This is the first book in a new detail series. The books are cover to cover gorgeous color photos of thirty of the thirty-nine flyable Mk IXs and XVIs around the globe. The book includes pictures of the various aircraft in flight, detail shots of the cockpits, fuselage, weapons and undergoing maintenance. These photographs are of the highest quality, showing intricate details. Many of these detail shots area accompanied by explanatory captions.
This book is a feast for the eyes. The modeler who wants to improve his kit as well as the super-detailer will benefit form this book. With the seeming demise of the Aero-Detail series, this is an excellent alternative and one that I feel has a bright future and I look forward to the upcoming books in this series. These will be focusing on classic aircraft and warbirds. I recommend this book to anyone with an interest in the Spitfire and modeling the same. It is a can’t miss! My thanks to Casemate for the review sample and to IPMS for the opportunity!