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Redfern Fokker Dr.1

red-dr1-1


The replicas are built to the original 1917 pattern with small differences in the size of tubing used, and a few safety modifications like brakes and a steerable tailwheel. The aircraft has all the vices of the original - poor ground visibility, and poor rudder control.

 

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This replica of the Red Barons famed fighter is not one of the easier-to-build homebuilts. The fuselage is built from steel tube and plywood, then fabric covered. The wings are all wood and fabric covered. The engine usually recommended is a 145-hp Warner Radial.

red-dr1-2


Engine: Warner, 145 hp
HP range: 145-220
Height: 9.7 ft
Length: 19 ft
Wing span: 23.7 ft
Wing area: 202 sq.ft
Fuel cap: 30 USG
Weight empty: 1112 lb
Gross: 1455 lb
Speed max: 120 mph
Cruise: 100 mph
Range: 300 sm
Stall: 40 mph
ROC: 2000 fpm
Take-off dist: 100 ft
Landing dist: 250 ft
Service ceiling: 20,000 ft
Seats: 1
Landing gear: tail wheel

Engine: 220hp Continental W670-16 radial
Span: 7.19m (23ft 6in)
Length: 5.77m (19ft 11in)
Max wt: 807kg (1,775 lb)
Speed 165km/h (105mph)
Range: 287km (180sm)
Wing area: 202 sq.ft
Seats: 1
Landing gear: tail wheel

 

 


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