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Airfix Supermarine Swift 1/72

Another one done i have wanted to for a very long time. The Swift may not have been super successful but it looks great. This is what a jet from the 50ies is supposed to look like. Plus, that blue belly just got my attention. Many [...]

Four Eyed SharkSupermarine Spitfire Mk. VIII

This model represents the mount of Flt. Lt. Stanley George Scrimgeour (known as George) of 457 Sqn on 20th June 1945. By the time the Mk. VIII entered service with the RAAF in early 1944, the IJNAF and IJAAF were spent forces in the [...]

Supermarine Spitfire Mk. VIII "HAVA GO JO"

This is my last build for 2021. It was built for a club competition with a photo evidence deadline of 23:59 on 31 December and was completed with 5 hours 34 minutes to go. The reason for this deadline was the various Melbourne Covid-19 [...]

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.

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 tasteat 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 [...]