Fokker DVII (oz3098)

 

Fokker DVII (oz3098) by Henry J Blascovich from Comet - plan thumbnail

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Comet Fokker DVII . Rubber scale model biplane.

Quote: "Here is the Comet Fokker DVII kit no 3104. Wingspan is 12in. I have yet to see this one on the Internet as I have been searching for it for a while. I found a kit, scanned it..."

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Fokker DVII (oz3098) by Henry J Blascovich from Comet - model pic

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  • (oz3098)
    Fokker DVII
    by Henry J Blascovich
    from Comet
    12in span
    Scale Rubber F/F Biplane Military Fighter Kit
    formers incomplete :(
  • Submitted: 29/06/2012
    Filesize: 278KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: eliworm

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All right, now that we’ve got the little Comet Models Spad (oz12909) into the Outerzone stable…here’s a “face” to go along with its mate, the Fokker DVII (oz3098) from 1963 and likewise a 12” wingspan [main pic, 004-006]. I’ve shown them together at the top of one photo…just for comparison. Here are the modifications I’ve made on the Fokker…shortened the fuselage nose “one cylinder”…was too long for scale appearance…also shortened the landing gear…isn’t going to ROG…so no need for “long legs.” Kit-furnished wheels are rarely acceptable…so balsa units are substituted there as well. I had an existing prop/shaft/nose button…worked them into that big Fokker radiator. That’s it. Finish is as per Jasta 11, aircraft as flown by little-big brother Lothar von Richthofen, Pour le Merite, 40 victory ace…and yes, Lothar was the younger brother of the Baron himself…Manfred (and they were such polite boys, too). By the look of all those colors, Lothar wasn’t trying to avoid anyone’s attention. He survived the War only to perish as an airline pilot in 1922. The plan looks heavy-duty, but with a bit of love and care…the Spad and Fokker shine. Thank you, Steve and Mary for all you do for our hobby. Live long and prosper.
Neal Green - 31/03/2021
Oh Man of the Thousand Brushes, you are forgetting the Third Man, cousin Field Marshal Wolfram v. Richthofen! Not an ordinary character, please see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfram...
Miguel - 31/03/2021
Was kann man sagen? As for Wolfram, if one is going to play in the mud, shouldn't be surprised if getting dirty isn't the result. Such was the price of having "friends in high places." Mother always told me to watch who I ran with.
Neal - 31/03/2021
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