Special Hobby Releases New Tool Hawker Tempest Mk II, Spitfire Mk XXII Model Kits

Special Hobby’s new tool 1/32 “HI-TECH” Hawker Tempest Mk. II and 1/72 Spitfire Mk XXII model kits are now available.

As previously reported, the Tempest model includes “finely detailed and 3D-designed resin parts” as well as a PE fret with interior and exterior parts and decal options for five aircraft. A number of options are also said to be included, such as wing-mounted rockets / mounts and additional parts to represent the radial-powered variant.

The Spitfire offers “four sprues with nicely detailed styrene parts” and one clear sprue as well as photo-etched parts and 3D-designed resin exhausts and undercarriage wheels. The decal sheet provides marking options for six aircraft, including four RAuxAF Spitfires and aircraft serving with South Rhodesia and the Egyptian Air Force.

Product Page (Hawker Tempest Mk II: $80 Spitfire Mk XXII: $17)