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Supermarine Spitfire – Tiger Model – 1:Egg

Very nice kit, much better than the Hasegawa ones, fit was very good, also the decals response was very good. MrPaint paints, freehand, low pressure 0.6-0.8 bar.

On This Day…January 15th

Lt Fred Eberle of the USAAF 333rd Fighter Squadron nursing his damaged P-38 Lighting (appropriately named ‘Ripper’) back to Saipan after receiving battle damage (note starboard wing) over Iwo Jima on 15 January , 1945. The image was taken fro[...]

1/32 Tamiya Spitfire Mk IXc

It has been a while since I have posted a build in progress. Almost a few years if I recall correctly or is seems so. The club that I belong to has a D-Day invasion anniversary build going on and the this transfers to the club's contest to be h[...]

On This Day…January 7th

Almost a year before the infamous attack on Pearl, this is an aerial view of Ford Island, Hawaii, 7 Jan 1941. Pearl Harbor Naval Operating Base is seen in the foreground and the carrier USS Lexington (CV-2) on the farthest side of Ford Island. [...]

Spitfire! 1/48 F Mk. 24

This is my stab at the last of the Spitfires, the mighty F Mk. 24 via the Airfix 1/48 kit. Inspired by the version at Duxford, this depicts VN318 from No. 80 Squadron based in Hong Kong, circa 1955. 1996 is the year stamped on the inside of t[...]

Detail notes for builders of the new Tamiya Spitfire

This is from Jennings Heilig, who has been doing a lot of research forthe new Fundekals decal sheet for the Spitfire I coming soon: There's probably a flurry of Tamiya 1/48 Spitfire Mk.Is being built this week. Having just done a BUNCH of resea[...]

Happy New Year, Happy New Tool Spitfire! Tamiya’s new Mk.Ia built…

A new Spitfire for the New Year! I'm sure many of you have been looking at Tamiya's new release and new tool Supermarine Spitfire Mk.1 in 1:48 scale. Here follows my two cents having built it over the last few days of the Christmas break: Thi[...]

Spitfire Mk Vb Tropical, EP-706 “T*L” No. 249 Squadron

I want to start out by thanking Martin and his staff for hosting such a wonderful website where we can display our work. I also want to thank Paul Barber @yellow10 for coming up with a great idea to commemorate the 100 Years of Service provided [...]

On This Day…December 29th

Sailors of the USS Essex (CV-9) spelling out “Goede Kerst” (Merry Christmas) on the flight deck while putting in at Rotterdam port, the Netherlands, 29th December 1961. The Essex was the lead ship of her class of 24 aircraft carriers. Origina[...]

100 Years of the RAF, No. 222 Squadron RAF Hornchurch, September 1940, Spitfire Mk Ia, “ZD-R” Tamiya 1/48

I want to start out by saying "Thank You" to Paul Nash @white4freak for technical assistance, and Paul Barber @yellow10 for starting this great idea for a Group build to honor the RAF. Thank you also goes out to Martin and his staff here at iMo[...]