I will probably be tempted to add this one in a few years.
When the announcement of Tamiya’s latest 1/48 scale release hit, I could only think of my “wish list” from back in January 2019. There I wished not only for a Tamiya 1/48 Lightning, I also wished that it would be an early variant with “Miss Virginia” markings.
Earlier this year I got to see a P-38 Lightning in the flesh during a trip to the USAF Museum. This just reinforced my want to build a kit of this fighter.
So I was very happy to get this news and from what I have been able to read, it looks like it will be another excellent Tamiya kit. One ‘in-box review’ is available at Ninetalis Scale Models. Some interesting things to note in the kit:
- The classic challenge of putting any P-38 together is alignment. Paul Budzik details this issue and his clever solution in this article. To deal with this…
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