Siam Spit...1/48 Supermarine Spitfre FR.XIVe, Royal Thai Airforce

April 6, 2024 · in Aviation · · 5 · 155

8/2024

Suggesting my dad most of the time more rarely seen or exotic schemes.
So here´s his latest effort.
Special Edition kit version, decals form the kit and , added Eduard seatbelts, rocket mounts and bomb racks. Painted with AK Xtreme Metal Aluminium.

Build thread here
https://imodeler.com/groups/serving-under-another-flag/forum/topic/chakra-style-1-48-supermarine-spitfre-fr-xive-royal-indian-airforce/

In 1950, the bought 30 (F and FR) from the RAF. Only 24 were airworthy, the rest was used for spareparts. Because the overall condition of the planes wasn´t that good, the Spitfires were in Thai service only until 1955.

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5 responses

  1. Looks like an ‘Academy’ Award is in order! Beautiful work making this Academy kit shine!

  2. Another Spreitzhofer Family excellent result! Love the scheme!

  3. Beautiful as always, Reinhard @grimreaper
    Very nice to see a Thai scheme, those are very rarely build.

  4. Lovely as always!

  5. Great and unusual!

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