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Nieuport 28C.1
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Posted: Friday, October 03, 2014 - 11:22 AM UTC
Aurora was one of the early injection model producers and started a large series of WWI airplanes in the mid to late 1950s. This is their 1957 release of the Nieuport 28C.1.

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Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 04:36 AM UTC
Hi Group,

I have updated this review with expanded box art and issue dates information.
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Posted: Friday, October 17, 2014 - 01:01 AM UTC
In your review, sir, you take issue with the engraved insignia, this should not be an issue. This is a 1950's kit aimed at kids (us... I am 1950 vintage) it was okay with me then and now. Only I paint better, between the lines.

I have just bought a Aurora Fok. D-8, original box, metalic green plastic. I am going to attempt to build it Unpainted. now that's a challenge.

Captn Tommy
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Posted: Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 07:54 AM UTC
Hi Tom

I've got to disagree with you there - I didn't appreciate the moulded-on markings even when I was a kid way back in the old days. For one thing, they didn't always match the decals very well (or, at all - in some cases!).

They are one "help" for beginners that I'm very glad to see fall by the wayside.

All the best