Der Kleine UHU Big (oz11900)
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Der Kleine UHU Big. Radio control powered glider model. Wingspan 2100 mm.
Quote: "Hi Steve, you already have the 'Der kleine Uhu' listed on Outerzone. Actually there are two different version available on your site. The first and oldest is the Sonny (oz4229), probably with a slightly modified fin section. Years later, it was replaced by Der Kleine Uhu (oz4247), which became the Graupner 'Pilot' when also replaced by a later design.
'Der kleine Uhu' was not only a model, it was a country wide challenge organized over many decades in Germany. Very many glider and model pilots started their carrier building such a model.
In FMT, issue 27 (probably 1957), an enlarged RC version of Der kleine Uhu, now 'Sonny', with a wing span of 2100 mm was published. Plan and article are enclosed. Hope you enjoy reading the plan.
A happy new year 2020. With best wishes to you, Outerzone and everybody supporting you,"
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User commentsWing Span: 2700 mm =107.3"
Relay in vertical fin so like early R/C pulse control.
Gene Rock - 19/01/2020
Got it, thanks. Have set the wingspan, and tagged this one as RC now.
SteveWMD - 19/01/2020
Doh. My mistake. I was reading the continental style figure '1' as a '7', so the correct wingspan is 2100 mm. That's 82.6 inches. Thanks to Harry Kirkland for checking this.
SteveWMD - 20/01/2020
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