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My 1/72 double triple Spitfire build to begin 2017 is now complete, with the last two being an out of box Airfix Mk 22 and a Spitfire 21 made from the wings and nose from the Airfix 22 kit, fuselage from an Eduard Mk VIII overtree, vertical tail from the Special Hobby kit, and a prop from the Sword Mk XIV. The Spitfire 21 on the left and 22 on the right. Both were painted with Colourcoats enamels and the out-of-box 22 was left clean, while the Mk 21 was weathered to match a reference picture (see further below). The Mk 22 represents a Spitfire from R
Supermarine F Mk. 21 Contraprop 1:72 Special Hobby The Supermarine Spitfire Mk. 21 was developed in response to a need to harness the huge power available from the twin-stage supercharged Griffon Engine. Stronger and stiffer than the airframes that preceded it, the most obvious change that separated the Mk.21 from earlier marks was the redesigned wing. It was larger, stronger and, most noticeably of all, lacked the elliptical shape that characterised the earlier marks. The rest of the airframe was based on that of the Mk. XIV and armament comprised four 20mm Hispano cannons, each with 1