Airfix Model World - December 2010

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News and Show Scene
The latest happenings in the world of modelling and a comprehensive up-to-date calendar of worldwide model related events, including airshows, museum open days, car rallies and more.

Basic Build
Messing it up!
Lester Plaskitt shares his skills as he turns Airfix's recently released WWI Female tank into a muddy masterpiece through careful brush work and weathering techniques.

Battle and Build
MiG-Killers in May
Robert F. Dorr tells the story of the deadly day a US Navy F-4 Phantom crew found themselves in hostile skies fighting for their lives.

Advanced Build
`Always the Bridesmaid.'
A case of stolen thunder is recalled as Assistant Editor Chris Clifford builds Hasegawa's 1/48 F-4J Phantom II as `Showtime 106', the double MiG-killing mount of US Navy Lieutenants Matthew Connelly and Thomas Blonski.

Basic Build
A Classic Returns
Tony O'Toole builds the new Airfix Spitfire Mk1a, honouring the iconic fighter in this year of the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

Basic Build
Grand Design
In the first of two parts, Nick Tebbs builds and embellishes MiniArt's French Village Cottage, and shows how these techniques can add a new dimension to any diorama.

Review Build
Classy Racer
Ian Hartup builds the Aston Martin DBR9 in its superb Gulf Livery from Le Mans 2008.

In Focus
Cold Warrior
Nothing looks quite like the Sea Vixen, the twin-boomer nuclear fighter that patrolled from Royal Navy carrier decks. Tony Buttler AMRAes gives the essential background of this remarkable aircraft.

Review Build
Booming Fantastic
Chris Clifford gets his hands on the most eagerly awaited kit of the year - the Airfix Sea Vixen. Follow his stage-by-stage build backed-up with a wealth of reference images and scale drawings.

Skills School - Brush Painting
Robin Carpenter, award-winning aircraft painter, begins a master class series in which he shares his twenty-plus years of experience: techniques, tips - and inspiration!

Space Build
Apollo's Chariot
Television and film sci-fi modeller Mat Irvine builds the re-released 1/144 Airfix Apollo Saturn V replica - the world's most powerful rocket that put mankind on the moon.

Advanced Build
Amazonian Attacker
Chris Clifford goes Peruvian to build Eduard's limited-edition 1/48 Su-17/22 M3 Fitter, which has included new resin, metal, masks and new decals with the original OEZ mould.

Reviews
Eleven pages of reviews bring you the latest kits, books and modelling products that will be high on every modeller's wish list.

Cutting Mat Chat
A final word from the `movers and shakers' within the modelling industry.