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Scale Aircraft Kits of Australian Flying Corps Subjects



The following lists of scale model kits in 1:48 and 1:72 scale aircraft was compiled by and appears courtesy of Roger Lambert and Peter Hobbins. Roger Lambert and Peter Hobbins would also like to add their thanks to many others have contributed their knowledge to these lists. The Lists are for pre-RAAF aircraft and include Australian Flying Corps aircraft, Royal Australian Navy aircraft, Australian Air Corps aircraft, Central Flying School aircraft, the NSW State Government Flying School and Non-Central Flying School aircraft. These lists are current as at 10th April 2003.

Australian Flying Corps

Type Manufacturer Scale Comment
Airco DH1a Phoenix 134 1:72 Vacform Kit
Airco DH5 Czech resins 1:72 Resin kit
Airco DH5 Libramodels 002 1:72 Vacform with metal parts
Airco DH5 Merlin 1:72 Limited run injection kit
Airco DH5 Pegasus 1:72 Limited run injection kit
Airco DH5 Scaleplanes 1:72 Vacform Kit
Airco DH5 Lonestar, USA 1:48 Resin kit
Armstrong Whitworth FK3 - - -
Armstrong Whitworth FK5 - - -
Armstrong Whitworth FK7 - - -
Armstrong Whitworth FK8 Pegasus 4007 1:72 Limited run injection kit
Armstrong Whitworth FK8 Roseplane 303 1:72 Nice vacform with metal parts and decals
Avro 504A - 1:72 Adapt an Avro 504K kit
Avro 504K Airfix/MPC 1:72 Nice but oversize injection kit
Avro 504K A-model 1:72 Good injection kit - various versions
Avro 504K HR 1:72 Resin kit
Avro 504K SMER 1:48 -
Bristol Boxkite Impact(Pyro) 1:48 -
Bristol F2b Fighter Airfix/MPC 1:72 Fair Injection Kit
Bristol F2b Fighter Libramodels 1:72 Vacform Kit
Bristol F2b Fighter Pegasus 1:72 Limited Run Injection Kit with Metals Parts
Bristol F2b Fighter Renwal 1:72 Limited Run Injection Kit
Bristol F2b Fighter Roden 1:72 Nice new injection kit with detail parts. Contains decals for two Australian Flying Corps "Biffs" of No.1 Sqn
Bristol F2b Fighter Scaleplanes 1:72 Vacform Kit
Bristol F2b Fighter Aeroclub 1:48 -
Bristol F2b Fighter Blue Max 1:48 -
Bristol Scout D Aeroclub K024 1:72 Nice injection kit with white metal
Bristol Scout D Cramer 1:72 Poor quality vacform
Bristol Scout D Libramodels 001 1:72 Good vacform with white metal detail
Bristol Scout D Scaleplanes 161 1:72 Poor quality vacform
Bristol Scout C Sierra Scale Models #4382 1:48 -
Bristol Scout C Gavia #50601 1:48 -
Caudron GIII HR 1:72 Excellent resin kit
Caudron GIII Roseplane 166 and 305 1:72 Good quality vac, 305 has resin parts
Caudron GIII AJP Marquettes #AJ008 1:48 -
Curtis JN3 - 1:72 Adapt an JN4 kit
Curtis JN4b Classic Plane 1:72 Nice simple vacform
Curtis JN4b Cramer 1:72 Poor quality vacform
Curtis JN4b Czechmaster 1:72 Resin kit
Curtis JN4b Esoteric 171 1:72 Vacform of floatplane version
Curtis JN4b Lone Star 1:72 Vacform and resin floatplane
Curtis JN4b Merlin 1:72 Fair limited run injection kit
Curtis JN4b Pegasus 1:72 Limited Run Injection Kit
Curtis JN4b Veeday 1:72 Injection Kit
Curtis JN4b Lindberg 1:48 -
Deperdussin '13 monoplane Classic Plane 1:72 Vacform kit
Deperdussin '13 monoplane Twelve Squared 1:72 Injection kit
Deperdussin '11 monoplane Impact Pyro 1:48 -
Handley Page 0/400 Airfix/MPC 1:72 Old injection kit with inaccuracies
Martinsyde G100/G102 Elephant Classic Plane 1:72 Basic vacform kit
Martinsyde G100/G102 Elephant Roseplane 1:72 Vacform kit with nice resin and decals
Martinsyde S.1 Aeroclub 1:72 Nice vacform with metal
Martinsyde S.1 Classic Plane 1:72 Vacform kit
Martinsyde S.1 HR 7246 1:72 Resin kit with metal
Martinsyde S.1 HR Models #4802 1:48 -
Maurice Farman MF7 Longhorn Lodemann 1:72 Resin kit
Maurice Farman MF11 Shorthorn Blue Rider 1:72 Excellent vacform with brass and metal
Maurice Farman MF11 Shorthorn HR 1:72 Resin kit
Maurice Farman MF11 Shorthorn Lodemann 1:72 Resin kit
Maurice Farman MF11 Shorthorn Omega 1:72 Resin kit with brass and rubber tyres
Royal Aircraft Factory BE2a HR 1:72 Resin kit
Royal Aircraft Factory BE2a Phoenix P12 1:72 Nice vacform kit with white metal
Royal Aircraft Factory BE2c Czechmaster 1020 1:72 Resin kit - early version aircraft
Royal Aircraft Factory BE2c Czechmaster 1021 1:72 Resin kit - late version aircraft
Royal Aircraft Factory BE2c Formaplane 244 1:72 Nice vacform kit
Royal Aircraft Factory BE2c HR 7250 1:72 Resin kit
Royal Aircraft Factory BE2c Meikraft 1:72 Injection kit with metal parts
Royal Aircraft Factory BE2c Aeroclub #K444 1:48 -
Royal Aircraft Factory BE2e Czech Resins 1:72 Resin kit
Royal Aircraft Factory BE2e Pegasus 4011 1:72 Limited run injection kit
Royal Aircraft Factory BE2e Tom-M 7203 1:72 Resin kit with decals
Royal Aircraft Factory BE2e Aeroclub #K445 1:48 -
Royal Aircraft Factory BE12b HR 7226 1:72 Resin kit
Royal Aircraft Factory BE12a Tom -M 7204 1:72 Resin kit
Royal Aircraft Factory BE12 Aeroclub #446 1:48 -
Royal Aircraft Factory BE12a Aeroclub #447 1:48 -
Royal Aircraft Factory RE8 Airfix/MPC 1:72 Basic injection kit - some inaccuracies
Royal Aircraft Factory RE8 Aeroclub 1:48 Australian Flying Corps decals
Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a Esci 1:72 Nice injection kit
Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a Revell 1:72 Nice old injection kit
Royal Aircraft Factory (Viper) SE5a Roden 1:72 New injection kit with detail parts
Royal Aircraft Factory (Hispano) SE5a Roden 1:72 New injection kit with detail parts. Australian Flying Corps and Australian ace, Stan Dallas decals.
Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a Scaleplanes 1:72 Vacform kit
Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a Blue Max #BM110 1:48 -
Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a Revell #RV4570 1:48 -
Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a Lindberg 1:48 -
Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a SMER 1:48 -
Short 827 - - Two held by seaplane flight, one converted to landplane.
Sopwith Strutter Airframe 1:72 Vacform
Sopwith Strutter Airmodel 1:72 Resin
Sopwith Strutter Classic Plane 1:72 Vacform
Sopwith Strutter Czechmaster 1:72 Resin
Sopwith Strutter Eastern Express 1:72 Injection - reboxing of Toko kit.
Sopwith Strutter Flashback 1:72 Limited run injection
Sopwith Strutter Merlin 1:72 Limited run injection
Sopwith Strutter Pegasus 1:72 Limited run injection kit
Sopwith Strutter Toko 1:72 Injection kits of several versions
Sopwith Strutter Roden 1:48 Injection moulded in clear plastic. No AFC/RAN decals.
Sopwith Camel Academy 1:72 New injection kit
Sopwith Camel Airfix/MPC 1:72 Old injection kit
Sopwith Camel Eduard 1:72 Brass stripdown kit
Sopwith Camel Entex 1:72 Injection kit
Sopwith Camel ERTL 1:72 Injection kit
Sopwith Camel ESCI 1:72 Injection kit
Sopwith Camel Fuji 1:72 Old injection kit
Sopwith Camel Keilcraft 1:72 Old injection kit
Sopwith Camel Omega 1:72 Resin nightfighter version
Sopwith Camel Revell 1:72 Old injection kit
Sopwith Camel Scaleplanes 1:72 Vacform nightfighter version
Sopwith Camel Toko 1:72 Injection nightfighter version
Sopwith Camel Eduard Profipack #8056 1:48 -
Sopwith Camel Eduard #8057 1:48 -
Sopwith Camel Monogram #74004 1:48 -
Sopwith Camel Lindberg/SMER 1:48 Australian Flying Corps decals for Australian ace, Arthur Cobby.
Sopwith Pup Airfix/MPC 1:72 Nice injection kit
Sopwith Pup Flashback #FB8911 1:48 Royal Navy serials C522 to 32 (less serial C529)
Sopwith Snipe Czechmaster 1:72 Resin kit
Sopwith Snipe Eastern Express 1:72 Reboxing of Toko kit
Sopwith Snipe Pagasus 1:72 Limited run injection kit
Sopwith Snipe Toko 1:72 Nice injection kit
Sopwith Snipe Warbirds 1:72 Vacform kit
Sopwith Snipe Blue Max #BM113 1:48 -
Sopwith Snipe Lonestar USA 1:48 Vacform
Sopwith Snipe Combat Models 1:48 Vacform

Royal Australian Navy

Type Manufacturer Scale Comment
Sopwith Strutter Airframe 1:72 Vacform
Sopwith Strutter Airmodel 1:72 Resin
Sopwith Strutter Classic Plane 1:72 Vacform
Sopwith Strutter Czechmaster 1:72 Resin
Sopwith Strutter Eastern Express 1:72 Injection - reboxing of Toko kit.
Sopwith Strutter Flashback 1:72 Limited run injection
Sopwith Strutter Merlin 1:72 Limited run injection
Sopwith Strutter Pegasus 1:72 Limited run injection kit
Sopwith Strutter Toko 1:72 Injection kits of several versions
Sopwith Strutter Roden 1:48 Injection moulded in clear plastic. No AFC/RAN decals.
Sopwith Baby Airframe 1:72 Nice basic vacform kit
Sopwith Baby Eduard 1:72 Injection kit
Sopwith Baby Eduard 1:48 -
Sopwith Pup Airfix/MPC 1:72 Nice injection kit
Sopwith Pup Flashback #FB8911 1:48 -

Australian Air Corps 1920 - 1921

Serial No. Type Manufacturer Scale Comment
CFS-2 Royal Aircraft Factory BE2a HR 1:72 Resin kit
CFS-2 Royal Aircraft Factory BE2a Phoenix 243 1:72 Nice vacform kit with metal
CFS-4 (Second use of serial) Bristol Scout D Aeroclub K024 1:72 Nice injection kit with white metal
CFS-4 (Second use of serial) Bristol Scout D Cramer 1:72 Poor quality vacform
CFS-4 (Second use of serial) Bristol Scout D Libramodels 001 1:72 Good vacform with white metal detail
CFS-4 (Second use of serial) Bristol Scout D Scaleplanes 161 1:72 Poor quality vacform
CFS-4 (Second use of serial) Bristol Scout C Sierra Scale Models #4382 1:48 ex-CFS
CFS-4 (Second use of serial) Bristol Scout C Gavia #50601 1:48 ex-CFS
CFS-9 Caudron GIII HR 1:72 Excellent resin kit
CFS-9 Caudron GIII Roseplane 166 and 305 1:72 Good quality vac, 305 has resin parts
CFS-9 Caudron GIII AJP Marquettes #AJ008 1:48 ex-CFS
CFS-14 FE2b Cramer 1:72 Good vacform
CFS-14 FE2b Formaplane 1:72 Pretty ordinary vacform
CFS-14 FE2b Plum Blossom 1:72 Resin
CFS-14 FE2b Aeroclub FE2b #K417 1:48 CFS-14 sold to civilian buyer, 1920
B2084 Airco DH6 Blue Rider 1:72 Likely to be good vacform with details. B2804 was sold to a civilian buyer in 1920.
B2084 Airco DH6 Phoenix P9 1:72 Excellent vacform
B6183 Royal Aircraft Factory BE2e Czech Resins 1:72 Resin kit
B6183 Royal Aircraft Factory BE2e Pegasus 4011 1:72 Limited run injection kit
B6183 Royal Aircraft Factory BE2e Tom-M 7203 1:72 Resin kit with decals
B6183 Royal Aircraft Factory BE2e Aeroclub #K445 1:48 B6183 was transferred to the Australian War Memorial
G-EAOU Vickers Vimy (modified) Eastern Express 1:72 Reboxing of Frog Kit
G-EAOU Vickers Vimy (modified) Frog 1:72 Basic Injection Kit
G-EAOU Vickers Vimy (modified) Novo 1:72 Reboxing of Frog Kit
G-EAOU Vickers Vimy (modified) TC Models (South Africa) #TCM004 1:48 Resin kit. G-EAOU was transferred to Australian War Museum. Allotted RAAF A5 prefix but never used.
E3741 Avro 504K Airfix/MPC 1:72 Nice but oversize injection kit
E3741 Avro 504K A-model 1:72 Good injection kit - various versions
E3741 Avro 504K HR 1:72 Resin kit
E3741 Avro 504K SMER 1:48 -
C521 Sopwith Pup Airfix/MPC 1:72 Nice injection kit
C521 Sopwith Pup Flashback #FB8911 1:48 Royal Navy serials C522 to 32 (less serial C529)


Acknowledgements

The 1:48 Eduard Sopwith Triplane scale model in markings of N5454 of Lieutenant R.P. Minifie of 1 Sqn RNAS courtesy of David Vosbourgh.




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