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NEW ‘109 KITS FROM AZ MODEL Review Premium

NEW ‘109 KITS FROM AZ MODEL

AZ Model's series of 1/72 Messerschmitt Bf 109s keeps on rolling, with two fresh boxings and a fascinating array of markings. And they won't break the bank!

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ANIME BIKER GIRL

Modellers who enjoy anime and manga culture have a superb option in Suyata's parts-packed Arya The Hunter's Poem release. You get a figure, motorcycle and robotic dog, and alternative colours are possible via different shades of styrene.

EDUARD’S NEW COMIC CAMEL Review Premium

EDUARD’S NEW COMIC CAMEL

Eduard's 1/48 new-tool Sopwith Camel, first released last year, now forms the basis of a 'Comic' ProfiPACK boxing. No biplane modeller should miss it!

CRÉCY’S CLOSE SUPPORT STORY CONTINUES Review Premium

CRÉCY’S CLOSE SUPPORT STORY CONTINUES

The first instalment of Crécy’s Publishing’s book 'Close Call' was a gem for anyone building World War Two aircraft in the ground-attack role. Volume II is out now!

REVELL’S NEW-TOOL STRIKE EAGLE Review Premium

REVELL’S NEW-TOOL STRIKE EAGLE

With quality kits of the F-15E Strike Eagle already available in 1/72 scale, Revell has boldly released its own new tooling… but does it hit the target?

DISPLAY CASE

EXTRA IMAGES INSIDE: This month’s selection of reader projects has rallied together a superb pair of off-road racing cars plus a pretty prototype and fabulous figures - check out the full set plus bonus online-only inclusions here!

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Airfix Model World August 2022

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

EDUARD’S PEEPING FISHBED RETURNS Review Premium

EDUARD’S PEEPING FISHBED RETURNS

The recce-focused 1/48 MiG-21R from Eduard has been re-released and, as CHRIS CLIFFORD, discovers, it’s a stellar option for any fan of the type.

PISTON FIGHTER ACCESSORIES FROM BARRACUDA News Premium

PISTON FIGHTER ACCESSORIES FROM BARRACUDA

We examine recent resin upgrades and decals from US firm Barracuda studios, for the Spitfire, Sea Fury and F4U Corsair.

INDIAN AIRCRAFT REFERENCE Review Premium

INDIAN AIRCRAFT REFERENCE

If you're into modelling Asian aircraft, Helion & Company's new book '90 Years of the Indian Air Force' offers a wealth of reference.

GLAMORGAN: EXOCET SURVIVOR Feature Premium

GLAMORGAN: EXOCET SURVIVOR

Peter Fearon builds Starling Models’ 1/700 scale HMS Glamorgan – the only vessel to survive an Exocet attack during 1982's Falklands conflict.

HEAPS OF F-35 MARKINGS FROM XTRADECAL! News Premium

HEAPS OF F-35 MARKINGS FROM XTRADECAL!

A total of 64 different schemes are available via Xtradecal's three new 1/72 sheets for the Lockheed-Martin F-35A/B/C. US and export users are represented... and it's not all low-vis grey!

FORTHCOMING AFV CLUB KITS News Premium

FORTHCOMING AFV CLUB KITS

Military fans will welcome the new kits from AFV Club due later this year. They are the Centurion Mk.V AVRE, and FGM-148 Javelin... both in 1/35 scale.

MILES MESSENGERS FROM KP Review Premium

MILES MESSENGERS FROM KP

Kovozávody Prostějov has released a new-tool Miles M.38 Messenger Mk.I in 1/72 scale, via three different boxings. CHRIS CLIFFORD inspects the parts.

NEW ITALIAN BOMBER KIT FROM SPECIAL HOBBY Review Premium

NEW ITALIAN BOMBER KIT FROM SPECIAL HOBBY

Anyone considering builds of Italian Air Force World War Two aircraft shouldn't miss Special Hobby's new Piaggio P.180B 'Quadrimotore' heavy bomber. It's a sizeable subject with markings for four liveries.

‘TWIN-TUB’ SUPER HORNET REVIVAL Review Premium

‘TWIN-TUB’ SUPER HORNET REVIVAL

If you want a wallet-friendly and reasonably well detailed kit of the F/A-18F Super Hornet, Revell's re-released product could be just the ticket. It comes with markings for the 'Jolly Rogers' and 'Red Rippers'.

SCENIC MODELLING SECOND HELPING

Per Olav Lund offered a wealth of advice and inspiration in his first scenic modelling book, A World of Dioramas. Volume II is out now via Canfora Publishing, and provides even more great ideas to explore and adapt.

TWO-WHEELED TRACK STAR Review Premium

TWO-WHEELED TRACK STAR

Tamiya can always be relied on to 'ace' a motorcycle kit. That's certainly the case with its stunning new 1/12 Team Suzuki Ecstar GSX-RR '20 package, which can be embellished even further with a proprietary Detail-Up set.

AIRSPEED, ALTITUDE AND MORE

MMP's new book can help you achieve the utmost accuracy in your Luftwaffe cockpits, with detailed artwork, photos and factory drawings relevant to 12 aircraft types... bombers and fighters.

‘TOP’ AID FOR MODELLING DETAIL Review Premium

‘TOP’ AID FOR MODELLING DETAIL

Kagero's Topdrawings series provides highly useful scale plans in various scales, across the aircraft, military vehicle and maritime genres. Also included are colour profile artwork, and in some cases, free masking foils.

ALL-NEW MID-LIFE UPDATE VIPER

Jet fighter fans will welcome the news that Kinetic is to produce an all-new 1/48 F-16MLU NATO Viper kit. It offers stunning detail and a serious weapons selection, comprising air-to-air and 'mud-moving' stores.

RECCE THOROUGHBRED Feature Premium

RECCE THOROUGHBRED

Garry Tobiss builds what's arguably the best P-51B/C Mustang in 1/72 scale... Arma Hobby's newly tooled offering.

LARGE-SCALE HARRIER PANEL

With the news that Airfix is re-releasing its 1/24 Harrier GR.1, aftermarket specialist Airscale has produced a stunning replacement instrument panel. It'll raise the refinement levels no end!

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ANIME LINER DIORAMA

Bags of fun lie in store for any modeller considering Suyata's Titanic Port Scene & Vehicle package, which offers snap-fit assembly and impressive detail. It's an appealing project teens and adults alike, especially if you enjoy Japanese anime and its culture.

THUNDERSTREAK REPRISE Review Premium

F-84F THUNDERSTREAK REPRISE

Kinetic's original 1/48 F-84F Thunderstreak tooling is available again, now with new decals for two USAF airframes. Read our full review here.

SATURN ROCKET BIBLE

No Real Space modeller should be without Crécy Publishing's new hardback on NASA's Saturn 1B rocket. It mixes fascinating background and technical text with useful official drawings and glorious period imagery.

1/24 SPITFIRE MK.IX MARKINGS FROM XTRADECAL

Hannants house brand Xtradecal is catering for Airfix's forthcoming 1/24 Spitfire Mk.IXc witn two excellent new sets of markings, for various Mk.IX sub-types. The ten schemes are pleasingly varied, ensuring interesting and different build options.

EASTERN BLOC MUD-MOVER RE-RELEASED Review Premium

EASTERN BLOC MUD-MOVER RETURNS

As it gradually re-releases old ESCI mouldings, Italeri has now selected the former's 1/48 MiG-27 for the same treatment, and you can also build a MiG-23BN from the same parts. This is vintage tooling, though, and will need much work to make a refined, accurate replica. However, the new decals are superb.