In Focus


This section brings together Airfix Model World's In Focus and Archive Treasures features in one place for a full experience of all our aviation archive images as well as special features from pilots who takes to the controls of the real aircraft we model today. Enjoy!

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Sqn Ldr Roger Cruickshank describes his time flying as a frontline RAF Eurofighter Typhoon pilot and how he overcame bleak periods in his life to ultimately forge a successful career

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V Bomber Trio

This photo evocative captures air-to-air the RAF's potent Cold War trio of V-bombers - the Avro Vulcan, Vickers Valiant and Handley Page Victor respectively.

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de Havilland DH.114

The return of Airfix’s 1/72 de Havilland DH.114 Heron Mk.II as a Vintage Classics offering inspired the selection of the British four-engined airliner for this month’s Archive Treasures.

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Supermarine Spitfire

The Supermarine Spitfire’s place in British hearts and minds was cemented by its role during the Battle of Britain, operating with distinction alongside Hawker’s Hurricane.

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Prowling pershing

Modellers replicate wanting Clarence to Smoyer’s Pershing tank either on its own or as part of a diorama will find these images, useful.

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Trials of the Triple-One | In Focus

The Heinkel He 111 was one of the Luftwaffe’s most important bombers during World War Two. Malcolm V Lowe looks at the early versions in the He 111H-series of this iconic warplane.

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Tiger Moth | In Focus

The de Havilland Tiger Moth is one of the best-known British aircraft of all time. Malcolm V Lowe recounts the history and importance of this iconic biplane.