The designers (Robin Fowler) aim was to produce a model that any basic low-wing pilot could fly without any fuss. So the plans for an Mk.IX were drawn up and construction could begin. The details like cannon blisters, barrels and radiators have been deliberately left off to keep the design as simple as possible.
The construction is traditional, and with a dolly or hand-launch, she flies so well.
- Designer: Giles Fowler
- Wingspan: 36″ / 915 mm
- Wing Area: 216 sq. in.
- Power Source: .10-,15 2-strok
- Radio Functions: 4
- Scale: 1:12
- Length: 29″ / 737 mm
- Weight: 2 lb 2 oz / 952 g
Probably the most famous and best-loved of all Spitfires still flying today, MH434 was built in 1943 at Vickers, Castle Bromwich. Since 1970, it has participated across Europe as a key performer in the most famous airshows. MH434 is based at the historic airfield, Duxford (now home to the Imperial War Museum), where it is maintained and operated with great pride by the Old Flying Machine Company (OFMC).
What’s in an Additional Wood Pack? – Our Additional Wood Packs contain MOST of the necessary sheet and strip wood needed to complete a model being built from a Sarik Hobbies plan and using the associated laser cut wood pack, if available. We stock a wide range of balsa, ply and spruce in popular sheet and strip sizes but even so we cannot guarantee to be able to supply all the wood necessary to complete each model. So some additional purchases may be required from other modelling wood stockists if not available from Sarik Hobbies. Our Additional Wood Packs only contain balsa, ply and spruce wood in the stock sizes as used by our suppliers and do not include other materials that may be required to complete the model such as hardwoods, metals and GRP sheet.