Slight Seconds Supermarine Spitfire Mk. VB Kit

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Slight Seconds Supermarine Spitfire MkVb

At VMC, absolute quality is highly important to us.

We thoroughly check each sheet of cut parts for unwanted artefacts from the laser cutting process and occasionally we find rejects.

What's wrong with them? Sometimes there is a slightly burned edge, sometimes the laser hasn't fully cut through a part.

It's all very trivial for the average modeller who can fashion the odd part from the balsa sheet offcuts.

It doesn't feel right to simply waste these parts by throwing them away, so instead we are offering them to those of you out there who don't mind having a few questionable parts and would rather have a big discount.

At a Glance

Power System - Rubber Free Flight
Wingspan - 18" (460mm)
Approximate AUW - 25g
Difficulty - Beginner

KIT CONTENTS

Three balsa sheets with precise laser cut parts and strip wood (some or all of the sheets may have defects).
PVA glue for building the wooden frames.
One 150mm diameter plastic propeller.
One pre-bent motor hook and shaft.
Three low friction plastic nose bushings - one for the propeller and two for the undercarriage wheels.
One vacuum formed canopy and spinner.
Piano wire for the main undercarriage and tail wheel legs.
One motor peg (cocktail stick or toothpick).
Rubber motor strip.
Tissue to cover the model.
Parts reference sheet (W), full size summary plan sheet (X), scheme diagram sheet (Y) and scheme markings (Z) printed on lightweight paper.

 

SPITFIRE ORIGINAL INSTRUCTION BOOKLET COPY

Download a spare copy of the instruction booklet included in your kit here:SPITFIRE Instruction Booklet

SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE MARKINGS SHEET

Click the link below to download a pdf version of the markings sheet included in the Spitfire kit.

The markings sheet should fit onto a single A4 page and may be printed onto your own paper or decal transfer sheet.

Download the markings sheet here:

SPITFIRE PATTERNS SHEET

Click the link below to download a pdf version of the patterns for acetate and paper/card parts originally drawn on the plan.

This will save you from having to cut into your beautiful plan!

Download the patterns sheet

VIDEO BUILD

Built, filmed, edited and produced by the amazing Rob Brennan

ILLUSTRATED BUILD

The illustrated instructions below are available for you to view, download or print out for free.

They do not replace the instruction book but can be used alongside it.

We hope you find them useful!

MAIN PARTS & FRAMES BUILDING SCHEDULE

The Centre Section [Download]

The Main Wing Panels [Download]

Completing the Wings [Download]

The Tail Plane (Stabiliser) [Download]

The Fin & Rudder [Download]

The Fuselage [Download]

The Nose Block [Download]

Finishing the Fuselage [Download]

The Wheels, Undercarriage & Spinner [Download]

Radiator, Oil Cooler, Exhausts, Air Inlet & Fillet Pieces [Download]

COVERING

The Fin, Rudder & Tail Plane [Download]

The Wings [Download]

The Fuselage [Download]

FINAL ASSEMBLY

[Download]

Wingspan:
18" (460mm)