The Golden Age Air Museum held their annual, vintage style air show during the Labor Day Weekend. The museums home, a small grass strip complete with old-time hangars and outbuildings in picturesque countryside near Bethel, Pennsylvania, is a throw back to a different era, and a major part of the experience. This years air show theme was dubbed The Fokker Scourge! and featured four replica Fokker Dr.I Triplanes, fighter planes which were feared by all who faced them in battle during WWI.
The Four Fokker Triplane replicas in attendance included John Elliotts example, sporting the red livery made famous by Baron Manfred Richthofen (aka The Red Baron), the Golden Age Air Museums own example wearing a livery commemorating the Dr.I which Lothar Von Richthofen (Manfreds brother) flew, Fred Murrins Dr.I wearing Werner Vosss colors, and of course, Chris Hills N23917 with its striking black and white markings. While these aircraft are replicas, each of them, barring Elliotts, was powered by a WWI-vintage rotary engine a remarkable occurrence given how rare these century-old engines are today.
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Some beautiful pics of the old aeroplanes at the link, enjoy!!