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NON-CARRIER ZERO FROM EDUARD
Having already blown us away with its superb 1/48 A6M2 Type 21 Zero last year, Eduard has adapted the tooling to provide a Type 11 in ProfiPACK format.
1/72 AIRCRAFT STARTER FROM ICM
Planning any 1/72 builds of Soviet-designed aircraft? If so, ICM's new APA-50M airfield mobile electric unit could be a fine accompaniment.
IPMS releases Scale ModelWorld Timetable
IPMS (UK) has announced the timetable for its much-anticipated Scale ModelWorld event, due to be held on November 12-13, 2022.
SLOW BUT DEADLY: FLYHAWK’S NEW-TOOL 1/72 DAUNTLESS
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.
HYPERSONIC LAB: CRÉCY’S X-15 STUDY
Crécy Publishing’s stunning new hardback on the North American X-15 is the last word in reference material on the type.
ITALERI RAPTOR BACK ON THE MARKET
Italeri's original 1/48 F-22A Raptor gets another reissue but with a stunning new decal sheet. Read our full review.
REVELL SMALL-SCALE HUNTER REISSUE
More than 20 years have passed since Revell released its worthy 1/144 Hunter FGA.9... but now it's back! We review this welcome re-release.
NEW CMK/SPECIAL HOBBY AFTERMARKET ACCESSORIES
CMK and Special Hobby's latest accessories include items for the Mirage IIIC, Aero C-3B, Beaufighter and L-4 Grasshopper.
EXTRA IMAGES INSIDE: First attempts and long-term projects come together to form another stunning selection in this month’s reader-submitted model showcase.
FIRST LOOK: TAMIYA’S NEW 1/48 F-35A
Tamiya's recent surprise announcement of a new-tool 1/48 F-35A Lightning II stunned many modellers. We review a pre-release sample.
NEW ICM RAF COLOURS
Ukraine's ICM has added to its range of acrylic paints with a new six-bottle WWII RAF package.
'SCREECH OWL' STUDY: KAUZ NIGHT FIGHTERS FROM CHANDOS
Luftwaffe fans, or those modelling on a more general theme of nocturnal combat, shouldn't miss Chandos Publications' stunning new book Kauz Night Fighters.
‘TONKA’ RESIN: SCALE MODEL PARTS’ TORNADO COCKPIT AND ENGINES
Scale Model Parts has two superb new 1/72 Tornado resin sets... GR.1 engines and a late GR.4 cockpit.
ANARCHY 1: ‘BLACKJACK TYPHOON FROM REVELL
The RAF's fabulous 'Blackjack' Typhoon display aircraft has been released by Revell in 1/48 scale. Read our review.
FALKLANDS BATTLER: AIRFIX HMS FEARLESS RETURNS
We review Airfix's HMS Fearless, which gets another re-release as part of the firm's popular Vintage Classics range.
EDUARD 1/72 BF 110 RETURNS
Eduard's superb 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf 110E is reissued in Weekend Edition format, with new decals for four aircraft.
WIN A SPITFIRE FLIGHT WITH AIRFIX!
Airfix is offering one lucky person the chance to fly in a two-seat Spitfire, via its amazing prize draw.
SPECIAL HOBBY’S NEW COBRA GUNSHIP BOXING
Special Hobby has followed its original 1/48 new-tool AH-1G Cobra with a Vietnam boxing, offering the full M-35 gun system.
EXCLUSIVE: SUYATA TITANIC DIORAMA
Key Model World's CHRIS CLIFFORD builds Suyata's Titanic Port Scene & Vehicle package - finding it a refreshingly different and satisfying project.
STUNNING DE HAVILLAND DH2 REFERENCE
Modellers who favour World War One aircraft shouldn't miss the forthcoming book on the DH2 from Cross & Cockade.
NEW TOOL: BEAUFORT MK.I BY ICM
ICM's 1/48 Bristol Beaufort is finally here and it looks smashing. Read our detailed review here.
NEW-TOOL AIRFIX 1/24 SPITFIRE MK.IX BUILD
Airfix's new 1/24 Spitfire Mk.IX is built in the forthcoming November issue of Airfix Model World, in a free supplement.
HAULING SUPPLIES: MINIART’S GERMAN CARGO TRAILER
If you' want something extra to make your vehicle build project more interesting, how about MiniArt's 1/35 German Cargo Trailer?
Full-Size Inspiration: Overlord Military Vehicle Show Report
EXTRA IMAGES INSIDE: Glenn Sands packed his notepads, pens, and cameras for a reference extravaganza hunt at the military vehicle Overlord Show in Hampshire.
Airfix Model World November 2022
The full issue in page-turning PDF format
ITALERI SPITFIRE MK.IX REISSUED AGAIN
Occidental's original Spitfire Mk.IX tooling has yet again found its way into an Italeri box, but with excellent new decals for four airframes.
‘SLUF’ STUDY: SCHIFFER’S NEW A-7 CORSAIR II BOOK
Whether you're a diehard fan of the A-7 Corsair II, or a novice with the type, Schiffer's new hardback offers a wealth of reference.
AIRFIX’S MODERN ‘JUMP JET’ RETURNS
Airfix's popular 1/72 Harrier GR.7A/GR.9 kit has been reissued with new decals.
AMIENS RAIDER: CSM’S CANADIAN ARMOURED MG CARRIER
Toni Canfora builds Copper State Models' Canadian Armoured MG Carrier from World War One.
THIRD-GEN BRUISER: RYE FIELD’S LEOPARD 2A6 TANK
If you're in the market for a 1/35 Leopard 2A6 tank, Rye Field's new tooling is arguably the best available... and one of the boxings is reviewed here.