Airfix Model World - October 2014

£4.70 (Approx $5.90 or €5.33)



Advanced build – Canberra T.22
Andrew Terrell gives Airfix’s 1/48 Canberra kit a new identity, with an Alley Cat resin conversion set.

Intermediate build – ANZAC soldier
Sonia Maes pays her own Great War tribute with OzMods’ 1917 ANZAC figure.

Advanced Build – FB-111A
Airfix Model World’s Peter Johnson is a former USAF FB-111A technician. Here, he imparts valuable build tips for the Hobbyboss 1/48 ‘Aardvark’ kit.

In Focus –FB-111A
Vital history, and reference photos of Strategic Air Command’s nuclear striker, are provided by Warren E. Thompson.

Exclusive Build – Folland Gnat T.1
Garry Tobiss is mightily impressed with Airfix’s all-new 1/48 Gnat, in this testshot build.

Advanced build – HMS Fearless
Dave Fisher summons all his skill to offer a stunning rendition of L’Arsenal’s 1/700 HMS
Fearless...a real mixed-media challenge.

Intermediate build – Skoda Fabia S2000 Evo
Belkits’ 1/24 scale version of this rally powerhouse falls into the expert hands of Ian Grainger, who also provides useful reference photos of the real car.

Out and About – Midland Expo
Dr James Whalen reports from IPMS Birmingham’s ‘half-century’ model show

In Focus – Goodwood Festival of Speed
Ian Grainger offers superb reference photos from this year’s extravaganza for petrol-heads.

Advanced build – sWS with 2cm Flakvierling
Joe Long adds extra detail to Great Wall Hobby’s 1/35 anti-aircraft half-track.


The latest happenings in the world of plastic modelling.

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

Your Airfix
Readers get the chance to show off their Airfix builds.

On the shelf
Eleven pages of reviews bring you the latest modelling products.

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