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Saturday, August 26, 2017

Caudron G.III "Cabine" F-AIGS- Conversion of Choroszy resin, 1/72nd

The Caudron Cabine home-made conversion is now completed.

A page on the plane was found in Les Ailes #436, 10/24/1929, thanks to the wonderful Gallica archives.
From that Gallica/Les Alies page:
You may find a post here at the Passion Pour L'aviation blog:
For some historical background and construction notes please go to the step-by-step article on this blog:

The Chroszy kit provides a starting point, and it helps, but it has some shortcomings you may like to be aware of, so read the construction article if you think of building this one.
A biplane is always a challenge at many levels, and this is no exception. The rigging on this one is quite a task, and the open twin booms uniting front and tail are especially tricky in more than one way too.
My thanks to Mika Jernfors of Arctic Decals from whom I commissioned the simple images this one needed, being civil-registered.