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Airfix 1/48 scale Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XII

Easy construction, balanced with smart engineering and a good level of detail, will satisfy most modelers and give superdetailers a good start.
By Aaron Skinner
Published: July 6, 2011
The Spitfire Mk.XII marked the first installation of the powerful Rolls-Royce Griffon engine in Supermarine’s graceful fighter. Essentially an interim variant, it mated the Griffon with the Mk.VIII/XI airframe. A hundred were built, equipping two squadrons whose primary role was to intercept Luftwaffe hit-and-run raids.
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