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KK Gypsy. A 40 inch span rubber model.
Update 14/06/2013: Added printwood formers, thanks to vintage1.
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by Bill Dean
from Keil Kraft
all formers complete :)
Found online 01/07/2011 at:
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User commentsHi Steve/Mary. The bare bones of Keil Kraft's Gypsy [more pics 004-005].
AndyCoutts - 08/10/2016
Added a picture of Andy Coutts' Gypsy in flight [more pics 006].
Mary - 10/11/2016
Two more great pictures of Andy Coutts' Gypsy, courtesy of his talented wife, Lindsay [more pics 007-008].
Mary - 28/11/2016
Dear Steve and Mary, here's my hull under construction: a small electric motor in place of the rubber engine [more pics 009, 010]. I hope to build as light as possible.
JulienVermeire - 24/01/2018
Here is my GYPSY, structural work done [more pics 011,012]. Now the remote control installation and finally cover with Japanese paper. The rubber band model weighs 8 OZS or 230 grams. I'm going to try to obtain this weight with RC. Of course, it will be impossible to get 8 OZS or 230 GRAMS, but 300 grams or 10 OZS should be able. It is very fun with so little wood to build a model that is also still RC flying. And it takes very little money.
JulienVermeire_Belgie - 05/02/2018
Hi Steve and Mary: first flight made today, very good airplane the Gypsy by KeiKraft [more pics 013, 014]. Will be even better if it's summer, now it's cold.
JulienVermeire_Belgie - 12/02/2018
Please find attached a few photos of my Gipsy, built from the Keil Kraft kit recently relaunched by RIPMAX [more pics 015-019]. It is a very nice kit, the wood choice in mine being quite good and the laser cutting helping building no end. I converted it to electric power and radio control, as I wanted a park-flyer without the 'downwind chase' hassle and did not fancy piling-up turns on a rubber motor. The model was covered in Solarfilm's Litespan for its strength and puncture resistance. It flies great on a 'bell-type' outrunner motor that, with a GWS 8"X4.3" propeller cut down to 7" diameter draws 5.3A from a 2S 500mAh battery. The review was published in the RCM&E Feb 2019 issue should any of the 'Outerzone' fans wish to know more details about the conversion.
ArnaldoCorreia - 16/02/2019
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