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Pierre Clostermann

September 15, 2013 in Aviation

Spitfire Mk. IX; RAF / Free France A.F. Squadron 602 „City of Glasgow“; 1944

Model Kit is a Pacific Coast model in scale 1:32

The enrollment LOD and the roundels on the wings are injected.
The templates of the letters were made of

Military career

Pierre Clostermann 1942 voluntarily entered into force Aériennes francaises libres (Free French Air Force / FAFL) and after training was the Jagdgeschwader Alsace (Squadron No. 341 Free French) assigned.

Later he moved to the squadrons No.: 602 “City of Glasgow”, No: 247, No: 56 and ended the war in the squadron No.: 3

In the early years he flew a Spitfire and later the Tempest.

Pierre Clostermann scored 33 confirmed kills, making it the most successful French fighter pilot of the Second World War.

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18 responses to Pierre Clostermann

  1. Hans, that is a wonderful model, really professionally built and finished, and I like the historical information as well. Not sure what you mean by ‘injected’ though??

  2. That’s one of the best Spitfires I’ve seen ,well done.

  3. simply gorgeous…i read “the big show” when i was about 12 in 1964…he was a little arrogant but what a great read…now you need his tempest

  4. Beautiful build, Hans – and nicely photographed as well. Good work.

  5. Spitfire chic!

    Best regards, Vlad.

  6. That’s really excellent, one of the best models from the PCM kit I have seen.

  7. Yes, that’s a great looking Spitfire, and an interesting backstory as well. Thanks!

  8. Great job! I never tire of Spits!

  9. Wonderful work ! A pleasure to see this quality.

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