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Seafire III – The Last Day of World War II

by Tom Cleaver on October 2, 2016 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

The Last Day of World War II: The first quarter moon hung in the western sky gleaming dimly through scattered clouds over the Pacific; the moonlight was sufficient to illuminate the many wakes of the huge formation of ships below. […]


Airfix 1/48 Seafire XVII

by Ian Bartlett on July 31, 2016 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Hi everyone, been a while since I posted anything. This is one of my latest projects, one of a production line of varying marks of Spit and Seafire in 1/48. So far this year I have built an Eduard Mk9, […]

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Airfix 1/48 Seafire F.R.47

by Tom Cleaver on August 21, 2015 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

65 years ago this summer… On 25 June 1950, the North Korean invasion of South Korea found the United States in a greater state of military unpreparedness than had the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor nine and a half years […]


August 15, 1945

by Tom Cleaver on August 15, 2015 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Today is the70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War the most destructive event in human history. It was hard-fought to the last minute. HMS Indefatigable joined the American Third Fleet in Japanese waters after August 10, 1945, […]


Airfix Seafire 17 in 1/48 scale

by Tony Prince on July 14, 2015 in Aviation -- 28 Comments

When Airfix announced their new Spitfire XII & Seafire 17 kits I bought two of each. The first pair were out of the box & I was very happy with the results. Looking at the remaining pair I tried a […]

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Airfix 1/48 Supermarine Seafire XV Kitbash

by Marek Halas on December 7, 2014 in Aviation -- 21 Comments

An interesting if somewhat futile exercise in kitbashing a Supermarine Seafire XV: This was made from the leftover wings from my Airfix Supermarine Seafire XVII and grafting it onto the modified fuselage of Airfix’s Supermarine Spitfire XII; plus resin casting […]


Airfix 1/48 Seafire 17 (repost)

by John Healy on May 22, 2014 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

I just took a few better pics and posted them. Again, it’s a great kit straight from the box. I painted it with Humbrol enamels including my last tins of Humbrol Authentics Slate Grey and Extra Dark Sea Grey. I […]


Airfix 1/48 Supermarine Seafire FR47

by Jaime Carreon on April 1, 2014 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Here is my Seafire FR47, built from the Airfix kit. Built pretty much OOB with the addition of Barracuda resin cameras to fill in the empty spaces behind the clear camera ports. Paint was Floquil extra dark sea gray on […]


Airfix Seafire F.R.47 with Cooper Details upgrade

by Tom Cleaver on February 15, 2014 in Aviation -- 4 Comments

The Seafire F.R.47 was the last of the line that began in 1935 with K5054, the Spitfire prototype. It was twice the weight of the original, with two and a half times the power and an additional 100mph in top […]


Seafire F.45 – Aeroclub conversion of Airfix kit

by Tom Cleaver on February 15, 2014 in Aviation -- 2 Comments

Throughout the development of the carrier-based Sea Spitfire, which was known as the Seafire, developments in the land-based series of fighters were reflected in approximate naval equivalents. The first of the Griffon-powered Seafires was the Mk.XV. The last major evolution […]