Airfix Model World - January 2015

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Photo Focus – Farewell Corsair
Joerg Stange provides superb reference images from the Hellenic Air Force A-7 retirement. 

Basic Build – Tremendous Tarheel
Hasegawa’s 1/32 P-47D ‘Bubbletop’ makes an eye-catching build subject for Steve Abbey. 

Advanced Build – Dusty Leopard
Paul Cawte marries a Legend Productions conversion set with Italeri’s old 1/35 Leopard to produce a Canadian Leopard C2 MEXAS. 

Photo Focus – MEXAS in Afghanistan
Study the battle-hardened features of the Leopard MEXAS, via Carl Schulze’s superb in-theatre reference photos. 

Out and About – Scale ModelWorld 2014
AMW reports from the World’s biggest modelling event, at Telford, UK. 

Battle and Build – Tallboy Lancaster B.Mk.I (Special)
A Freightdog Models conversion enables Tony O’ Toole to produce a wellknown Tallboy Lancaster. Attacks on the Tirpitz battleship are also explained. 

Intermediate Build – Butterfly Ball
Airfix has re-released its 1/72 Fouga CM.170 Magister. Here, Jennifer Wright replicates an Irish Air Corps example, and adds extra detail. 

In Focus – Fouga CM.170 Magister
Joe Maxwell explains the history of the Fouga Magister in Irish service, and provides useful walk-round images. 

Advanced Build – CF-5A
In the second instalment of our look at the F-5, José Pires adds extra detail and a Canadian late-service scheme to Kinetic's 1/48 Freedom Fighter. 

Intermediate Build – Suzuki RGV-R (XR-74)
Ian Hartup gets the Pepsi Max feeling with Kevin Swantz’s 1988 bike, courtesy of Fujimi. 

Exclusive Build – Angara Rocket
Real Space expert Peter Johnson appraises LVM Studios’ new Angara-1.2PP booster, with an exclusive build. 

Out and About – Brampton Model Show
Assistant Editor Stu Fone presents a photographic report from his own model club’s event.


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