Airfix Model World - September 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 – Shark-Mouthed Snooper
Trumpeter’s 1/72 Su-24MR receives corrective treatment and extra detail from Andy Davies.

Out and About – Marquee Menagerie
Editor Chris Clifford heads east for IPMS Ipswich’s model show.

Intermediate Build – Orange is Beautiful
Minicrafts’ 1/144 DC-8 airliner is converted into a Series 50 version by Massimo Santarossa.

Intermediate Build – TUSK II TUSK
Having appraised Rye Field’s new 1/35 Abrams in July issue, Kev Smith now tackles Academy’s recent three-in-one M1A2 TUSK.

Out and About – Marvellous Militaria
Chris Clifford and Stu Fone report on the Miniature Armoured Fighting Vehicle Association’s annual gathering.

Intermediate Build – Peshka over Kursk
Chris Jones is bowled over by the detail on Zvezda’s 1/48 Soviet Petlyakov Pe-2 ground-attacker.

Exclusive Build – Riding Shotgun
Airfix’s all-new P-51D is arguably the best 1/48 version on the market, according to Alan Price.

Intermediate Build – Cuban Fury
Jennifer Wright adds home-spun and aftermarket detail to Revell’s 1/72 Mi-24V Hind, and plumps for an eye-catching Caribbean colour scheme.

In Focus – The Devil’s Chariot
Helicopter specialist Jakub Fotik examines the variants and weaponry of Mil’s Mi-24, and presents superb reference photos.

Out and About – Cockpits, Kits and More…
Glenn Sands finds miniature and full-size treats in store at the Boscombe Down Aircraft Collection’s model event.

Intermediate Build – Big Red
The tractor/tanker from Airfix’s 1/72 USAAF Bomber Re-supply set is converted to a civilian version by Steve Budd.