Ask your parents or grandparents whether they had any Airfix kits when they were kids and chances are they’ll remember building cool creations. Amazingly, Airifix is nearly 80 years old – so now it’s time for YOU to join in the fun! Check out some of the awesome Airfix model sets and super-cool Quick Build kits…

Supermarine Spitfire

This amazing model WW2 aeroplane comes complete with glue, four paints and a paintbrush, so it’s easy to build and launch into action – it’s a fabulous first kit! The Spitfire was famous for its role during the Battle of Britain in 1940, when it helped protect Britain from the German Luftwaffe’s fighter planes.
Scale – 1:72


RAF Red Arrows Hawk

Zoom through the skies with this ace Red Arrows large starter set, which comes with glue, six paints and two paint brushes. The bright red dual-control BAE Hawk is the RAF’s advanced training aeroplane, and has been used by the Red Arrows since 1979. Awesome!
Scale – 1:72


Aston Martin DBR9

One of the most successful Aston Martin racing cars of all time, the DBR9 has hurtled around tracks all over the world, including in the famous Le Mans 24-hour race! This large starter kit comes with everything you’ll need to recreate the action!
Scale – 1:32


Mini Cooper S


Get sporty with the cool Mini Cooper S large starter kit. Easy to build once you’ve mastered the basics, use the glue to fasten your car together, then give it a lick of paint with the six included colours and two brushes. Vroom! Introduced in 2007, the real Cooper S raced all over the world and could accelerate from 0-100kmph in just seven seconds. Whoa!
Scale – 1:32


Aston Martin DB5


Become the coolest secret agent in the world with this beautiful old Bond car, the Aston Martin DB5. Made in 1963, the 230kmph luxury sports car was driven by 007 in seven James Bond films! The kit comes with glue, six paints and two brushes, making it a spy-tacular starter set!
Scale – 1:32


Quick Builds!

If you love making model cars or planes but don’t like getting your fingers filthy, then get stuck into Airfix’s range of Quick Build kits!  You’ll create loads of stupendous scale models without making a mess…


VW Camper Van

Ahh, the classic 1960s’ split-screen VW camper van – quite possibly the coolest place to kip on the road! This 42-piece Quick Build modelling kit snaps together without the need for glue. And because the pieces are already painted, the rad ride is ready to roll in no time!


McLaren P1

Fancy building one of the planet’s baddest sports cars? Then this Quick Build kit is for you! Only 375 of the 350kmph McLaren P1 speedsters were ever made – but you can get your hands on one of these green plastic dream machines instead. Simply snap the parts together and get ready to race. Vroom!


RAF Red Arrows Hawk


Zoom up into the air and prepare for thrills and spills with this awesome replica of the Red Arrows’ acrobatic Hawk aircraft. With ready-painted pieces that snap together, the incredible aeroplane comes with a stand, so once you’ve finished pretending to do loop-the-loops, you can stick it on display!


Bugatti Veyron


This car is flyin’! The real Bugatti Veyron 16.4 has a top speed of over 400kmph and can accelerate from 0-100kmph in just 2.5 seconds! Sadly,  even a second-hand one will set your parents back more than £1million – so snap together this Quick Build model instead!


Lamborghini Aventador

Complete your collection of sensational supercars with this Lamborghini Aventador. In the real world, the LP 700-4 has a top speed of 349kmph and can do 0-100kmph in just over three seconds! It’ll take you a little longer than that to snap this Quick Build model together, but then you’re off!


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