Re: Denver Fokker D.VII redux

Erik Pilawskii (xopowo@u.washington.edu)
Thu, 27 Jul 1995 11:43:56 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 27 Jul 1995, Randy J Ray wrote:

> Since I now have the relatively rare opportunity to get in close to a very
> close if not perfect replica of a WWI bird, I have given thought to doing a
> D.VII as my first WWI project, rather than the E.III. Kind of a test run, on
> a subject with less rigging to vex me. So I plan on visiting the museum
> Saturday, but I also would like to know:
>
> * How good is the Airfix kit (which I know where to get) vs. the Esci kit
> (which I would have to hunt down)

I like the Ravell D.VII in 1/72. The ESCI kit is fine, but hard to get.
>
> * What other sources of reference can I find fairly easily? Is there a Windsock
> Datafile, that I could order from Wise Owl or someone? (If so, someone
> remind me of their business phone #)

I have the old Profile Series on it. Lemme know if you want a photocopy.
>
> Mind you, I don't really plan on doing any sort of job comparable to Steve or
> Derek Brown. But I don't really want to just slap it together out of the box,
> either.
>
Who's Derek Brown? (not to sound *too* stupid...) Erik
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