The small Nieuport 11 biplane was affectionately known as the Bebe (baby). The Nieuport was originally designed for racing this light plane was fast and extremely manoeuvrable and was the first combat aeroplane to carry the famed Lafayette Escadrille into battle. Official entry into battle: 6:00 AM April 20, 1916
Scale WWI Aeroplanes
80 years ago, these WWI fighters were engaged in thrilling dogfights over the Western front. Today they have a heroic niche in aviation history that has not or ever will diminish with time. Magnificent war birds of the 1914 - 1918 era. Fighters made famous by World War I aces like Bishop, Richthofen and Guynemer. The last word in scale realism for the super detail fan and a flying aircraft for those who build and fly. Fly with included rubber power motor or convert to electric or gas engine. These balsa aeroplane kits contain Laser cut balsa parts, scale WWI plastic wheels, full set of decals and vacuum formed plastic parts.
Note: No longer includes vinyl firewall for glow engine mounting.
Quality scale balsa model aeroplane kits. These model construction kits have scale realism for the super detail fan and light weight for those who build and fly. Each model is a small but faithful replica of an aeroplane widely known for deeds in wartime or present day popularity.
- Scale is 1:14, Wingspan is 24in