Re: AN Ila Muromets

Matt Bittner (
Tue, 31 Oct 1995 08:25:38 -0500

On 30 Oct 95 at 15:19, C.P. Hart typed diligently:

> The most recent drawings I have seen of this aircraft are in the
> recent Smithsonian book,"Igor Sikorsky-- The Russian Years". This is an
> excellent book and comes highly recommended. There is an appendix in the
> back with some rather small drawings by Harry Woodman and a listing of all
> Ilya Mourmets a/c built. There were some substantial differences between
> many of these, not the least of which were the engines used, a chronic
> problem for these aircraft as outlined inthe book. I think that the
> Woodman drawings have appeared elsewhere, but I can't remember where.
> Although this Smithsonian book was only published 3-4 years ago, I
> think it may already be out of print? I found mine at a used book store.

Windsock has 1/72nd scale drawings out. Look for Vol 6 No 4 and No
5. These issues include wonderful interior photo's, as well.

It's good to be back. My little boy came down with conjunctiveitess
(sp?) (basically, pink eye) and I had to take yesterday as a sick
day. Granted, I got some building time in, but not enough to warrant
a complete model.


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