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Eduard 1/48 Spitfire Mk.IX Royal Class


Eduard 1/48 Spitfire Mk.IX Royal Class

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CODE: EDKR0008
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This Royal Class release from Eduard contains 416 plastic parts, photo-etched parts and paint masks for two complete models of their recently released Spitfire Mk.IX kit.

A number of variants can be built: Mk.IXc early, Mk.IXc late and Mk.IXe. There are three wing options (F Mk.IXc, LF/HF Mk.IXc, Mk.IXe), 14 colourful marking options, Cartograf decals, 2 sets of Spitfire stencil decals, photo-etched sets and painting masks (2 sets each), photo-etched landing flaps (2 sets), brassin Spitfire 90gal slipper tank (2 sets), brassin extended wheel set (1 pair of 4-spoke discs, 2 pairs of 5-spoke discs, 1 pair of tyres w/ pattern, 2 pairs of smooth tyres) and 1 pair of Brassin Beer Barrels (to be installed on under-wing bomb racks).

Marking options are:

  • F Mk.IXc, MH358, flown by S/L James E. Storrar, CO of No. 65 Squadron, Kingsnorth AB, September, 1943.
  • F Mk.IXc, EN398, flown by F/O Ian Keltie, No. 402 Squadron, Kenley AB, March, 1943.
  • F Mk.IXc, EN526, flown by W/Cdr A. Gabszewicz, CO of Northolt Wing, Northolt AB, summer, 1943.
  • LF Mk.IXc, MH779, No. 453 Squadron, Ford airfield, June, 1944.
  • LF Mk.IXc, flown by Maj. Garth Jared, CO of 309th FS / 31st FG, USAAF, Pomigliano / Castel Volturno AB, Italy, late 1943/early 1944.
  • LF Mk.IXc, MH763, flown by Prince Emanuel Galitzine, No. 72 Squadron RAF, Ramatuelle Airfield, France, autumn, 1944.
  • LF Mk.IXc, MJ628, flown by W/Cdr Daniel le Roy du Vivier, CO of No. 324 Fighter Wing, Italy, May, 1944.
  • LF Mk.IXe, NH432, flown by F/O Max A. Collet, No. 485 Squadron, Maldegem airfield, Belgium, fall 1944.
  • Mk.IXe, PV181, flown by W/Cdr Rolf Arne Berg, CO of No. 132 Wing, Twente AB, the Netherlands, winter 1944-45.
  • HF Mk.IXe, PT766, flown by Jean-Marie Accart, CO of No. 345 Squadron, Deanland AB, September, 1944.
  • LF Mk.IXe, flown by Maj. Vasiliy A. Matsyevich, CO of 26th GIAP, Leningrad Area, May, 1945.
  • LF Mk.IXe, SL632, 101st Tayeset, Israeli Air Force, late 1949.
  • LF Mk.IXe, MH978, No. 132 Squadron, 1944.
  • Mk.IXe, MK329, flown by W/Cdr J. E. Johnson, CO of No. 144 Wing, June, 1944.

 Also included is an Eduard "Mark IX" Beer glass with Spitfire-style design (exclusively for the Royal Class edition only). Only 3000 of these kits will be produced.

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