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RAF SE5a - Parts Set and plansRef: res-se5
Together with the Camel, the SE5 was instrumental in regaining allied air superiority in mid-1917 and maintaining it for the rest of the war.
Many of the top Allied aces flew this fighter, including Billy Bishop, Edward Mannock and James McCudden. Legendary British ace Albert Ball was initially disparaging of the SE5, but in the end claimed 11 of his 44 victories flying it. McCudden wrote of the SE5 “It was very fine to be in a machine that was faster than the Huns, and to know that one could run away just as things got too hot.”
SE5a Specification Wingspan 35.85” span
Suitable for 400 size motors
3 sheet plan included
The Peter Rake design is fully CAD drawn with a detailed plan set and laser cut parts in balsa and plywood. Builder to add stripwood and covering material.
Suits 400 size brushless motors and rudder, elevator and ESC for motor.
NB: Photo of parts are for the Nieuport, but do show the typical contents and intricacy of the laser cut kits