1/48 Airfix Lightnings

Gallery Article by Gareth Lloyd on July 17 2020

 

      

Long term stash dwellers finished Airfix 48th Lightnings built OOB , brush painted with Humbrol, decals from kit and Xtradecal, washes by MIG.

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Great kits with no real issues , people said its one of Airfix's best kits and its hard to argue.

  • 11 sqn XR769 crashed in the North sea 11/04/88 ( green/grey camo )

  • 5 sqn XS903 preserved at the Yorkshire air museum UK ( grey camo )

Gareth Lloyd

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Photos and text by Gareth Lloyd