This is the 1/72 Eduard Spitfire HF Mk VIII. The markings are for SAAF No 1 Sqn, the "Billy Boy Squadron" Trigno, Italy, March 1944. It started off as a weekend edition kit but I added a Eduard Zoom set (the PE rearview mirror tested my eyesight[...]
Eduard has released overtrees of the Spitfire Ia both early and late. Saw them advertised at Kitlinx for $22.99 - get 'em while they're hot!
This started as serious build, but when I put the plastic up against scale plans, absolutely nothing lined up and I wasn't sure what Mark it was. Usually I'm not a rivet counter, but it was the rivets that threw me off. Bazillions of over-scale [...]
Here’s another oldie, the Airfix 1/48 Spitfire Mk. 22/24. As many have commented, this was great kit for it’s time and I think it still holds up very well. The only failing for me with the version I bought was the decals. At the time the decals [...]
Here’s one I did some years ago, the notorious Hasegawa Spitfire Mk. IX. I remember it being a typically good Hasegawa kit. The short nose is obvious and a bit distracting for me. Fortunately, the Eduard Spitfires have come along o give us a goo[...]
There's an error between camouflage patterns and the age of aircraft,
but I love this camouflage pattern of Spitfire so much. I hope you understand that.
Italeri kit,Ocidental mould,with an awesome - for me - livery...not a great work at all,but a beautiful Spit.Tks for visiting.
This model kit is one of my old wishes – a very early Spit with Watts two-blade propeller and the "flat" canopy in 1/48 scale. Eduard has released it's "Spitfire Story" box just two weeks ago, so it was a real quick build for me (but I've starte[...]
August 13, 1940, the Battle of Britain took place, here you can see two Models, a Messerschmitt by Kommodore Adolf Galland and the Spitfire by Pilot Off A.S.C Lumsden Ibsley AB.
Started Jan. 2020
Finished March 2020
This kit has been in my stash for over 40 years. The box art on this inexpensive kit from the late 70s caught my eye. A Spitfire in bare metal finish is not that common. I was lucky to see the “Silver Spit[...]