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Red Baron's WWI German Fokker Triplane Rebuilt By Flying Enthusiast


Offbeat  (tags: aviation, World War I, aircraft, Manfred von Richthofen, Red Baron, airplanes, triplanes, fighters, fighter planes, reproductions )

Freya
- 1625 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Aviation enthusiast Paul Ford has built himself an exact replica of the Red Baron's Fokker triplane. He spent endless hours, and £180,000 on the aircraft - and it's now available for passengers to take part in mock dog-fights.



   

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Howard Crosse (21)
Sunday February 1, 2015, 7:49 am
Manfred von Richthofen (aks The Red Baron) was fighting for the German air force when he died, I live in England which in common with many other countries, including the US, was at war with at the time so although his flying skills were no doubt admirable I will hold off from praising him.

Regarding the flights, oh no, if I go in an aeroplane I have to have a roof over my head, jet engines not propellers and someone who checks that I know how to fasten my seat belt (despite that fact I have flown hundreds of times) …... oh yes, a packet of peanuts is always welcome too!
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 1, 2015, 7:50 am
cool
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 1, 2015, 10:43 am
AWESOME--it's a beauty!
 

Connie O (45)
Sunday February 1, 2015, 12:47 pm
Wow...beautiful reproduction.
 

Birgit W (160)
Sunday February 1, 2015, 4:25 pm
Thanks for sharing.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday February 2, 2015, 12:14 am
Thank you!
 

Winn Adams (179)
Monday February 2, 2015, 6:23 am
Thanks
 
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