|This 24" span model was built stock from a Herr Engineering kit. It is pretty heavy at 75 gm without rubber. Power is 2 loops of 3/16" Tan II, driving a 9" silver prop. Flight times are around 45 seconds.
The color scheme represents a little known genuine D.VII that hung in Grauman's Chinese Theater during the 1930 premiere of "Hell's Angels" and was flown by noted stunt pilot Frank Clarke during filming.
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