Dandy

 

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Dandy  
from Graupner
1968 
63in span
Tags: Glider F/F
all formers complete :)


This plan was found online 22/06/2013 at: http://www.hippocketaeronautics.com/hpa_plans/details.php?image_id=5274
Outerzone planID: 4538 | Filesize: 276KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: aeromajorero

   

About this Plan

Graupner Dandy - Towline glider model. Graupner Quickie-Kit no. 4227. The manual points out this FF model was also suitable for 2channel RC, and there was also a separate power pod kit available.

Update 24/05/2016: added instructions for Graupner Pylon engine mount for Filou/Jolly/Dandy gliders.
"Found this engine pylon for 3 German Graupner gliders. Some one out there might want to replicate this original for his glider. It's for the cox 0,49 baby bee engine. The printed plywood is 1,5 mm, the printed balsa 4 mm, the aluminium plate 1 mm."

Supplementary files

Kit manual in English, 12 pages.
Instructions for Graupner Pylon engine mount.

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User comments

Hi Steve and Mary, With the plan of OUTERZONE, I have built the DANDY [see more pics 005]. In 1968 I was 15 years old, had no money for this plane. The model weighs more than 400 grams lighter than the original in 1968. That's very good because in our country, Belgium, little thermals at low altitude.
JulienVermeire - 15/02/2016
In the past year I have scratch built many models from plans on your website. See Graupner Dandy photos attached [more pics 006-008]. Canopy is a recycled water bottle.
AndyCoutts - 18/05/2016
Dandy, built from Graupner kit, Cox Tee Dee .051 engine, Futaba 2ch radio, (1974) [more pics 009].
JesusAbellan - 27/02/2017
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