Airfix climbs to new heights with its latest 1/48 release, the Hawker Sea Fury, as Jen Wright discovers

The unpainted cockpit components dry-fitted to show the layout. There is enough detail here to satisfy most, while keeping construction simple. Note the ejector pin circle in the floor ahead of the control column.
Blue seat straps from a generic RAF seatbelt set by Eduard went a long way to enliven the overwhelmingly black interior. Hairspray silver chipping was used on the floor and edges, along with light dry-brushing to accentuate the detail.

Okay, hands up…which modellers saw this coming?

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