DFS Reiher (oz11957)


DFS Reiher (oz11957) by Klaus Nietzer 1974 - plan thumbnail

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DFS Reiher. Radio control scale glider model. Wingspan 3780 mm.

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Article (in German).


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DFS Reiher (oz11957) by Klaus Nietzer 1974 - model pic

  • (oz11957)
    DFS Reiher
    by Klaus Nietzer
    from FMT
    150in span
    Scale Glider R/C Civil
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 31/01/2020
    Filesize: 585KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: OlivierMeriot

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This plan was provided as part of the FMT journal and is reduced in size by 1/3. A comment on the plan states that the resulting wing span then is 2500 mm (98 inch). For weight reduction, every second wing and tailplane rib may be ommitted.
Best regards,
Nils - 17/02/2020
Weight reduction is always desirable, but the secondary effect of being able to avoid cutting some fifty ribs with an average length of 40cm each is even more appealing 8-)
Miguel - 18/02/2020
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