Supermarine Spitfire


Acadamy 1/48 Spitfire PR XIX 81 Sqn, Malaysia 1941


by J.D. King

 

Serial No
PS888
A/C type
Supermarine Spitfire PR XIX
Based at
81 Squadron RAF Malaysia (Circa 1954)
Scheme Post War PRU scheme – PRU Blue lower surfaces with Medium Sea Grey uppers
History/Significance
Kit
1/48 Academy XIVc, improved with Rons Resins nose, prop and radiators, PR equipment conversion using Quickboost PR Conversion
Reference

References:

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 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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