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Airfix de Havilland Mosquito Mk. XVI 1/72

March 21, 2023 · in Aviation · · 20 · 548

This is the new in 72nd scale. This kit is gorgeous, not just because the details/fit, etc. is great. It's also cleverly engineered. The are parts you can use to temporarily cover the wheel bay and other parts have arrows which make sure you position them correctly. I used almost zero filler.

I will definitely get the PR version which was just released.

Airbrushed with ammo mig and ak interactive acrylics. Some panel wash by Ammo Mig. Not too much weathering/fading with the colors since these planes always look so clean on pictures.

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  1. Great Job! Nice paiting!

  2. A superb result, Felix!

  3. Looks great, Felix!

  4. Thanks for the inspiration - this looks great, and I have the kit sitting here. Good to know how it goes together. You got a superb result.

    • Dear Tom @tcinla, thank you very much for your kind words. Yes, i am confident you will enjoy the build -i think it's one of Airfix' best kits along with the recent Tempest.

  5. Very nice! Well done.

  6. That's a fine looking Mossie!

  7. Looks great, Felix @fxrob
    Painting and weathering is nicely done.

  8. The new Airfix kits mostly are gems, with very little if any filler needed. Nicely done!

  9. Nice work. This is the first of these that I’ve seen built.

  10. Good looking job on an obviously future classic Airfix kit.

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