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My interest with Austrian Aviation (we're talking mostly WWI, to be clear - mounting parts of HE162 in some caves in the south of Vienna is not what I consider "Aviation") started, when I found that an old factory building, I regularily went by as a kid, nearby my home was initially the home of Phoenix Flugzeugwerke - then unknown to me. The original building was torn down I think in 2010 for some modern condominiums, before that I think a trucking company had their fleet there. So I started a bit of investigation on this. Another company I was rather familiar with was Bombardier,
Completed today, Last entry for my Kosciuszko Squadron aircraft, unless someone knows of a 1/48 Spad 51. This is the Eduard Albatros D.III OEFFAG 253. Painted in Gunze colors and final coated with Mr Hobby Semi-Gloss. The decals are from a Polish supplier ,ModelMaker. These decals were fantastic. No bleed-through on the white, settled into panels and were not fragile in any way. I can't say enough about these decals. I did however ignore the recommendation for using a SWORL scheme on this aircraft. My sources say No SWORL. I used Cerami
Eduard's 1/48 scale profiPACK Albatros D.III Oeffag 153. The crosses and owl emblems are from Pheon's Oeffag set Volume one. This particular aircraft was flown by Hungarian born Franz Gräser. He was ranked sixth among the aces of the Austro-Hungarian air force, with a total of 18 confirmed. An interesting fact is he never obtained an official pilot's certificate, nor underwent any official flying training. regards, Jack