Airfix Model World - July 2014

£4.70 (Approx $5.86 or €5.29)



Photo Focus – Joint Warrior
Tom Sunley offers a photographic report from one of NATO’s most popular exercises.

Intermediate Build – J7W1 Shinden
Japan’s rare Shinden canard fighter is built in 1/48 scale by Garry Tobiss, courtesy of Zoukei-Mura.

Advanced Build – Type 45 Destroyer
David Fisher builds the Royal Navy’s high-tech HMS Daring with Airfix’s kit, and adds White Ensign Models detailing.

Battle and Build – Mirage 2000C
Former RAF pilot Ian Black describes a night-time combat air patrol mission over Bosnia, while Dassault’s classic delta is rendered in 1/48 scale via the Kinetic kit, by José Pires.

Exclusive Build – Bristol Blenheim Mk.I
Alan Price extols the virtues of Airfix’s newly tooled Blenheim Bomber, with a pre-production sample of this long-awaited kit.

In Focus – Bristol Blenheim Mk.I
Malcolm V. Lowe charts the course of Bristol’s early-war bomber and provides useful reference images.

Out and About – Shoreham Aerojumble
Glenn Sands hunts down some bargains at this fascinating south coast aviation goldmine.

Figure Build – Celtic Predator
One of Hollywood sci-fi’s most enduring characters is brilliantly rendered by AMW newcomer Andy Bayley.

Military build – Type 4 Ke-Nu
Mike Grant discovers that bigger isn’t necessarily better, with Dragon’s 1/72 Japanese Ke-Nu light tank.

Out and About – Cosford Model Show
AMW contributor Stu Fone samples model-related delights at the RAF Museum, while visiting the annual event run by Shropshire Scale Modellers.

Out and About – Poole Vikings Model Show
Malcolm V. Lowe reports on Dorset’s modelling highlight of 2014.


The latest hot releases and happenings in the world of plastic modelling.

Show Scene
A comprehensive and up-to-date calendar of model-related events.

On the shelf
Fourteen pages of reviews bring you the latest kits, books and modelling products.

Kit Court
Put forward your case to AMW, as to why a particular ‘missing’ kit subject should be made available.