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Eddie Rickenbacher's Spad

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Hi, all. I don't build WWI, so I need to ask questions. I am looking for a 1/48 Spad (found two at Eduard - regular and late - don't know which I need) and a set of decals for Captain Eddie's Hat In The Ring aircraft. Doing a search, I'm not finding anything on the decals. I don't know what decal companies are hiding out there for WWI. Thanks for any help you may be able to share.

 

BP Don 

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One example is the Eduard #1142 SPAD XIII American Eagles Dual Combo kit.

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That model has been discontinued. They do have the Spad. Is there a company that specializes in WWI decals by chance?

 

BP Don

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I found AeroMaster 48-575 U.S Spad Aces 1918. You may need to trawl online shops or ebay for the decals or the kit. Dragon had a Rickenbacker boxing for their SPAD XIII; they have another boxing that should at least give you the hat-in-the-ring markings.

 

BTW, Roden #403, Nieuport 28C1, has markings for several AEF 94th  Aero Squadron aircraft, including Rickenbacker's.

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