New Addition: Airco DH-2 Peanut Scale FF model

Larry Kruse called Tom Hallman’s Peanut Scale FF model of an Airco DH-2 “arguably the most perfect Peanut Scale model ever produced.”  Extensively researched and detailed, the model won the Walt Mooney Award for the best Peanut Scale model at the 2000 Flying Aces Club Nationals.   Since 2000, the model has continued flying, first powered by rubber, but then by CO2, and later electric.

This Peanut Scale Free Flight model has a 13" wingspan and is an exact replica of an Airco DH-2.The DH-2 can now be seen at the National Model Aviation Museum, thanks to the recent donation of Tom Hallman.

Watch the final flight of the DH-2 on September 14, 2014 on YouTube.

Thanks, Tom, for helping to grow the museum’s collection!

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One comment

  1. Wow, I had no idea that such a beautiful model made it’s final flight literally down the road from where I lived up until this year. My family and I spent many good summers enjoying Waywayanda NY, as we lived down the road in West Milford, NJ up until the time I moved to Florida this year. And to think that I thought good modeling (and WWI modeling) was dead in the area when I lived there. It’s awesome to know that such great modelers and such beautiful models took to the skies literally in my own backyard, even if they did it when I wasn’t looking. This Airco DH-2 is absolutely stunning, and makes my own Walnut Eindecker E. III look like Fokker Fodder!

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