ASK 16 (oz14874)


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ASK 16. Radio control scale model motor-glider. Wingspan 2922 mm. For Robbe-Enya 19V 3.2cc engine.

Quote: "Building instructions for the Robbe-powered-sailplane model ASK 16. Ind No 3175.

The Robbe ASK 16 is a true scale replica of the elegant powered two-seater sailplane of Messrs Flugzeugbau Alexander Schleicher, of Poppenhausen, near the German mountain 'Wasserkuppe'. The original was designed by the engineer Rudolf Kaiser and testflown in 1971.

Although fuselage and horizontal tail of the model have been slightly changed, this does not influence the general impression of the model, compared with the original.

Like the original, the model is equipped with a two-leg landing gear, which makes possible a safe take-off from ground. Depending on the conditions of the ground and on the headwind, the model takes off in between 5 and 15 m.

The robbe ASK 16 has excellent flight characteristics. Owing to its inherent stability, the total flight characteristics are very good-natured. Under certain conditions, ASK 16 is suitable for stunt flying. Its elegant, stylish flight is fascinating to every model flyer. As a powered-sailplane, it can be taken off everywhere, and is not dependent on a high-start or the existence of a corresponding slope.

The beginner should assemble this model only by taking use of the advice or the help of an experienced modeller. Take your time about it, particularly for the assembly of the wings. You are saving money and are winning new friends for the model flight sport by a properly built and excellently flying model... "

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    ASK 16
    from Robbe (ref:3175)
    114in span
    Scale IC Glider R/C Kit
    clean :)
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 02/10/2023
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Is a retractable undercarriage supplied with this ASK-16
Jim - 18/12/2023
Although the original has a retractable landing gear, the model has a rigid landing gear. Therefore, no special retractable landing gear is specified for this model. You will probably find what you are looking for at general model building suppliers.
Martin - 18/12/2023
Obviously it is the same landing gear that is used as the main landing gear in the Robbe Mäxi. Maybe this information will help you to find a suitable retractable landing gear.
Martin - 18/12/2023
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