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Discuss World War I and the early years of aviation thru 1934.
Special Hobby: Fokker D.II
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United Kingdom
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Posted: Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 08:13 AM UTC

Special Hobby have re-released their 1:32 kit of the Fokker D.II with decals for a pair of strikingly painted aircraft flown by Lt. Fritz Grunzweig. Maybe they don''t quite sport the classic "shark mouth", but they''re within a proverbial hair''s breadth and must be among the earliest examples of this iconic motif.

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New Jersey, United States
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Posted: Friday, August 24, 2018 - 03:43 AM UTC
Thanks for the review, Rowan. It's always good to see these minor planes available to those who are interested.
Västra Götaland, Sweden
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Posted: Monday, August 27, 2018 - 02:05 AM UTC
Nice one Rowan.

I have the earlier boxing of this kit with the Black and White tail. I share your assessment of the kit here.

Having built a couple of Special Hobby biplanes before (Nieuport 11 and 16) I can affirm they build into nice models, but you need to be aware of potential pitfalls through the process.