Airfix Model World - July 2018

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The latest happenings in the world of plastic modelling, including a look at Eduard’s new 1/72 MiG-21MF.

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Recent releases 

Archive Treasures
This month’s delve into the archive offers a stunning full-colour study of the handsome Spitfire Mk.21.


Intermediate Build – 75 Years of ‘Semper Aggressus’
Toby Page builds Revell’s new 1/48 Tornado F.3 as 23 Squadron’s 75th anniversary airframe, adding minor corrections along the way.

Intermediate Build – Henschel’s Hauler
Truck time! Revell’s 1/35 Henchel Typ 33 D1 load carrier receives a full cargo, courtesy of Johan Augustsson.

Out and About – New Town Gathering
IPMS Milton Keynes held its annual ModelKraft show in late April, and Dave Oliver sampled the kit-based delights on display.

Out and About – West Country Classic
Buckler’s Mead Academy in Yeovil played host to the local club’s inaugural model show, and Malcolm V Lowe was there to view its success.

Intermediate Build – Putin’s Platypus
In his AMW debut, Mike Williams tackles Trumpeter’s 1/72 Su-34 Fullback.

Out and About – Southern Showcase
Malcolm V Lowe found many modelling treats at the Poole Vikings show.

Basic Build – Beauty Meets the Beast
Chris Jones has bags of fun with Airfix's re-issued 1/48 Spitfire Mk.22/24.

In Focus – Four-Gun Conclusion
Spitfire Mk.22/24 variants are described by Malcolm V Lowe.

Intermediate Build – Snow Leopard
Modelcollect has made a name for itself with 1/72 armour, and Massimo Santarossa discovers the pros and cons of its diminutive T-80.

Advanced Build – Golden Age Gaul
Mike Grant brings much colour to bear with SBS Model’s 1/72 Farman F.190.

Intermediate Build – Before the Stuka…
GasPatch Models wowed many with its 1/48 Henschel Hs 123A-1, and Jay Blakemore is more than impressed by its quality.

In Focus – Dive-bombing Debut
Jay Blakemore documents the Hs 123’s brief service with the Luftwaffe.