Supermarine Spitfire MkXII - A05117


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Supermarine Spitfire MkXII
[A05117]

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The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There is also extra information underneath the main catalogues description including the changes to the name of this kit in the catalogues.

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.

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Airfix Series (first appearance): 5
First Issued: 2011


Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 16: Adam Tooby


This kit appeared in these catalogues:
2010 Edition Ref: A05117
2011 Edition Ref: A05117
2012 Edition Ref: A05117
2013 Edition Ref: A05117
2014 Edition Ref: A05117
2015 Edition Ref: A05117



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