2G, Drum Industrial Estate
Chester-le-Street DH2 1AG
Fighteraces are commissioned to build this 1/3 scale (147″ / 3.73m span) Mk.1 Spitfire. The model will be based around a fully detailed composite fuselage/engine cowling with additional moulded parts such as spinner, radiator fairings etc……The wings & tail surfaces will be of traditional fully built up timber construction. All pattern & mould making work will be carried out ‘in house’ at Fighteraces. Power will be supplied by an electric start ZDZ 250cc inline twin 2-stroke engine with guidance from Powerbox/Futaba. The model will be fully detailed to our usual high standard incorporating full external surface detail as well as detailed flap & wheel wells, full depth cockpit interior with opening cockpit door & sliding canopy. This is planned to be a 12 month duration project, with completion due by the end of September 2022. It if our clients/our intention to make composite parts & plans available to other builders after completion of this model.