For more than 50 years, Airfix scale models have won the hearts of millions of enthusiasts; the company's logo has become synonymous with high-quality model kits for trains, military vehicles, engines, rocket ships, warships, vintage cars, and more.
Here, popular television host and motoring writer James May looks inside the Airfix phenomenon, giving fans a sneak peek into how designers, graphic artists, and production teams get a scale model from the drawing board to store shelves.
About the Author
James May is a well-known writer, broadcaster and co-presenter of BBC TV's Top Gear. He also writes a weekly motoring column for The Daily Telegraph. James enjoys cars, motorcycles, light aircraft and a drink, always in that order. He lives in London with Fusker, the world's most unpleasant cat.
Series: James May's Toy Stories
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 7th June 2010
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 13.9 x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.286