Desktop Model Airplanes: This replica DR 1 Tri-Plane Fokker Red Baron Model Plane was created with stunning, authentic detail. Like the original, this DR 1 Desktop Fokker Red Baron Airplane Model is crafted with silk canvas stretched over a wooden frame. The airplane model is painted with historically correct colors, and has spoke wire wheels with a movable, laminated propeller. The cockpit includes a flight stick, instrument panel and even a compass. True to the original, there are even dual mounted machine guns, a windshield, and rotary-like engine.
The Tri-Plane Fokker was engineered by the Germans during the Great War later known as World War 1. The Tri-Plane aircraft was renowned for its nimbleness and quickness, which were essential qualities in aerial combat. The Fokker was piloted by the famous German ace, Baron von Richthofen, and became known as the Red Baron because of the airplane’s red color.
Place on a bookshelf to be admired or hang from the ceiling. Minor assembly is required as the landing gear needs attaching to the bottom of the fuselage with the eight provided small screws.