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Airfix 1/72 scale Gloster J-8A/Gladiator Mk.II

By Phil Pignataro
Published: January 7, 2014

Airfix’s Gloster J-8A/Gladiator Mk.II continues a line of impressive 1/72 scale plastic models from this company. The kit features finely scribed panel lines that enhance the excellent representation of the fabric areas. There are extra parts for different canopy and gear options, plus decals for two aircraft. For instance, in winter 1940, Sweden provided 12 ski-equipped Gladiators and crews to help the Finns in their war against the Soviet Union; this was my choice.

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