Airfix Model World - March 2017

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The latest happenings in the world of plastic modelling.

Show Scene
At-a-glance model show calendar.

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On the Shelf
Fifteen 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.

Intermediate Build - Northrop’s Notional Adversary
Wayne Dippold has plenty of ‘what-if’ fun with Freedom Model Kits’ F-20 Tigershark Aggressor, in ‘Sundowners’ guise.

Out and About - Rotor Town!
Bad weather outside failed to dampen the spirits of visitors to last November’s Middle Wallop show. Glenn Sands reports.

Intermediate Build - Pocket-Sized Scout
Toni Canfora flies the flag for 1/48 scale military modelling, courtesy of Tamiya’s recent Humber armoured car.

Intermediate Build - Korean War Hero
Eduard pleased many by repackaging Hasegawa’s 1/48 Sabre with its own aftermarket products. Here, José Pires adds even more detail and classic Korean War markings.

In Focus - Ace-Making Blade
The Korean War success of the legendary F-86 Sabre is detailed by Warren E Thompson. You’ll love the period imagery, which is the perfect reference for Eduard’s kit.

Advanced Build - North African Invader
With the imminent re-release of Airfix’s 1/72 Fairey Swordfish in mind, Jen Wright explores aftermarket detailing and adds Operation Torch markings.

Intermediate Build - Hannover Hot Hatch
Belkits’ new 1/24 VW Polo rally car kit is put through its paces by Ian Grainger.

Photo Focus - Rally Star
Airfix Model World’s Ian Grainger got close to a real VW Polo rally car at last year’s Goodwood Festival Speed, to provide splendid reference photos.

Intermediate Build - Tiny Dancer
Mike Grant achieves enviable results with Brengun’s 1/72 Zlin-50 aerobatic aircraft kit.