Authentic Models Desktop Fokker Triplane Model AirplaneItem#: HN-AMD012
Three wings are synonymous with only one pilot- the legendary Manfred von Richthofen. Known as the Red Baron, Richtofen flew to an astounding 86 career aerial victories during World War I, mostly while flying an incredibly agile Fokker triplane like this. This model is dressed in blood-red silk canvas with a white tail and a black German cross. The Fokker name appears in script on the engine housing, and the wood propeller is varnished to an impressive shine. Details in the cockpit and the dual mounted guns are realistic as well.
Beholding this model, it becomes clear why The Baron was such a formidable foe. Three wings let this plane maneuver like no other, and the big rotary engine could attain speeds of over 100 mph. Only advanced pilots could fly these planes, and the Baron got everything out of his aircraft. In April 1917, he had 20 kills alone in the most prolific month of his squadron. Finally shot down by a Canadian pilot in April 1918, Richthofen had such respect from his enemies that they gave him a lavish funeral. Order this model for your desktop and relieve the skill, passion, and determination of the mighty Red Baron in full detail. Some minor assembly is required.
About Authentic Models
Authentic Models strives to create and distribute a comprehensive collection of historic and fine art reproductions worldwide. Haring Piebenga founded the company in 1968, and today AM is a European wholesale manufacturer with warehouses and corporate offices in Oregon and Amsterdam. AM pursues original items at auction and uses these models for their design ideas. Each hand-made item appeals to the human need for nostalgia, intrigue, and beauty by evoking a story from the past. High-quality construction using only the finest materials ensures that these charming pieces will become treasured heirlooms in their own right.
Dimensions & Specifications
- Brushed aluminum hinged case
- Holds 3.50W x 5H inches photograph
- Requires 1 AA battery (not included)
- Dimensions: 6H x 9W x 1D inches
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Comments about Authentic Models Desktop Fokker Triplane Model Airplane:
Love all the Authentic Models products. Had great experience with Sopwith Camel and Spad. However, this plane arrived with the right middle and lower wings broken completely off, three out of the four metal stabilizing pins missing, main outside strut severly bent and pulled completely free from the upper wing, landing gear unsecured in box and right wheel broken off, and lastly the tail rudder was pulled free from upper hinge pin (missing) and hanging from its control strings. I'm pretty handy with this kind of work and it still took me over four hours to get this plane back in presentable condition. I can live with my repair work on this plane, but if I receive my next plane in this condition it's coming right back to you!
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