[WWI] 1/72 RE.8

Ray Boorman fokkereiv at gmail.com
Sun Jan 12 16:25:06 EST 2014


The Avro 504 fits rather well in the first year. It was the first British
Aircraft shot down in August and in November it was involved in the
Friedrichshaffen raid of 4 aircraft
Ray

On Sunday, January 12, 2014, Knut Erik Hagen wrote:

> Hei,
>
> If I was to sell in a WW1 aircraft to Airfix management, it would be the
> Avro 504K.
>
> - their old kit needs replacing.
>
> - numerous versions possible, starting with the Zeppelin shed bombers and
> night fighters before going for trainers.
>
> - civilian versions possible
>
> - not a very large investment in moulds
>
> - research is easy with several survivors available in the UK
>
> - fits in a boxed set of British trainers along with the Tiger Moth
>
> - aircraft used in many countries
>
> - colourful trainer schemes possible.
>
> - first operations early in WW1 fits with the 100 year markings.
>
>
>    MVH
> Knut Erik
>
>
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