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New Wingnut Wings kit
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Posted: Thursday, February 01, 2018 - 12:29 AM UTC
Hi there

I'm quite excited to see it too, although I don't expect it will be as quick (or big) a seller as some of the more obvious choices.

I'd still like to see my Avro 504 - and because it saw such widespread use over so many years in different versions, it would be ideal for multiple boxings... WNW could even include New Zealand Permanent Air Force markings.

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Posted: Thursday, February 01, 2018 - 02:16 AM UTC
The Avro 504 and the Jenny are in the same era.
1. first on the block.
2. Used for EVERYTHING.
3. Thousands of Paint schemes
4. Many versions - engines, cockpits, Landing gear, users.

I like the Junkers though, WNW can change the fuselage and make a F-13 with little effort (which is what Hugo did).

Pilot figures would be nice, (sitting)... hint, hint, hint.

Captn Tommy

I will buy the D-I.
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Posted: Thursday, February 01, 2018 - 08:40 PM UTC

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I hoped for this for a long time. After working on the J1 I grew to appreciate the metal construction. Always put this down as one of my wishlist when partaking in polls etc. Gonna have to get a couple though. As it stands its screaming for a stripdown build. I for one am well chuffed.

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Posted: Friday, February 02, 2018 - 01:33 AM UTC
I certainly didn't expect that! It's very welcome addition.
I think it might be a good kit for WnW and maybe get them some new customers. I know a few people who are still put off biplanes and rigging. This one could win the reluctant modeller over.
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Posted: Sunday, February 04, 2018 - 03:15 PM UTC
Funny i was looking at a 1/72 kit the last week and thought i wonder if Wingnuts would ever do one in 1/32nd, and low and behold the following week there it is, now where is the nearest shop for a lotto ticket?
But my wish list for Wingnut kits would be Phoenix D11 and a Friedichsafen G11/111.