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As promised in the WIP, here are a few impressions of the classic airframe of Richthofen's DRI, as I felt to have the duty to build once as an adult. So: check on this! I tried to give this a darker red, as usually can be seen on the pictures, which turned out fine, but totally failed to get this in the pictures. Also, as today is quite a dizzy day here in Vienna, I had to use a flash on most of the photos, so this counts as well. I did this almost 100% out of the box, only added two anchor points from Gaspatch, and used EZ line for rigging. Build was - as I see it now
Modelling seems to be quite a nostalgic thing, and I might be one of the worst in this. I've grown an habit out of building models, that I did as a small kid, like the Swordfish recently, and some others. But I want to stick only to the topic and model, not the specific kit - so I secretely dream of Special Hobby doing a Westland Scout, but shying away from the old, yet original Airfix kit from the 70ies, which I remember having build not only once, in it's blister bag. I loved it. And here's another of these all time favourites, which I build on sunday mornings with my dad, befo
Here is my latest completed model, the very nice Eduard Profipack Fokker Triplane. I started this build to mark the centenary of the death of von Richthofen on 21 April 1918. My usual slow pace of building means I an almost on month late. Brush painted with Citadel red - I think it is called something odd like Evilsunz scarlet or some such, over an undercoat of pink. Unfortunately I forgot to take any photos of it in its undercoat, more Pink Panther than Red Baron! Built OOTB using some of the PE provided with the kit, I did droop the elevator as most photos of DR1s show it drooping, also