RWD-8 DWL 1/72 IBG

RWD-8 was a Polish parasol wing monoplane trainer aircraft used as a training and sports plane. The type was designed in the early 1930s by the RWD design office (Rogalski, Wigura, Drzewiecki). It became the most numerous type of aircraft manufactured in interwar Poland, and between 1934 – 1939 it was widely used by the Polish Air Force and also civilian owners, especially aeroclubs.

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Piaggio P.7 1/72 SBS Model

The Italian racing seaplane Piaggio P.7 was designed for the famous Schneider Cup in 1929. It was by no means a typical seaplane. A maritime propeller (ship screw) was to be used for take-off and only when the aircraft had gained sufficient speed and was gliding on the surface on skids, the aircraft propeller was to be engaged and used to lift the aircraft off the surface and of course win the race.

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Avia BH-3 1/72 KP

Avia BH-3 was a fighter plane designed by Pavel Beneš and Miroslav Hajn for Czechoslovakian Air Force and holds the position of one of the first monoplane aircraft ever put into serial production worldwide. Test pilots praised the plane’s speed and agility, however, the military pilots were less impressed, as they were used to much more stable biplanes which were easier to handle. The new Avia, on the other hand, required the pilot’s attention during every part of the flight and was difficult to land safely.

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Aero A-18 1/72 Brengun

Little Aero A-18 called “Špaček” (Starling) was the first serial production fighter plane of Aero, a small new factory back then. One of the conditions set by MNO (Ministry of National Defence) was to use WW1 engines BMW IIIa with an output of 136 kW. It is not a lot of power, but A-18 was a small and light aircraft. Despite the small engine output, A-18 was capable of reaching a speed of 229 km/h and was capable of climbing up to 8000 meters.

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