18 - Supermarine Spitfire Mk VIII (decals)

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Topcolors 18 Supermarine Spitfire Mk VIII – Tomasz Szlagor, Janusz Światłoń – ISBN 978-83-61220-79-4

Two big decal sheets with 1:72, 1:48 and 1:32 individual markings for 17 different Spitfire Mk VIIIs. Each painting scheme is depicted on beautifully drawn colour profiles and described in the 36 page guidebook with English and Polish text. The selection contains the following aircraft:
- Spitfire LF Mk VIII (JF814) coded ‘WFD’, the personal mount of Air Vice Marshal Sir William F. Dickson, the AOC (Air Officer Commanding) of the Desert Air Force since April 1944,
- Spitfire Mk VIII (JF447) coded ‘UF-7’ of No 601 Sqn RAF, flown by S/Ldr Stanisław Skalski, Sicily, August 1943,
- Spitfire LF Mk VIII (MT714) coded ‘FT-F’ of No 43 Sqn RAF, flown by F/Lt A.W. Guest, Ramatuelle, Southern France, August 1944,
- Spitfire LF Mk VIII (MD324) coded ‘KW-R’ of No 615 Sqn RAF, Palel, India, June 1944,
- Spitfire LF Mk VIII (MT687) coded ‘BQ-C’ of No 451 Sqn RAAF, Gragnano, Italy, October 1944,
- Spitfire LF Mk VIII (A58-411, ex-JG611) ‘Betsy’ coded ‘QY-P’ of No 452 Sqn RAAF, flown by F/O Peter Bullock, Sattler, Northern Territory, latter part of 1944,
- Spitfire LF Mk VIII (A58-516, ex-JG690) coded ‘QY-T’ of No 452 Sqn RAAF, flown by F/Lt L.S. Compton, Morotai, December 1944,
- Spitfire LF Mk VIII (MT982) coded ‘UM-C’ of No 152 Sqn RAF, flown by the squadron’s CO, S/Ldr Grant Kerr, India, 1945,
- Spitfire LF Mk VIII (A58-517, ex-MT594) ‘Hava-Go-Jo!!’ coded ‘UP-F’ of No 79 Sqn RAAF, flown by F/Lt Norm Smithells, Morotai, early 1945,
- Spitfire Mk VIII (JF404) coded ‘GZ-M’ of No 32 Sqn RAF; Foggia, Italy, early 1944,
- Spitfire LF Mk VIII (A58-379, ex-JG270) coded ‘ZF-Z’ of No 549 Sqn RAF, flown by F/Lt Dave Glaser, Strauss, Northern Territory, October 1944,
- Spitfire LF Mk VIII (A58-457, ex-MD296) ‘Sweet As A Song’ coded ‘ZP-Z’ of No 457 Sqn RAAF, flown by S/Ldr Tom Trimble, Sattler, Northern Territory, late 1944,
- Spitfire Mk VIII ‘Betty Jane’ coded ‘CM-M’ of  31st Fighter Group USAAF, flown by Col. Charles M. McCorkle, Castel Volturno, Italy, March 1944,
- Spitfire LF Mk VIII (LV729) coded ‘ZX-M’ of No 145 Sqn RAF, flown by S/Ldr George R.S. McKay; Bellaria, Italy, late 1944,
- Spitfire LF Mk VIII (A58-435, ex-JG622) coded ‘QY-T’ of No 452 Sqn RAAF, flown by F/Lt William ‘Ron’ Cundy, Sattler, Northern Territory, mid-1944,
- Spitfire LF Mk VIII (A58-522, ex-MT514) ‘Hal-Far’ coded ‘UP-A’ of No 79 Sqn RAAF, flown by F/Lt Leonard ‘Len’ Reid, Morotai, Netherlands East Indies, 1945,
- Spitfire LF Mk VIII (A58-526, ex-MT552) ‘Avagrog’ coded ‘UP-L’ of No 79 Sqn RAAF, Morotai, mid-1945.

Two additional planes are presented in the booklet, but their markings are not included in decal sheets.