Fokker DR1 Triplane (oz2011)

 

Fokker DR1 Triplane (oz2011) by PE Norman from Aeromodeller 1951 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Fokker D.R.1 Triplane. Scale free flight German WWI fighter model. The plan has details for sprung langing gear and a pendulum controlled elevator. Scale is 1/7.

Supplement plan: this is a modern redrawn plan in PDFvector format, by hogal.

Quote: "The Triplane is a free flight scale designed model by PE Norman. The designer's name speaks for itself as far as accuracy and functionality are concerned. The model is designed for 2.5 to 3.5 cc motors turning nothing less than an 11" x 6" prop, certainly a nice diesel with loads of torque is being asked for here. Trimming such a plane would call for the utmost patience and dedication, or would three or four channel radio be better. As always with my drawings they are tracings from scans of the original prints and so may contain inaccuracies. If you choose to build from them please take care."

Note photo of completed Fokker DR1 Triplane model (by davideo4301) was found online at http://rcmodelflying.blogspot.com/2018/01...

Supplementary file notes

PDFvector plan, thanks to hogal.

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Fokker DR1 Triplane (oz2011) by PE Norman from Aeromodeller 1951 - model pic

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