Fokker D7 (oz10741)

 

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Fokker D7. Rubber scale model German WWI fighter biplane. Wingspan 18 in.

Quote: "Brief History: The Fokker D7 appeared over the Western Front in the summer of 1918 and severely challenged Allied air supremacy. The D7's rapid climb and lightning recovery made it formidable in combat and enabled it to defeat 565 Allied aircraft in August of 1918. Its ability to retain sensitive control at slow flying speeds and high altitudes was surprising and made good pilots out of novices. Famous pilots such as Goering, Bolle and Bongartz flew this outstanding German scout plane."

Discontinued kit from Guillows. This kit has been out of production since around the 1970s.

Scanned at 400 dpi.

This plan was kindly submitted by Tom Solinski, who is Admin on the Guillow's Flying Models group on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1538675473123901/

Quote: "This week I changed the group cover picture to include my whole Guillows collection. Several folks have asked for copies of my WW-I series 18 inch
span models from the 50's and 60's. It dawned on me to check your files. And you only have 3 of them listed, so here are some more to add to the Outerzone collection."

Direct submission to Outerzone.

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