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Sky Sharkster
10-15-2006, 09:44 AM
Rough and Ready Aviation has released a series of Depron foam profile WWI fighters. The series includes;
Fokker D VII, Fokker Dr 1, Nieuport 28, Sopwith Camel, Stearman, Albatross, S.E.5a, Weeks Solution. http://www.roughandreadyaviation.com/index.html
Here's the specs for the Albatross;
Upper Wingspan: 35-1/2"
Lower Wingspan: 34-1/2"
Total Wing Area: 349 square inches
Length Overall: 28"
Weight, RTF: 12.5 Ounces
Wing Loading: 5 ounces/square foot
Flight Time: 12 to 15 minutes
Color: Grey Depron
Battery: 3s 850 mAH LiPo
Price (kit) $ 75.00. Includes aluminum L.G. and motor mount, 6mm Depron Fuselage, 3mm Depron tail surfaces, 1/8" carbon spars, laser-cut plywood control horns, machine-cut servo pockets, pushrods with "Z" bends and micro "EZ" conectors, mylar hinges, all necessary hardware, lightweight wheels.
These are "400" sized models and R + R also has an Accessories Package which includes an Eflite 370-1080 motor w/prop adapter, Castle Creations Phoenix 10 ESC, APC 9" x 3.8" SF Prop, (4) GWS Pico servos, (2) 6" servo extensions 32 ga. Price $ 160.00
Many flight and static photos on the site, showing the various color schemes possible. There's also a helpful 8 page PDF download "Build Thread" for the Fokker D VII.
Have Fun!
Ron

thomdoe
10-15-2006, 05:24 PM
those are nice planes, but and I am going to walk a thin line here. After building for some time now with depron. That's a big price. My idea has always been let's get everybody in the sky. Maybe I'm wrong. Just a thought. Please I don't wan't to make anybody mad. Just a thought. K