K8B (oz12513)

 

K8B (oz12513) from Graupner 1980 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Graupner K8B. Radio control scale model glider. Wingspan 2800 mm.

Plan, instructions, exploded assembly view, decals sheet.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Quote: "I welcome you! I am also giving you the .pdf plan of the Graupner K8B construction kit Best. No. 4259 for your Plan collection. Best regards from AT-Linz! Johann Mader"

Supplementary file notes

Decals.
Exploded view (inc instrument panel decal).
Instructions, in German.

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K8B (oz12513) from Graupner 1980 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz12513)
    K8B
    from Graupner (ref:4259)
    1980 
    110in span
    Scale Glider R/C Civil
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 01/10/2020
    Filesize: 1210KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: JohannMader

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User comments

This kit was highly prefabricated, including a fuselage of GRP and foam core wings. Thus, I fear, the plans are more for rebuilding an old model or for sheer nostalgia.
Martin - 06/10/2020
The plan seems to have enough geometrical information to allow a dedicated and nostalgic enough modeller to rebuild the drawings, even doing a new fuselage be it in GRP or stringers and formers depending on taste, ditto thing for the wings, in foam or sticks. Some tasks are impossible, this one doesn't appear so.
Miguel - 07/10/2020
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