Several weeks ago I received these kits from Sprue Brothers. I was able to get my hands on these two thanks to my loving wife (for putting up with me) and an available balance on a credit card. I also want to thank Paul Nash, @white4freak
Well, I did what I could with it, I'm really not good with photo etch parts . they gave me a bit of trouble, with my shaky hands and all. As I've said before , this was an unfinished kit of my dads. He loved the DR-I, It was to him what the P-51[...]
When I first found this site besides posting my builds I also down loaded some of my Dad's that I saved after he departed for Mars in 2012. I also saved a DR 1 that he had started, not content with building kits out of the box, he often would in[...]
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[...]
A lot of us have a few World War 1 Fokker planes in our stash. Some of us have been thinking about just how to replicate the often seen Fokker finish...................
Here's how I did it..................... and it's not all that hard once[...]
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).