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Siemens Schuckert D-III

Siemens Schuckert D-III

An unusual WW I fighter with award-winning performance

Ihave always wanted to build WW I aircraft other than the more commonly seen Fokkers, SE5s and Camels. When I discovered the Siemens Schuckert D-III, I knew I had found my next pro- ject. There are many color schemes available, and I highly recom- mend Bob Pearson, or the Windsocks Data Files, for ideas. The model is challenging to build but involves nothing that the aver- age modeler can’t tackle with a little patience and persistence. It has no bad flying habits and is accurate enough in outline to be competi- tive in scale competi- tion. I have won the Westchester Radio Aero Modelers show WW I class, and I took first place at the Farmington, CT, scale meet and a first place in Expert class at the New England Scale Championships. Let’s start building!

To read more, click the link to open the PDF: MAN_2002_April Siemens SchuckertDIII X0402

Updated: July 3, 2014 — 9:43 AM

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