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Terrific Treble


There’s a real treat for modellers in the November issue of Airfix Model World, with THREE exclusive builds of new Airfix kits.

Leading the feast is the newly tooled 1/48 Blenheim (as previewed in the leading photo), and Chris Jones finds there’s plenty of detail to savour. Hot on its heels is the two-seat 1/72 Me 262B-1a/U1 night fighter (which can also be built as the basic trainer variant), followed by Andy Davies’ build of the eagerly awaited 1/72 Phantom FGR.2, to which he adds a night attack weapons fit. The latter is accompanied by Air Defence and Ground Attack articles, written by ex-RAF aircrew, and a magnificent cutaway drawing of the type on the centre pages.

But that’s not all, for sci-fi fans there’s a full-length build feature on Revell’s re-released 1/14 Landspeeder, while John Paulding (of MAFVA) shows how to convert Italeri’s 1/35 M925 truck into a Vietnam War Gun Truck. Larger-scale fans aren’t left out, as Wingnut Wings’ gorgeous 1/32 Jeannin Stahltaube receives attention from Steve Budd, and Eduard’s Harrier GR.7/9 is built as a Strike Attack Operational Evaluation Unit airframe by Richard Spreckley. Last, but by no means least, Jamie Haggo takes inspiration from Eduard’s MiG-21s with his camouflaged Revell 1/24 Trabant.

With 24 extra pages, November’s AMW is great value, packed with builds, news, show reports and reviews of all your favourite subjects.

The magazine will be on sale from October 4, and is available to pre-order from Should you wish to subscribe (at AMW subscription) you will generally receive it before it’s in the shops. For more details on the 1/48 Blenheim and other Airfix releases, visit:

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