1/32 Fokker DVII pilot and unit markings for the Wingnut Wings model..
New schemes, some old favourites - stay tuned!
ATT32270 Fokker DVII Jasta 65 "Seven Swabians" Ltn. Alfred Bäder
The ever-popular "Seven Swabians" scheme of Ltn. Alfred Bäder of Jasta 65.
The story did not have a happy ending for the villagers of the story and so what the message was behind this choice of marking is unclear.
Colours of the villagers clothing is conjectural but details have been faithfully replicated from the superb photographs featured on the website www.buddecke.de which, sadly, I can't share here.
Three sheet decal set, including fuselage, tail and 4 colour "lozenge" wing set ATT32173 with linen rib tapes.
Match the colour of the tail to paint metal cowlings, with the cowling forward of the cockpit retaining its original OAW lilac and green painted, random lozenge shapes.
Cowlings were often removed by this unit to aid cooling of volatile phosphorous ammunition.
ATT32271 Fokker DVII (OAW built) Jasta 65 "U10" Ltn. Heinz von Beaulieu-Marconnay
The iconic "U10" scheme of Ltn. Beaulieu-Marconnay of Jasta 65. The "U10" a nod to the branding practice of his former cavalry regiment, the 10th Uhlans.
This machine landed on the forward airfield of US Aero 95th Squadron on November 9th 1918, two days before the Armistice and Heinz was captured..
Heinz's brother, the 25 victory ace and Staffelführer of Jasta 19, Oliver had succumbed to his wounds just two weeks earlier and it is thought that rather than "mistakenly" landing on an allied field, Heinz may quite simply have had enough..
There is actually film of the aircraft being salvaged and readied for its journey to the US as many German aircraft were taken to be studied. Stills from this film allowed us to better copy the markings, rather than trust any details of the rather poor restoration carried out on the airframe and displayed at the National Air & Space Museum.
Three sheet decal set, including fuselage, tail and 4 colour "lozenge" wing set ATT32173 with linen rib tapes and "U10" legend and "hier anheben" stencils.
The axle wing was painted half lilac (starboard) and green (port).
Match your paints to the swatches on the decal sheet.
Match the "chocolate" colour of the tail to paint metal cowlings, with the top cowling forward of the cockpit retaining its original OAW lilac on green painted lozenge shapes.
Currently in design - expected availability Spring 2021.
ATTRES 022 WW1 German Fokker DVII seat and cushion
Modelled accurately for the first time - the distinctive "flare" sided Fokker type aircraft seat, with cushion cast separately
Scaled for the DVII and EV from Achim Engels (Fokker archive based) drawings, this also works with the Roden F.I and Dr.I but is slightly larger than the new Meng/WNW kit version.
OUT OF STOCK order now for dispatch in April.