Der Kleine Uhu (oz4247)
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Graupner Der Kleine Uhu. Free flight towline glider. Sailplane. Graupner Quickie-Kit no 4223.
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User commentsIt is a very good glider due to the fact it had a large number of molded plastic parts which made it easy to build. Pity the kit is no longer made. I still have the model today & it flies well. [See more pics 003]
RichardHenderson - 06/10/2015
Very interesting subject the Kleiner Uhu! From the very beginning it was sponsored by UHU-glues from Germany, their name is also the German word for eagle owl, so the Kleiner Uhu was nothing but a small eagle owl ... There was a big nation-wide contest with this small glider organised by UHU and Graupner, and the model was actually redesigned in 1964, 1967, 1976, 1981, 1984, 1999, 2014 and 2016 (!) For more information have a look at www.flugmodellbau-kirch.de
ArminB - 06/01/2017
Richard's Model is a later mark of this model which has gone thru many variations from the 1950-ies onwards. The plan is for the one of the early 1970-ies whilst Richard's model appeared around 1979/80. Thus, the plan is without a prefabricated forward fuselage and can easily be built from balsa and plywood, given some skills with a jig saw. I built it myself as a kid, more than once, and they flew really well.
Peregrine - 21/01/2019
Addition: If I remember correctly, Graupner continued to produce and sell this specific version as "Pilot", just like they continued the 1956 version as "Sonny", which also is on Outerzone.
Peregrine - 21/01/2019
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