Intermediate build

Step up to the next level of scale modelling and learn new skills from experts in their field. The Intermediate Builds section brings together the latest and past features from Airfix Model World in one place - and it's fully searchable too using the drop-down menus below. Discover how to get the best from aircraft, military, maritime and auto kits right here.

FINNISH FLYING PENCIL: BUILDING AIRFIX’S 1/72 DO 17Z Feature Premium

FINNISH FLYING PENCIL: BUILDING AIRFIX’S 1/72 DO 17Z

David Holmes

David Holmes adds extra detail to Airfix's 1/72 Dornier Do 17Z, representing a Finnish aircraft based at Ontolla in 1943.

David Holmes
BUILDING INFINITY MODELS’ HELLDIVER Feature Premium

BUILDING INFINITY MODELS’ HELLDIVER

Peter Fearon

Infinity Models' 1/32 Curtiss SB2C-4 Helldiver provides a satisfying build challenge for Peter Fearon.

Peter Fearon
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Strike Two: Miniwing 1/144 BAC Strikemaster dual-build article

Mike Grant

Mike Grant examines Miniwing’s ‘small air force’ in the form of its 1/144 BAC Strikemaster twin-kit set.

Mike Grant
DARK DESTROYER: EDUARD’S Bf 110 Feature Premium

DARK DESTROYER: EDUARD’S Bf 110

José Pires

José Pires explores the role of the flying Zerstörer over Great Britain with his build of Eduard's 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf 110 Adlertag kit.

José Pires
WORLD’S FIRST CAR: PATENT MOTORWAGEN Feature Premium

WORLD’S FIRST CAR: PATENT MOTORWAGEN

Dr James Whalen

Dr James Whalen builds ICM's 1/24 Patent-Motorwagen, depicting Carl Benz's significant contribution to the development of the automobile.

Dr James Whalen
HOWLING FIGHTER: BUILDING EDUARD’S 1/48 TEMPEST II Feature Premium

HOWLING FIGHTER: BUILDING EDUARD’S 1/48 TEMPEST II

Jay Blakemore

Jay Blakemore is blown away by Eduard's 1/48 Hawker Tempest Mk.II, built from the firm's ProfiPACK boxing.

Jay Blakemore
ONE-WAY TRIP: AIRFIX WESTLAND COMMANDO BUILD Feature Premium

ONE-WAY TRIP: AIRFIX WESTLAND COMMANDO

The Westland Commando involved in a clandestine mission during 1982's Falklands conflict is replicated by Huw Morgan, by backdating Airfix's 1/72 HC.4.

SPIRIT OF RESISTANCE: ICM’S ‘GHOST OF KYIV’ Feature Premium

SPIRIT OF RESISTANCE: ICM’S ‘GHOST OF KYIV’

Chris Jones offers a topical build in the shape of ICM's 1/72 MiG-29 'Ghost of Kyiv'.

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NEW TOOL: Eduard's 1/48 Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat Full-Build

AMW's Mike Williams is thrilled to examine Eduard’s newly tooled 1/48 Grumman F4F Wildcat in its initial ProfiPACK Edition, adding the firm’s Brassin extras for added detail.

TORNADO APPROACHING! ITALERI’S NEW-TOOL GR.4 Feature Premium

TORNADO APPROACHING! ITALERI’S NEW-TOOL GR.4

Dean large employs a host of aftermarket accessories in his build of Italeri's new-tool 1/32 Tornado GR.4