Baltic Griffon - Supermarine S.31 (Spitfire PR. XIX), Swedish AF 1955, Airfix 1.72

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  1. BombTaxi

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    Hi chaps

    A few shots of the latest one finished, Spitfire S.31 31040 '11/60' of 1 Div. Flottij, Nykoping, 1955.

    Out in the sunshine...

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    Posing with the Defiant...

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    A Swedish Spit on a Swedish bookshelf! (Sorry, I couldn't resist...)

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    Cheers

    BT
     
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    Looks beautiful BT!!
     
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    cracking job
     
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    Very nice.
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    I'm with all, nice !
     
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    Thanks chaps 8) I'm very pleased with how it turned out, and it's a cracking kit for the money. I hope the rest of Airfix's new tooling releases come up to the same standard.
     
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    Nice, I'd like to see more of the Defiant 8)
     
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    Really nice job8)
    Cheers,
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    Nice to see a Spit wearing something different!
     
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    Yes, good work BT!:D
     
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    Thanks guys! :D The Swedish scheme was what actually made me buy the kit - I like doing something a bit different wherever I can, and there are scores, if not hundreds of Spit kits in RAF colours in all sorts of scales. Which is a shame when you consider how widely used the Spit was. I already have my eye on Turkish, Italian and USAAF versions to join this one on the shelf 8)
     
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    And an Irish Air Corps one, in that pale green finish ?
     
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    Very possibly :lol: I'm just starting to delve into the world of aftermarket decals, and I already have a good 30 models to build after half an hour browsing Hannants :twisted:I think the next order may well be a sheet of decals and kits to match - I've just seen a Portugese Spitfire/Hurricane combo sheet, plus a Costa Rican P-51D which seems very appealing ... it seems the more obsucure they are, the more likely I am to want to finish them :lol:8)
     
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