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Fokker DR1 Triplane ( 48 in. / 121.9 cm )

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Fokker DR1 Triplane

Aerotec Model Engineering's Fokker DR1 Triplane

Any aviation buff knows well the history of the Fokker DR1 triplane. The DR1 saw widespread service in the spring of 1918. It became renowned as the aircraft in which Manfred von Richthofen gained his last 19 victories, and in which he was killed on 21 April 1918. Many of us have wanted to have or build a DR1 model. This set comprises 2 sheets containing all rib and former outlines, and was designed in 1968. I have a friend who wants one of these built for him and he isn't really an aviation buff, he just loves the style of it. This is also in pdf format rather than dxf or dwg, and so is easier for printing. You could even tile the plans, print them at home, and tape the tiled pieces together. The benefit in tiling is that you can print a specific tile page which may contain a certain rib or former, rather than trace off your full plan page.

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Details: Full Details
ID: 96242
File Size: 1.6 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Fighter
Scale:Scale (1:6)
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.40-To-0.60-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 48 in. / 121.9 cm
Publisher: Aerotec Model Engineering
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Designer: Lou Perretti
Date: 03/1968
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Added: 17/04/2016 03:35
Updated: 19/04/16 01:56:35pm
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Plan ID:96242
Keywords:Fokker DR1 triplane
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Fighter
Wingspan: 48 in. / 121.9 cm
Wingspan Class:100cm-To-125cm (40in-To-50in)
Wing Position:Multiple-Wings
Wing Style:Triplane
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.40-To-0.60-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Construction Skills:High-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Low-Intermediate
Publisher:Aerotec Model Engineering
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer:Lou Perretti
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Date:17/04/2016 03:35
File size:1.6 MB

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