Rhoenkaempe (oz12077)

 

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Rhoenkaempe. German Antique Flying Wing.

Quote: "Hi all, A while ago I bought a set of German antique model plans from which this is one of them. As you will know, the Rhön is the central place from which the development of gliders started in the 1920s. The term 'Kämpe' means something like 'strong, bold fighter' and as this plan dates from the early 1930s (33 to 34 I presume) it should 'educate' young boys in terms of Hitler-Germany.
Nevertheless I think it flies well because the cover boasts: 'Winner of the Rhön-Contest in 1935 and 36'
I added the German building description and a Postscript file (.eps) of the parts that can be cut with a Lasercutter. Every CAD program should be able to open or import it since it is a vector-drawing format. You can even print it with a laserprinter (print it with the Acrobat reader in Poster-Mode along with cutting marks to get the whole drawing, you have to glue the pages together, although), cut out the parts and glue them to cardboard (1 mm or thicker) to get templates for cutting the parts.
I hope you like it!"

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Update 19/04/2020: Added (later) article in German from FMT 6/1994, thanks to Axel_VPF.

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Parts (eps format) zipfile.

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Rhoenkaempe (oz12077) by Friedrich Kuhne 1934 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz12077)
    Rhoenkaempe
    by Friedrich Kuhne
    1934 
    68in span
    Glider F/F
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 08/04/2020
    Filesize: 289KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: EdgarK

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  • Plan File Filesize: 289KB Filename: Rhoenkaempe_oz12077.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 791KB Filename: Rhoenkaempe_oz12077_article.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 607KB Filename: Rhoenkaempe_oz12077_instructions.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 105KB Filename: Rhoenkaempe_oz12077_parts.zip
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