I grew up with my dad’s Biggles books but it was Len Deighton’s “Fighter” that really gave me an interest in aviation that has lasted for more than 40 years by now. The Messerschmitt Bf-109E is of course a major character in that book but I haven’t built one yet.
When Special Hobby announced that they were going to do one I was of course interested but for some reason I didn’t get one before they were sold out …
A week ago, this SMS turned up in my phone:
Strange. They didn’t ask for my credit card no, nor did they ask for one of my kidneys (I wouldn’t have given them the card no but a kidney could have been subject for negotiations…).
Yesterday, I found this in the mail box:
Note that the Hurricane that Gerhard Schöpfel just has shot down is the same as in Arma Hobby’s box art:
Could be a bit of a subtle roasting between modelling companies !
Rowan has already done one and there are others around the Internet. I have read that it is “a very good kit” but I really haven’t realised HOW good it is:
The Eduard Spit IX is a good benchmark for a “really good model”…
…have a look for yourself! Spitfire is the darker plastic…
This one goes directly onto the modelling table!
Regarding that SMS: it came from a friend of mine who had found one of the kits in a local hobby shop here in Stockholm and sent it to me ! I realised that it was a bit too good to be true but had quite a hard time figuring out which one of my modelling friends was the “culprit”!