This is an injection-plastic aircraft model kit.
Tamiya adds to its selection of magnificent 1/32-scale Spitfire kits with this release of the Mk.16e! Features a beautifully rendered Packard Merlin 266 engine, easily seen with the removable magnet-attached cowl panels, plus an accurate bubble canopy and distinctive clipped wings. Includes three marking variations, photo-etched metal detail parts, and self-adhesive canopy masks for painting. The included reference manual (with images) is in Japanese, English, French and German!