Sopwith Triplane

 

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Sopwith Triplane  
by Phil Smith
from Veron
18in span
Tags: Scale Rubber F/F Triplane Military Fighter
all formers complete :)


This plan was found online 24/04/2011 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1265873&page=152
Outerzone planID: 776 | Filesize: 190KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: vloustalot

   

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Sopwith Triplane - scale fighter from Veron.

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Hi - just building a replica of this kit from Vintage Models and your plan looks great. BUT there is an error on the original plan that make it impossible to build without reducing the lengths of the lower rear fuselage cross members (shown beneath the cockpit fairing) and the corresponding error on the upper wing centre section which is also too wide. The original designer took the lengths from the vertical members on the side view instead of the width of the fuselage as it narrows towards the tail. I'm sure anybody who is actually prepared to build it will realise, as I did, that it is wrong. Perhaps a little note with the download could help before any time or work is wasted.
RayWilkinson - 11/01/2017
Thank you Ray, a very helpful observation. Be warned folks!
Mary - 11/01/2017
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