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Old Apr 23, 2012, 03:22 AM
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80 inch wingspan Sopwith Triplane

I guess this post belongs in this thread. Finally, after 45 years of static display and living in a crate, it FLIES! When this was built and flown one time in 1967, they had no idea electric powered RC planes would be so popular. This 80 inch wingspan plane flies great on a Tacon 110 with 7 Lipo cells. ITS ALIVE!!!!
A buddy brought his 1/4 scale Fokker Triplane and after the maiden of the sopwith, we put them both into the air at the same time. When in close formation it looked like a flying staircase.
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Old Apr 23, 2012, 04:14 PM
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Very, very nice!
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 11:32 PM
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Wow! Very nice pics. The Tripehound is one of my favorites!

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Old May 02, 2012, 11:00 PM
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Flying staircase! Awesome!

very cool.
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Old May 07, 2012, 05:40 AM
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I took the Triplane and my Hanger 9 P-6E Hawk to a big bird fly-in. The Tripe flew but the P-6E didnt. They had some kind of judging and can you believe it, the Hawk beat out the Triplane in judging? Unreal....
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Old May 22, 2012, 02:47 PM
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Beautiful. It's nice to see old planes flying again, especially the DR1..

Nice work
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