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trevor grace26/10/2010 14:40:14
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I am looking for plans to build a FOKKER DV111. in 1/4 scale
Why are they so difficut to find in the U.K.
Any help would be magic
Many thanks
Richard Wood26/10/2010 15:09:55
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The Traplet opposition have one :-
Balsa USA also do a 1/4 scale DVIII & plans are available
from the USA.
There's also a DVIII in the My Hobby Store X list but not sure
of it's scale.
trevor grace26/10/2010 16:07:49
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Many thanks Richard, Order has been placed with traplet
kc26/10/2010 16:37:04
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For anyone who wants a smaller D8 there is a 57inch span D8 kit or plan only avail from Ben Buckle Vintage. This is the 1/6 scale design by Earl Stahl.
I think this is the one being electrified by Nigel Hawes.

Edited By kc on 26/10/2010 16:39:18

Mike K 304/10/2011 15:21:16
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Old thread I know but how did you make out? I built the old Ben Buckle Fokker DVIII about 30 years ago. Still have it and fly it and it's a peach. I just bought the David Johnson 1/4 scale plans from Model Airplane News. It was featured as a build in 2005 and reportedly flies like a trainer. We'll see...
David Davis04/10/2011 15:40:35
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I have the 1/4 scale plan code no: RSQ1669B. It was designed by Mike Hawkins but I have never got round to building it.
Should still be available through My Hobby Store.
Kevin Fairgrieve04/10/2011 16:31:37
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I have a 1/4 scale DVIII and it definatly does not fly like a trainer.

Also have an assortment of plans in many scales.

Edited By Kevin Fairgrieve on 04/10/2011 16:32:15

Stevo30/11/2011 09:14:29
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If anyone is interested, I'm in the process of compling a buckle D8, HEAVILY modified for RC, twin wing servos, Saito 40 FS, bowden cables, scale struts and so on...
So if anyone wants some info, please mail me or give me a nudge and I'll post some pics on here for you all!!!
jeff2wings11/12/2011 18:55:38
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Hi Steve , I would like to see your build I have the B.B. and Dave Hurrell plans , you may give me the " push " to make this my next project , have a fare bit of referance material on the D.8 if you need any !

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