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Nieuport-17 WWI EP 60" ARF V2023

Nieuport-17 WWI EP 60" ARF V2023

The Nieuport 17 was a French biplane fighter aircraft of World War I, manufactured by the Nieuport company. It had outstanding maneuverability, and an excellent rate of climb. Initially, the Nieuport 17 retained the above wing mounted Lewis gun of the "11", but in French service this was soon replaced by a synchronized Vickers gun. In the Royal Flying Corps, the wing mounted Lewis was usually retained, by now on the improved Foster mounting, a curved metal rail which allowed the pilot to bring the gun down in order to change drums or clear jams. A few individual aircraft were fitted with both guns - but in practice this reduced performance unacceptably, and a single machine gun remained standard.

 

The type reached the French front in March 1916, and quickly began to replace the smaller Nieuport 11 and 16 in French service. The type went into service with Escadrille N.57 on May 2, 1916. With the British DH.2 the Nieuports were responsible for ending the reign of the Fokker Eindecker - the so-called 'Fokker scourge' period, proving a severe shock to German aviation high command. Most French aces used the nimble Nieuport during their career including Georges Guynemer, Charles Nungesser, Maurice Boyau, Armand Pinsard, Réné Dorne, Gabriel Guerin, Alfred Duellin and Jean Navarre. The type was also used by American volunteers of the Escadrille Lafayette when they replaced their earlier Nieuports.

       

Maxford USA version of RC Nieuport-17 is 60” wingspan which is roughly 1/5 scale. The color scheme of this model is the replica of René Dorme’s Nieuport-17, who is one of the French aces in WWI. This ARF is now Made in the USA.
 

Specifications
Wingspan .......................................................60 inches
Wing Area ......................................................615 sq. inches
Overall Length ..............................................40 inches
Flying weight .................................................around 4 pounds 12 ounces
Wing Loading ................................................17.8 oz/sq. ft.
Power System (Not included) .................. 550~750W eletric motor
Propeller (Not included) ............................ 11~12" Prop (or as-recommended for your motor)
Battery (Not included) ................................3-4s, 3300-4000mAh
Radio system (Not included) .....................Minimum of 4 channels with 2 mini 2 micro servos

Special Features

  • Fits sideways in most cars with the wings attached thought wings could be disassembled.
  • All assemblies are precovered and most of required openings are predrilled and/or precut.
  • The cowl and wheels are prefinished. *ARF dose NOT come with dummy engine
  • Each aileron is separately operated by its own servo.
  • True to scale decals
  • Optional scale Machine gun


Instruction Manual
click here 

*We do NOT ship manual print out with ARF anymore, you may download it for free.

Full Product Review
by Model Aviation click here

Flying Video
Product release video click here
Custom made fabirc covered Nieuport-17 click here if you want one like this contact us

 

Optional parts you might need

Dummy Engine  Clikc here 

Lewis Gun on top wing  Click here

Vickers Gun on Fuselage  Click here

1/5 WWI Pilot  Click here

Hitec HS55 Servo  Click here (you need 2) 

Servo Tester  Click here

Servo extension cable  click here ( you need 18"x2,  Y Harness  click here x1)

Servo Extension Safety Clips  Click here

 

Replacement Parts click here

    $299.99Price
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