EURO DECALS’ NEW 1/72 SPITFIRES OVER MALTA DECAL SET

Aircraft based on Malta during wartime is an enduring subject. Euro Decals’ freshly printed 1/72 Spitfire decal collection adds more grist to the mill, says CHRIS CLIFFORD.

EURO DECALS’ NEW 1/72 SPITFIRES OVER MALTA DECAL SET

If you’re looking for an interesting aircraft modelling theme, Malta-based Spitfires is a cracker… but you’ll encounter many conundrums. The Spitfire Mk.Vb, ‘Vc and ‘IXc wore different, non-standard colours and patterns when based on the island – and the identification of said shades is the source of much debate, assumption, presumption and misidentification. Euro Decals has seemingly, in part, taken its own path in suggesting which tones are appropriate, via its new sheet ED-72141, Supermarine Spitfires Over Malta.

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