RE8 (oz1788)

 

RE8 (oz1788) by DR Hughes from Aeromodeller 1951 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

R.E.8 (aka Harry Tate). Scale model British WWI biplane, RFC observation aircraft. Scale is 1/12. Mills .75cc power. From 1951 March Aeromodeller.

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This is a modern redrawn plan in PDFvector format, by hogal. RE8 - Scale WWI biplane. Scale is 1/12. Mills .75cc power. From 1951 March Aeromodeller.

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RE8 (oz1788) by DR Hughes from Aeromodeller 1951 - model pic

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    see Wikipedia | search Outerzone


    ScaleType: This (oz1788) is a scale plan. Where possible we link scale plans to Wikipedia, using a text string called ScaleType.

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    Notes:
    ScaleType is formed from the last part of the Wikipedia page address, which here is https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Aircraft_Factory_R.E.8
    Wikipedia page addresses may well change over time.
    For more obscure types, there currently will be no Wiki page found. We tag these cases as ScaleType = NotFound. These will change over time.
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User comments

Steve - Going through some of your plans, it looks to me like this is the plan that my uncle David Willis built his model from. Here are links to some pics taken in the sixties: pic1 pic2 pic3 pic4 Hope they are of interest, and keep up the good work :)
Andy - 12/12/2015
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