Airfix Dogfights Doubles Spitfire Mk.1a vs Bf-110

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    I'm thinking of ordering this kit, is it any good?

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    Not sure about that one, whether it's newer mouldings or not. Most of the 'Dogfight Doubles' kits date from the mid 1960s, with all that goes with that. Even then, some of these were considered basic, to say the least - but then, that's what the majority of kits were like almost 50 years ago.
     
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    This is the new tooling one
     
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    I did the 109 vs Mustang and it wasn't bad.
     
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    Good, my Airfix P-39 White 10 is almost done.
     
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    I received the single Spitfire Mk.I kit a few days ago. And I must say that the new tool Airfix kits look very good. I compared halves of the model fuselage and wings to scale drawings of 1/72. No problems with fitting to them. Also fitting of all parts is nice. I have aready ordered the entire rest of Spitfire kits.

    If you mean the kit....

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    .... here you can see the 50128 kit in pictures

    Messerschmitt BF110C/D and Supermarine Spitfire model do sklejania Airfix 50128
     
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    Great, the new tool - go for it mate! (and great scores Wojtku!)
     
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    THX my friend. :)
     
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    Okay!

    POST 150 YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Good on ya mate - may there be many more!
     
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    I echo Evan's post #11. :)
     
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    Great box art on those kits too! I just bought Airfix's 1:48 Bf109e-1,-3,-4 kit. It looks like a really nice kit,good cockpit detail, nice 'weighted' tyres and even an option for Galland's telescope in the windscreen. It also has options for rudder, flaps and ailerons to be in 'lifelike' positions. Excellent decals by cartograf too-perfect register and very very thin. I'd say, with their new kits, they rival, if not surpass Tamiya.
     
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    A Spitfire shooting down a '110 of ZG76?

    Surely not? :lol:
     
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    Hey, what about the 15th of August? Luftflotte 5 containing ZG76 were in action against Spitfires.
     
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    I think the Bf110 was a bit of a silly thing to send up against spitfires! The immense difficulty of flying a twin piston on a single engine (the first thing the RAF did when attacking Bf110s was to try take out an engine), the subsequent loss of speed and the complexity of maintaining such a machine in the field meant that, to me at least, the '110 was a very bad idea...
     
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