Fokker DR.1 Dreidecker, 155/17 Lt. Eberhard Mohnicke, Jasta 11, von Richthofen’s Flying Circus

Fokker DR.1 Dreidecker, 155/17 Lt. Eberhard Mohnicke, Jasta 11, von Richthofen’s Flying Circus

$71.99

Top ^

COVID-19 UPDATE: As of March 26th the State of Washington has issued a Stay At Home Order for all non-essential businesses. Hornby America falls under this category. Hornby America will not be able to ship any items out of the warehouse until at least Monday, June 1st. – We apologize in advance for this and wish you all the best. Take Care, The Hornby America Team.

Fokker DR.1 Dreidecker, 155/17 Lt. Eberhard Mohnicke, Jasta 11, von Richthofen’s Flying Circus

Pre-Order

Limited Edition

$71.99

Item Code: AA38307

c Available to Pre-order now Don't miss out! Pre-order today and be amongst the first to receive this item.

Pre-order FAQ's

| Description

Fokker DR.1 Dreidecker 155/17 Lt. Eberhard Mohnicke, Jasta 11, von Richthofen’s Flying Circus, Lechelle, 1918

As the air war above the trenches of the Western Front became almost as bloody as the carnage taking place on the ground, Allied and German air forces vied to gain supremacy of the skies. Just as one side introduced an aircraft that proved superior to those used by their adversaries, its dominance would be short lived, as new aircraft would quickly be introduced to counter it. The Sopwith Triplane provided British airmen with a fast and agile fighter aircraft that gave them a slight advantage for a period, but seemed to hold a particular fascination for the Germans, who immediately instructed their aircraft manufacturers to develop their own triplane designs.

Amongst the designs which progressed to production, the Fokker DR.1 series of fighters were arguably amongst the most famous of the entire war and were the chosen mount of many of the Luftstreitkrafte’s most accomplished aces. Possessing an impressive rate of climb and superb dogfighting manoeuvrability, the Fokker Dreidecker was an exceptional fighting machine at lower altitudes, but for an aircraft that enjoyed such widespread notoriety, comparatively few actually saw service over the Western Front.

The Aviation Archive
The Aviation Archive

A range of high quality detailed die-cast model aircraft. Each model comes complete with an individually numbered certificate of authenticity detailing the significant history of each aircraft. View the full range

% Safety Notice

Prop 65 Warning

 

Read more

y Technical Specification & Detail

  • Armament/Weapons Armament/Weapons
  • Detailed Crew Figure(s) Detailed Crew Figure(s)
  • Fine Rigging Detail Fine Rigging Detail
  • Fixed Undercarriage Fixed Undercarriage
  • Rotatable Propellers Rotatable Propellers
  • Wood Grain Effect Propeller Wood Grain Effect Propeller
Scale 1:48
Limited Edition Yes
Limited Edition Size 1,000
Wingspan 151mm
Age Suitability 14+

, Customer Images

Want to contribute images of your purchase to the community? Upload it here and we will showcase the best.

No one has submitted an image yet for this product, why not submit one above?

Membership Restricted Product