Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX RAF 1/32 Scale Mahogany Model

$ 139.95

Introducing the ready-built FBS5T Desktop Model. This 1/32 scale model was handmade with precision and accuracy to produce the finest model that will be the centerpiece of your collection for years to come. This model is a perfect gift for pilots and aviation enthusiasts alike. Not too big or too small, this model features a wingspan of 13.75 inches and a length of 11.5 inches. This model features a very accurate paint scheme with realistic panel lines.

The Supermarine Spitfire is a single-seat fighter used by the Royal Air Force and other Allied countries during World World War II and through the 1950s.

The first prototype first flew on March 5, 1936. The Spitfire was designed and produced by Supermarine subsidiary, Vickers-Armstrongs. The Spitfire saw service in World War II and in most theaters of war, in several roles and in many different variants. The Spitfire is often compared to its main adversary, the Bf 109, both were among the finest fighters at their time. The Spitfire Mk V was the most common type of Supermarine Spitfire with 6,487 built.

One of the factors which contributed to the success of the Spitfire was that every single aircraft was flight tested before delivery. A total of 20,351 examples f all variants were built, including two-seat trainers and some Spitfires remained in service well into the 1950s. The Spitfire was the only British fighter aircraft to have continuous production before, during and after the Second World War.

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