Airfix Model World - January 2018

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The latest happenings in the world of plastic modelling.

Show Scene
At-a-glance model show calendar.

Give the gift that lasts all year!
A subscription to AMW makes a great gift this Christmas.

On the Shelf
Fourteen 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.


24-page anniversary supplement
Celebrate 40 years of the world's most famous sci-fi franchise with our three-build supplement, featuring classy renditions of the Star Destroyer, X-Wing and Millennium Falcon.


Intermediate Build – Lightning Does Strike Twice…
Italeri’s new 1/32 F-35A is finished in fine style, straight from the box, by AMW newcomer Toby Page.

Your Airfix
Medway Modelling Club Member Ben Lavender presents his 1/24 Airfix Mosquito FB.VI.

Out and About – Eclectic East Anglians
Dave Oliver found many cool exhibits at the IPMS Brampton-run St Ives Model Show.

Advanced Build – Neon Dragon
Mike Grant explores 3D-printed components while tackling Tasman’s 1/72 Dragon Rapide.

In Focus – Nocturnal Rapide
To accompany our Dragon Rapide build, Malcolm V Lowe tells the brief story of 1950s night-time advertising firm Sky Neon.

Out and About – Scale ModelWorld
Chris Clifford and Stu Fone discover modelling treats in abundance at this year’s IPMS (UK) national gathering, at Telford.

Exclusive Build – Desert Warrior
Andy Davies appraises Airfix’s all-new 1/72 B-25C/D Mitchell, in our exclusive test-shot feature.

Basic Build – Iron Skies
The world of ‘Luftwaffe 1946’ is wide open for Andy Davies, with his build of Squadron Models’ 1/72 Haunebu II.

Basic Build – Wunderwaffe MiniDisc
Having enjoyed Squadron’s 1/72 Haunebu II, Andy Davies also builds the 1/144 version by Pegasus Hobbies.

Intermediate Build – Wild Canine
Paul Cawte displays great ingenuity with his ‘what-if’ version of Revell’s 1/35 Dingo 4x4 … equipped with Live Resin accessories.

Intermediate Build – Fledgling Eagle
Wayne Dippold tackles an unusual subject in Trumpeter’s 1/48 JL-9 supersonic trainer.