First Spitfire

Thought I’d share my little lad’s (6.5 yr old) go at Airfix’s 1/72 Spitfire in Polish livery. It’s his third model, first aircraft and about 90% his own work. I helped him with some of the fine detail painting and decal placement, and really proud of what he’s achieved with mostly just guidance from me.



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I’m not much of a airplane modeler but it looks outstanding to me great job

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The last time I did an aircraft model was the old 1/72 or 1/76 Spitfire about 30 years ago.

I thought this “new” kit was lovely for an entry-level model.

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That is really NICE !..glad to see the work of a young modeler and hope his interest grows!
Cheers

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The Spit looks fantastic, well done young man. Like the stand too :smile:

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Very nice! Tell him sold old geezer on the Internet thinks he did a great job!

That airfix spitfire kit is an extremely nice kit.

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The base is part of the kit and slots into the bottom of the plane. Saved me from having to make a base for it myself :joy:

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I’m pretty sure I saw this kit in development as it was showcased on ‘Hornby - A Model World’ - a TV series shown on UK’s ‘Yesterday’ Channel (I think) towards the end of last year. Hornby own Airfix now, along with Scalextric etc.

For a 6.5 year old, that’s really very good and the portents are good for an adult expert.

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