The Spitfire Mk. VIII Database at iModeler

Four Eyed SharkSupermarine Spitfire Mk. VIII

This model represents the mount of Flt. Lt. Stanley George Scrimgeour (known as George) of 457 Sqn on 20th June 1945. By the time the Mk. VIII entered service with the RAAF in early 1944, the IJNAF and IJAAF were spent forces in the [...]

2022 builds, and a Happy New Year to all!

This year was less productive than I had hoped. I only completed 4 kits: A 1/72 Eduard Fokker Dr.I triplane (mine is on the right, and my adult son's is on the left) as part of our club "Fokker" build theme The 1/48 Amusing [...]

Supermarine Spitfire Mk. VIII "HAVA GO JO"

This is my last build for 2021. It was built for a club competition with a photo evidence deadline of 23:59 on 31 December and was completed with 5 hours 34 minutes to go. The reason for this deadline was the various Melbourne Covid-19 [...]

Review: Eduard 1/48 Spitfire HF Mk. VIII

The Airplane: While the Spitfire IX was both better-known and produced in far larger numbers, the Spitfire VIII represents the high-point of development of the Merlin-powered Spitfire variants. Basically an unpressurized Mk.VII, the [...]