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[...]
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:
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 [...]
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[...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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[...]
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 [...]
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
-Interior Grey Green
Canopy mask Eduard
Seat belts Eduard
Antenna Ammo by Mig Rigging
Code masks TL and decals from Heroesmodels.it