Microaces Fokker Dr.1 Josef Jacobs Kit
REVISED KIT RELEASE AUGUST 2021.
INCLUDES PRINTED MANUAL AND ENHANCED DETAIL. ORDERS PLACED FOR THIS KIT NOW WILL BE DISPATCHED IN WEEK 1 OF AUGUST 2021
Flown by Lt. Josef Jacobs 1918
The Fokker Dr.1 was is an iconic fighter aircraft with many vices but, in the hands of an experienced pilot, it was a formidable weapon.
The Dr.1 was Jacobs favoured mount due to its climb rate and exceptional maneuverability. His outstanding piloting skills ensured he became the highest scoring ace in the Fokker Triplane with 30 victories in the type and 48 in total.
The Dr.1 kit includes a vacuum formed plastic cowl, extensive laser cut light plywood parts and a replica Oberursel II rotary engine kit that actually spins with the prop!
History in the Making
Microaces love of aviation history ensures that the aircraft we reproduce as kits look fantastic on static display as well as in the air.
The Microaces 'Dreidecker' comes complete with a vac-formed cowl and a spinning Oberursel Ur.II dummy rotary engine kit, that adds an incredible level of mechanical detail to this astounding model.
The revised edition kit also includes enhanced and additional detail: Improved MGs, mounting step and lifting handles.
Microaces AIO Flight Pack is recommended for a complete electronics solution. It can be purchased seperately, or selected as part of the kit from the drop down menu below the price at the top of this page.
3D Printed Pilots
A fantastic enhancement to the kit, that really upgrades the level of realism is a 3 dimensional pilot. Add one to your order for the ultimate 'finishing touch'!
|Controls||Rudder, Elevator, Throttle|
|Length||245mm / 9.6"|
|Wingspan||305mm / 12"|
|Wing Area||3.32 sq dm / 51 sq in.|
|Flying Weight.||32 - 34g/1.2 - 1.4oz|
|Wing Load||~9.9 g/sq.dm / 3.0 oz/sq.ft.|
|Rec. Motor / G.Box|
|Rec. Prop||GWS 4530|
|Skill Level - Build||Intermediate|
|Skill Level - Pilot||Intermediate/Advanced|
|Tools required||Scalpel, 180 Grit sandpaper or stick, straight edge, tweezers|
|Rec. Adhesive||Foam2Foam / Foam safe CA / Aliphatic glue|
|SHEET PARTS||2mm laser cut Depron Airframe sheet|
|1mm printed & laser cut Depron fuselage sheet|
|1mm printed & laser cut Depron flight surfaces sheet|
|200 micron printed & laser cut polypropylene sheet|
|polyester sticker sheet|
|0.8mm plywood parts sheet|
|LOOSE PARTS||Two 30mm Ø neoprene rubber tires|
|Vacuum formed scale cowl|
|10mm brass sleeve for rotary engine|
|Two 4mm Ø noedymium magnets|
|100mm x 6mm Ø plastic tube|
|200mm x 5mm Ø plastic tube|
|1mm x 0.4mm carbon fibre strip|
|1mm Ø carbon fibre rod|
|pre-shaped piano wire elevator & rudder control rods|
Spares & Accessories
For building and finishing your Microaces Aero Kit see our Spares & Accessories page