Tag Archives: Spitfire
Sweet (ish) Sixteen
In the annals of aviation history, the Supermarine Spitfire is certainly one of the all-time greatest aircraft ever produced. It constantly evolved from the days before WWII, and naval variants were fighting in the Korean war. It’s not hard to argue that anyone interested in aviation’s history or WWII should pretty much HAVE to have […]
A Good Hour, but not Their Finest!
So I stirred up something of an internet bee’s nest when I dared to proclaim that there were issues with the Airfix 1/72 Spitfire F.22 in my Out of Box review of said kit. Now I’ve gotten the kit finished and am ready, Charlie Brown-like, to take another kick at the football! Check out the […]
New Dog, Same old Tricks
The resurrection of Airfix held great promise, and many, including hardcore Airfix haters like myself, were intrigued with their newest releases. One such release was the bubbletopped Spitfire F.22, one of the last Spits. Unfortunately, while it looks nice, this is a new dog that has learned all the bad old tricks from Airfix’s very […]