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Seafire L Mk. IIc

by Ken Bowes


Supermarine Seafire L Mk. IIc


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This is a Supermarine Seafire L Mk IIc depicting an 809 Sqn Fleet Air Arm aircraft aboard HMS Stalker in January 1944. The aircraft is that of Major Al Wright, Royal Marines, who was Comamnding Officer at the time. The serial is provisional based on an entry in Sturtivant's Aircraft of the Fleet Air Arm 1939-45.


The model is based on the Tamiya 1/48 Spitfire Mk Vb with the following additions to produce a late Seafire L Mk IIc:

  • Bringuier Aviation Products Spitfire Mk XII C Wing

  • Rons Resins cannon barrels

  • Ultracast seat

  • MDC tailkhook, fuselage reinforcements and exhausts

  • Aeroclub propellor

  • Aeromaster, Modeldecal and Ventura decals

  • Aeromaster acrylic paints.



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Text and Model Copyright 2003 by FLT LT Ken Bowes
Images Copyright 2003 by Brett Green
Page Created 07 July, 2003
Last Updated 25 March, 2004

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