Most Famous Polish Fokker – modeller’s view

Fokker E.V Stec
Polish military aviation has been created and started to fight even before official restoration of the Polish State independence. Already in the first days of November 1918 in Cracow, Warsaw, Lwów, Przemyśl and in other places the Poles captured the German and Austrian airplanes, aviation equipment and infrastructure: airfields and workshops. First combat flights have been performed a week before 11th November, during fights against Ukrainians in the City of Lwów. While very effective, these...
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Fokker E.V – built model kit from Arma Hobby 1/72

fokker z arma hobby
The latest model of Fokker E.V from Arma Hobby goes to our Gallery at www.armahobbynews.pl. I plan to build a few Fokkers, so the original painting of the first plane of Polish aviation went first. This construction of kit was meant to test build and facilitate the construction of further models based on the new AH plastic parts.
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Fokker’s wing

smugi na płacie Fokkera Steca
Each and every of important Fokker’s airplanes had mostly one key innovation in its design. E.I-E.III monoplanes, of modest performance, had machine guns synchronisers allowing them to shoot through the rotating propeller. That ability made them the first real fighters. Dr.I Triplane’s wings were thick and short so they needed no rigging in order to avoid the drag caused by the rigging wires. Additionally, thick airfoil gave excellent climb. Fokker’s D.VII advantage over enemy airplanes...
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Flugzeugstoff – printed lozenge fabric

Attrition warfare, so characteristic for the Great War, was performed by the long trench fights aimed on wearing down the enemy and by the naval blockade, preventing the Central Powers from importing resources from abroad. Such situation promoted designing and wide application of many interesting inventions, probably unnecessary during the peacetime. 
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