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Spitfire Mk.XII against V-1 Flying Bomb (SH48192) 1:48 Special Hobby The Griffon engine Spitfire can trace its lineage back as far back as 1939 when it was decided that a second-line of engines would be a good plan to develop the Spitfire's performance further in the long run after the Merlin ran out of development potential. The XII was the first Griffon engine Spit to see service in 1942, with clipped wings becoming standard for the low-level duties that the single-stage Griffon powerplant was suited for. The Luftwaffe were wary of the Spitfire at lower altitude
A little something I finished earlier this Fall, but struggled with since Spring of 2014. Lost interest for awhile, then ran into many problems during the paint phase. Basic kit is the ancient FROG double offering of the Spit XIV with V-1 and the special 'double stand' to display them. The Buzz was somewhat heavily modified, as what FROG offered did not match drawings of the production/armed V-1's (more the unarmed prototypes) and had some shape errors especially around the pulse jet. The Spittie was not modified much other than scratching up a pit (populated with an Airfix Johnnie) with a v
This was done a couple of years ago, there should be a little transparent disk on the front, made to replicate the little propeller spinning around, lost to the carpet monster. Its a nice large kit suitable for any level however you will need a superglue to cement it all together if you can't stand snap fit.