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Microaces Fokker Dr.1 Lothar von Richthofen Kit

£46.00

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 Lothar von Richthofen 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. This particular rendition of the Microaces kit represents the aircraft flown by Pilot Ace Lothar von Richthofen, brother of the famous Red Baron.

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 and fuselage detail.

 

The dummy rotary engine requires an elongated prop shaft for your PKZ3624 motor/gearbox or use a 'rotary ready' Microaces Motor/Gearbox.

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.

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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'!

Specification

Fokker Dr.1 

Airframe Scale
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.
Recommended
Receiver

Microaces AIO 5 Channel Receiver

(N.B. Tx mix or mode 4 required to use  for rudder/aileron on same control stick)
Rec. Motor / G.Box

Microaces Motor Gearbox with LONG prop shaft

OR Parkzone PKZ3624 with EFLU3004 extended prop shaft 

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

Kit Content

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
Rigging wire
pre-shaped piano wire elevator & rudder control rods

Spares & Accessories

For building and finishing your Microaces Aero Kit see our Spares & Accessories page 

 

Assembly Guide

Coming Soon.




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