Fokker DVII (oz11112)


Fokker DVII (oz11112) by DR Hughes from Aeromodeller 1948 - plan thumbnail

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Fokker DVII. Rubber scale model German WWI fighter.

Quote: "A Flying Scale Fokker DVII, by DR Hughes.

FUSELAGE. The basic framework, of good in. square balsa, is built in the usual manner. Fit the rubber motor-anchorage and lower wing-fixing (1/16 sheet) while the sides are on the building board. When the box-structure is complete, fit the formers and commence sheeting the nose. The sleet will have to be cut, at the rear of the cockpit, and re-joined, leaving out about 1/16 in so as to fit nicely round the cockpit. Rear stringers of hard 1/16 square may now be added. All wire parts - undercarriage and centre-section struts - should now be made up and bound and cemented to positions indicated (see separate note, below). Fit the paper tubes for lower wing-dowels and cement securely in position. Dope on the coloured tissue to the sheeted portion of the fuselage, before adding details - machine-guns, exhaust ring, cylinder heads and windshield.

Undercarriage. Make up from 18g wire to exact shape and size shown, and bind and cement to fuselage, together with forward (18g.) centre-section strut. Now solder the 'spreader-bar' to the 'V' legs. Bind and solder the axle to the spreader-bar, by its centre only, so as to let the ends spring freely up and down. The Axle-fairing is simply a balsa structure covered with stiff paper. Make slots for the c/c legs, and slide into place; squeezing cement into the slots to fill them up. The wheels may now be added, after painting.

Centre-Section Struts. The front strut is already in place, so it only remains to make up the 'V' struts from 20g wire. Bind and cement each pair to the upright indi-cated on plan, making sure that they are of adequate length. Now solder the front strut to the top of the first 20g strut, on each side, making the 'N' shaped struts. File off surplus solder and smooth off so as to slide freely into the 16g ali tube in top plane. Another 'spreader-bar' may be made to join the two rear 20g struts and keep them in alignment. This should be made from 20g wire and bent to follow the curve or hollow of the centre-section at this point. Make sure that the wing will be absolutely at right-angles to the fuselage as it is rather difficult to make adjustments afterwards.

Wings. The lower wings are very simple and need no special mention - the only fittings being the paper tubes for the fixing dowels, and the ali tubes for the interplane struts. Now the top wing is rather more complicated..."

Fokker DVII, Aeromodeller, September 1948,

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Fokker DVII (oz11112) by DR Hughes from Aeromodeller 1948 - model pic

  • (oz11112)
    Fokker DVII
    by DR Hughes
    from Aeromodeller
    September 1948 
    21in span
    Scale Rubber F/F Biplane Military Fighter
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 18/04/2019
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    Credit*: Circlip, RFJ

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Pics of my Fokker model [main pic, 003]. Thanks again for such a great website.
Gino - 23/08/2021
Very nice, indeed
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