Airfix Model World - May 2018

£4.70 (Approx $5.86 or €5.32)



Hawk T.1 profiles and box art


The latest happenings in the world of plastic modelling, including new Panther tanks with interiors!

Show Scene
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Archive Treasures
Our closing item offers a stunning reference image each month. In this issue it’s the Hawker Sea Hawk.


Intermediate Build – Eagle Owl
Chris Jones has fun with ICM’s recent 1/72 Focke-Wulf Fw 189A-2.

In Focus – The Flying Eye
The development and operations of the Fw 189 are examined by Luftwaffe specialist Chris Goss.

Out and About – Kirklees Cool
IPMS Wakefield and District’s show, in Huddersfield, offered plenty of treats for AMW’s Stu Fone.

Basic Build – Shoot and Scoot
Tamiya’s new 1/35 Archer self-propelled anti-tank gun is assessed by Johan Augustsson, who places the model in a cool vignette setting.

Your Airfix – Vickers VC10
David Connolly tells how he backdated his Airfix 1/144 VC10 tanker to a C.1 transport.

Intermediate Build – Whispering Death
Chris Jones converts Airfix’s 1/72 Beaufighter TF.X to an Australian DAP Mk.21, courtesy of High Planes Models.

Out and About – Northwest Omnibus
Stu Fone reports on South Cheshire Military Modellers’ annual event, the Universal Model Show, held in Nantwich.

Intermediate Build – Trainer with Teeth
A wealth of aftermarket detail is added to Airfix’s re-released 1/72 BAE Hawk T Mk.1A, by Chris Jones.

Advanced Build – Apollo Scout
Garry Tobiss takes a Lunar excursion with L’Arsenal’s superb 1/24 Ranger 8 probe. It's for experienced modellers only, though!

Advanced Build – Swinging Big Cat
Planet Models’ 1/48 mixed-media Grumman XF10F-1 Jaguar is finished expertly by Azores-based modeller José Pires.