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Kirt Blattenberger

Carpe Diem!

(Seize the Day!)

Even during the busiest times of my life I have endeavored to maintain some form of model building activity. This site has been created to help me chronicle my journey through a lifelong involvement in model aviation, which all began in Mayo, MD ...

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Cox Fokker D.VII Biplane

Supermodel Melanie holding Cox Fokker D.VII Biplane - Airplanes and RocketsCox Fokker D.VII Biplane, Top - Airplanes and RocketsBack in the 1970s, the Evening Capitol newspaper, for which I delivered newspapers and my father, Art, was the classified ad department manager, had a contest where if you signed up a certain number of new customers, you got to chose from a list of prizes. The one I coveted was a set of Cox WWI airplanes. I know it included a Fokker triplane and a Sopwith biplane, but for some reason I think it had a third model; I just don't recall which - maybe a Fokker Dr VII biplane. If you can find ant of those models now, they are selling for a couple hundred dollars each on eBay. I recently happened for snatch one for under $100, though, because it did not come with the original box and accessories. It appears to have never been flown. Now I just nee the Sopwith Camel, along with my Fokker DR.1 Triplane to complete the set.

"The Fokker D.VII was a German World War I fighter aircraft designed by Reinhold Platz of the Fokker-Flugzeugwerke. Germany produced around 1,700 D.VII aircraft in the summer and autumn of 1918. In service, the D.VII quickly proved itself to be a formidable aircraft." - Wikipedia

Cox Fokker D.VII Biplane, Front - Airplanes and RocketsCox Fokker D.VII Biplane, Bottom - Airplanes and Rockets

Cox Fokker D.VII Biplane

Sterling Models Fokker D-7 Advertisement, August 1968 AAM - Airplanes and Rockets

Sterling Models Fokker D-7 Advertisement, August 1968 AAM

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Posted September 4, 2011

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