Tamiya

Japanese firm Tamiya pioneered 1/35 armour in the 1970s, but is also known for its car, motorcycle, maritime and aircraft kits, as well as military figures. Stellar fit of parts is its trademark.

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CHARGING RHINO

Tamiya's 1/48 F-4B Phantom II was eagerly anticipated by modellers - including Mike Williams - who built it straight from the box.

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TAMIYA’S ALL-NEW CHALLENGER 2

Thirty years have passed since Tamiya produced its 1/35 Challenger 2 tank...but finally we now have 1/48 version from the company.

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EXTRA IMAGES INSIDE: A selection of classic World War Two military vehicles and aircraft makes for another fine array of reader projects this month.

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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.

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Flaps, Slats and Cats!

Chris Jones builds Tamiya's latest boxing of its 1/48 F-14A Tomcat, which comes with carrier deck diorama items. With 'Top Gun: Maverick' proving to be a huge hit in the cinemas, it's the perfect time to get nostalgic about the star of the original movie.

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ALL-NEW SOVIET KV-2 BY TAMIYA

Tamiya has reworked its superb 1/35 Soviet KV-1 tank to produce the imposing KV-2sub-type with 152mm howitzer.

AFTERMARKET FOR TAMIYA’S F-4B

If you want to improve/update your Tamiya 1/48 new-tool F-4B Phantom II, these accessories from Eduard will be just the ticket. Ejection seats, exhausts and alternative vertical fin tops are all available.

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Figure Review: Tamiya's quarter-scale Wehrmacht Infantry Set

Tamiya is well known for its 1/35 figures and when batches of 1/48 offerings were issued between 2005-07 it seemed this smaller-scale market was about to be similarly enriched.

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Clark's Last Championship represented by Tamiya and Ebbro's 1/20 Lotus 33

Marketed as an Ebbro product, this 1/20 Lotus 33 is a combined effort between the automotive specialist and fellow Japanese firm Tamiya. Discover the fruits of this collaboration via Airfix Model World's review of this new model kit.

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Tamiya's Heavy-Hitting Rhino: 1/48 Nashorn Review

Modellers wanting a German Nashorn but who don’t have the space for a 1/35 version might prefer Tamiya’s 1/48 offering - the subject of Airfix Model World's review, here.