Flite Test Mighty Mini SE5 Billy Bishop
FT MM DR1 Triplane Lothar Von Richthofen
This skin depicts “Billy” Bishops SE5A, 60 Squadron R.F.C., France Summer 1917. This skin set also includes an optional detailed exhaust system, cockpit with windscreen frame and Skins for foam board wheels. Born William Avery “Billy” Bishop in Owen Sound Ontario Canada 8 February 1894. In 1915 he joined the Royal Flying Corps as an observer in an RE7 flown by Roger Neville on aerial spotter role. On 17 March 1917 he arrived at 60 Squadron at Arras flying the Nieuport 17 fighter, in which he survived an encounter with Manfred von Richthofen. He won the DSO, and in July 60 Squadron received the new R.A.F. SE5a. He won the VC on 11 August 1917, and also was awarded with the MC, DFC, Legion d’honneur and the Croix de Guerre. He was credited with 72 victories and survived the war.
Skin Kit Includes:
(1) 24X81 skin of Billy Bishops SE5
(1) 24X53 Printed plans. A complete plan set for reference.
Power Pack Compatibility:
Weight: 9 Oz (Fully assembled; non skinned without battery)
Wingspan: 24 Inches (609mm)
Center of Gravity: Directly on the fold of the top wing
Control Surface Throws: 12 Degrees
Expo Suggestions: 30%
All prices include shipping to the continental US only.
Please Note: You are not purchasing a complete RC aircraft kit nor a speed build kit of any sort. It is only the printed paper coverings and plans. Nothing else is included or implied.