Airfix Model World - June 2019

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The latest happenings in the world of plastic modelling, including new releases from Brengun.

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Archive Treasures
How much to weather? This month’s photographic gem depicts a rather tarnished Phantom FGR.2 during the type’s final year in RAF service.


High-class Hellcat
First look at Airfix’s all-new 1/24 F6F-5


Intermediate Build - Formidable Seven
Chris Jones finds Wingnut Wings’ 1/32 Fokker D.VII to be an educational yet thoroughly satisfying build.

Out and About - Fun for All
The South Cheshire Military Modelling Club’s Universal Model Show was arguably its widest ranging event to date, with everything from Lego and re-enactors to models of all sizes.

Advanced Build - Inside Out
Rye Field Model’s 1/35 Panther Ausf.G offered the perfect excuse for Kev Smith to display its exquisitely detailed interior, thanks to a transparent upper hull and turret.

Intermediate Build - Hail Caesar!
Duncan Cooke gave Arsenal Model Group’s recent Bf 109C-1 a pre-war Luftwaffe camouflage scheme, plus menacing shark-mouth artwork in this out-of-the-box build.

Out and About - Hornchurch Classic
Contributor Dave Oliver returned to familiar territory at the two-day Southern Expo event and uncovered myriad modelling delights.

Advanced Build - The Taming of The Shrew
Andy Davies takes a trip into the world of ‘what-if’ subjects with Freightdog’s all-resin 1/72 Supermarine Type 327.

Intermediate Build - Soviet Boomer
Juanjo Dominguez takes a break from his usual modelling subjects with his first-ever maritime build of HobbyBoss’ 1/700 Typhoon-class SSBN.

Out and About - Home is ‘Here’
The Stoke-on-Trent Model Show may have moved to a new venue but the quality of the models (and cakes) was as good as ever.

Intermediate Build - Polish Cousin
IBG’s recent new-tool 1/35 TKS Light Reconnaissance Tank receives plenty of praise from Cristian Lupu.

Intermediate Build - Colourful Aviocar
Personal connections with a subject can lead to modelling inspiration, as José Pires discovered with Special Hobby’s newly tooled 1/72 C-212-100.