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Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XVI TB886 – F/L Bill Harper – No. 421 Squ. RCAF – April/May 1945

Bonjour chers iModelers, This is my rendition of the excellent Spitfire Mk.XVI by Eduard. The model comes from the dual combo kit "The Rise of the Bubbletops" in the Edu'Art series (The kit includes also a Fw 190 D-9 that I will [...]

Supermarine Walrus Mk.I No. 700 Naval Air Squadron, 1941

Greetings to all. Herewith I'm presenting my first ever bi-plane. Not sure why I finally made the decision to start this build, because I'm not into building bi-planes at all, yet. But for some reason it did attract me although it is [...]

Eduard Spitfire Mk.Ia, 1/48. A Pair of Kiwis over Dunkirk.

'the airspeed indicator read 240 mph, and I thought "this is bloody marvellous!", but then the Spitfire began to shudder and seemed as if it was going to stall. - I realised what had happened, my pitot head had been shot away, [...]

Supermarine Spitfire HF 8, A58-602 RG-V, 80 Wing RAAF Moratai 1945.

1/72 Eduard, built for the teeth and fangs GB, more details and pic's there, the subject of this model was flown by W/C Robert Henry Maxwell "Bobby" Gibbes, DSO, DFC and bar.

AMP 1/48 Supermarine S.5 Schneider Racer

In 1911, a time when floatplanes and flying boats were barely capable of leaving the water, Jacques Schneider introduced the Schneider Cup at a banquet following the 4th annual James Gordon Bennet race for landplanes, for a similar race [...]

Do I really need another Spitfire in my collection? Oh, yes! (or: how an old dream came true)

To the fortunately unasked question of whether "another Spitfire" is really necessary, I would answer: of course! One reason for this lies in the enormous range of what "Spitfire" can mean, as a Mk.I has very little in [...]

Swift

And another one of my older kits to archive, here’s my 1/72 Airfix Supermarine Swift FR 5 from about 5 years ago. When I was a “littler” kid in the late 60’s I made several of the old Hawk Models Swifts. Those were always fun kits [...]

Beauty is not a question of taste - at least with a Spitfire Mk.II!

Beauty is a matter of taste, as one so aptly says - that a Spitfire represents a formal aesthetic pleasure, only very few doubt it. I would like to make this remark at the beginning of this report, because also in the kit description a lot [...]

Spitfire MK.22

HI All, I recently watched the documentary, Spitfire, and of course, I just had to build one. While the early models are “the classics” I favor the later Griffon powered Spits, so I chose the 1/48, Airfix Mk.22/24. While [...]

1/72 Airfix Spitfire Mk I

This is a1/72 Airfix Spitfire MK I that I finished today. Painted with MRP paints. Added a resin dorsal position light, Eduard seatbelts, drilled out exhaust and added antenna wire with Uschi superfine thread. Markings are from Iliad [...]