Home Technology Scratch Build Half Size RC Caudron Type N 5 Cylinder Powered Airplane

Scratch Build Half Size RC Caudron Type N 5 Cylinder Powered Airplane

The Caudron Type O was a French single seat air racing biplane first flown in 1914.The Type O was a single bay biplane with no stagger. Both wings had two wooden spars and were fabric covered.

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The Caudron Type N is a development by the Caudron brothers, 4 of the Model N were built. Due to the given size of the motor, a scale of 1: 2 can be calculated, with a length of 300 cm and a span of 400 cm.video by: RCScaleAirplanes

After two and a half years of construction, it was time to get the beautiful model in the air. Gerhard Grambow is the proud owner and pilot of this unique piece.

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This airplane has a lenght of 3.00m a wingspan of 4.00m and it is powered by a Armin De Vries UML300cc 5 cylinder 4 stroke rotary engine, the propellers dimensions are 40 cm x 20 cm . The airplane weights 24.6kg.

  • Model data:
  • Scale: 1/2 (50%)
  • Span: 4 m / 157.5″
  • Weight: 24.6 kg / 54.5 pounds
  • Engine: Armin De Vries UML300cc 5 cylinder 4 stroke rotary
  • Propeller: 40 x 20
  • Kit: scratch built by Horst “Hotte” Sahl, supported by Michael Rohbrahn
  • Time to build: 2 1/2 years