The Swift Database at iModeler

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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 [...]

1/72 Airfix Swift FR.5

Built straight out of the box. As reported everywhere, fitting the cockpit and front undercarriage bay needs some cutting and modifying. Apart from that, the build goes on very smoothly. Colours are as instructed by Airfix with their [...]


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 [...]

Airfix 1/72 Supermarine Swift FR 5

In the years immediately following the Second World War, the pace of aircraft development slowed in Britain. In part, this was due to the fact that no immediate enemy was perceived, which is a natural reason for governments to slow the [...]