Siemens Schuckert D-III


Description:Designed by David Johnson, the Siemens Schuckert D-III is a seldom modeled WW 1 fighter that is a dream to fly. Using tradional balsa and plywood construction, the model has an under-cambered airfoil, four ailerons and a fully sheeted circular fuselage that looks great stained. The model has won several scale contests and earned David an invitation to the 2002 Top Gun Scale Invitational in Lakeland, FL.
Additional Information:

  • Name: Siemens Schuckert D-III
  • Type: 1/4-scale WW 1 fighter biplane
  • Wingspan: 81.5 in. top, 74 in. bottom
  • Wing Area: 1,911.56 sq. in. (8.27 sq. ft.)
  • Length: 55 in.
  • Weight: 15 to 18 lb. (15.5 lb. prototype)
  • Wing Loading: 29.02 to 34.80 oz./sq. ft.
  • Engine Range: 25 to 40cc 2-stroke, or 1.20 to 1.50 4-stroke
  • Engine Used: Brison 40cc
  • Radio Required: 4 channels (rudder, aileron, throttle, elevator)
  • Prop Used: homemade 4-blade

Difficulty Level: LD2

SKU: X0402