So here’s how my thinking went on this one: I have the Azur Vautour IIN in the stash and I want to do the “blue and sand” Israeli version. But, I wanted to test those colors out first. One of the marking choices in the Eduard Spitfire mk. IX is [...]
The Supermarine Spitfire and it’s place in Battle of Britain needs no presentation 😊
I’ve always wanted to build a Spitfire in 1:48 and when Tamiya issue their last one I knew time has arrived.
The kit almost builds itself, with almost [...]
Yes, it's another one boring Spitfire, but I can't resist (by the way, it's my 10th Spit ever built). I've fell in love with this high-altitude fighter in a non-standard grey/PRU blue painting scheme on the box art, so the kit was bought immedia[...]
Here is a little Spitfire, a MkVb, the kit is from Kovozavody Prostejov. This was the plane of Squadron Leader James Rankin, 92. Squadron at Biggin Hill in 1941.
The cockpit, which is fairly well detailed, does not include photoetching. The cano[...]
Plenty has been written about the failings of this kit and i won't go into detail here beside dropping a Jon Bius quote that i think is fitting for most of us modellers...
'But I believe most modelers just want to enjoy a build. They don’t joi[...]
Tamiya 1/72 Spitfire Mk Ia. I have had this kit in the stash for quite a while. It was time to build it especially since I did not have a Mk Ia in the collection. This plane was flown by Sqn Ldr Rupert "Lucky" Leigh of No. 66 Sqn from April to O[...]
Cheating on my darling Luftwaffe and having a passionate affair with the Spitfire. This is the Profipak reissue of the early Mk. IX. I think I've finally built something that truly qualifies for out-of-the-box! A very fine kit- Fit and surfa[...]
This is MJ966, flown by Denys Boudard of No. 340 Free French Squadron (code GW), 1944. The squadron was moved from England – where it provided covering fire for the Normandy landings – to France, Belgium and back again. Apart from all its wear a[...]
The Spitfire is complete! This is the new tool 1/48 Tamiya Spitfire Mk. I. The first completion for 2020, let's hope I can keep up with this pace! Just over four weeks from start to finish. Some oils, exhaust stain and a few water colour pencil [...]
Happy new year to all (with a little delay)
Here are my builds completed in 2019. I can say that I am more productive than the previous year. I hope this happens in 2020 too.
1- 1/32 Hasegawa Junkers Ju-87D5
2- 1/48 ProModele[...]