WWI Aircraft Models

Models of aircraft from the era of the Red Baron.
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Reviewing the Wingnut Wings Gotha G.1
Step-by-step photos of how to build the Wingnut Wings Gotha G.1
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Work-in-Progress Build Review: Wingnut Wings Gotha G.1
FSM reviewer Chuck Davis is building this big early bomber and is sending in-progress reports as he goes.
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Brian Peck, Albuquerque, New Mexico Brian added custom turnbuckles and rigging to Wingnut Wings 1/32 scale Albatros D.Va. The biplane was painted with Tamiya spray-can lacquers and acrylics, the lightly weathered with artist's oils to represent a fighter flown by Michael Sigmann with Jasta 78b in April 1918.
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1/32 Wingnut Wings Albatros DVa by Brad Cancian
1/32 Wingnut Wings Albatros DVa Gallery Article by Brad Cancian on June 1 2010
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The initial ProfiPack boxing consists of 78 injection-molded plastic parts, 78 photoetched-metal parts, two pieces of film, a set of masks for the wheels, and four decal sheets. Markings include five very colorful options, all using the supplied pre-cut lozenge decals. | #FineScale
World War I aircraft information poster World History, Ww2, British, World War Ii, Military History, Wwii, World War One, World War I, Usaf
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World War I aircraft information poster
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Wingnut Wings 1/32 scale Gotha IV
With a 30" wingspan, Wingnut Wings’ Gotha is a big model — and it doesn’t skimp on the details. | #FineScale
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Roden 1/72 scale Albatros W.4
During World War I, the Imperial German Navy developed and deployed seaplane fighters produced by Albatros, Friedrichshafen, Hansa Brandenburg, Roland, Rumpler, and others. The aesthetically pleasing Albatros W.4 borrowed heavily from Albatros' D.I fighter. However, it was not a great success. | #FineScale
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The Fokker Dr.I is probably the best known aircraft of World War I because of its association with the Red Barron - Manfred von Richthofen. | #FineScale
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In an era of wood, cloth, and wire, the Junkers D.1 was the first operational combat aircraft made entirely of metal. Although the greater weight made the World War I aircraft sluggish, the D.1 presaged modern aircraft design. | #FineScale
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Eduard 1/48 scale Pfalz D.III
During the middle years of World War I, it became clear to German military leaders that they had fallen behind the Allies in fighter development. After the aircraft manufacturers were given a directive to provide aircraft equal in performance to the new Nieuports, Spads, and Sopwiths, Pfalz produced the D.III, which entered service in September 1917. | #FineScale
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Roden 1/32 scale Fokker Dr.I
The Fokker triplane is known by aviation buffs as the favorite mount of the Red Baron, Manfred von Richthofen. Roden's 1/32 scale release of this aircraft will please World War I fans with its fine detail and markings for four Dr.Is flown by Kempf, von Richthofen, Jacobs, and Udet. | #FineScale
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Revell 1/28 scale Spad XIII - FineScale Modeler - Essential magazine for scale model builders, model kit reviews, how-to scale modeling, and scale modeling products
With modified/corrected wings and scratchbuilt cockpit. Copper State decals mark the fighter as that of Lt. Frank Luke, American World War I ace. | #FineScale
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Eduard 1/72 scale Spad XIII late version ProfiPACK aircraft
There's no arguing that Eduard's tiny Spad is the best you can get in 1/72 scale. The cockpit interior includes an instrument "panel" with individual decal gauges and a seat with a photoetched-metal harness. Exterior detail includes louvers and vents around the engine and a subtle rendition of fabric-over-form construction. | #FineScale
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Roden 1/48 scale Fokker D.VII (Fokker-built early)
The Fokker D.VII is considered by many to be the best fighter aircraft of World War I. | #FineScale
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The Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2 was designed before World War I and used throughout the war, mostly as a two-seat observation aircraft. The B.E.2c appeared at the front in early 1915. It was stable, slow, and easy prey for German aircraft. Different versions of the B.E.2c carried bombs, anti-balloon rockets, and various machine-gun armament. | #FineScale
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Hobbycraft Canada 1/32 scale SPAD XIII
The SPAD XIII came along near the end of World War I. It was a favorite among famous French aces such as Guynemer, Nungesser, and Fonck, and was also flown by American aces Eddie Rickenbacker and Frank Luke. It was one of the faster and sturdier WWI fighters. | #FineScale
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Glencoe Models 1/48 scale Nieuport 28
THE NIEUPORT 28 was a nimble little fighter with one major drawback — a strong tendency to shed the fabric of the upper wing in a power dive. The French found the 28s unsatisfactory and relegated them to the Yanks. They were the first combat fighters flown by American-trained units in World War I, including the famed 94th Pursuit Group. | #FineScale
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Special Hobby 1/48 scale SPAD VII C1
The SPAD VII (correctly S.P.A.D. for Société Provisoire des Aéroplanes Deperdussin) may not be as well known as the later SPAD XIII used by many American aces, but it was the preferred mount of French aces Guynemer, Nungesser, and Fonck. The SPAD VII had a single synchronized Vickers machine gun and an excellent 150- or 180-horsepower Hispano-Suiza engine. | #FineScale
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Although the Sopwith 1-1/2 Strutter was not as well known as its siblings (the Pup, Triplane, Snipe, Dolphin, and the Camel), it was nevertheless a significant World War I fighter, bomber, and scout. The 1-1/2 Strutters were the first Allied aircraft to carry synchronized machine guns firing through the propeller arc. | #FineScale
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Eduard Albatros D.Va
Eduard's Albatros features light beige plastic parts with overall good detail and no flash. The fuselage panel lines are nicely engraved with raised cowling inspection panels. The wings feature raised ribs. The four-step instructions are good, and the two four-view drawings show the camouflage patterns and decal choices for the two modeling subjects. | #FineScale
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Eduard 1/48 scale Sopwith F.1 Camel RFC
The Sopwith Camel is one of the most famous aircraft of World War I. Everyone knows that Snoopy flies a Camel against the Red Baron, right? More than 5,000 Camels were produced, and their pilots scored more victories over enemy aircraft than any other Allied aircraft. | #FineScale
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Eduard Model Accessories 1/48 scale Hanriot HD.I
The Hanriot HD.I was developed in Belgium in 1916. A Le Rhone rotary engine powered the single-seat scout, which was armed with a single, fixed Vickers machine gun. It entered the war in 1917 and was immediately adopted by the French when production of the Spad VII was delayed. The Hanriot HD.I was so popular that it was built under license and flown by the Italians. | #FineScale
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Eduard 1/48 scale Fokker E.11/111 Eindecker
The Fokker Eindecker was part and parcel of the famous "Fokker Scourge" of early World War I, in which German pilots dominated the Allies as the Fokker's effective machine-gun synchronization system allowed forward firing through the spinning propeller. | #FineScale
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Mac 1/72 scale Pfalz D.IIIa
Mac Distribution is a new company in the Czech Republic, and one if its first releases is the World War I Pfalz D.IIIa. It features plastic main assemblies, photoetched details, and a small decal sheet. Overall, the quality of the moldings is good. Some of the flat photoetched parts simulate items that are round in crosssection; you may want to scour your spares box for substitutes. | #FineScale
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The Pfalz D.XII is a lesser-known, late WWI German fighter that despite its good performance, was overshadowed by the outstanding Fokker D.VII. One of four surviving Pfalzs is among the Champlin Fighter Collection in Seattle, Wash., and I was able to use my own photos of this aircraft for reference. | #FineScale
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Roden 1/48 scale Bristol F.2B Fighter
The British Bristol F.2B Fighter biplane (colloquially known as the "Brisfit") first appeared in 1916 and was considered by many to be the best two-seat aircraft of World War I. It was a real dogfighter and only secondarily a bomber and reconnaissance aircraft. The box art for the Roden kit shows the aircraft of the Canadian ace Andrew McKeever who gained 30 victories in the F2B. | #FineScale
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Roden 1/32 scale Albatros D.III
The Albatros D.III, which temporarily tipped the balance of air superiority in favor of the Germans during the spring of 1917, was flown by several German aces, including the Red Baron. The release of this kit is a welcome addition to Roden's 1/32 scale World War I line. | #FineScale
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Roden 1/32 scale RAF S.E.5a
The S.E.5a, one of Britain's most successful World War I aircraft designs, was flown by a number of leading aces including Mick Mannock (73 victories) and Billy Bishop (72 victories). It was much easier to fly than its contemporary, the Sopwith Camel, and was also a more stable gun platform. | #FineScale
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Wingnut Wings Felixstowe F.2A WIP
At 1/32 scale, this is unquestionably the largest kit in Wingnut's catalog, with a wingspan of 36". The F.2A has been released in early and late versions, along with a "Duelist" kit that also includes a Hansa-Brandenburg W.29. | #FineScale