Spitfire and...?

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  1. conkerking

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    I've decided to specialise in the Spitfire and its many marques and variants in 1/72 scale and certainly don't have any shortage of options to go at, however along the way to add some variety to the massed ranks of similarly-proportioned fighters I want to do some pairings with other planes, probably wheels-up on stands.

    Doesn't necessarily have to be a combat/dogfight situation, could be escorting another allied plane for example, however I would like to make them authentic representations of actual episodes in the Spit's history, e.g. rather than pair a random Spit with a random Bf-109 to represent the Battle of Britain, it should be a specific pair of planes that are known actually to have been engaged in combat at some point. Does anyone have any suggestions on pairings I could do? I guess this might be less about kit options, more about availablity of decals?

    I'd love to be able to do pairings for e.g. Battle of Britain, Malta, North Africa, D-Day, Burma...

    Thanks! :D
     
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    That sounds interesting...wil give it some thought!:D
     
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    #4 conkerking, Sep 3, 2009
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    Great idea Tony! Likewise with Wayne, I'll give it some thought.

    Great find too Keith! that second one down's a classic!
     
  6. conkerking

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    Got one! Not quite the route I expected but... I have decals to do a Mk V and a Mk IX in Battle of Britain Memorial Flight livery/markings - why not pair 'em up with a Eurofighter Typhoon, there's a couple of squadrons' worth right next door at RAF Coningsby? :D

    "Coningsby Cousins"...
     
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    Sounds great mate, get cracking!
     
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    second what Terry said
     
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