In memory to the Fighters Pilots, Manfred and Lothar Freiherr von Richthofen.
Jasta 11, Westfront 1918.
Kit: Revell 1:28
There is likely no fighter airplane better known in the world than that flown by “The Bloody Red Baron of Germany,” as the song “Snoopy and the Red Baron” has it. People who know nothing about airplanes know the all-red Fokker Triplane flown by[...]
Well it's done... Finally. My original intent was to have the build completed and an article posted here on the Imodeler website by September 23rd, 2017. But Mother Nature with Hurricane Irma, and a few other bumps in life's road [...]
My oldest son bought this kit in the mid 90's and never built it, so I built it as a gift to him. Dragon 1/48 Fokker Dr. 1, OOB. LT. Josef Jacobs, Jasta 7, 1918, 48 kills. Pour le Merit. Tamiya paints. The first time i've used PE parts...an educ[...]
I've always had a phobia about photo-etched parts. Paint won't stick to them, they fly off into oblivion when picked up with tweezers, they bend where they shouldn't and you can't sand them to shape; it's a pretty unforgiving medium. I hoped t[...]
I've always loved these big planes by Revell. This is probably the fifth triplane I've built since the sixties. Details include etched brass from Tom's Modelworks, decals by Americal Gryphon (crosses only, the rest was painted on).
Hi, the weather was good on this day and i have done a lot of pictures outside. I do mostly
aircrafts a here is my little Fokker, done in January 2014. It is not completely a Fokker F.I,
more a production Dr.I , the straight edge of the tailplan[...]
Today in history: 21 April is the 96th anniversary of the death in action of Baron Manfred von Richtofen.
Thought I'd take a moment to refer you down memory lane to my post and model of his Dr.I, which you can find here (some of you newer memb[...]
In my apartment for years hanging an art print of a
Jagstaffel from the First World War, it is to see the Fokker Dr.I pilot Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen.
I was interested in the plane of the coloring ago recreate it, the kit was a Revell kit [...]
Three Eduard 1/48 kits, done pretty close to 'out of the box', fussy but excellent kits. One note, the Triplane is greener than the photos, some error by me in lighting or camera setting,the streaking was done with oil paints over acrylics. Two [...]