Re: German Staaken bombers

James F Brett (
Mon, 8 Aug 1994 11:40:38 -0400 (EDT)

Contrail used to make a 1/72 kit of one of the Staakens - doubt its still
available. Check out the adverts for Classic Plane in the last two issues
of WINDSOCK. I think that outfit has one in their current line.



On Mon, 8 Aug 1994, Victor G Annas wrote:

> Gott in Himmel! Deise Flugzeug ist gross.
> I came across some information this weekend on the Staaken bombers
> that were built by the germans during WWI. These things are really big. My
> best guess would put them 1/3rd again bigger than the Gothas. Talk about a
> great big menacing German bomber! I don't know of a kit that has been built
> of this kite, but it sure would be interesting to see one of these things.