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F-111 Fort Worth Swinger

Key Publishing’s new book on the F-111 is an affordable and handy reference tool

Hornby retailer tier system

Hornby has introduced a new tier system for supplying products to its retailer network following appraisal of the company's supply chain and its ability to meet increased product demand.

BIG LITTLE TANK KILLER

Small vehicles can be challenging as kit subjects as the resulting model is rather diminutive in the standard scales, but Takom’s recent venture into 1/16 allows types such as the Wiesel A1 Armoured Weapons Carrier to be portrayed at a reasonable size.

FLYING TARGET

Modellers seeking something a little different may wish to consider ICM’s splendid (and brightly coloured) new tooling of the KDA-1 (Q-2A) Firebee target drone.

MOSSIE SNEAK PEAK

EXTRA IMAGES INSIDE: With the release of Airfix’s newly tooled 1/72 Mosquito B.XVI fast approaching, here is a preview of the kit’s contents, in preparation for next month’s exclusive build feature.

VIDEO: Model railway news | May 23 2021

Join Richard Watson for the latest weekly news round up for KeyModelWorld and Hornby Magazine. In this video we cover the latest news stories for 'OO', 'N' and 'O' gauge as well as a reminder of our special Mk 1 celebratory features available online.

New Airfix Dogfight Double

It’s a case of Mustang versus Swallow with Airfix’s latest 1/72 dual-kit release

ZDH Decals Debut

A new decal source will delight modellers who favour US Navy aircraft

Detail & Scale F-14 Tomcat

Detail & Scale is converting its digital books on the F-14 Tomcat to print versions. Chris Clifford examines Part 1 of the series

OPTIONAL EXTRAS

Hot on the tail of Tamiya’s re-released 1/24 Lotus Super Seven, Motobitz has produced a pair of aftermarket ‘trans-kits’, allowing for a range of variants other than the 1960s design depicted in the kit.