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  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

REQUIRES: 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

SPECS: 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 ir/jl

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