1/48 Eduard Spitfire Mk.IXc Early Version, EN315, flown by S/Ldr. Stanislav Skalski, Polish Combat Team, Northern Africa, Spring 1943
This aircraft was one of ten Spitfires flown by Polish pilots in the north African sky. The independent unit was called the Polish Combat Team. Stanislav Skalski, the famous fighter pilot with eighteen kills to his credit, acted as Squadron Leader for the Team. He was one of the pilots who flew this Spitfire. Six swastikas on the fuselage probably symbolize the victories achieved by various pilots while flying the aircraft. The desert camouflage scheme consists of Mid Stone and Dark Earth uppersides and Azure Blue undersides.