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Lightning Strikes Twice!


Airfix’s re-released 1/72 Lightning F.6 stars in AMW’s August 2018 issue (on sale July 5), which includes an in-depth build feature on this iconic British interceptor.

As this is a re-boxed kit, builder Jennifer Wright has lavished the basic airframe with aftermarket accessories from Barracuda and CMK, but as a teaser, here’s a photo of the completed model, finished in 56 Squadron’s classic overall metal scheme, with a huge firebird on the tail. There’s much for builders of all skill levels to savour, and the magazine is available from For more details on the Lightning F.6 and other Airfix releases, visit:

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