Engine cover is made of metal. The model aircraft can be displayed hanging from the ceiling or sitting on it's own landing gear. Size: 15.25" length x 18.5" wingspan x 7.5 height.This transparent airplane model with no markings is a striking object, beautifully made, showing a web-like construction in detail, it is sure to become a conversational addition to any decor and a treasured family heirloom. Material: Transparent silk fabric, wood & metal. Was a World War I fighter aircraft built by Fokker-Flugzeugwerke. I saw widespread service in the spring of 1918. It became renowned as the aircraft in which Manfred von Richthofen (the Red Baron) gained his last 20 victories, and in which he was killed on 21 April 1918. Compared to the Albatros and Pfalz fighters, the Dr. Though the ailerons were not very effective, the rudder and elevator controls were light and powerful. Rapid turns, especially to the right, were facilitated by the triplane's marked directional instability. Vizefeldwebel Franz Hemer of Jasta 6 said, The triplane was my favorite fighting machine because it had such wonderful flying qualities. I could let myself stunt - looping and rolling - and could avoid an enemy by diving with perfect safety. The triplane had to be given up because although it was very maneuverable, it was no longer fast enough. I is part of the Wikipedia encyclopedia. More Fully Built WWI Biplane Fighters & Airplane Models are Available. After that the item will be re listed. Models & furniture are securely packed with foam sheets, peanuts or bubble wraps. This item was in stock at the time of listing.
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