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Star-Spangled Spitfire! A Spitfire PR Mk11 in 1/48

The Supermarine Spitfire needs no introduction, as almost everybody in the free world knows the story of one of the most beautiful fighter planes of WW2, and arguably of all time, and what it means to the country it flew in defense of.What is l[...]

1/48 Spitfire FR 18.

This is the new Airfix Mk. XIVe kit finished as an FR 18. The XIV/18 are my favorite Spitfires and I’m really glad this kit came about. I bought three of them in early June when they were released. Two were perfectly molded, one had seriousl[...]

April 2019 random draw winner

I've just returned from my vacation celebrating my 70th birthday and my 30th wedding anniversary, yes I actually got married 30 years ago on my birthday, and a wonderful surprise of the 1/48 Airfix Spitfire MK XIV was waiting for me. Thanks to [...]

Spitfire Mk IX. 316 Sqdron. Italeri 1/48

Hi guys. This is my last victim, a Spitfire from 316 sqd. RAF. After bult the Hasegawa model of the same item, this one from Italeri looks a litle bit "less", but has been a very satisfactory built. Hope you like it. Sifredo Cubas

Yellow Nose Airfix Spitfire 1/48

This is a kit I built a couple of years back. It is the 2015 release (2nd pressing) of the 1/48 Airfix Spitfire Mk I. It is mostly OOB with the exception of some Eduard RAF early style harnesses. I learned the hard way that unless the Spitfir[...]

Speed Silver Spit! 1/48 Airfix Spitfire Mk.XIV

OOB Airfix 1/48 Spitfire Mk.XIV Box Packaging/Decals/Pubs: 10 When Airfix went to the red box, it was a revelation. One that signaled that they could indeed make attractive boxes that made you want to buy the kit. Adam Tooby’s fantastic modern [...]

Tamiya 1/48 Spitfire Mk V

Ahh... A relaxing, Tamiya shake 'n' bake with nice scheme & markings supplied in the kit. And thank you Tamiya for including a machine that used an Aboukir filter.... I just couldn't bear to stick the Vokes on it. Upper colors are Mr. Color[...]

On This Day of Days…June 6th.

____________________ The USS Hornet, seen with USS Atlanta (CL-51) in the foreground, behind is USS New Orleans (CA-32). June 6th, 1942, Midway. On June 6, 1942, aircraft from the carriers Enterprise and Hornet pursued[...]

On This Day…June 4th.

There’s not much left one can say about Midway. My approach to this singular conflict is try and set up this first day of battle proper, and let the images tell the rest of the tale. Early on June 4th, Vice Admiral Nagumo launched his attac[...]

On This Day…28th May.

____________________ Hugh Dundas, only 19 years old on May 28th, 1940 (Group Commander by age 23), experienced his first dogfight. His relaxed demeanour, ‘scruffy’ appearance, and attachment to his dog (below) did not endear him to the esta[...]