Airfix Model World - December 2015

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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
Fourteen pages of reviews highlight the latest modelling products from around the world.

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


Intermediate Build – Toothy Grin
Sweden’s Mikael Terfors is bowled over by Wingnut Wings’ Roland C.IIa... apparently, it almost builds itself!

Out and About – Mid-Season Special
AMW contributor Dave Oliver finds plenty to enjoy at this year’s Essex Model Show, including his own competition success.

Intermediate Build – Wings of Gold
Mike Grant adds his own detail to Revell’s quarter-scale Stearman PT-17 trainer.

In Focus – Training Legend
The history and service colour schemes of the Stearman biplane are explained by Dana Bell.

Out and About – Exhilarating E-day
Assistant Editor Stu Fone discovers a whole new level of modelling at the E-day show in Prague, Czech Republic.

Out and About – Autumnal Treat
Editor Chris Clifford finds the exhibits at this year’s Brampton Model Show are up to the usual pleasing standard.

Intermediate Build – Beast of Bovington
The Tank Museum’s famous Tiger ‘131’ is re-created by Richard Langford, from Zvezda’s 1/35 scale kit.

Intermediate Build – Phoenix Rising
A true Airfix classic, the 1/48 Lightning F.1, has been re-released and is built by type-enthusiast Chris Jones.

Out and About – Fun in the Fens
Spalding’s Wings and Things 2015 model show offered plenty of scale delights for Stu Fone.

Basic Build – Radar Killer
Chris Jones encounters a weighty arsenal with Tamiya’s 1/72 F-16CJ Block 50 Fighting Falcon.

In Focus – The Lawn Dart Has Fangs
Glenn Sands explores the inception and operational success of the USAF’s ‘Wild Weasel’ F-16CJ. Exclusive photos from the Iraqi theatre are included.