S.E.5a - British biplane fighter aircraft of the First World War. It was developed at the Royal Aircraft Factory. It was one of the fastest aircrafts of the war, while being both stable and relatively maneuverable. This is a semi-scale model in 1: 8 scale designed according to the rules for flying air combat in the model category WW1 ACES. The whole model structure is subject to this. The model must be light but durable and easy to repair. Therefore, it can be disassembled and the individual units can be easily and quickly replaced if damaged. The shape of the model corresponds to the original, but has slightly enlarged tail surfaces and simplified details.
The model can be equipped with an electric motor or a glow 4-stroke engine. The only difference in the design of the engine is the mount. It is also possible to convert from the electric version to the combustion version and vice versa.
Items Needed To Complete (electro version): Min 5-ch RC set, servo leads 2x 150-200mm No. HC4480 and 2x 300mm No. HC4483, 4x servo 9-15g MF A-1109MG No. HC4310, motor MForce 3536CA-8 (350W) No. HC3512, ESC MC-45 No. HC3375, prop APC 10/5-11/5.5” (by battery), LiPo battery 3S 2200mAh or 4S 1500-2200mAh.
You will also need: Basic tools, CA glue, activator, UHU POR glue for hard foams, 2-component glue (epoxy), suitable paints and varnishes, coating material, adhesive tapes, sanding blocks, spray base for plastics, filler ... see manual for more details.