefly a decidedly different setting... a custom diorama base featuring a length of same-scale railway track. Discover how these elements were constructed in this full-build feature.
Huw Morgan builds a Vietnam-era Centurion tank in a different scale – 1/56, usually favoured by figure painters - courtesy of Rubicon Models’ kit. Discover why this wargamer-aimed offering could be your next military build project here...
Airfix’s 1/72 Sea Harrier FRS.1 makes a return for the 40th anniversary of the Falklands conflict. Editor Stu Fone adds a few spares and tweaks to recreate a veteran airframe from the 1982 undeclared war.
Chris Jones builds Hobby 2000's re-boxing of the Hasegawa-tooled 1/72 Beaufighter Mk.VIc, (almost) out of the box - employing just the kit styrene and familiar painting techniques to produce a convincing finish.
Garry Tobiss has fun with this test-shot build of Airfix's new-tool 1/72 Hawker Tempest Mk.V. As you'll see, it's a wallet-friendly kit with excellent engineering - ideal for novices and more experienced modellers alike.
Following its 1/16 Night King, ICM has released another figure seemingly inspired by the Game of Thrones series: one of the reanimated minions from the frozen land beyond The Wall. Johan Augustsson introduces painting theories on this creepy fellow, a 1/16 Wight.