1/48 Supermarine Spitfire VB 61033

1/48 Supermarine Spitfire VB 61033

Brand: Bill and Walt's

This is a Plastic 1/48 Supermarine Spitfire VB Airplane from Tamiya.The Supermarine Spitfire Vb was introduced into service in 1941 and represented the first of many major upgrades to maintain the fighter's ascendency over its adversaries, which, in this time frame, was primarily the Messerschmitt Bf109. Tamiya's rendi ...Read more

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Description

This is a Plastic 1/48 Supermarine Spitfire VB Airplane from Tamiya.

The Supermarine Spitfire Vb was introduced into service in 1941 and represented the first of many major upgrades to maintain the fighter's ascendency over its adversaries, which, in this time frame, was primarily the Messerschmitt Bf109. Tamiya's rendition of the Spitfire Vb builds up into an impressive, highly detailed 1/48th scale replica with lots of interior and exterior detail. High quality water activated decals are included for three aircraft.

FEATURES: Highly detailed 1/48th scale plastic kit for static display.
Approx 50 parts in medium grey and clear with fine recessed panel lines.
Accurately captures features of Mk Vb: spinner, armament, exhaust stubs.
Multi-part canopy may be posed open or closed.
Wheels have separate hubs for easy painting.
Highly detailed cockpit with accurate instrument panel, seat, control stick and rudder pedals, bulkheads, and sculpted pilot figure.
Separate, positionable cockpit door.
Detailed instructions with separate sheet for paint scheme.

MARKING OPTIONS:  Decals are printed on 2 sheets - one sheet contains national markings and stencils, other sheet has code letters and white backgrounds for national markings.  3 Aircraft:
1: Serial No. EN821, SN o M, No. 243 Squadron, RAF.
Top: Ocean Grey/Dk Green camo; Bottom: Medium Sea Grey; Spinner: Sky.
2: Serial No. BL479, SZ o X, No. 316 Squadron, RAF.
Top: Ocean Grey/Dk Green camo; Bottom: Medium Sea Grey; Spinner: Sky.
3: Serial No. ?, AGM o, Fighter Command Wing Cmdr A.G. Malan.
Top: Ocean Grey/Dk Green camo; Bottom: Medium Sea Grey; Spinner: Sky.
Additional Paints Required: Colors are all flat except where indicated:
Detail colors: British Interior Grey Green, Black, Silver, Yellow, Field Blue, Gloss Red, Semi-gloss Black, Flesh, Green, Brown, and Metallic Blue.

REQUIRES: Assembly
Hobby Knife
Paint: (see MARKING OPTIONS)
Brushes
 Sandpaper
Liquid Plastic Cement
White Glue
CA or Tube Type (thick) Plastic Cement
Nice-to-have tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter, Airbrush and Accessories

SPECS: Scale: 1/48
Wingspan: 9-1/4"
Fuselage Length: 7-1/2"

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