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Sopwith Pup 'Chin Chow'

¥8,200

Making History

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 Sopwith Pup kit replicates the famous mid war fighter built by the Sopwith Aviation Company. A highly regarded aircraft for its handling and manoeuverability, that proved successful in the skies of Europe between 1916-17. 

This particular kit represents Sopwith Pup B1777, the aircraft flown by Cpt. Arthur Gould Lee of 46 Squadron, 1917. Five of the seven aircraft shot down by Cpt. Lee were acheived in this aircraft. 

After WWI, Arthur continued his service in the RAF, reaching the rank of Air Vice Marshall in 1945.  After his retirement in 1946, Arthur wrote about his experiences, in his first book, No Parachute, following it with two further autobiographies; Open Cockpit and Flypast as well as historical books and a novel.

Included in this multi-media kit is a vac-formed cowl and spinning dummy rotary engine kit. The resulting model has an incredible level of mechanical and visual detail that look great on display but even better when airborne.

Included in this kit...

This Microaces kit is supplied 'as standard' with the most suitable Microaces motor/gearbox and propeller combination for the model.

To complete the kit for radio controlled flight, all you need is an All In One (AIO) Receiver that's compatible with your transmitter.

Selecting the right receiver to complete your kit:

The Microaces AIO 5CH micro receiver is available with the following protocols. If unsure, check your transmitter instruction manual to find out which protocol(s) it uses. Then select the compatible receiver protocol below to view the appropriate receiver to add to your order.

DSM2/X Compat. S-FHSS Compat. FrSky D8 Compat.  FrSky D16 Compat. AFHDS Compat.


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

Microaces Sopwith PUP Kit

Airframe Scale
Controls Rudder, Elevator, Throttle
Length 250mm / 9.8"
Wingspan 360mm / 14.2"
Wing Area 3.3 sq dm / 51 sq in.
Flying Weight. 36 - 38g/1.2 - 1.3oz
Wing Load ~11.2 g/sq.dm / 3.7 oz/sq.ft.
Recommended
Receiver

Microaces AIO 5 Channel Receiver

Rec. Motor / G.Box*

Microaces Motor Gearbox with LONG prop shaft 

Rec. Prop* GWS 4530
Skill Level - Build Intermediate
Skill Level - Pilot Intermediate
Tools required Scalpel, 180 Grit sandpaper or stick, straight edge, tweezers
Rec. Adhesive Deluxe Materials Foam2Foam  / Aliphatic glue

*Now included in the kit


Kit Content

NOW INCLUDES  Brushed Motor/Gearbox with long prop shaft
GWS 4530 Prop and rubber prop adapter
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
Full colour Assembly Guide
LOOSE PARTS Two 30mm Ø neoprene rubber tires
Vacuum formed scale cowl and spinner

10mm brass sleeve for rotary engine 

Two 4mm Ø neodymium 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

 

Video Assembly Guide

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