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NEW SCHEMES WITH ARMA P-51B REISSUE
Arma Hobby's superb 1/72 P-51B Mustang has been reissued with new markings for five schemes.
AK INTERACTIVE JOINS 1/35 FIGURE/ACCESSORY MARKET
Spain's AK Interactive has joined the styrene figure/accessory market with various 1/35 sets offering different subjects. See three samples here.
IPMS reveals new merch for SMW 2022!
IPMS (UK) has unveiled new merchandise that will be available as part of its range at Scale ModelWorld in Telford on November 12-13.
NEW MODELLING LAMP VIA TYRELL MODELS
A decent light source for modelling is vital for good results, and preserving your eyesight. Both are assured with the Hobby Arch LED Lamp via Tyrell Models.
LOVELY LEGS: KAZAN’S 1/48 PHANTOM UNDERCARRIAGE
If you want to make a real showpiece out of your Tamiya 1/48 New-tool F-4B Phantom II, the new landing gear set from Kazan Model Dynamics will help no end.
REISSUED METEOR TRAINER FROM SPECIAL HOBBY
The original MPM Meteor T.7 has been re-released by Special Hobby, with three lovely new colour schemes. Read our full review.
NEW TOOL: EDUARD’S 1/72 S-199 MEZEK
Eduard's new-tool 1/72 Avia S-199 Mezek provides Garry Tobiss with a hugely enjoyable build experience... twice!
F-80C REISSUED BY AIRFIX
Nostalgia and old kit rejuvenation go hand-in-hand with Airfix's original 1/72 F-80C Shooting Star... reissued in the firm's Vintage Classics range.
AMBERLEY’S STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND BOOK
If you're embarking on builds of US Strategic Air Command aircraft, Amberley Publishing's new book SAC in the 1980s is a wallet-friendly reference.
NEW-TOOL: 1/72 Ki-21-Ib FROM ICM
Fans of Japanese World War Two aircraft will be delighted with ICM's new-tool 1/72 Mitsubishi Ki-21-Ib 'Sally' bomber, reviewed here in full.
AIRFIX’S ALL-NEW 1/48 AVRO ANSON MK.I… COMPLETED!
Matthew Porter can barely contain his excitement while building an exclusive test-shot of Airfix's 1/48 new-tool Avro Anson Mk.I.
GLIDE AND CONQUER: BUILDING ICM'S NEW-TOOL GOTHA 242
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.
Scale ModelWorld Seminars set!
IPMS UK has announced the programme of modelling seminars it will host at this year's Scale ModelWorld in Telford.
NEW TOOL: Airfix's superb 1/48 Avro Anson preview
The final new tooling from Airfix's 2022 release schedule is the Avro Anson Mk.I and the firm has arguably saved the best until last. Discover more in our preview, prior to the full-build feature in December's issue!
Arma Hobby's stunning new Airacobra arrives!
Polish model manufacturer Arma Hobby has just released a newly tooled 1/72 P-39Q Airacobra and it’s a miniature gem, as STU FONE reveals.
Bigger and Better: Hailsham & District Scale Model Show Report
EXTRA IMAGES INSIDE: EXTRA IMAGES INSIDE: The Hailsham and District Model Show featured a new larger venue and was a great success, as Mike and Ethan Williams report.
STARLING MODELS’ NEW BRITISH SUB KIT
Royal Navy fans will welcome the all-new, mixed-media HMS Sea Rover S-Class submarine kit from Starling Models, reviewed here.
NEW TOOL: AIRFIX 1/24 SPITFIRE MK.IX
Steve Budd has a detail bonanza with his build of Airfix's hotly anticipated 1/24 Spitfire Mk.IXc.
Airfix Model World December 2022
The full issue in page-turning PDF format
AK’S JAPANESE ARMOUR FINISHING GUIDE
Military modellers tackling Japanese armour can learn much from AK Interactive's new book on painting and weathering that country's wartime vehicles.
NEW TOOL: A AND A MODELS TWIN ‘109G
Ukraine's A and A Models has become the first manufacturer to produce a styrene 1/48 Bf 109Z-1 Zwilling. Read our full review.
WESTLAND SEA KING PHOTO FEATURE
Planning to build the Westland Sea King? If so, check out our useful photo feature for colour and structural detail references.
IPMS Scale ModelWorld Ticket Information
IPMS UK has announced entry for its Scale ModelWorld event will utilise e-tickets only, with these now available for purchase.
CRECY’S WAR PRIZES BOOK
The modelling theme of captured aircraft offers a wealth of interesting projects, and Crécy Publishing’s new hardback War Prizes is the ideal reference.
Valiant Wings plans Bristol Beaufort guide!
Valiant Wings has announced its next Airframe Detail reference guide will be dedicated to the Bristol Beaufort torpedo bomber, following newly tooled kits from Airfix and ICM depicting the type.
THE IRAN-IRAQ WAR FROM HELION & CO
Anyone interested in building vehicles and/or aircraft from the Iran-Iraq War has a terrific reference tool in Helion & Co's new book.
AIRFIX’S BEAVER IS BACK!
Easily one of the most popular of Airfix's 1970s toolings, the 1/72 DHC Beaver is back as part of the Vintage Classic range... and it's reviewed in full here.
FLOATING FORTRESS: BUILDING REVELL’S BISMARCK
Andy Davies does a terrific job of completing Revell's 1/350 Platinum Edition Bismarck... a superb package brimming with aftermarket upgrades.
ANTI-AIRCRAFT PANTHER FROM VESPID MODELS
Do you like 'drawing board' Panzers? If so, Vespid Models' new 1/72 Panther G with 20mm Flakvierling turret is ripe for your next project. Read our detailed review.
GROWLER MARKINGS FROM TWO BOBS
Two Bobs' new 1/48 markings are splendid for anyone considering builds of the EA-18G Growler SEAD aircraft.