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  1. Hi guys. I would like to share with you my first kit after a 20+ years hiatus from my teenager years. It's been so much fun to be back, really proud of my fragile little Fokker. I also made a 5-part video of the full build, together with comments on historical accuracy of the kit to the original plane, goods and bads of the kit, my mistakes, etc. 5 minute summary - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wvnqKocZro Part 1 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-gU60LLYdQ Part 2 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAfY_TablbI Part 3 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aD8olXLbaOI Part 4 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVxn_4roBJ4 Part 5 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnMTXAxr3Ag I am already working on a second kit, I would love to hear all the feedback I can. Cheers.
  2. Fokker E.II Eduard 1:48. Weekend Edition. (8451) One of the most easily recognisable aircraft of the Great War, the ‘Eindekker’ was one of a handful of monoplanes to achieve front line service. Despite its modern appearance, it still used the old style wing warping control method, and was not a particularly manoeuvrable aircraft. It’s great advantage though, was the synchronised machine gun able to fire directly ahead through the spinning propeller. Apart from a few early E.I’s fitted with Parabellum LMG 14’s, all the others through to the E.II and E.III were fitted with Spandau LMG 08’s. Being virtually hand built, and under constant development, there were variations between individual machines. Essentially though, the E.II was the same airframe as the E.I, but powered by the 100 hp Oberursel U.1 instead of the 80 hp Oberursel U.0. And similarly the late production E.II was externally the same as the E.III. All of which creates some difficulty in the identification particular aircraft, especially when the different span wings are added to the mix. Entering service in July 1915, the E.1 and E.II heralded the start of the ‘Fokker scourge’ which saw them dominate the skies over the Western Front, inflicting heavy losses on the British and French air forces. By early 1916 the British had introduced the DH.2, and the French the Nieuport 11. Both were highly manoeuvrable, and tipped the balance of air superiority back to the allies favour. By the end of 1916 the ‘Eindekkers’ were mostly withdrawn from service. The Kit Eduard’s ‘Weekend’ edition of the Fokker E.II is a re-issue rather than a brand new kit, but is very welcome nonetheless. The box contains three large sprues and one very small clear moulding for the windscreen, thoughtfully contained in its own little zip lock bag. Also present is a 16 x 12 cm decal sheet offering two options. There is of course no etched brass fret, as this is the simpler and cheaper Weekend version. The sprues contain the options (wing, engine, cowlings, etc) to build an E.III, but these are marked as unused on the parts map. If you want an E.III you will need to get the Profipack version of this kit. Sprue A Moulded in Eduard’s now standard medium grey plastic, the sprue contains the starboard fuselage half, port wing, an unused starboard wing for an E.III, propeller, engine, cowling, and tailplanes. As will all the sprues, everything is crisply moulded with barely any flash and no sink marks. Sprue B Similar to sprue A, this contains the port fuselage half, the starboard wing, ammo case, cockpit coaming, and rudder. (Plus unused items port wing, ammo box, engine, cowling & propeller – all useful items for the spares box.). Sprue C The largest of the sprues, this one contains the many smaller detail items. All of the cockpit items are provided here, including the tubular framework for the sides. The interior detail is extensive, covering the usual items such as the seat, control column, and rudder pedals, but also providing the fuel tank behind the pilot, the pressurisation pump, and the supporting framework for the engine on the rear of the firewall. Seatbelts are provided as decals as there is no etched fret with this kit. The complex undercarriage structure is neatly represented, with a logical breakdown of parts that make assembly comparatively straight forward. The wheels are supplied as completely separate hubs and tyres, which makes painting them so much easier. A tip here is to use white glue to put them together after painting. Any excess can be wiped off with a damp cloth, rather than risk spoiling the paintwork. Again, there are a number of items surplus to requirements, which can go in the spares box. Lovely moulded in detail on the cockpit floor; Sprue D A single item, the windscreen is supplied here. Cleanly moulded, and crystal clear. Decals. Sharply printed, with good colours and minimal carrier film, they look nice and thin. All the national markings are supplied, plus a number of smaller details. The under fuselage stitching looks interesting, I'll be interested to see how that comes out on the model. A word on rigging. The instructions provide a clear rigging diagram, showing where all the lines go. It is not as daunting as it might at first appear, and in many ways a monoplane like this is easier to do than a biplane. Basically there are 4 main lines that run from the central pylon, through a wing to the undercarriage assembly, then back up through the opposite wing, returning to the central pylon. With holes drilled through the wing, these lines can be done as single pieces using smoke coloured invisible mending thread and cyano glue. Smaller rigging lines can be made with heat stretched sprue, attached with white glue. Measure using dividers, cut the stretched sprue to length, pick up with tweezers and dip each end in a blob of white glue, and apply to the model. Nothing to be afraid of. This is one I made many years ago, not from this kit, but from the original Eduard plastic/etch kit of the1990's, issued by Flashback. It illustrates what i have said about the rigging though; Markings. A. Fokker E.II 68/15 flown by Lt. Brückmann, Armeeabteilung Gaede, Western Front, late 1915 to early 1916. B. Fokker E.II 69/15 flown by Lt. K. Crailsheim, Feldfliergerabteilung 53,Western Front, October 1915. Conclusion. This is another beautifully produced Great War kit from Eduard. It looks very good in the box, with fine and crisply moulded parts. The surface detail is particularly impressive on the fuselage components, both inside and out, and the fabric effect on the wings looks just right. Although I already have four of these kits in the stash, I have not yet got round to building one. Having built 30+ of Eduard’s various other 1:48 Great War kits, this one looks so well moulded that building it should be as good an experience as all the others. It is such an important aircraft that it really deserves a place in any collection. Recommended. Review samples courtesy of
  3. Hello, So here she is, nothing fancy I know. The most boring scheme ever, I know. The most boring aircraft of the Great War, I KNOW but still wanted to have one... Painted with Tamiya XF7 and artistic oils etc.
  4. Today's delivery had the new Eduard 1/48 Fw190A-5 (all new tool) and Fokker D.VIII profipacks in it! http://mjwmodels.co.uk/edk82143-148-focke-wulf-fw190a-5-light-fighter-profipack-6270-p.asp http://mjwmodels.co.uk/edk8085-148-fokker-dviii-profipack-6321-p.asp Also check out our homepage for the latest offers, including those which arrived today! http://mjwmodels.co.uk/ thanks Mike
  5. Hi, After Dutch Kestrel driven C-X I would like to share with the second one Fokker C-X. This time with Bristol Pegasus engine. Finland used them during Winter War and then Continuation War. Kit is from AZ, with some additions Here she is: Comments welcome Regards J-W P.S. Above photos were lightered in mode "auto colour correction". I think this made a bit more bright colours then original. If only a bit lightered manually they looks like this
  6. No surprises here at all. The 100th anniversary of Richthofen`s demise approaches. Good time to finally build some red triplane. This is where I am so far:
  7. Hi, No 3 finished this year: Norwegian Fokker CVD with Armstrong Siddeley Panther engine, winter camo from April 1940. This is a LF Models short run injection kit which is nice to build, with some weak point of course as for short run one can expact. For examle the resin nose is of different witdth than fuelage and one have to trim it a bit to fit. I based camo on photos presented in this book, which I've got as a gift from my friends some years ago (Magda and Andrzej - many thanks again! ) : Fokker CVD is a unique biplane - no riging only control cables. The white zig-zags were in original chalk paint fileld work. OK, here she is: This is my fourth one Norwegian finished during a year (He-115, Douglas DT-2C, Hoever MF 11) and fifth in collection (including old scratch conversion of Caproni 310). Comments welcome Regards Jerzy-Wojtek
  8. Hello, I would like to hear Your opinions on the accuracy of this profile from Eduard instructions. The drawing depicts Kurt Wolff's Dr.I No.102/17: How accurate is the depiction of red nose and wheel hubs, and was it possible at any given time during Wolff's use of this machine? How and where was the "streaky" camouflage applied (i.e. at the factory or at the front? Thanks in advance.
  9. Eduard's now OOP 1/48 Fokker E.V, built mostly OOB save for the gorgeous Master turned brass MG cooling jackets and barrels. Lovely little kit, although getting the wing straight & level was a PITA. Constructive criticism welcome! Cheers, Tony Bell
  10. Eastern Express has just released 1/144th Fokker F-27-200 kits - ref. EE144115-1 - Fokker F-27-200 Balair Source: https://hobbyterra.com/product/fokker-27-200-balair-eastern-express-144115-01.html - ref. EE144115-2 - Fokker F-27-200 Air UK Source: https://hobbyterra.com/product/fokker-27-200-air-uk-eastern-express-144115-02.html - ref. EE144115-3 - Fokker F-27-200 Finnair Source: https://hobbyterra.com/product/fokker-27-200-finnair-eastern-express-144115-03.html - ref. EE144115-4 - Fokker F-27-200 SAS Source: https://hobbyterra.com/product/fokker-27-200-sas-eastern-express-144115-04.html - ref. EE144115-5 - Fokker F-27-200 North West Source: https://hobbyterra.com/product/fokker-27-200-northwest-eastern-express-144115-05.html - ref. EE144115-6- Fokker F-27-200 All Nippon Airways Source: https://hobbyterra.com/product/fokker-27-200-all-nippon-airways-eastern-express-144115-06.html V.P.
  11. Hot on the heels of her Spitfire PR.1G diorama, completed in January 2017, my daughter started her new project in early February. This was going to be her third build, but having done such a good job of her Spitfire and her first model, a Red Arrows Hawk, I had confidence she would manage. This project was going to be a wall hanging picture / diorama of "Snoopy verses the Red Baron" using a 1/72 Revell kit and a scratch built Snoopy and kennel. Framing the picture allows it to be hung on the wall where it won't be damaged and also it will keep the dust off the models.
  12. Fokker DR.1 ProfiPACK Edition 1:72 Eduard One of the best known and most recognisable aircraft of the First World War, the Fokker Dr.I was developed in response to the appearance of the Sopwith Triplane over the skies of the Western Front in early 1917. Although it couldn’t match other fighters for speed, either in a straight line or in a dive, its initial rate of climb was good and it was supremely manoeuvrable. The Fokker was used by a number of aces, most notably Manfred von Richthofen who scored his final 20 victories in the type until he was shot down and killed on 21 April 1918. The Kit This kit is was originally released in 2000 but is still a good one. The parts are nicely moulded, with no traces of flash but a respectable amount of moulded detail. The cockpit comprises six parts, including a floor, seat, control column and instrument panel. As this is a profipack, there seatbelts and host of other photo-etched parts to use in the kit. These include seatbelts, engine wiring harness, gun cooling jackets, and the pilots seat. Once the fuselage halves have been joined, he lower and middle wings can be added, along with the brace of forward-firing machine guns. The wedge shaped horizontal tail is moulded as a single, solid part, as is the vertical tail/rudder. The upper wing is the last major part of the airframe to be added, along with the outer struts, which slide through the middle wing to join both lower and upper wings together. A fairly basic engine is included, but Eduard to produce a resin replacement if you wish to add detail here. Once the engine and cowling have been fitted, all that remains to do to finish the model is to add the propeller, landing gear and tail skid. One advantage of the DR.1 is the minimal amount of rigging required to complete the model. Decals This being a ProfiPACk edition a generous 5 marking options are included: 450/17, Lax Lt Jacobs, Jasta 7, Rumbeke, Belgium March 1918 545/17 Lt Weiss, Jasta 11, Cappy, France April 1918 425/17 Rttm Von Richthofen, JG1, Lachelle, France March 1918 404/Hptm Von Tutschek, JG2, Toulis, France Feb 1918 454/1 Lt Von Richthofen, Jasta 11, Avesnes-le-Sec, France March 1918 The decal sheet is printed in house and should pose no problems, Conclusion This is an appealing kit, largely because of its simplicity. In contrast to some of their more modern kits, Eduard made it no more complex than it needed to be, and as a result, it majors on modelling pleasure and buildability. What better way than to start a collection of WWI subjects? Recommended. Review sample courtesy of
  13. Arma Hobby is to release 1/72nd Fokker E.V kits - ref. 720012 & 720013 Source: http://armahobbynews.pl/en/blog/2017/11/21/announcement-of-the-fokker-e-v-model-172-scale/ V.P.
  14. Kit-Studio from Germany & Classic Plane has releases 1/72nd Fokker F-50 and F-60 kits Sources: https://designer.home.xs4all.nl/models/f50/f50_engtxt.htm#july10 https://www.facebook.com/ScaleModels.ru/photos/a.632237406802735.1073741827.129310540428760/1935820573111072/?type=3&theater Fokker F-60 conversion kit for Airfix F-27 https://designer.home.xs4all.nl/models/f60/f60mod.htm V.P.
  15. Fokker F.28 kit

    I see that F-RSIN Plastic are releasing 1/144th scale kits of the Fokker F.28 at the forthcoming Telford show. Both the shorter fuselage 1000 and the longer 4000 in are shown in various schemes. I've always liked those little Fokkers, so I'm quite pleased. Question is, does the F.28 belong in the Classic or Modern section? Being as there are hardly any left in service, I chose classic even though it still seems fairly new to me. Dave
  16. I would like to present to you my last completed project. It's Fokker D.XXI, the Dutch Air Force. The model is an old Matchbox, which is very dear to me, as well as most of their models. I did not often see this plane on forums, so it was an additional motivation for me to make it. Here's the picture. Enjoy.
  17. Hi folk's,after seeing Wolwe's beautiful model in RFI I decided eventually I must have another build of this iconic aircraft having built the newer tool Revell one in 1/72 scale a year or two back so made a note for the future,anyway my LMS were clearing out Revell stock with 40% off including the fifty plus year old 1/28 molding so sooner than expected I get the chance.Despite it's age it holds up well flash wise,and for a tenner I get a decent size model to play with an OOB build coming with just a little extra work where needed without going OTT. Box art familier to most. First job after cleaning up the few main part's was to enhance what can be seen in the cockpit ready for the base cplour, Ihave a post in WW1 aviation for tips on painting especially the wood prop.
  18. Yes THAT red triplane.

    Hi folk's,Wolwe's recent superb posting got me to hankering to add the famous red triplane in a larger scale to the collection at some pointEduard's 1/48 offering being the kit of choice as I previously built Kempf's machine in one of their boxing's Anyway My LMS is clearing out Revell kits at discounted prices and out I came with the ancient 1/28 scale kit! 1957 is stamped on the molding but for a tenner for a fun build who cares,what I wanted feedback on was what finish in reality did this aircraft have? I know it was red so as on the 1/72 scale kit I did the metal cowl can be shaded differently but would there have been different shades on other surfaces with differing depths as I want to build it wart's and all without adding this and that AM (if indeed there is any) Agood paint job might make a difference,so tips and techniques from you WWI modeller's please.
  19. In project/design by MikroMir is a 1/48th Fokker G-1 Jachtkruiser kit - ref. Source: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1512478232163241&id=1416295571781508 3D renders in progress V.P.
  20. Fokker D.VII (Early) 1:32 Wingnut Wings Introduction The Fokker D.VII first appeared over the western front in May 1918, as the Great War was entering its final phase leading up to the November Armistice. At first issued in small numbers to elite pilots, it proved to be a very capable fighter and began to build a formidable reputation. Production contracts were awarded to Fokkers' main rival, Albatros, such was the need to get production ramped as quickly as possible. In fact Albatros produced more D.VII's than Fokker themselves, and of better quality. The early machines revealed a tendency to engine overheating, so various attempts were made to increase the airflow around the engine bay, mainly by cutting vents and louvers in the cowling panels. The number and location of these vents can often be of assistance in identifying the age and manufacturer of particular D.VII's in old photographs. Much has been written about it, but it was an outstanding fighter often awarded the accolade of being the finest such machine produced by any side in the conflict. The Kit It was something of a surprise to see this kit announced on Wingnut Wings website a few months ago, but it is certainly very welcome. All their previously released versions of the D.VII sold out long ago, and have been fetching silly money on auction sites. As usual we start with the wonderful Steve Anderson artwork adorning the box lid, depicting a pair of Jasta 15 D.VII's in a clear blue sky. Opening the box reveals that it is packed from top to bottom with a host of individually shrink wrapped sprues, leaving no room far anything to rattle around. It is a good idea with any Wingnut Wings kit to carefully unpack it in sequence, putting each item in the upturned lid as you go. Then reverse the process to get it all back in, otherwise you might find you can't get the lid back on properly. There is that much packed into every kit! Wingnut wings have previously released four other boxings of the D.VII in Fokker, Albatros, OAW, and Fokker D.VII(F) forms. They naturally share a lot of common parts, with the individual variations being taken care of by other sprue(s) unique to the particular version. Construction starts with the cockpit, and here sprue A holds most of the parts. Pay attention to the instructions to make sure you select the correct ammunition tank and machine gun mounts. They vary in height according to early, mid, and late production. The etched fret provides seatbelts, which look very good once painted up and applied to the seat. Having made several of these kits already, I have a number of previous 'build' photographs that are useful here. The cockpit framework builds up very precisely, so you must ensure that you scrape any paint away from mating surfaces, and that you fit items like the firewall and ammo tank correctly. Any incorrect fitting will result in the finished unit 'bulging' and being too wide, which will then interfere with the fuselage sides closing around it. Several items have pins that fit into sockets on sideframes B10 & B11. It is a good idea to ream these out with a micro drill after painting. As usual, Wingnut Wings provide superb instructions, showing detailed colour photos of the interior of the Memorial Flight Associations meticulous replica. These are accompanied by coloured CAD drawings showing how it all fits together, with paint references. The engine bay is made up of several beautiful mouldings that replicate the welded steel tubing of the real thing. Take care with parts B14 & B15 when you remove them from the sprue. On my first build I inadvertently cut them at the front where the engine mounting plates end. But these 'spigots' that stick out are later used as radiator mounts. My fault, the instructions show them clearly but I wasn't paying attention! I absolutely love Wingnut Wings engines, they make super little models in their own right, especially if you go the extra step and wire up the magnetos to the plugs. Fine copper wire is ideal for this, and I often use a little bit of artistic licence and paint them in a light colour. After all, If I have installed all the ignition leads, I want them to be visible. Alternate air pumps, intake manifolds, and decals are provided for whichever of the five colour schemes you select. The Mercedes D.IIIa engine powered many different German aircraft, and thus features in several Wingnut Wings kits. This one was built for the initial release of Wingnuts Fokker D.VII. The fuselage halves are closed around the completed interior, but only the top seam is glued. Once dry, the bottom can be glued, and a strip of 'stitching' fitted in to a channel running along the underside. This works well, and is the only way the stitching can be replicated without having a join line right down its middle, which would then be lost as you sanded down the seam. The two LMG 08/15 Spandaus are provided with etched brass jackets, but if you are not confident optional full plastic ones are supplied as an alternative. Two styles of windscreen are on sprue C, which is typical of Wingnut Wings attention to detail. They are tiny and very similar, but you get both. Not all manufacturers would do this. Sprue I holds all the engine cowling panels, and it is this whole sprue that is completely different in the OAW and Albatros releases of the kit. Even within each kit there are multiple options for all the cowlings, such was the variation among early, mid, and late production from even the same manufacturer. As an early machine, the ones applicable to this kit are the plain ones, or those with only a few louvers - some of which have to be cut off anyway. The instructions make it all perfectly clear. The area is finished off by fixing one of two different styles of exhaust to the engine. Sprue D is provided in duplicate, with all those items that you require two of. Three different wheel hubs are present, but only one style is applicable to the Fokker built machines. The wings are simple to build and feature lovely rib detail. They can in fact be built, primed, painted, and decalled while the main construction of the cockpit/fuselage is going on. Final assembly involves beautifully moulded three-way cabane struts, parts B8 and B12. Use a drill to clear out their lower end mounting sockets at the top of the undercarriage legs. The tolerances are tight, so make sure nothing is clogged with paint. All the struts will fit precisely, and the bonus is that hardly any rigging is required. Markings and decals. Five different schemes are offered, with option C having a variation on the colour of the nose area, either red or yellow. A. Fokker D.VII, 262/18, Emil Thuy, Jasta 28w, mid-1918 (35 victories) B. Fokker D.VII, Rudolf Berthold, Jasta 15/JG2, mid-1918 (44 victories) C1.Fokker D.VII, Max Kliefoth, Jasta 19, October 1918 (3 victories) C2.Fokker D.VII, Hugo Schäfer, Jasta 19, October 1918. As above but with red nose area. D. Fokker D.VII, Reinhold von Benz, Jasta 78b, August 1918 (1 victory) E. Fokker D.VII, Bruno Loerzer, Jasta 26/JGIII, November 1918 (44 victories) Four A4/Letter sized decal sheets are supplied, with the first sheet containing all the individual markings for options A to E. As always they are close to perfection, with perfect colours, register, minimal carrier film and superfine detail. Some of the tiny data plates, shown at least double real life size, are completely readable. Produced by Cartograf, need I say more? Two sheets of lozenge decal accompany the main sheet, one of four colour lozenge and another of five colour. The five colour is especially interesting as it provides two types of underside lozenge. The 'normal' and an overpainted set, replicating where pale blue paint has been washed over the lozenge fabric. I have never seen this on a decal sheet, but it looks great. The lozenges are just visible underneath, and having it provided like this takes all the risk out of having to do it yourself. Options A an B both use it, the others use the normal four colour decal. An interesting variation is that Option A actually uses five colour underside lozenge on both wing upper surfaces, with normal upper five colour on the ailerons. Certainly a very interesting and attractive scheme. The decals themselves are in 'cookie cutter' format, designed and shaped to apply directly to the wing surfaces, complete with rib tapes. Be sure to paint the wings first, to give the decals something to 'bite' onto. Don't be tempted to think you can apply them directly to bare plastic. You can't, because they wont stick. The Fokker 'streaky' camouflage can be rather daunting to paint, but Wingnut Wings have made it simple by creating a full set of 'streak' decals for the fuselage. These are the same as provided in their original Fokker release, and found that they give an excellent result when applied over a pale green (or clear doped linen) painted fuselage. Again referring back to my earlier build; (flash photograpy does't 'arf make the colours look bright! It a lot more subtle in real life). Conclusion. Wingnut Wings other D.VII's sold out rather quickly, so don't hang about with this one. Another benefit is that this boxing contains all the plastic parts and options that were in the original (now out of production) Fokker D.VII release. So if like me, you have the original kit but wanted to build more than one option from it, then you now have everything to assemble an early, mid, or late production Fokker built D.VII contained within this box. But if you missed earlier Fokker built D.VII completely, now is your chance to fill that gap in your collection. Buy two and build an early version straight from the box, and use the other one with Wingnut Wings own decal sheet 30006 'Fighting Fokkers part 1', which gives options for some later Fokker D.VII's. Another absolute beauty from Wingnut Wings, very highly reccomended. Review sample courtesy of Previous builds; 32011 Fokker D.VII (Fok) 32027 Fokker D.VII (Alb) 32030 Fokker D.VII (OAW) with decal sheet 30009 Fokker D.VII (OAW) Fighting Fokkers part 4
  21. The latest batch of Eduard kits have arrived today at MJW Models - see the list below for details 1/48 Bf109F-2 Profipack £20.40 1/48 Fokker F.1 Weekend £14.40 1/72 Avia B.534 Early Dual combo Profipack £19.10 Note how the 1/48 Bf109F-2 is over £7 cheaper than at the big H!!! Also we have an issue with broken parts on the Fokker kits and we will be contacting Eduard and our Suppliers about it in the morning. thanks Mike
  22. Special Hobby is to release a 1/32nd Fokker D.II kit - ref. SH32065 Sources: http://www.specialhobby.net/2017/03/sh32065-fokker-dii-132-pripravujeme.html https://www.facebook.com/specialhobby/posts/1351213861640141 V.P.
  23. MikroMir is to release a 1/32nd Fokker E.V/D.VIII kit - ref. 32-001. Source: https://www.facebook.com/1416295571781508/photos/a.1416729748404757.1073741828.1416295571781508/1446654402078958/?type=3&theater Box art V.P.
  24. After the MD-80/B-717, https://www.facebook.com/643670012347411/photos/a.712733852107693.1073741830.643670012347411/826154974098913/?type=3&theater https://www.facebook.com/643670012347411/photos/a.712733852107693.1073741830.643670012347411/826155054098905/?type=3&theater https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=846507175397026&id=643670012347411 Replicas by JC from Argentina is working on a 1/72nd Fokker F-28 resin kit + support vehicles. Sources https://www.facebook.com/643670012347411/photos/a.712733852107693.1073741830.643670012347411/1206202326094174/?type=3&theater https://www.facebook.com/Replicas-by-JC-643670012347411/ V.P.
  25. Fokker Dr.1 Engine 1:72 Eduard To mark the re-release of Eduard's nifty little Fokker Dr.1 (reviewed here) the Czech firm have bestowed upon us a brand new resin engine. Included in the now-familiar 'Brassin' blister pack are just three resin parts and a tiny fret of etched metal which holds the ignition wiring. The resin parts are beautifully cast and tick all the boxes in terms of fulfilling the functions of an aftermarket upgrade. Recommended. Review sample courtesy of