Supermarine Spitfire MkXII - A05117 - Vintage Airfix

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Supermarine Spitfire MkXII

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The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There may also be extra information underneath the main description.

Airfix Catalogue description:

The Mk XII was the first production version of the Spitfire to use the Rolls-Royce Griffon engine.  The Griffon was a development of the 'R' sprint engine used in the Supermarine Schneider Trophy racing seaplanes of the late 1920s and early 1930s.  The low level performance of the Mk XII was very useful when dealing with low level hit and run raids mounted by the Fw 190, and later helped against the V-1, though the mark did not enter mass production.

Airfix Catalogue information:
Series: 5
First Issued: 2011
Catalogue Ref - 2010 Edition: A05117
Catalogue Ref - 2011 Edition: A05117
Catalogue Ref - 2012 Edition: A05117
Catalogue Ref - 2013 Edition: A05117
Catalogue Ref - 2014 Edition: A05117


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