Re: ACW Ballon (was: W.W. I Aircraft Kits & Techniques...)

David Takemoto-Weerts (
Mon, 18 Dec 1995 09:39:49 -0800


>On Mon, 18 Dec 1995, Thomas Eisenhour wrote:
>> Bill Shatzer wrote:
>> >
>> >Well, perhaps not but there -was- one American Civil War aircraft kit
>> >produced.
>> The balloon from the Disney film _Mysterious Island_, right? (Who
>> produced that kit anyway?)

I saw this kit, or a variation thereof, at a hobby shop in Sacramento
yesterday. It was way up high on a wall, and I didn't check price or much
else, but I think it said something like "Civil War Balloon 'Intrepid'". If
anyone is desperately seeking such, I can provide info on the shop.
David Takemoto-Weerts ph. 916/752-BIKE

Bicycle Program Coordinator fax 916/752-8875
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University of California
Davis, CA 95616

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California Association of Bicycling Organizations (CABO)

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