Build a fabulous reproduction of the Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb in 1:12 scale, the most famous fighter plane of World War II. This detailed model is constructed from high-quality aluminium and wooden parts to give you a choice of finish for your model. Either paint it in it's wartime camouflage, or display it with a polished aluminium finish. Build The Spitfire will delight every model aircraft enthusiast, from the beginner to the expert alike.

Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb
Technical Specifications
Year of manufacture:
1941

Type:
Fighter/interceptor monoplane.

Dimensions:
Wingspan 11.23m; length 9.12m; height 3.48m.

Engine:
12-cylinder 'V' Rolls-Royce Merlin.

Performance:
Maximum speed 597km/h at an altitude of
6,096m; ceiling altitude 11,200m;

Flying range:
760km

Weapons:
Two Hispano Mk I/II 20mm cannons; four
Browning 7.7mm machine-gun mounted in the wings.
  • Own a beautiful 1:72 scale diecast model of the most famous German Warplane, the Messerschmitt Bf 109 F4, the backbone of the Luftwaffe’s fighter force - with your second delivery.

  • Created specifically for the Spitfire, this toolkit comprises: Tweezers, Mini pliers, Fine file, Mini clamps, Sanding block - with your fourth delivery.

  • This light set is a reproduction of the original Spitfire detail. Set includes: Flashlight, Connections, Switch, Battery holder compartment - with your tenth delivery.

Ideal for both first time and experienced modellers, this model is built to a scale of 1:12 with a model length of 760mm and wingspan of 935mm. Launched in 1940, the Royal Air Force and the German Luftwaffe were engaged in a fierce conflict that would determine the future course of World War II. Now this exceptional plane can become yours to admire in all its incredible detail and beauty.

Each monthly pack comes with 4 sets of high quality parts, made in metal and wood plus easy to follow step-by-step build instructions. Plus, you can also access our ‘Build The Spitfire’ forum where you can ask other modellers questions, gain useful tips and hints, and follow the official De Agostini Build The Spitfire build.

Each monthly delivery costs £28 and your model is complete in 32 deliveries. If you would prefer to order over the phone, please call 0845 1489 251.

Your first pack includes all of these parts - 3 aluminium plates, 3 propeller blade parts, 4 fuselage frames, wood glue, a tyre with wheel rim, instrument panel and more!

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