Fokker D-8. Scale WWI German fighter, rubber power model.
Quote: "The German Fokker D-8 went into action in 1918 - shortly before the end of World War 1. One of the finest fighters of its day, the D-8 was powered by a 110 hp Oberursel rotary engine. Armament was two Spandau machine guns firing through the airscrew and top speed was 115 mph plus. The wing was covered with plywood and the tail surfaces with fabric.
Study the plan carefully and follow these instructions and no difficulty should be experienced. All the parts on the printed sheets have a reference number so that their position in the structure may be easily located. Some of these parts are small and delicate so it is a good idea to cut them out only as they are required. Use a metal straight edge as a guide when making straight cuts. Cover the plans with a sheet of greaseproof paper before starting to build. The following construction sequence has been planned to cut the building time to a minimum... "
Update 28/11/11: this plan now includes a printwood scan.
Update 01/09/2014: Resized this plan to correct scale at 16in wingspan, thanks to Howard.
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