Supermarine Spitfire


1/32 Spitfire Mk. IXc 453 Squadron RAAF (UK)


by J.D. King

 

Serial No
MH454 (FU-N)
A/C type
Supermarine Spitfire Mk. IXc
Based at
453 Sqn (RAAF) Ford UK (Circa 1944)
Scheme Standard Day Fighter – Ocean Gery and Dark Green over Medium Sea Grey with very rough D- Day stripes applied by brush on 5 Jun 44
History/Significance
Kit

1/32 Tamiya Mk.IXc

Notes: Tamiya kit out of the box less the small bear marking from EagelCal decals and Sqn codes painted using masks.

Reference

Donald Sommerville (ED), Osprey Modelling Manuals - 18 Supermarine Spitfire, Osprey Modelling, 2001.

Stewart Wilson, Spitfire, Mustang and Kittyhawk in Australian Service, Aerospace publications Pty Ltd, 1988.

Stewart Wilson, Sovereign Series – Spitfire, Aerospace publications Pty Ltd, 1999.

Robert Humphreys, The Supermarine Spitfire – a comprehensive guide for the modeller, Part 1: Merlin - Powered, SAM Publications, 2000.  

Robert Humphreys, The Supermarine Spitfire – a comprehensive guide for the modeller, Part 2: Griffon- Powered, SAM Publications, 2001.

Jerry Scutts, Spitfire In Action, Squadron/Signals Publications, 1980

Malcom Laird & Wojtek Matsiak, Classic Warbirds No.11 – Merlin PR Spitfires in Detail, Ventura Publications, 2009.

Wojtek Matsiak, Classic Warbirds No.10 – Merlin PR Spitfires, Ventura Publications, 2007

 

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