Sopwith Triplane rebuild

After a disastrous maiden crash (see the horrifying video below), it was time to take the pieces apart and put them back together again. All three sets of wings were broken and the motor mount busted loose but, other than that, the damage was relatively minimal.

I put the pieces back together, mostly with medium CA, and then glued some thing CF tubing under the leading edge of the top and bottom wings to help keep them straight and stiff.

Awaiting re-maiden.

Starting the repairs

Rebuilt and ready to fly

Rebuilt and ready to fly

Rebuilt 02

Everything back in place.

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