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About ARHinVA

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  1. I really hope that it isn't molded in red plastic.
  2. Goering Fokker DVII & DFW Mid-Production from Sprue Bros (they shipped it out 4 hrs later(!)) Taube was sold out Really hoping that someone buys / borrows the molds for the HP O/100 (or better yet O/400). I need something to balance out the the AEG in the stash.
  3. Richtofen's own book (although there was a ghostwriter used to make it flow better), 'The Red Battle Flyer" is available online at https://www.gutenberg.org/files/41159/41159-h/41159-h.htm ; I believe he dictated a bunch of stories to a stenographer while recuperating from his July 1917 head wound. As it was written during the war it is a 'in-the-moment' type of book, with no historical context as that takes time to develop. Also, my great-grandfather's cousin, who flew with Richtofen, is actually mentioned in the book.
  4. ARHinVA

    Fuselage shade of red

    I would think it would be a darker red (like the photo above) vs a "fire engine red". But what do I know?
  5. ARHinVA

    WNW new kit hint

    That is a possibility. Or a Vickers Gun Bus. Or a Cauldron. Or Pfalz Eindecker. Depends on what exact engine we are looking at.
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    WNW new kit hint

    WNW has a hint on their page of a new kit - http://www.wingnutwings.com/ww/productdetail?productid=3207&cat=5 Looks to me like an early rotary engine, but I am not sure which one. Any thoughts as to type? And next step we can figure out what aircraft used this engine. Probably won't be a Martinsyde Elephant.
  7. ARHinVA

    NEW WNW kits announced

    Actually Field Marshal Wolfram v Richtofen was MvR's cousin not brother. MvR's younger brother Bolko vR lived until the 1960's IIRC.
  8. ARHinVA

    NEW WNW kits announced

    Not to mention the white paint was covering dark lozenge camouflage. The guys that painted the original had some issues to work through as well.
  9. ARHinVA

    NEW WNW kits announced

    I believe Eduard did in one of their 1/48 Weekend Editions.
  10. I have one on the way from Spruebrothers.
  11. Someone on Hyperscale hoped it would be a German Observation Balloon, with a Frank Luke Spad XIII as a Duelist boxing. I must say that would be seriously cool.
  12. A Martynside Elephant & Armstrong Whitworth F.K.8 would be welcome as well
  13. ARHinVA

    Visiting Ypres

    Thanks to all!
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