[WWI] fav poll again

iban ibancorp at tds.net
Mon Feb 28 02:00:07 EST 2005


oh wait, you also asked why.  mostly because they have lots of flat planes,
square boxy lines, and non-compound curves, which bring them within the
range of my scratchbuilding skills.  :-)

also have to agree with others who've mentioned the caproni triplanes.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "iban" <ibancorp at tds.net>
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> in some order, i guess...
>
> 1.  gotha g-i ursinus
> 2.  dornier rs iii
> 3.  staaken seaplane no 1432
> 4.  (doesn't count cause it was never built, but...)  a.e.g.-aviatik r
> triplane project
> 5.  ssw rviii
> 6.  like you, diego, i am also suffering from a growing fondness for the
> caudron r-11
>     (quel malade!)
> 7.  can't forget sikorsky's ilia mourometz
>
> iban.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Diego Fernetti" <dfernet0 at rosario.gov.ar>
> To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
> Sent: Friday, February 25, 2005 5:17 AM
> Subject: [WWI] fav poll again
>
>
> > It's that time of the year again...
> > "Which is your favourite OT airplane?" this time with a twist:
> >
> > "Which is your favourite bomber/recon OT airplane LARGER than a two
> seater?"
> > and "Why?"
> >
> > A  small list of three from me (in no particular order):
> >
> > - Caudron R.11 (hey, I'm starting to like the b*stard)
> > - Handley Page 0/100 "Bloody Paralyzer" (how one can't dig an airplane
> with
> > such a nickname?)
> > - Blackburn Kangaroo (there's something about Blackburns, baby!)
> > D.
> > Waiter! Pour me a Bloody Paralyzer, on the rocks! I had one of those
> days...
> >
>



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