S-113 Viper

After Heliconia was invaded, several of its border cities which were important industrial centres were lost. Heliconian High Command comissioned several new planes to respond to this threat, one of which was the Viper. Designed to be made quickly, by hand, with materials readily available, the frame was a monocoque construction with wooden composite covering, making it both light and strong. Vipers would be scrambled to defend Heliconian airspace and prevent further incursions into their country. In this repect they were a great success, their speed and powerful weaponry making short work of any enemy fighters and bombers they encountered


Building instructions can be downloaded here

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Taken on January 2, 2012