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Offline jessie_c

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This is about as pre 1914 as it gets
« on: March 04, 2014, 10:28:39 AM »
Here's the ancient Monogram Wright Flyer


And posing with a more-or-less sort of in scale descendant
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Offline Ernie

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Re: This is about as pre 1914 as it gets
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2014, 10:02:09 PM »
Nice models, Jessie...quite the advances in aviation in a dozen years or so.

Cheers,
Ernie :)
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Re: This is about as pre 1914 as it gets
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2014, 03:11:22 AM »
Very fine work on the Wright Flyer, Jessie.  Nice to see this kit done so well.
Cheers,
Bud
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Offline WillScarlet

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Re: This is about as pre 1914 as it gets
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2014, 12:13:24 PM »
    There's a project for you Des, a scratch built Wright Flyer!      ;)

Offline lone modeller

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Re: This is about as pre 1914 as it gets
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2014, 03:26:47 AM »
That is an interesting Flyer and very well constructed. It would certainly be an interesting idea for a scratch build.

Offline xmald

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Re: This is about as pre 1914 as it gets
« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2014, 07:11:03 PM »
Pretty nice! The kit be ancient or not but you have managed to build a really nice replica!
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Re: This is about as pre 1914 as it gets
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2014, 08:34:53 AM »
Hi Jessie. Thanks for sharing this with us. That wright Flyer was certainly a big bird!

Best wishes
Nigel

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Re: This is about as pre 1914 as it gets
« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2014, 12:53:01 PM »

Company Historic Wings 1/72 first board aircraft Curtiss Ely
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Re: This is about as pre 1914 as it gets
« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2014, 11:44:15 PM »
Jessie,
A Terrific piece of Modeling on that old kit! Lovely results!!
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