Bambi (oz3209)

 

Bambi (oz3209) from Aeroflyte - plan thumbnail

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Aeroflyte Bambi. Australian free flight rubber sports model.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 03/07/2020: Rescaled this plan to correct fullsize at 24 in wingspan, thanks to Pete.

Note as pointed out by Pete this plan shares a surprising amount in common with the Keil Kraft Playboy (oz2035) design, although the Playboy is smaller at 20 in span.

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Bambi (oz3209) from Aeroflyte - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz3209)
    Bambi
    from Aeroflyte (ref:132)
    24in span
    Rubber F/F
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 22/08/2012
    Filesize: 393KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: stevebtts

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User comments

Looking at this plan, the similarity to the Keilkraft Playboy is astonishing. That suggests a project for the coming winter - build both of them and see how they compare, performance-wise.
AnthonyB - 19/10/2017
I don't think the span of Bambi is 33 ins. Looking at the wood sizes on the plan it's more like 21 ins and very like the KK Playboy. Perhaps a Bill Dean design?
Pete - 02/07/2020
Thanks Pete. You're right. Just found a scanned advert showing the Bambi was sold as a 24 inch kit, thanks to the http://www.antiquemodeler.org/ website - which is difficult to link to in a useful way since it is perversely designed using some kind of steampunk 1990s tribute-style frameset layout. The file you want is in Newsletters section, the Geezer (SAM 270) 2013-09-10. Actually, here's a link to the page inside the frame, see if this works: http://www.antiquemodeler.org/sam_new...
SteveWMD - 03/07/2020
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