Eye-catching Duel: Beacon Models’ BRAND-NEW 1/144 Spitfire and Bf 109 set

New British company Beacon Models has released its first offering – a ‘Dogfight Set’ containing one each of 1/144-scale Messerschmitt Bf 109 and Supermarine Spitfire. Read the full story and watch our video here!


Beacon Models’ first styrene offering is now available, providing modellers with Battle of Britain-era Supermarine Spitfire and Messerschmitt Bf 109 kits in 1/144 scale. Scroll down for our analysis video.

This start-up attracted considerable attention with pre-production samples of its small-scale kits displayed at Scale ModelWorld in 2022 and is set to gather further interest with the newly available set (BMK0009). While separate boxings were mooted, this combined package is the first release and currently the only means of obtaining these kits. Examining the packaging reveals UK-made components (the plastic is highlighted as being recyclable if returned to the company) plus contributions from Italy’s Cartograf and Czech firm Peewit for decals and pre-cut masks, respectively.

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