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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 as flown by George Beurling at Malta

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 [...]

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[...]

100 Years of the RAF, No. 601 Squadron, Egypt November 1942, 1/48 scale Tamiya 61035 Spitfire Mk Vb

Here's another one hot off the press at the "Iron Werks". I finished it up last night. It was inspired by one of Tom Bebout's @tom-bebout wonderful Spitfire builds. This kit is an older Tamiya release from way back in 1994, but it still [...]

RAF 100 Group Build: Supermarine Spitfire Mk 1. Sailor Malan, No. 74 Sqn. Airfix 1/48. Where was the RAF at Dunkirk? (Part Three).

When the German army moved into Belgium and Holland in early May 1940, avoiding the static French defences along the Maginot line, all leave for No. 74 Sqn was cancelled. Sailor Malan, a competent airman albeit one with no combat experience was [...]

100 Years of the RAF, 541 Squadron late 1944, Spitfire PR MK XIX, 1/48 Airfix

Here's tonight's entry for the 1940's decade of the RAF. Hopefully tomorrow I can post up a few more from this era. This model is the fantastic new tool Airfix kit. It was released back in 2015 if memory serves me. I saw it in the LHS b[...]

News update on Tamiya Spitfire I

For those interested: Kitlinx has the Tamiya Spitfire I next Wednesday - $36 ($34 if you join and sign up) Sprue says next week. LHS says local hobby shops will have it the week after Christmas. (If you have a LHS, the standard price will be [...]

100 Years of the RAF, No. 19 Squadron circa August 1938, Duxford, UK 1/48 Airfix Spitfire Mk I “early”

This is my second build for the 1930's decade as part of the 100 Years of the RAF (there is yet another 1930's Hurricane Mk I to follow). When I saw that Airfix had released this kit which would build up a very early Spitfire with a two blade W[...]

Spitfire Mk.Vb, Malta – George “Buzz” Beurling

Spitfire Mk.Vb, Malta - George "Buzz" Beurling Airfix 1/48 Paint Mr.Paint -Middle Stone -Dark Earth -Azure Blue -Interior Grey Green Canopy mask Eduard Seat belts Eduard Antenna Ammo by Mig Rigging Code masks TL and decals from