Taube Monoplane (oz1666)

 

Taube Monoplane (oz1666) from Ideal 1915 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Taube Monoplane. Scale rubber free flight model, copyright dated 1915.

Quote: - "HOW TO BUILD AN "IDEAL" TAUBE MONOPLANE. When these directions have been properly followed in connection with the drawing, there will result an exact scale reduction model of a Taube Monoplane that we guarantee to rise from the ground by its own power and give a successful flight of about 109 feet, provided 'Ideal' Model Aeroplane Supplies are used.

As this model is made with the same kinds of material, with the same parts and, on a small scale, in the same manner as the large aeroplane, the constructor will receive an excellent general idea of modern aeroplane construction, that will be highly educational.
Copyright, 1917, by Ideal Aeroplane & Supply Co., New York, N.Y."

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Instructions, complete. 6 pages of text.

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Taube Monoplane (oz1666) from Ideal 1915 - model pic

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User comments

Thanks to your website, I can build what I want with high quality plans. I built a TAUBE from the free flight plan, with pvc and bamboo, and made a twisted wing [more pics 003-007]. It flies smoothly. Weighs 240g, span 900mm.
HJStar_ShenZhen_China - 30/10/2018
Here are some more photos [more pics 008-015]. However, the flying photos are taken from videos shot by my mobile phone, so they are not as clear as real photos.
HJStar_ShenZhen_China - 04/12/2018
No need to apologise HJ, these are beautiful photos.
Mary - 04/12/2018
What covering did you use?
Marc - 20/03/2020
The covering material of the Taube is 1mm thick pp board (we call it magic board in China). It weight is 0.7-0.8g/dm2 or 70~80g m2.
HJStar_ShenZhen_China - 29/03/2020
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