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This aircraft was flown by Pilot Officer Robert W. “Buck” McNair D.S.O., D.F.C (2 Bars)(RCAF). No. 249 (Gold Coast) Sqn. at Ta’ Qali, Malta, Mar. 1942. http://acesofww2.com/can/aces/mcnair/ This is the newest Airfix boxing with all the issues that everyone else has posted about: fuel tank covering, landing gear, extreme tight fit of some parts, etc. For the fuel tank, I removed the locating tabs and sanded the bottom of the part. Within minutes I got it to a “close enough for me and it won’t get any better fit”. When the fuselage and innards were together I found that the instrument panel
Another completion from my Airfix Therapy build thread and the last of 2018: The very sweet little Spitfire F22. WIP here: New stuff used was Mr Surfacer 1500 for priming and paint was Alclad and Mr Color: No vices beyond the traditionally badly fitting canopy and if you have any of these , build 'em you'll love 'em ( yes, I'm looking at you @Jason). BTW the concern for the lack of pilots has led me to create my first in flight diorama which is here So off into the wild blue yonder of the photo studio we go!