Sopwith Bee (oz9861)

 

Sopwith Bee (oz9861) by Mike Roach - plan thumbnail

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Sopwith Bee. Radio control indoor scale model for electric power. Construction is 0.5mm depron foam.

Quote: - "Harry Hawker's aerobatic aircraft, 1917. Designed and drawn by Mike Roach. 1/13th scale for 0.5mm depron construction and Falcon RC gear. Weight with PU02 and 2 cells 55 grams, with PU05 and one cell, 45 grams."

Note: This plan is one of a series posted on RCGroups by the designer, Mike Roach (SopwithMike) himself. See https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?3022867-Mike-roach-free-plans I checked with Mike and asked if he was happy for us to host copies of these plans, here on Outerzone: He said: "Hi Steve, I would be very happy for any of the plans I put up on the free thread to be put on the Outerzone site. I'm a great admirer of the site, have visited it often for inspiration and it's one of the reasons I have offered my own plans free to copy. I'm hoping Steve85 will be offering short kits at some stage. If anyone has comments on any of the plans, I'd be very happy to amend drawing for future builders. All the plans are hand drawn, so there will be the odd error and ommision! Best wishes, Mike"

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