Airfix Model World encompasses a wide range of skill levels and we do the same here on KeyModelWorld. In this section you will find a growing collection of Basic Builds features from the latest and past issues of the magazine, all fully searchable and covering a wide range of subjects. Each build has been reformatted to suit the site so you can get the most from it.
Airfix Model World Basic Builds
ICM's new-tool 1/48 Gotha Go 242B was a surprise offering for many modellers, including Dean Large. Read the full build article and see his verdict.
Mike Williams celebrates 80 years since the Douglas SBD Dauntless delivered a decisive blow at the Battle of Midway, by building Flyhawk’s superb new 1/72 kit.
Young modeller Ethan Williams builds the 2019 release of Airfix’s 1/72 Hunting Percival Jet Provost T.4 with a lovely kit-supplied camouflage scheme.
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.
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...
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 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...
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.
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.