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IPMS Brampton Model Show 2023

Stu Fone

With attendances up on previous years, IPMS Brampton’s 2023 show was a record breaker for the club

Stu Fone
PRECISION COTTON SWABS FROM TYRELL MODELS News Premium

PRECISION COTTON SWABS FROM TYRELL MODELS

Chris Clifford

ANYZ Precision Cotton Swabs have a multitude of uses and they're now available via Tyrell Models. Learn more here.

Chris Clifford

ICM’s 1/48 NEW-TOOL JAPANESE ‘SALLY’ BOMBER

Chris Clifford

Modellers who favour Japanese aircraft but in 1/48 now have a splendid option in ICM's up-scaled new tooling of the Ki-21-Ib Sally.

Chris Clifford
NEW 1/48 BOMBS AND ROCKETS SET FROM AFV CLUB Review Premium

NEW 1/48 BOMBS AND ROCKETS SET FROM AFV CLUB

Chris Clifford

If your 1/48 US fast-jet build lacks decent armament, you might want to consider AFV Club's new Air-to-Ground Weaponry Set [A], which offers various bombs and rocket pods.

Chris Clifford
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OLIVER HAZARD PERRY-CLASS FRIGATE FROM AFV CLUB

Stu Fone

AFV Club’s new 1/700 Oliver Hazard Perry has been released as a full-hull version; it’s a superb kit, but not without its issues, as Stu Fone discovers

Stu Fone
NEW AMMO MiG-17F FRESCO-C IN-BOX REVIEW Review Premium

NEW AMMO MiG-17F FRESCO-C IN-BOX REVIEW

Chris Clifford

Fans of Cold War jets should enjoy AMMO-MIG's first own aircraft tooling, in the shape of a 1/48 MiG-17F 'Fresco-C'.

Chris Clifford
DETAIL & SCALE P-47 BOOK Review Premium

DETAIL & SCALE P-47 BOOK

Chris Clifford

With the release of MiniArt's new-tool 1/48 P-47D just around the corner, why not treat yourself to Detail & Scale's superb new reference book on the type?

Chris Clifford

NEW P-38 LIGHTNING DECALS BY EAGLECALS

Chris Clifford

If you're a fan of the so-called 'fork-tailed devil' - Lockheed's P-38 Lightning - don't miss EagleCals' latest set of markings in all three main scales.

Chris Clifford

FRESH MARKINGS FOR SPECIAL HOBBY BUCKEYE

Chris

Special Hobby's 1/48 T-2C Buckeye has been reissued with fresh decals for two special schemes... US Navy and Hellenic Air Force.

Chris
NEW M55 QUAD MOUNT MACHINE GUNS FROM DYNAMO Review Freemium

NEW M55 QUAD MOUNT MACHINE GUNS FROM DYNAMO

Chris Clifford

Dynamo's new 1/35 M55 Quad Mount Machine Guns set is versatile, offering World War Two and Vietnam formats and many 3D-printed resin details.

Chris Clifford
ISRADECAL T-6A/C TEXAN II Feature Premium

BACK IN BLACK: ISRADECAL T-6A/C TEXAN II

Dean Large

Black Magic: Dean Large completes IsraDecal Studio's 1/48 Texan II trainer in a high-gloss RAF finish.

Dean Large
DORA WINGS REISSUES BPK PEACEMAKER Review Premium

DORA WINGS REISSUES BPK PEACEMAKER

Chris Clifford

If you're looking for something different to build, why not try Dora Wings' reissue of BPK's 1/72 AU-23 Peacemaker, with fresh decals?

Chris Clifford
NEW HAWKER 125 HISTORY FROM AIR-BRITAIN Review Freemium

NEW HAWKER 125 HISTORY FROM AIR-BRITAIN

Chris Clifford

Modellers planning builds of Hawker's HS.125 should consider Air-Britain's superb new two-volume reference, combining general coverage and production histories.

Chris Clifford

RE-WORKED 1/72 EAGLE 4 FROM MPC

Stu Fone

US firm MPC has re-issued it’s recent 1/72 Eagle Transporter with new parts to create one of the later configurations of this classic sci-fi spacecraft, as Stu Fone discovers.

Stu Fone
KŌTARE SPITFIRE MK.1 (MID-PRODUCTION) Feature Premium

KŌTARE SPITFIRE MK.1a (MID-PRODUCTION)

STEVE BUDD

The squadron bell clangs as Steve Budd leaps from his deck chair and scrambles to complete Kōtare’s 1/32 mid-production Spitfire Mk.Ia.

STEVE BUDD
NEW SPITFIRE AND MOSQUITO ACCESSORIES FROM ALLEYCAT News Premium

NEW SPITFIRE AND MOSQUITO ACCESSORIES FROM ALLEYCAT

Chris Clifford

AlleyCat's new resin accessories could influence your Spitfire and/or Mosquito build choices... and add more refinement.

Chris Clifford
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Airfix Model World December 2023

The full issue in page-turning format

AIRFIX RELEASES FRESH 1/72 BRITISH PHANTOM COMBO

Chris Clifford

Airfix has now combined runners from both of its 1/72 British Phantom boxings, so you now get parts and decals for Royal Navy/RAF FG.1 and FGR.2 variants in the same box.

Chris Clifford
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BANDAI’S 1/72 TIE INTERCEPTOR AVAILABLE VIA REVELL

Stu Fone

Japanese firm Bandai’s 1/72 TIE Interceptor kit has been made available in Europe courtesy of Revell, as Stu Fone discovers.

Stu Fone

NEW JUNKERS FLOATPLANE CONVERSION FROM MASTER-X

Chris Clifford

Master-X's new 1/72 conversion transforms the VEB/Revell Junkers G.24 floatplane into Luft Hansa's G.24/he 'Dionysos'.

Chris Clifford
SPECIAL HOBBY Ju 87G-1 STUKA Feature Premium

SPECIAL HOBBY Ju 87 STUKA

Peter Fearon

Peter Fearon delves into Special Hobby's reworking of the Academy 1/72 Ju 87 Stuka, with pleasing results.

Peter Fearon

MITCHES MILITARY MODELS’ NEW ROBIN OLDS BUST

Chris Clifford

Legendary fighter pilot Robin Olds is replicated by Mitches Military Models' highly detailed new 1/9 scale resin bust...

Chris Clifford
SPECIAL HOBBY F-84F THUNDERSTREAK REVIEW Review Premium

EXCLUSIVE: SPECIAL HOBBY F-84F THUNDERSTREAK REVIEW

Chris Clifford

Special Hobby's eagerly anticipated 1/72 F-84F Thunderstreak is now available. Read our exclusive review.

Chris Clifford
AIRFIX SR-N1 HOVERCRAFT GETS VINTAGE CLASSICS RELEASE Review Premium

AIRFIX SR-N1 HOVERCRAFT GETS VINTAGE CLASSICS RELEASE

Chris Clifford

One of Airfix's most popular old kits - the1/72 SR-N1 Hovercraft - returns as a part of the popular Vintage Classics range.

Chris Clifford
GALLIC BEAUTY: MODELSVIT MIRAGE 2000-5F Feature Premium

GALLIC BEAUTY: MODELSVIT MIRAGE 2000-5F

Chris Jones

Chris Jones gets great results with Modelsvit's detail-packed 1/72 Mirage 2000-5F, completed as a shark-mouthed French Air Force machine.

Chris Jones

FORTHCOMING ACADEMY RELEASES

Chris Clifford

Get set for the forthcoming Academy kits due between this November and January 2024... various scales and genres being catered for.

Chris Clifford
TWENTIES STUNNER: ITALERI 1/12 BUGATTI TYPE 35B Feature Premium

TWENTIES STUNNER: ITALERI 1/12 BUGATTI TYPE 35B

Garry Tobiss

Auto fans will love Garry Tobiss' super-neat build of Italeri's 1/12 Bugatti Type 35B, which is packed with detail.

Garry Tobiss
NEW HASEGAWA RELEASES FOR 2024 News Premium

NEW HASEGAWA RELEASES FOR 2024

Stu Fone

If you're a Hasegawa fan, check out our news article highlighting forthcoming items for 2024, in various scales. There's something for everyone.

Stu Fone

ANOTHER 1/48 HURRICANE FROM ARMA HOBBY

Chris Clifford

Arma Hobby has reissued its splendid 1/48 new-tool Hawker Hurricane with fresh decals for Mk.IIc Trop airframes. The Vokes filter rules!

Chris Clifford

NEW 1/72 TRIPLE-BIPLANE PACKAGE FROM ICM

Chris Clifford

Three kits for under £20? That's what you get with ICM's new 1/72 triple boxing entitled Biplanes 1930s-40s.

Chris Clifford