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Valiant Wings Publishing The Supermarine Spitfire Part 1 (Merlin-powered)

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Airframe & Miniature No.12 2nd Edition - The Supermarine Spitfire Part 1 (Merlin-powered) including the Seafire

The Supermarine Spitfire Part 1 (Merlin-powered) - A Complete Guide To The Famous Fighter by Richard A. Franks - Re-released 2021.

Expanded and updated version

The Spitfire is probably one of the most popular aircraft modelling subjects around. Our book goes some way towards unpicking the bewildering choices of variants and schemes that apply to the Merlin-powered versions.

This twelfth book in our much-acclaimed series now contains 272 pages packed with vital information that no active modeller and Spitfire enthusiast should be without.

40+ pages of technical information

20+ pages of walk-around images and technical diagrams

30+ pages of camouflage and markings

25+ pages of model builds and updated modelling information

200+ photographs including wartime images Colour side views and four-views by Richard J. Caruana

3D isometric views of all variants by Wojciech Sankowski

Foreign service information

Assessments of all new kits issued since mid-2018

Specially commissioned extensive full kit builds by Libor Jekl, Steve A. Evans & Dani Zamarbide. Builds include Eduard’s new tool 1/48 Spitfire Mk I kit Specially commissioned front cover artwork by Jerry Boucher A bonus set of 1/48 scale plans

ISBN: 978-1-912932-14-6

Images Copyright © Valiant Wings Publishing

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