Airfix Model World - April 2015

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Intermediate Build – Winter Warrior
Andy Moore makes his AMW debut with a stunning rendition of Takom’s 1/35 KV-5 heavy tank.

Out and About – 66th Nuremberg Spielwarenmesse
Chris Clifford reports from the Nuremberg Toy and Hobby fair, where amazing new releases were on show.

Intermediate Build – Bader’s Bulldog
The mount of legendary RAF flyer Douglas Bader is re-created by Chris Jones in his first build for AMW. He worked wonders with Airfix’s vintage kit.

Test-Shot Build – Czech Speedster
Chris Jones assesses a test-shot of Eduard’s forthcoming 1/72 scale Avia B.534 biplane.

In Focus – Faster, Higher, Further
Craig West from Airliner World showcases the Vickers Vanguard, with supporting period images to help with your Airfix build.

Intermediate Build – BEAutiful Vanguard
Mike Grant works his magic with Airfix’s vintage 1/144 Vickers Vanguard re-release. The results are stunning!

Intermediate Build – Black Sea Predator
A Soviet naval asset from World War Two is explored by Mike Grant, who builds Brengun’s exquisite 1/144 Tupolev G-5 XIII torpedo boat.

Intermediate Build – The Horned God
One of 2000 AD’s most popular characters – the Celtic warrior Sláine – is built and painted beautifully by Sonia Maes. Dark World Creations makes the figure.

Intermediate Build – Swedish Thunder
Andy Davies offers his first AMW build in the shape of Tarangus’s new 1/48 SAAB Viggen...and provides improvement tips.

In Focus – Sweden’s System 37
Fascinating history and splendid reference photos to help with your Viggen build are laid out, courtesy of Jan P. Forsgren.


The latest happenings in the world of plastic modelling.

Show Scene
At-a-glance model show calendar.

Your Airfix
Readers get the chance to showcase their own Airfix builds.

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

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