Airfix Model World - August 2019

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Martin’s B-26 Marauder is the subject of this month’s photographic delight, inspired by this year’s 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

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Intermediate Build – Grünherz Jäger
Alan Price lavishes Hasegawa’s 1/32 Fw 190A-5 with a bevy of aftermarket accessories, finishing it in the colours of JG 54.

In Focus – Glorious Green Hearts
The World War Two history of the Luftwaffe’s famous JG 54 is examined in depth by Malcolm V Lowe.

Intermediate Build – Cold War Heatwave
Bobcat’s splendid 1/48 Yak-28P Firebar interceptor is the subject of this aftermarket build by Andy Davies.

Out and About – A Room with Many Views
Euro Miniature’s Expo might have moved its show date to May, but this did little to diminish the breadth and quality of the models on display.

Diorama Build – Calm After the Storm
Johan Augustsson combines basic diorama skills with ICM’s 1/35 Sd.Kfz.251/1 Ausf.A and Reality in Scale’s Barn to create a stunning ‘after the battle’ scene.

Intermediate Build – U-boat Hunter
Airfix’s re-worked 1/72 Wellington gets a makeover, courtesy of Kev Baxter in his inaugural build for AMW, to portray a Coastal Command Mk.VIII.

Out and About – Fighter Command Collection
Dave Oliver explores Tangmere’s superb Military Aviation Museum, sited on a now disused famous Battle of Britain airfield.

Figure Build – War Machine!
In a different take on figures, Dave Oliver depicts Games Workshops’ imposing 1/300 Adelphus Titanicus Warlord Battle Titan as a Legio Fureans machine.

Out and About – Petite and Perfectly Formed
Once again, Aldingbourne Modellers IPMS staged a professional display at the local Community Sports Centre, as Malcolm V Lowe discovered.

Intermediate Build – Going Dutch
Steve Budd explores Special Hobby’s newly tooled 1/72 P-40N Warhawk and finds much to enjoy, adding aftermarket extras along the way.