Airframe & Miniature 12, The Supermarine Spitfire Part 1 (Merlin-powered)

Airframe & Miniature 12, The Supermarine Spitfire Part 1 (Merlin-powered)

Valiant Wings Publishing’s twelfth title in the well-established Airframe & Miniature series will be The Supermarine Spitfire Part 1 (Merlin-powered) - A Complete Guide To The Famous Fighter by Richard A. Franks.

The Spitfire is probably one of the most popular aircraft modelling subjects around. Valiant Wings latest book will go some way towards unpicking the bewildering choices of variants and schemes that apply to the Merlin-powered versions.

This twelfth book in the much-acclaimed series will contain 240 pages packed with vital information that no active modeller and Spitfire enthusiast should be without.

It will contain:

  • 40+ pages of technical information
  • 20+ pages of walk-around images and technical diagrams
  • 5+ pages of camouflage and markings
  • 25+ pages of model builds and modelling information
  • 200+ photographs including wartime images
  • Colour side views and four-views by Richard J. Caruana
  • 3D isometric views of all variants by Jacek Jackiewicz
  • Specially commissioned extensive full kit builds by Libor Jekl, Steve A. Evans& Dani Zamarbide
  • Specially commissioned front cover artwork by Jerry Boucher
  • A bonus set of 1/48 scale plans by Jacek Jackiewicz

ISBN: 978-0-9957773-5-4. RRP will be only be £19.95 per copy + postage and packing. Pre-orders via the Valiant Wings website,, by ‘phone on 01234 273434 (+44 1234 273434 if calling from outside the UK) or by writing to:

Valiant Wings Publishing

8 West Grove


MK40 4BT, UK

The Supermarine Spitfire Part 1 (Merlin-powered) -A Complete Guide To The Famous Fighter by Richard A. Franks is also available from specialist bookshops and certain hobby retailers. Publication is planned for late June.

Pre-order specials! – Order your copy before June 18thand get it a special pre-order price of £18.95 AND save £2.00 on postage.