A Contribution from TGWS Member Len Shurtleff

My father-in-law's name is Raymond Morrissette. He is a retired manufacturing engineer, 85 years old this year. He is a dedicated and accomplished modeler of World War I aircraft. In the photos below you can see him working on a several aircraft and fitting and two of his finished works.

Len Shurtleff, GWS & WFA-USA

Ray Morrisette
Ace Modeler

Caudron G.3 in Preparation
The Completed Caudron G.3
Ray Working on a
Sopwith Tri-Plane
The Completed
Sopwith Tri-Plane
Ray Prepares the Propeller Cap for an Albatros D5A
Ray's Flying Circus
Representative Models:
Clockwise from Top Left

Brandenburg W1Z, Rumpler Taube 4c, Richthofen's Early Aeroplane: Albatros DVa, Breguet 14B, Macchi M5 Seaplane Fighter

An Ace's Aircraft

Ray with the drawings and finished model for Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker's Spad XIII.

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