The SE.5a was one of the best fighters in WW1. It was fast and agile but was also a stable aircraft, which aided aiming and firing it's 2 machine guns. In entered service in 1917 but engine problems meant it wasn't available in great numbers until well into 1918. It was regarded as superior to the famous Sopwith Camel and was flown by the RFC's best air aces, Ball, McCudden and Mannock.
This is Eduard's SE.5A 1/48 Weekend kit and it looks very nice. The kit comes with a the same plastic parts as the Profipack edition but without the extras. Markings are provided for one British and one American aircraft