1/32 Supermarine Spitfire Mk VIII Aircraft by Tamiya. Ages 12+. Unpressurized Merlin 60/70 engine Spitfire with shortened ailerons, used extensively in the Mediterranean Theater. Kit has excellent engraved panel lines and surface features, highly detailed cockpit and full engine (with suitably thin, removable, magnetically secured cowling panels), optional elliptical or extended wingtips, choice of round or pointed rudder, nameplate and canopy mask. Also features: movable elevators, rudder and ailerons (with metal hinges), optional position flaps, canopy and cockpit hatch, interchangeable - optional position main landing gear, display stand (for in-flight configuration), seated and standing pilot figure, vinyl tires and brake lines, 250 lb. bombs, choice of 30 or 90 gallon external fuel tanks, select assembly hardware (including screws and screw driver), reference manual, mouse pad and photo-etch parts (including instrument panel, cockpit details and seatbelts). Decals and finishing guide for 3 aircraft: USAAF 'Lonesome Polecat' of the 308th Fighter Squadron, 31st Fighter Group, Italy, February 1944; RAAF 'Grey Nurse' A58602, CO of No 80 Wing, Dutch East Indies, 1945; and RCAF JF579 of No 417 Squadron, Italy, January 1944.