Silver Spitfire (CompARF)
In the autumn of 2018, Fighteraces were contacted by a London based film company who required a large scale flying model Spitfire to be used in the production of a short promotional film. The end results can be seen here, along with the film on 'The Silver Spitfire' website -
40% GeeBee Model Z
Following almost 2 years work we are pleased to announce the successful first test flight of our 40% GeeBee Z project. Built in conjunction with The Little Jet Company, this model has been built to the highest possible specification utilising the latest 2.4Ghz Powerbox and Jeti radio system for guidance as well as a host of traditional and hi-tech model making techniques.
Warbirdcolors Paint
With regret, after 10 years of supplying Warbirdcolors paints in the UK and Europe, we have to announce that we will no longer be bringing any fresh stocks into the UK. This is due to....... read more.....
FokkeRC Kits
New from Fighteraces, FokkeRC Kits......... Click for more details and product information.....
Hawker Tempest
Built by Fighteraces, this 1/5 scale Vailly Aviation Hawker Tempest V is complete & ready for delivery. Spanning 96" (2.44m), this all timber construction model has been finished in our own L285 epoxy skinning resin with 48g glass cloth. The finish is a mix of basecoat & Klass Kote 2 part epoxy paints. Power comes from a DA85, landing gear from Sierra Giant scale & guidance from a Powerbox Mercury SRS, twin Futaba RX's & Futaba HV servos.
Convair YF2Y-1 Sea Dart…
Fighteraces have now completed the highly details patterns for the 1/4 scale Convair Sea Dart. The Little Jet Company have now taken delivery of this amazing model and are now in the process of having all of the tooling manufactured to produce the full composite parts for the 2 test & development models. Please keep watching for future updates on this ground breaking project…….. Click for a large image
Valach Motors
Fighteraces are now UK agents for the Valach range of 4-stroke petrol engines. With their excellent reputation for build quality, smooth running, high torque & fantastic sound, these 4-spoke engines are the perfect choice for your scale model. Read more...
fighteraces is the new UK supplier of KlassCote paints. Klass Kote Epoxy Paints are a series of protective, decorative, 2-part epoxies which can be brushed, rolled, sprayed, or dipped-applied. Read more...
Custom Builds and Finishing
With over 30 years of R/C modelling experience, no project is too large or small for Fighteraces. We specialise in scale warbirds, but are happy to quote for any other type, except for rotary wing aircraft. Read more...


With a team of two full-time & three part-time builders with a combined 150+ years experience in many different disciplines within RC fixed wing modelling, no project is too large or small for the Fighteraces team.

We specialise in large scale Warbirds, but are happy to quote for any other type, except for rotary wing aircraft.

Kit, plan and scratch built models are all possible, as well as the completion of part built projects and the renovation of old models. >> Read more


We are the UK importers of a number of quality brands including Klass Kote paints, Century Jet Retracts, Ultra Precision retract valves, Zenoah & Valach petrol engines, FokkeRC Kits,  Menz & Fiala propellers, FEMA wheels, ZAP adhesives & Jerry Bates plans & accessories.

We supply a range of useful building and finishing materials for the traditional model builder as well as a growing range of scale accessories to compliment many large scale Warbird kits, such as scale static props, drop tanks & dummy exhaust stacks. >> Read more


warbirds_team_smEstablished in the summer of 1999, Fighteraces are dedicated to high quality kits, plans & engines, retracts, associated accessories plus building & finishing materials for the scale builder. Based in a 1000sq ft workshop facility in Chester-le-Street in the North East of England, we ship worldwide with customers throughout Europe, Scandinavia & Iceland, the USA & Canada, South Africa, Australia & New Zealand… >> Read more