Airfix Comes to a Sticky End

The engine is on fire, the nose is pointing straight down and, wouldn’t you know it, the canopy is covered in glue: after 54 years, Airfix was crashing and burning yesterday. In a moment poignant to several generations of paint-covered schoolboys and their long-suffering mothers, the company responsible for more arguments over the proper use of a kitchen table than any other has gone into administration — via Feòrag

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  1. Feòrag

    3 September 2006 at 8.00 pm

    The good news is that Hornby, the train people, are seriously interested. If that goes through, I think it would be a good match. Didn’t stop me stocking up, just in case…

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