Airfix releases a cold war classic

Many people know there is a special place in my heart for Airfix. They may not be perfect but for those of us of a certain age, there are great memories of going down to the model store on Saturday and spending our allowance on an Airfix kit.  Many modeller’s in the UK started with a Airfix 1/72 Spitfire or similar subject.

At this year’s IPMS Scale ModelWorld Show at Telford Airfix have announced a new McDonnell Douglas FG.1 Phantom in 1/72 scale. This new tooling will be available in 2107.  There has not been a new tool of this kit in quite a while. I built the Matchbox one in the mid 80’s. So looking forward to this one.

Here is a quick video showing a 3d cad mockup.

This and some other announcements makes 2017 a very good year for Airfix.


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