NEW! FOKKER F.I/DR.I Model Special by Ray Rimell/ Richard Alexander




AJP Maquette PE brass frame and tissue covered model of the French 'pulpit' fighter, the 1916 SPAD A.2 with all parts in brass plus a white metal engine and airscrew-and rubber tyres. Ample supply of fabric-coloured tissue is supplied to cover the main assemblies-you can use a Pritt stick for this. An excellent project to get stuck into! One only in VGC.

The French SPAD A.2 Fighter of 1916 got around the problem of shooting a machine gun through the airscrew arc by placing the engine and propeller behind the gunner who sat precariously in a flimsy nacelle anchored to the undercarriage and upper wing.This is a virtually all-brass airframe production featuring wafer-thin fuselage/tailplane/main flying/control surfaces which are to be covered in the fabric-coloured tissue paper supplied. Other parts include a  white metal Lr Rhone, airscrew and Lewis gun plus metal rods/axle,and rubber tyres for the spoked wheels.As well as the open framework major parts the hyper-detailed set of brass PE parts providing firewall;metal side panels behind the engine; delicate mesh screens,aileron control rods,protective screens for the  gunner/observer and much more besides.Generous amounts of cream tissue paper are supplied along with full building instructions and a rigging schematic.Altogether a very well-produced mixed-media kit for experienced modellers that builds into one of the most distinctive French fighters of the early war period. VGC.

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