This one is an Itallian built Ansaldo A.I Baillia in Polish Markings. The Poles
bought some and built some themselves. They were used against the Soviets in 1920.
The Carinthian War was a border dispute in 1918-1919 between Slovenia and Bosnia.
This Toko Berg D.I is done in Slovenian markings by Blue Rider.
Kit: HR (1:72)
Polish Br.14 I did for August Blume as part of a bunch of RCW era aircraft he
has been collecting. My camera stinks as bad as my modeling, but it's
HR Resin kit in 1/72. Recon version of the Br.14. Flew with Esk. Br.39 in
Decal of the "Flower Girl" courtesy of Bob Pearson.
In 1925 the Soviets took delivery of 50 Dutch built Fokker D.VIIs. This is the
This is a Ukranian Fokker D.VII. The Ukrane received Central Powers support in
it's bid for independence in the wake of the colapse of the Russian Enpire.
This is a Polish E.V. The Poles inherited several Air Parks located in former
German territory. The E.Vs were awaiting strengthened wings. The Poles added the
bracing wire. The kit is the Roden kit.
This belongs to the "1st Southern Detachment of the
ALL-Greater Forces of the Don."
I don't remember the kit, some decent little
vac. Rareplanes or formaplanes or some such.
A White Russian Nieuport 17 Markings are of the Don Cossacks. Some soures show
the triangle darker. Revell kit with Esci top wing Blue Rider decals.
This Nie.27 belonged to a special
aviation detachment of the Moscow Military Flying School headed by Yu. A. Bratolyubov
who ended up being shot after a forced landing behind White lines.
The kit is the barely mediocre HR 24-27 kit. The resin had loads of tiny holes
in the surface that took several coats of paint to fill. Outlines were a tad
off and all major parts appeared to be a little small when compared to the drawing
in the FMP French book.
The Latvians had a few Strutters. This is a kitbash of several broken Strutter
kits. The decals are Blue Rider
Soviets used some Snipes. This is the Toko kit with Blue Rider decals.
This is a Spad VII of the Red Navy. It fought on the Northern front against British
& American Inteventionists. Decals are by Blue rider.
This is the Rosemont kit. Markings out of spares box after a photo of
the machine in Soviet service 1918 or 19.
Both A.2s and A.4s made their way to Russia. The
Reds pressed into service anything that would fly early on..
This model was covered in the
January 2004 issue