Tuesday, September 20

Colours, price, poster & pre-orders of Kotare's 1/32nd scale Spitfire Mk.Ia (Late) released...

Kotare's much anticipated first kit, the Spitfire Mk.Ia in 1/32nd scale, is now available to pre-order through their website. We have new information on pricing, profile colours and selected aircraft, as well as a first edition, limited time bonus print that comes along with the initial batch in our preview...

Colours, price, poster &  pre-orders of Kotare's 1/32nd scale Spitfire Mk.Ia (Late) released...

Preview: Spitfire Mk.Ia (Late)
Kit No #K32001 
1/32nd scale 
Deliveries start: Early-mid March 2023
Price: $109USD
Kotare's new 1/32 Spitfire Mk.Ia (Mid) is now available to pre-order from their website, with shipping hopefully in late November-December 2022 subject to worldwide trade difficulties. A Pre-order deposit payment in full with 100% refund is available on request up to the actual shipping date. The kit's price will be  US$109 plus p&p.

K32001 1/32 Spitfire Mk.Ia (Mid) features...
-117 high-quality injection moulded plastic parts.
-35cm wingspan.
-Optional DeHavilland and Rotol propellers.
-Optional TR.9D and TR.1133 wireless controllers and aerials.
-Optional pilot’s seats with and without Sutton Type K harness detail.
-Optional open and closed cockpit doors.
-Optional open and closed canopy & hood.
-28 page fully illustrated instruction manual.
-Hand pump undercarriage retraction and wheel well jack detail.
-Wheels with weighted tyres featuring a correct alignment system.
-Parachute flare tubes.

High quality Cartograf decals for three famous mid-production Spitfire Mk.Ia colour schemes re included int he box.

The aircraft choices are shown below in profiles by the talented Ronny Bar.

Marking A: Spitfire Mk.Ia N3180 KL-B “Kiwi”, AC Deere, 54 Squadron, May 1940.
The first scheme that we noticed for this kit will be (fittingly) that of the Spitfire Mk1a flown by legendary Kiwi ace Al Deere,

Marking B: Spitfire Mk.Ia N3277 AZ-H “Dirty Dick”, R Hardy, 234 Squadron, August 1940.
Spitfire Mk.Ia RAF 234Sqn AZ-H was flown by Richard Hardy N3277. the aircraft was captured by the Germans when it forced landed Cherbourg France Aug 15 1940. It was soon put into German markings in other, latter, colour pictures of the kite.

Marking C: Spitfire Mk.Ia P9495 DW-K, SJ Arnfield, DF Corfe, J Ellis & P Litchfield, 610 Squadron, June & July 1940.
P9495 Mk1a – Arrived at 610 Squadron early June 1940. Flown as DW-K throughout June and July. Damaged in fight with 109 on 12/8/40 and later written off.

All pre-orders for Kotare's kit number K3200, 1/32 Spitfire Mk.Ia (Mid) placed through www.kotare-models.com will receive a beautiful 39cm x 26cm free Darryl Legg box art print suitable for framing. Note that this offer is exclusively available only while stocks last.

The kit is now available to pre-order from Kotare's website. Check out their website for more information...