Contestor

 

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Contestor  
by Bill Dean
from Flying Models
October 48 
45in span
Tags: Rubber F/F Cabin
all formers complete :)
got article :)


Submitted to Outerzone: 04/02/2015
Outerzone planID: oz8805 | Filesize: 866KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: davidterrell80

   

About this Plan

Keil Kraft Contestor - Rubber competition model

The original KK Contender (oz4448) plan and kit date from 1946. This is the Contestor plan as it appeared in Flying Models in Oct 1948.

Quote: - "Flying Models is pleased to present this Wakefield model by one of Great Britain's outstanding designers, featuring a novel method of fuselage construction. Plans of this model are published by permission of Keilkraft Kits and copyright 1948 by E Keil and Co Ltd. ...an advanced Wakefield design of semi-scale appearance, the Contestor is capable of flights of three to four minutes - in still air. Several new building methods have been developed to both simplify and ensure accurate assembly. The original was shown at the 1946 National Model Aircraft Exhibition in London, gaining third prize in the Wakefield class."

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