Why Choose Key Model World?


Why Choose Key Model World?

Key Model World is the new destination for scale modelling enthusiasts everywhere giving you instant access to both Hornby Magazine and Airfix Model World in one great value subscription.

Key Model World is created with the same enthusiasm and spirit as our renowned Hornby Magazine and Airfix Model World print titles. Find your favourite writers and photographers at Key Model World, plus exclusive online content you won’t find anywhere else!

Explore the latest editions on the day of release, with the same great features, reviews, and the latest news from the world of scale modelling found in our print magazines in a brand new and reedited online format. See new images, exclusive and complementary video all at the click of a mouse.

Plus you can stay up to date with the latest events as they are announced with our extensive show listings for both model railway and scale modelling public events.

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All the Latest Model Railway Reviews, Projects and News

Key Model World has everything you need to know about model railways and new material is being added to our extensive collection continuously. Features help you get the best from your own model railway projects while features layouts will inspire your creativity. Our articles help you get the most from your projects with information on the best techniques, new digital technologies, how to create scenes, amazing transformations and more.

Be the first to read the latest articles, written by the same world-class team found in our print magazines. Subscribe today and gain access to one of the most comprehensive sources of scale modelling every month on the first day of release.

Key Model World gives you access to all of this plus a digital issue of the Hornby Magazine print publication, plus access to Airfix Model World. Join today and unlock exclusive content not available in print magazines.


Hornby Magazine

Key Model World is your go-to source of the latest reviews, layout features and projects together with exclusive articles on Hornby products. We share fascinating stories of model railway layout construction, our own staff projects, scenic modelling, locomotive detailing, weathering, sound installation and more to help you get the most from your hobby.


View all the model railway articles.


Step by Step Model Railway & Beginner’s Guides

Our huge range of step by step guides help you create the most realistic models and improve your skills and knowledge too. From beginner guides to help set up your first railway to expert level paint detailing, our guides will help you every step of the way.


Take a look at our step by step guides.


Get your Scale Modelling Fix

Key Model World is a monthly online publication with all the content you love from the world’s most loved model magazine; Airfix Model World. Suitable for modellers with all levels of experience, Key Model World is essential reading for all Airfix model enthusiasts.

Find regular Airfix model aircraft news, features, step by step guides, and reviews, plus special features. Airfix Model World also features cars, ships, sci-fi, space, armour and figure features.

Subscribe to Key Model World and gain expert advice from skilled model makers as well as access to exclusive online content that you won’t find anywhere else.


View all the latest Airfix Model World articles.


Scale Modelling Events

Stay up to date with the latest scale modelling events with our regularly updated online show guide. The best place to find your favourite scale modelling events around the world!


See the latest reviews and upcoming events.


Become a Premium Member


Key Model World is your one stop shop for everything model railway and scale modelling led by Hornby Magazine and Airfix Model World. This is the only place online you’ll find articles from all of our world-class writers and contributors from your favourite print magazines.

Join an online community of like-minded model enthusiasts, indulge in your passion, be inspired by the work of others, learn new skills with our video tutorials and be the first to hear about the latest news, events and product releases.

Subscribe now to enjoy unlimited access to outstanding, up-to-date model railway and Airfix content, wherever you are, whenever you want.