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A very simple build from 9 years ago, as a reply to a question in one of the threads: Some Heller kits are a source of joy, as their molds are very good and compare more than favorable with some current “short run” offers and are most of the time better than their Airfix cousins. While old Airfix kits convey a feeling of chunkiness, old Heller kits feel more subtle and refined. The subject this time is the famous Caudron Simoun. I got this kit from fellow modeler Diego Fernetti, for which my deep thanks go to him. It is a welcome break from the scratch enterprises. T
Hi, My idea is build four St.Exupery's planes. First is Breguet 14. My understanding is that he was flying these machines in his early career as a post pilot. Main questions in this plane are: Was it standard Brequet 14, or was there some modifications for postal service? Is AZ kit good starting point for this? Was there specific aeroplane that he was using? I assume that no and he was using any machine available. Any pictures planes he was using in aeropostale will be interesting Second civil model will be Caudron Simoun, that he was using during Paris to Saigon atemp. Where there extra