Re: Thanks for welcome/Sopwith Triplane ?

Matt Bittner (
Wed, 29 Nov 1995 07:55:05 -0500

On 28 Nov 95 at 17:44, Anthony & Ellen Sanchez typed diligently:

> My favorite ww1 subject is the Sopwith Triplane. I am working on a
> color 3-view, computer generated drawing of this plane. If and when I
> get it finished I'll try to get a printer to make color prints. It
> will be a while yet, as this is a labor of love, and I have bills to
> pay!! Paid work gets first shot at my time.

Think about adding this to the web site, when you're done.

> Anyway, I noticed Shane made a comment about a Sopwith Triplane. Is
> this the Eduard 1:48 item that was being advertised at the IPMS show in
> Albuquerque?
> What's the story on this kit? Is it really going to happen? (In
> Albuquerque I got the impression that this kit was only being
> "considered" Any release date?

If you're unwilling to wait - and not afraid of vac's - then get the
Koster Triplane. I've heard nothing but good things about Koster

> I have a Fokker Dr1 and an AVRO triplane waiting for another member of
> the 'Triplane' family to join them.

Hmm... Maybe we'll see a Pfalz Dr.I from Eduard???...


Matthew Bittner WW1 Modeler, ecto subscriber, semi-new dad, PowerBuilder developer; Omaha, Nebraska
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