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I started this model very long ago, so it's time to finish it. Every model is familiar, it's old, but I'm always cute old models. I did not want to correct any manufacturer errors, but I did it directly from the box. I did not even change the decals, which are green instead of white. I like it. Here's the picture, enjoy it.
Spitfire Mk.XVI Bubbletop Profipack Edition 1:72 Eduard More than any other aircraft - at least on this side of the Atlantic - the Supermarine Spitfire has attained legendary status. The type's role in the Battle of Britain, combined with its enduring presense at air shows, have combined to ensure the Spitfire is the one combat aircraft pretty much everyone can identify. One of the ultimate Merlin powered variants was the Mk.XVI. The Mk.XVI was essentially a Mk.IX with a licence-built Packard Merlin 266 in place of the Rolls Royce Merlin 66. The Mk.XVI w
After being a wardog, this XVI served as the personal mount of AVM LM Robb. Known as "Robbo". Against my normal faire, I lightly weathered this one, as it was just a pond hopper in this era. Diggin the fastback look!