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Finished my third Spitfire as a what if machine from the 1947 Island Defense Squadron. The story is that Germany managed to defeat the Allies on D-Day, and began a more intensive bombing campaign against British targets deep inside Britain with Heinkel He 277s. The pilot of this aircraft is Flight Sargeant Lanoe Bishop.
Just finished this one, new Airfix kit in 1/72 of the Supermarine Spitfire F Mk.22, kit A02033, which I picked up down at LSA Models. Done from the box other than modifying the prop mounting by using a piece of rod allowing it slot into a piece of tube in the fuselage hole providing easy removal for storage (spins well too, pic below with moving prop is not photoshop but the prop freewheeling in the wind) Kit went together well, I attached UC legs and doors before painting. I had trouble (self inflicted) with the canopy where I cracked the windscreen part and took off too much plastic when c