Hawker Hurricane Mk.I 1/72 Airfix

Brand: Airfix
Title: Hawker Hurricane Mk.I
Number: A01010
Scale: 1:72
Released: 2013
Type: Full kit
Includes: Plastic sprues, Waterslide decals, Clear parts

Hawker Hurricane Mk.I

Another great kit made by Airfix to serve the needs of any fresh or experienced scale modelers.  You either can go simple or just go overkill on this one. The tooling of this kit provides very nice fitting between the parts which minimize the need for filling and sanding gaps. Nearly no gaps at all. The decals are top quality, with the use of softeners and solutions they become one with the paint job. Only 2 applications of Vallejo Decal Medium and the decals were already wrapped around the kit. Engravement of the lines makes the application of washes a very easy and fun to do process.

The Build

While assembling the kit together you may want to paint a few stuff in order to prevent making a mess. For example, it’s easier to paint the interior of the cockpit before gluing the fuselage to bring up the details, the landing gear is also good to be painted separately.  The more time you put in it the more you realize how good and fun to build this kit is. You may want to use TAC in order to achieve better and smoother lines for the camouflage pattern or go completely freehand if you are an experienced airbrush user. After painting and varnishing Vallejo Black Wash was used all over the kit to give it a dirtier look.

Overall this is a great kit which I totally recommend if you want to have fun time building.

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