Iii, the protagonist of the fokker scourge of the summer of 1915 when, equipped with a single synchronized maxim machine gun, the fokker e. Vii biplane after the treaty of versailles forbade germany to produce airplanes, fokker moved his business to. Max immelmann scored his first victory flying the eindecker. The fokker eindecker is one of those iconic aircraft that deserves to be in any wwi aircraft collection. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months new customers receive 15% off your. I was the first aircraft armed with a synchronized, forward firing machine gun. Fokker eindecker fighters wikimili, the best wikipedia. The book gives a nice little biography of anthony fokker, a son of a successful businessman, and a drop out of college. Buy balsa wood airplane kit micro 3ch 378mm fokker eindecker by dw hobby. Western front 1916 duel book 59 kindle edition by guttman, jon, laurier, jim, postlethwaite, mark.
The fokker eindecker fighters were a series of german world war i monoplane singleseat fighter aircraft designed by dutch engineer anthony fokker. Its based at rangitata island aerodrome in new zealand. The latter allows a finesse of detail that is essential for a subject such as this. Fokker e series the aerodrome aces and aircraft of world war i. Like most all airdrome planes, they have a very short ground run.
Enjoy fokker was a dutch aircraft manufacturer named after its founder, anthony fokker. With its aerodynamic monoplane design the fokker dviii became one the best fighters during the first world war. The einedekker can be built as a fully legal ultralight. Iii was the main variant of the eindecker literally meaning one deck fighter aircraft of world war i. Anthony is bitten by the aviation bug at an early age and starts building a version not a copy of a french design that evolved into the eindecker. The airdrome airplanes 34 scale fokker dviii can be constructed using normal hand tools consisting of hacksaw, hand drill, file, pop rivet gun, wrenches, and hand nico press tool. Eduard gives you that opportunity with a generous package of well moulded plastic and delicately etched metal items. The fokker eindecker was albeit briefly a centrepiece of the kaisers war effort.
Edgar brannon, joe sewell, randle toepfer, don greer on. Dave flying his eindecker into the flying club field. With the fokker eiii eindecker from airdrome aeroplanes you could be soaring the skies just like they did in the biggles books. Fokker dviii ultralight experimental light aircraft. Its job in world war one was, not to put too fine a point on it, to kill britons and other allied troops. Flying in the first world war in 1915 the magic stone stories book 10 by julian baker and coram wright, nick. Two of the worlds most famous fightersthe sopwith camel and fokker triplaneare arguably the most overrated. This book covers fokker s early years and his production of various versions of the fokker eindecker series, the e. Iii eindecker 1520mm 60 balsa and plywood plane kit. Airdrome airplanes full scale offerings are the nieuport 24, nieuport 17 and the fokker triplane.
The aircraft is a 34 scale replica of the first world war german fokker d. With the fokker eiii eindecker from airdrome aeroplanes you could be soaring the skies just like they did in the biggles books the fokker eiii is a so called quick build kit which means the aircraft is assembled in about 400 hrs. Inspire a love of reading with prime book box for kids discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months new customers receive 15% off your first box. I was the first fighter aircraft to enter service with the fliegertruppe of the. A comprehensive photographic study of the fokker d. Remote control balsa wood laser cut plane fokker e for adults. Also available is the fokker eiii, eindecker the first plane to mount a synchronized machine gun and the fokker dvi, the precursor of the fokker dvii, probably the best performing aircraft used in the war by the german war machine. It entered service on the western front in december 1915 and was also supplied to austriahungary and turkey.
Pdf nieuport 11 16 bebe vs fokker eindecker download. Balsa wood airplane kit micro 3ch 378mm fokker eindecker by dw hobby. This book covers the fokker from the beginning until the end of its development. The fokker eindecker is the first plane of three that grass strip aviation plans to reproduce. Heres our little fokker eindecker replica that we recently completed. They also show a morane on the order form, but not on the aircraft description. Fokker eindecker the next project was a toss up between gee bee y and a fokker e 3. Iii eindecker around rangitata island aerodrome, new zealand. The airdrome eindecker eiii is a 34 scale replica of the first world war fokker eindecker e. Area required for construction should be approximate the size of a single car garage. Iii achieved air superiority over the western front. Didnt expect him to land so landing shot is a bit hurried. The airdrome fokker dviii is an american amateurbuilt aircraft, designed and produced by airdrome aeroplanes, of holden, missouri.
The aircraft is a 34 scale replica of the ww1 german fighter that temporarily. The fokker dviii is available as kit or ready to fly. The french bleriot xi and the german taube were two examples of reconnaissance monoplanes from the first days of the war. He is most famous for the fighter aircraft he produced in germany during the first world war such as the eindecker monoplanes, the dr. Airdrome aeroplanes, eindecker, ultralight or experimental. The fokker eiii eindecker is powered by a rotax 503, a. Flight of the fokker eindecker airdrome aeroplanes. Anton herman gerard anthony fokker 6 april 1890 23 december 1939 was a dutch aviation pioneer and aircraft manufacturer. Scourge of the air during the winter of 1915, the fokker e. Airdrome aeroplanes is an american aircraft manufacturer, founded by robert baslee, that offers a large selection of kit aircraft for amateur construction. The fokker eindecker was a german monoplane fighter aircraft of the first world war.
Airdrome aeroplanes light sport compliant eindecker eiii 75% scale the fokker eindecker fighters were a series of german world war i monoplane singleseat aircraft designed by dutch engineer anthony fokker. Nieuport 11 16 bebe vs fokker eindecker available for download and read online in other formats. This bad little fokker will really look the part and will turn many heads attacking the british and. Western front, 1916 duel by jon guttman, jim laurier, mark postlethwaite isbn. The fokker eindecker series the history of military aviation in world war i is dominated by biplanes, but some of the earliest successful planes used in the war were monoplanes. This is a short film about the building and first test flight of the grass strip aviation ltd fokker e. Diagrams and specifications of the different planes. Developed in april 1915, the first eindecker monoplane was the first purposebuilt german fighter aircraft and the first aircraft to be fitted with a synchronization gear, enabling the pilot to fire a machine gun through the arc of the. This is an ultralight replica of the fokker dviii, manufactured by airdrome aeroplanes. The book is a windsock datafile published by albatros productions the official albatros productions website, home of the worlds largest range of aeroplane books and journals for modellers and enthusiasts. Iii was much feared by the pilots of the royal flying corps and royal naval air service, over the skies of france and belgium. Here is an older video of the full size prototype being first flown without a cowl to work out engine cooling. Its september 29 th 2003 and im lazily mulling around my little fokker wondering if the wind is going to settle down and allow me to test fly my finally completed project.
Home built by dave and his dad dick and many helpers, it sounds like a flying harley. Meet the man who built his own wwi german fokker fighter plane for less than the cost of a small secondhand roadster mike clark, has built. We would like to thank all for their support whilst we transition to virtual operations. Each is paper, stiff covers, glossy paper, 8 14 x 11 12, prof illus with rare photos, plans, and color drawings. Also offered is the fokker dvi, the precursor of the fokker dvii and the first aircraft to ever mount a synchronized machine gun firing through the prop, the f0kker eiii einedekker. Download pdf nieuport 11 16 bebe vs fokker eindecker book full free. The company is based in holden, missouri the company produces a range of kits specializing in replica aircraft from the preworld war i pioneer period and from both the central powers and allies of world war i. The fokker eindecker is constructed of modern materials and parts, such as aluminum tubing and rivets. Nieuport 1116 bebe vs fokker eindecker osprey publishing. Airdrome aeroplanes, eindecker, ultralight or experimental aircraft kit the fokker e. Every inch of the plane has been checked and rechecked for any discrepancies that might prove hazardous in flight. Fokker eindecker in action squadron signal 1158 books.
Rudis fokker eiii eindecker build replica aircraft. Eindecker eiii 75% scale the fokker eindecker fighters were a series of german world war i monoplane singleseat aircraft designed by dutch engineer anthony fokker. Fokker dviii 34 scale airdrome aeroplanes holden, mo. The airdrome fokker dvi features a strutbraced biplane layout, a singleseat open cockpit, fixed conventional landing gear and a single engine in tractor configuration. Nieuport 1116 bebe vs fokker eindecker ebook by jon guttman. The beginning is for the ultimate scale model masters history of the real plane. Airdrome aeroplane fokker eiii eindecker ultralight aircraft, airdrome aeroplane fokker eiii eindecker experimental aircraft, airdrome aeroplane fokker eiii eindecker experimental light sport aircraft elsa, lightsport aircraft pilot news newsmagazine. Black and white photographs with captions brief description of each picture. Youtube full scale fokker eindecker e4 test flights the full size replica is bigger than you thnk if youve only ever seen reduced scale eindeckers.
Airdrome aeroplane fokker eiii eindecker ultralight. These aircraft introduced a new dimension to warfare air combat. Read nieuport 1116 bebe vs fokker eindecker western front 1916 by jon. Carstens publicationss fokker eindecker this is a very historic plane.
Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Not necessarily because of its aerial prowess, but because it was the first combat aircraft in the world to be equipped with a forwardfiring, fixed machine gun synchronized to fire between the propeller blades. This is a fairly long post, but lets see some examples of the kit, so you can evaluate yourself. Viii fighter, built from modern materials and powered by modern engines. Just noticed that airdrome aeroplanes now has a kit for the fokker e iii in full size. Ii this image was created as cover art for a book entitled fokker eindecker compendium written by josef scott. Developed in april 1915, the first eindecker monoplane was the first purposebuilt german fighter aircraft. Developed in april 1915, the first eindecker monoplane was the first purposebuilt german fighter aircraft and the first aircraft to be fitted with a. The fokker eindecker fighters were a series of german world war i monoplane singleseat. The aircraft is supplied as a kit for amateur construction. I ended up going with the fokker first because i had everything i need to make the forms. The airdrome airplanes 34 scale fokker eiii can be constructed using normal hand tools consisting of hacksaw, hand drill, file, pop rivet gun, wrenches, and hand nico press tool. The fokker eiii is a so called quick build kit which means the aircraft is assembled in about 400 hrs.570 1349 1139 839 849 1539 49 234 697 1338 1608 1403 1489 1157 1295 822 1154 515 1481 1408 579 712 1013 1347 4 639 1196 1265 460 993 976 785 33 919 1602 1230 853 1233 191 1295 796 1112 665 987 1376 806 193 1204 230 25 1445