Airfix Model World Magazine March 2020 Latest Issue
Airfix Model World Magazine March 2020
Please note this title will be removed from sale on 05 March 2020 and replaced with the latest issue
The latest happenings in the world of plastic modelling, including Revell’s stunning Platinum Edition Queen Mary 2, PJ Production’s 1/72 Mirage IIIS/RS and AMMO-MIG’s new ‘First Step’ all-in-one glue/paint sets.
Check out our handy at-a-glance model show calendar.
A pre-war view of two Heinkel He 111Ps graces this month’s archive photo, revealing the intricacies of this World War Two medium bomber.
REVIEWS: ON THE SHELF
BACK TO BASICS
Part 3: When to paint
The stages where painting can start are discussed in this month’s ‘how to’ feature, with a varied approach depending on subject and/or personal tastes.
Intermediate Build – Aerial Assassin
Chris Jones gives Tamiya’s new-tool 1/48 P-38 Lightning a thunderous reception with this build representing P-38G Miss Virginia.
Figure Build – Smoke in the Rubble
The battle of Monte Cassino acts as inspiration for Jay Blakemore’s approach to Mitches Military Models’ 120mm Fallshirmjäger Officer figure.
Intermediate Build – Super Tweet
Wayne Dippold applies a South Vietnamese Air Force scheme to Trumpeter’s 1/48 A-37B Dragonfly.
Out and About – Southwell Show
Come rain, hail or shine, there’s always plenty on offer at the IPMS Lincoln & Newark’s annual model event.
Advanced Build – Eastern Blitz Bomber
We mark the 85th anniversary of Heinkel’s He 111 with José Pires’ depiction of a Soviet Union-deployed bomber, using ICM’s 1/48 offering.
In Focus – Heinkel He 111
The early history of this iconic twin-engine bomber is described by Malcolm V Lowe.
Basic Build – Heavy Metal Heinkel
Confirmed ‘metal head’ Johan Augustsson takes a break from his usual armour subjects for Airfix’s Motörhead-themed 1/72 He-111H-6.
Your Airfix – F.6 Lightning
Del Griffiths reveals the story behind his superb post-mission diorama, built using a pair of Airfix 1/72 BAC Lightnings.
In Focus – Biplane Heaven
Malcolm V Lowe explores the background to civil and military versions of de Havilland’s legendary DH.82 Tiger Moth trainer.
Exclusive Build – Training Time
Airfix’s all-new 1/48 Tiger Moth is the subject of AMW’s exclusive build by Chris Jones, who has finished the model as a Dutch Navy airframe.
Photo Focus – Chequered Inspiration
FlyPast’s assistant editor Jamie Ewan provides modellers with an extensive photospread on the Shuttleworth Collection’s DH.82, K2585.
Basic Build – Fett’s Flyer
The mount of a notorious Star Wars bounty hunter is recreated in detail, as Ian Grainger builds and decorates Bandai’s 1/144 Slave I.
Intermediate Build – Prime Mover
Massimo Santarossa hitches up with Russian military traction, as he tackles Modelcollect’s 1/72 MAZ-7410 heavy hauler.
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