Airfix Model World - March 2016

£4.70 (Approx $5.86 or €5.29)



Intermediate Build – Djibouti Delta
Italeri’s new 1/32 Mirage IIIC throws the occasional curve-ball to AMW’s Garry Tobiss, but the end result is superb.

In Focus – Mirage IIIC
In addition to our 1/32 build feature, Malcolm V Lowe provides a study of Dassault’s first mass-produced Mirage variant.

Intermediate Build – Prehistoric Predator
Dinosaur kits have evolved massively, as shown by Steve Budd who breathes a scary amount of life into Pegasus Hobbies’ 1/24 Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Intermediate Build – Medical Mule
Kev Smith makes his AMW debut with a splendid build of Dragon’s 1/35 German Army Maultier ambulance.

Exclusive Build – Defiant to the Last
Alan Prices tackles an exclusive test-shot of Airfix’s all-new 1/48 Bolton Paul Defiant. This is also the first in a series of AMW builds to mark the 100th anniversary of RAF Wittering.

Intermediate Build – King’s Cliffe Ace
Chris Clay portrays the mount of 20th Fighter Group ace Jack Ilfrey, with Dragon’s 1/32 P-51D Mustang and after-market accessories.

In Focus – Mustang Mayhem
Mike Murray delves into the 20th FG’s experience with the P-51 Mustang during World War Two.

Advanced Build – Serving the Desert Fox
AMW welcomes US modeller John Bonanni, who converts Airfix’s 1/76 AEC Matador truck into a captured Dorchester command vehicle...with help from Dan Taylor Modelworks.

Free prize draw – Win Haynes Owners’ Workshop Manuals
Three lucky AMW readers can win some of these splendid reference books.


The latest happenings in the world of plastic modelling.

Show Scene
At-a-glance model show calendar.

On the Shelf
Sixteen pages of reviews highlight the latest modelling and reference products from around the world.

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