Flite Test Mighty Mini SE5 Lt Joseph Elwood “Child Yank” Boudwin 25th Aero Squadron
FT MM DR1 Triplane Lothar Von Richthofen
This skin depicts Lt Joseph Elwood “Shorty” or “Child Yank” Boudwins Austin Motor Car Company-produced SE5A #19 (s/n F8010). This skin set also includes an optional detailed exhaust system, cockpit with windscreen frame and Skins for foam board wheels. Joseph Elwood Boudwin was born in Philadelphia, USA, on September 28th, 1896. In 1918 he volunteered to the Royal Air Force and joined 84 Squadron in France, at Bertangles. He became the wingman of Squadron Leader Andrew Beauchamp-Proctor, from July to September. On August 9th, 1918, while flying on S.E.5a E5937 at 1400 hrs local time, he fought an inconclusive duel against Hermann Göring. In October he was transferred to the United States Air Service and appointed Flight Commander at 25th Aero Squadron. He received S.E.5a F8010. In August 1919, while stationed at Bolling Field (Washington), he married for the first time. He was given a white plane called Honeymoon Express to fly during his honeymoon. His war story is told in the book “Child Yank Over the Rainbow”, by Warren Brown.
Skin Kit Includes:
(1) 24X81 skin of Lt Boudwins 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.