1/48 Academy Spitfire Mk.XIVe

Gallery Article by Kenny Chan Kin Tong on July 23 2020



Here is my Spitfire Mk.XIVe ready to take off made from the 1/48 Scale Academy Kit.

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Only 957 production Mk XIV were built. It was the first Spitfire in large-scale production with the V-12 Rolls Royce Griffon 65 engine, and entered service in 1944. The Mk XIV was the most successful of all the variants at destroying V-1 flying bombs, accounting for 300 kills. In October 1944 a Mk XIV had the distinction of being the first to destroy a jet-powered Messerschmitt Me 262.

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Kenny Chan Kin Tong

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Photos and text by Kenny Chan Kin Tong