Auster Aiglet Trainer (oz3235)
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Auster Aiget. Radio control power scale model. German language plan. From the early 1960s.
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Update: 07/06/2014: Replaced this plan with a cleaner copy.
Update 11/05/2020: Added Hegi Catalogue pages, thanks to tiptipflyer.
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User commentsAs most (read: almost all) of its contemporary models, the Auster was capable of stable flight - a necessity with the still failure-prone single channel R/C eqipment, and as such could naturally also be flown as a freeflight model. It was however designed by KH Denzin as a R/C model from the outset - and proved to be a very good one!
MRM - 27/08/2012
Thanks MRM, have now re-tagged this as RC.
SteveWMD - 27/08/2012
Found some nice build log photos of the Auster Aiglet model here : http://www.mf-inchenhofen.de/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=64
SteveWMD - 27/08/2012
Hi, Here is a pic of the Graupner Taxi, rebuilt from your plans [main model pic]. Fitted with an electric motor. Kind regards,
Willi Blick - 07/05/2020
Hi Steve and Mary, here is a picture [pic 005] and the catalog pages [see supplement file] of my Hegi Auster with original Hegi floats (oz3235).
The model was build from scratch about six years ago, the floats are from the original Hegi kit. I never flew it from water, but it will fly from snow really well. A great airplane with wheels or floats. Well worth building it.
tiptipflyer - 11/05/2020
The forementioned link of the buildlog (by SteveWMD august 2012) is not correct anymore.
Here is the new (and proper) one:
sysadm1 - 27/05/2020
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