Rumpler C-5 (oz4133)

 

Rumpler C-5 (oz4133) from Guillows 1964 - plan thumbnail

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Rumpler C-5. Scale rubber model German WWI biplane. Discontinued kit. Guillow's kit no. 206.

Quote: "Steve, Here is another long-gone Guillow's model, a good squadron companion for the Albatross. I would strongly suggest enlarging the fin/rudder significantly to make a well behaved flying model, it just looks too skimpy. The stabilizer however looks like it might be adequate. I got this kit off of e-bay and decided to scan it up for y'all. Enjoy."

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Rumpler C-5 (oz4133) from Guillows 1964 - model pic

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  • (oz4133)
    Rumpler C-5
    from Guillows
    1964 
    24in span
    Scale Rubber F/F Biplane Military
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 18/03/2013
    Filesize: 986KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: dfritzke

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In regard to the Guillow's Rumpler C5 the man is correct. my model of the C5 built some forty years ago had a distinct dutch roll, cured by a clear plastic subfin.
jimolsen - 20/03/2013
Good to see that Outerzone has located the Rumpler plan. I have one of these as a micro rc conversion with 4ch control. Thought that the photo may make a good contribution along with the plan.
Bill_G - 23/03/2013
It's actually a decent flyer too and one of my favorite models. I enlarged the stab a tiny amount, by enlarging the front spar profile by about 4mm, but the real solution for flying was to mix the rudder with ailerons. The plane has an adverse yaw issue otherwise, and since I only have a single aileron servo I could not set aileron differential without changing the linkage geometry. The aileron servo is mounted in the radiator to boot, lol! This was an interesting build, as it was done before the Spectrum micro brushless board was available. I reprogrammed the brushed Spektrum board to drive a bl ESC and 5gm bl outrunner, where a diode was used to drop the BEC voltage to within limits of the linear servos. With the board mounted far forward, I managed to meet my goal of not needing any nose ballast, with the small outrunner and tiny lipo. There's a short video clip of it flying here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCGnimb-FrI
Bill_G - 26/03/2013
Hi, attached you will find some pictures of my Guillows Rumpler [pics 005-010]. Converted to r/c and with brushless motor for 2S Lipo. Controls: rudder, elevator, motor ctl., aileron trim tab (only r/h and only on ground adjustable). Greetings from Bavaria,
Dieter - 15/09/2020
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