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Sopwith F.1 Camel - D8118 Major Gilmour


Flown by Major John Ingis Gilmour 1918

History in the Making

Microaces love of aviation history ensures that the aircraft we reproduce as kits look fantastic on static display as well as in the air.

The Microaces Sopwith Camel replicates one of the most iconic aircraft of the WWI era to a level that sets a new bar for micro scale RC. The livery of this kit is that of D8118, flown by Ace Pilot Major John Ingis Gilmour, the highest scoring Scotsman of WWI.

Included in this multi-media model is a vac-formed cowl, free spinning 3D printed fuel pump prop and rigging part PLUS a spinning dummy rotary engine kit. All these extras add an incredible level of mechanical and visual detail to this astounding model.  

From 2022 this kit NOW INCLUDES...

This Microaces kit is now supplied 'as standard' with the most suitable Microaces motor/gearbox and propeller combination for the model.

So to complete the kit for radio controlled flight, all you need is an All In One (AIO) Receiver that's compatible with your transmitter.

Selecting the right receiver to complete your kit:

The Microaces AIO 5CH micro receiver is available with the following protocols. If unsure, check your transmitter instruction manual to find out which protocol(s) it uses. Then select the compatible receiver protocol below to view the appropriate receiver to add to your order.

DSM2/X Compat. S-FHSS Compat. FrSky D8 Compat.  FrSky D16 Compat. AFHDS Compat.

Devil in the Detail

There is also an additional Detail Pack available for this model.

The Pack contains four 3D printed 50lb Cooper bombs plus ply and laser cut plastic parts that assemble to replicate the bomb rack, creating an extra-ordinary level of detail never seen in an RC kit of this scale before. Click HERE to view and add to your order.

3D Printed Pilots

A fantastic enhancement to the kit, that really upgrades the level of realism is a 3 dimensional pilot. Add one to your order for the ultimate 'finishing touch'!


Microaces Sopwith Camel Kit

Airframe Scale
Controls Rudder, Elevator, Throttle
Length 240mm / 9.4"
Wingspan 360mm / 14.2"
Wing Area 4.1 sq dm / 63 sq in.
Flying Weight. 36 - 38g/1.2 - 1.3oz
Wing Load ~9.0 g/sq.dm / 2.9 oz/sq.ft.

Microaces AIO 5 Channel Receiver

Rec. Motor / G.Box*

Microaces Motor Gearbox with LONG prop shaft

Rec. Prop* GWS 4530
Skill Level - Build Intermediate
Skill Level - Pilot Intermediate
Tools required Scalpel, 180 Grit sandpaper or stick, straight edge, tweezers
Rec. Adhesive Deluxe Materials Foam2Foam / Aliphatic glue

*Now included in the kit

Kit Content

NOW INCLUDES Brushed Motor/Gearbox with long prop shaft
GWS 4530 Prop and rubber prop adapter

2mm laser cut Depron Airframe sheet

1mm printed & laser cut Depron fuselage sheet

1mm printed & laser cut Depron flight surfaces sheet

200 micron printed & laser cut polypropylene sheet

polyester sticker sheet
0.8mm plywood parts sheet
Full Colour Printed Assembly Guide
LOOSE PARTS Two 30mm Ø neoprene rubber tires
Vacuum formed scale cowl

10mm brass sleeve for rotary engine 

3D printed fuel pump prop and rigging detail

Two 4mm Ø noedymium magnets
100mm x 6mm Ø plastic tube
200mm x 5mm Ø plastic tube
1mm x 0.4mm carbon fibre strip
1mm Ø carbon fibre rod
Rigging wire

pre-shaped piano wire elevator & rudder control rods



Assembly Guide

Click on booklet to view online!

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