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

Bill Shatzer (
Mon, 18 Dec 1995 12:45:03 -0800

> wrote:
>>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.

Almost a winner folks and -three- virtual reality Airfix Dr.I kits for
the effort. Give me the manufacturer and we'll have a winner!

The prize, of course, is you don't have to take -any- Airfix Dr.I kits!



Bill Shatzer - -or- -
"An armed society is a polite society."  -Robert Heinlein-