Airfix (United Kingdom)
Founded in 1939
Airfix is the oldest UK manufacturer of scale plastic model kits and has been producing kits for the mass market since 1952. Airfix produce a wide range of kits aimed at all types of scale modellers with subjects such as; military aircraft, ships, cars, dioramas and military vehicles.
Airfix grew throughout the 1960s and 70s as the plastic kit modelling hobby became ever more popular. The range then expanded to include figures, trains, trackside accessories, military vehicles, engines, rockets, large classic ships, warships, liners, modern cars, vintage cars, motorcycles, spaceships and more.
In 2006 Humbrol Ltd went into administration resulting in Hornby Hobbies Ltd buying both the Airfix and Humbrol brand.
With the recent bankruptcy, subsequent acquisition by Hornby,and manufacturing being moved to India.
Airfix is a spot vendor for The Model Warehouse
We receive shipments when available.