Obviously the spitfire model is one of the most beautiful and fulfilling model to built up. Any people that is into modelling or just starting into it, will enjoy a lot building one of the most classic air-planes or our time.
How to choose your spitfire model:
There are few things to take into account when we want to build a model, Choosing a model can be a daunting task.
Thousands of kits by many different manufacturers are available. Here are a few factors that have to be
considered when choosing a model:
■ Interest in the subject that the model represents
Size: there are different sizes of models and all of them refer to a scale related to the original, the most popular scales in the spitfire model are:
- 1:48 ( for every cm in the model there is 48cm in the real one).
Complexity : the complexity is measure in skill level that goes from 1 to 4 being 4 the most difficult one.
Cost: there are many different prices in the spitfire models, that goes from the cheapest one of about 6$ to the most expensive ones that cost about 600 and are radio controlled ones.
Modelling is a wonderful hobby and you can learn few things and develop some skills along the way, some of the skills are:
- Learn to follow plans and written instructions.
- Become familiar with the process of constructing a model.
- Learn the subject matter that the model represents.
- Develop skills to progress to the next skill level and beyond.
Tools for your modelling:
Choosing the right tools is important. Most kits will list a set of tools and paints that are needed to complete the project. This is only the minimum; other tools can be of great help. Listed below are a few of the tools that can help with the building of the model: