Airfix Model World - September 2015

£4.70 (Approx $5.84 or €5.30)


Special Supplement – 100 Years of Westland
To celebrate the company’s 100th anniversary, we offer builds of three Westland classics...1/48 Whirlwind fighter and 1/72 Wyvern by Trumpeter, and Whirlybirds’ 1/72 Whirlwind HAR.10. Malcolm V Lowe also provides valuable history text and period images.


14 Exclusive Build – Pearl’s Nemesis
Chris Jones finds there’s a whole lot to like with Airfix’s forthcoming all-new 1/72 Nakajima B5N2 ‘Kate’.

In Focus – Killer Kanko
Mike Wenger details the career of the Nakajima B5N2, right up to the decisive Battle of Midway.

Exclusive Build – Lumbering Giant
Bomber Command fans will love Airfix’s newly tooled 1/72 Armstrong Whitworth Whitley says Andy Davies, who builds an exclusive test-shot.

In Focus – The Bomber from Baginton
Malcolm V Lowe describes the sub-types of the AW Whitley bomber.

Out and About – Bombs and Books
Glenn Sands discovers a wealth of fascinating exhibits, and a bumper crop of reference material at Boscombe Down’s Aerojumble.

Out and About – Stoke Revival
AMW’s Assistant Editor Stu Fone reports on Stoke-on-Trent’s re-introduced model show.

Out and About – Father’s Day Fun
Downham Market’s small-but-friendly model show impressed Stu Fone.

Out and About – Fond Farewells
Editor Chris Clifford visited RAF Cosford’s recent airshow...for many, the last opportunity to enjoy two British aviation legends.

Intermediate Build – Stranded on the Shingle
Marc Maes finds a real challenge in AFV Club’s 1/35 Dieppe Raid Churchill Mk.III.


The latest happenings in the world of plastic modelling.

Show Scene
At-a-glance model show calendar.

Your Airfix
Readers showcase their Airfix builds.

On the Shelf
Seventeen pages of reviews highlight the latest modelling products.

The Plastic Surgery
Quiz AMW’s team of contributors, history writers and industry contacts about your modelling conundrums.