Academy 1/48 Spitfire Mk.XIV-C RAF

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Notes from our tech department:
This is a plastic 1/48 Spitfire Mk.XIV-C RAF Airplane from Academy Plastics.
It's for experienced modelers.

The Spitfire Mk.XIV was the first mass produced Spitfire with the 35 liter
Griffon engine in place of the smaller Merlin. The aircraft was used
extensively in Europe after D-Day, and to shoot down V-1 "buzz bombs".

FEATURES

Detailed 1/48th scale for static display only.
Markings included for one aircraft with invasion stripes.
85 parts in light grey and clear with delicate recessed panel lines.
Accurately reproduced 5-bladed propeller and spinner assembly.
Detailed gun bays with optional covers and optional position radiator
louvers.
Cockpit detail: control linkages, instrument panel with raised
detail, seat with decal belts, armour plate, oxygen bottles, and
throttle quadrant.
This is the version with the typical high turtledeck behind the
cockpit.
Service History: RAF and other Commonwealth air forces from mid-WWII
onwards.
Description: Single engine, cannon armed, single seat fighter.

MARKING
OPTIONS: Single sheet of decals which contains national insignia, D-Day
stripes for wings and fuselage, code letters, serial numbers and
stencils.
Kit markings are for Spitfire Mk.XIVc "AP o D", s/n RM619.
Top Surfaces: Dk Green (BS381C/641 - approx FS34079)/Ocean Grey
(BS381C/638 - approx. FS36152) camouflage stripes.
Bottom Surfaces: Medium Sea Grey (BS381C/637 - approx. FS36270).
Additional Paints Required:
Flat: Black, Aluminum, Metallic Grey, Lt Grey, White, Red, Yellow,
Blue, Orange, Green, Brown, Tan.
Gloss Colors: Silver, Gun Metal.

INCLUDES

One 1/48 Mk.XIV-C RAF Airplane

REQUIREMENTS

Assembly
Hobby Knife
Paint: (see MARKING OPTIONS)
Brushes
Sandpaper
Liquid Plastic Cement
White Glue
CA or Tube Type Thick Plastic Cement
Nice-to-have tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter, Airbrush

SPECIFICATIONS

Scale: 1/48
Wingspan: 9-1/2" (24.2cm)
Length: 8" (20.3cm)

COMMENTS

Keep product safely out of reach of small children.
san 7/20/01
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