Sopwith Camel (oz4446)

 

Sopwith Camel - plan thumbnail image

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Sopwith Camel. Rubber scale model WWI British fighter biplane. Discontinued kit. Guillows kit no WW-6.

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Sopwith Camel - completed model photo

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Only Guillows model I ever built, in the barracks while in the USAF, probably about '66 or '67. Mine was a failure, just too heavy to fly on rubber power. That impossibly short nose was the culprit. In order to achieve some semblance of balance, Guillows included a really thick molded plastic cowling to provide the needed weight, probably weighed as much as the whole airplane. I couldn't even get much of a glide, should have just set it up as a display model and forget about flight. Interestingly, no one in the building complained about the smell of clear dope....
DougSmith - 29/03/2016
I found photos of the Guillow rubber powered Sopwith Camel which I converted to 4 channel RC. Here is one posing [model photo].
IrwinMWeisbrot - 10/06/2019
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