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Malta blues: Suggestions to ease the assembly process of Eduard 1/48 Spitfire Vs.

Eduard's 1/48th Spitfire variants are considered the best in the scale thanks to the high detailing standard of parts and the delicate surface texture. However, the building process is complex because many of the parts are fiddly and the [...]

1/48 Spitfire Vc, "Buzz" Beurling, 249 Squadron, Malta,1942

Beurling was recognized as "Canada's most famous hero of the Second World War", as "The Falcon of Malta" and the "Knight of Malta", having been credited with shooting down 27 Axis aircraft in just 14 days over [...]

1/48 Spitfire Vc, 249 Squadron, Malta, June/July 1942

Spitfire Mk Vc, BP966, was originally manufactured in the desert scheme, then routed to Renfrew, Scotland for shipment to Malta. While there, it was refinished in the temperate sea scheme (as per a misunderstood Malta request), and shipped [...]

Malta's 1000 th

I was wondering for a long time what can be written about such a famous plane as the EP829 and its pilot. Perhaps the most interesting thing was how he differed from Georg Beurling. A completely different personality. This is my third [...]

Operation Bowery

After the failure of Operation Calendar on April 14-19, 1942, the matter of refilling fighter planes in Malta became a priority. The operation began on April 29, 1942 and was better prepared this time to avoid immediate destruction of the [...]

Eagle of The Malta

The story of George Beurling is quite well described on the i-modeler, so I will limit myself only to some of its elements. You probably remember how long I thought about choosing the plane. Reading the stories of various pilots, I became [...]

Eduard 1/48 Malta Spitfire

The Airplane: The Spitfire Vc was developed from experience with the Spitfire Vb and began to appear in 1942. Unlike the earlier version, which was essentially a Spitfire I airframe “beefed up” around the engine mounts to allow use of [...]

1/48 Bristol Beaufighter Mk VIF – Malta 1942

My first attempt at an article or work in progress on this site, please bear with me! Recently purchased (more like invested) in a Harder-Steenbeck Infinity airbrush and decided to try this out on a new kit build; this Tamiya classic [...]

Airfix 1/48 Spitfire Mk. Vb

Hello iModeler! Here is my Airfix Spitfire Mk. Vb dressed up as a bird from the Malta campaign. This is my 2nd Airfix Mk. V. I wanted a do-over from the first one I did since I was not happy with how the finish turned out. I am a bit [...]

Supermarine Spitfire Vb (Trop) in 1/48 scale by Airfix.

My inspiration for this model came from Brian Cauchi's book "Malta Spitfrie Vs - 1942: Their Colours & Markings" which I found of enormous help & in addition a real potential problem as the temptation is undoubtedly to [...]