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Jan 22, 2002, 03:35 PM
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Proctor Nieuport 28/ Curtis Jenny


Anybody seen one of these converted to electric?
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Jan 22, 2002, 08:58 PM
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No, but I have drooled over both and have a couple of thoughts on them. A friend built the 28 and I got to be quite familiar with it during construction.

Proctor stuff is VERY scale and unfortunately that means heavier than necessary - witness Dave Grife's 1/4 scale DVII. Your best bet is to buy the plans from them, and maybe some of the custom parts, and scrtach build.

Cheers,
Jan 22, 2002, 11:15 PM
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Do a search in the gallery column.i gentalmen did the nieuport to e-power useing a homemade gear box and a aveox brushless motor.from sweden i think? also it was in E.F.I. This past year. stefanP
Jan 22, 2002, 11:44 PM
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Stephan, I think you are talking about the 1/5 scale Nieuport 11. This is a pretty good conversion as the original was a very simple, and therefore light, aircraft. The N.28 is bigger, (1/4 scale), and a lot more complex.

Cheers,
Jan 24, 2002, 01:01 PM
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I think the British magazines have had these. You might want to check with Trapplett.


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