Airfix Model World - November 2016

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Intermediate Build – Old-School ‘Echo’
José Pires applies scratch-built detail and a sublime metal finish to Kinetic’s 1/48 Mirage IIIE.

In Focus – Electronic Wizard
The story of the Mirage IIIE and its derivatives is imparted by our history writer Malcolm V Lowe.

Win an Airfix 1/24 Car Door Typhoon kit and a whole host of dedicated Eduard photo-etched metal and resin accessories. Th is bumper package is worth more than £235!

Exclusive Build – Teacher’s Jet
Airfix’s newly tooled 1/72 Jet Provost T.3 is built expertly by Mike Grant, via an exclusive test-shot.

Exclusive Build – Fleet Defender
Airfix has now re-worked last year’s 1/72 F4F-4 Wildcat to offer a Fleet Air Arm Martlet Mk.IV. Check out Andy Davies’ exclusive test-shot build.

Out and About – Southern Comfort
AMW’s Assistant Editor Stu Fone reports on this year’s IPMS USA National Convention.

Intermediate Build – Packing a Punch
Johan Augustsson tackles Academy’s recent 1/35 Sherman Calliope and places it in a cool diorama setting.

In Focus – Hell-Raising Rocketeer
The story of the Allies’ rocket-launching Sherman Calliope tank is told by Malcolm V Lowe.

Intermediate Build – Africa Datsun
Ian Grainger makes a stunning job of Hasegawa’s 1/24 Datsun Fairlady 240Z, replicating a car that participated in 1971’s Safari Rally.

Intermediate Build – Wittering Mud-Mover

An SBS Model detail set enlivens the Academy/Italeri Hawker Hunter FGA.9 built by Chris Jones. It’s the penultimate model in our series marking RAF Wittering’s 100th anniversary.


The latest happenings in the world of plastic modelling.

Show Scene
At-a-glance model show calendar.

Free Model!
Claim your free Airfix 1/72 Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat or Hawker Hurricane Mk.I kit when you take out a 2-year or Direct Debit subscription to AMW.

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 mysteries.