Airfix Model World

Flat Iron Special Feature Premium

FLAT IRON SPECIAL

Richard Spreckley converts Airfix’s 1/48 Gloster Javelin FAW.9 to represent XH897, the last of the type to fly in RAF service.

Dragon Tiger II Feature Premium

TIGER ON THE RAILS

Garry Tobiss enjoys the moulded Zimmerit found on Dragon’s 1/35 early-production Tiger II, and provides suitable transport with his previous build of Sabre Model’s SSymS plattformwagen.

Revell Typhoon Feature Premium

CENTURION TYPHOON

Using Revell’s 1/48 Eurofighter kit, Chris Jones builds Typhoon ZK340 – the aircraft in which Roger Cruickshank won the Distinguished Flying Cross on Operation Shader.

Zoukei-Mura Kawasaki Ki-45 Feature Premium

SUPER-SIZE DRAGONSLAYER

Zoukei-Mura’s large-scale 1/32 Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu is examined in depth by Dean Large.

Hasegawa F-4N Feature Premium

GHOST PIRATE

Hasegawa’s splendid 1/72 F-4N Phantom II receives VF-84 ‘Jolly Rogers’ colourful markings in this ‘out of the box’ build by Huw Morgan.

Tamiya Panzerkampfwagen Feature Premium

CZECH-MATE

Out of the box isn’t Toni Canfora’s normal way of building models, but with Tamiya’s recent 1/35 Panzerkampfwagen 38(t), it meant more time for painting and weathering.

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Weather beaten

If decals can be said to enliven a model, then weathering is the way in which builders add ‘character’ by varying the finish to represent the effects of climate and/or usage.

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UPS, DOWNS AND FLYING AROUND

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

NEW FEATURE: DISPLAY CASE

EXTRA IMAGES INSIDE!
In a new feature, Airfix Model World is offering readers the opportunity to share their completed builds with fellow enthusiasts. See below for details of how to submit your own creations.

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BLACK MIKE

Airfix has followed its Royal Navy FG.1 with an RAF boxing, complementing the recent FGR.2 version (see Issue 96, November 2018).