Kwik Fly Mk3 (oz4440)

 

Kwik Fly Mk3 (oz4440) by Phil Kraft from Graupner 1968 - plan thumbnail

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Kwik Fli Mk3. Radio control model. World champion design.

Quote: "The aerobatic multi-channel R/C model KWIK FLY MK 3, designed by Phil Kraft, USA, is the winner of the '67 World Championship Contest in Corsica. On this occasion, as on many others - such as the '67 Nats in the USA - it gave a splendid account of its superior performance and won. The development of this model lasted several years. Its name - KWIK FLY MK 3 - indicates that this is the third bird of the family. The design was thoroughly tested under a variety of weather conditions and was given the 'full treatment'. As a result KWIK FLY MK 3 is a fully developed and matured model design, which is bound to satisfy even the highest demands. The aerodynamic configuration of the model was tailored to the new stunt schedule. Its lines are simple and clear. The fuselage provides ample room for the installation of GRAUPNER/GRUNDIG proportional R/C equipment DIGITAL TX 14/RX 14 with DIGIMATIC R control servos ...Phil Kraft aimed for a particularly low flying weight in order to gain ample power reserve for stunting. In order to achieve such a low weight, the QUICKIE KIT contains selected balsa wood. He who wishes to reduce the flying weight still more, may omit the colour finish and replace it by coloured tissue paper..."

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Update 07/05/2018: added kit review from Radio Modeller, February 1969, thanks to RFJ.

Update 26/08/2018: added two sets of build instructions in German, for Kit Nos. 4629 & 9393, thanks to Roland Heider.

Supplementary file notes

Exploded view of assembly.
Kit build instructions: English language, thanks to Dries; also in German.
Kit review.

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Kwik Fly Mk3 (oz4440) by Phil Kraft from Graupner 1968 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz4440)
    Kwik Fly Mk3
    by Phil Kraft
    from Graupner (ref:4629)
    1968 
    60in span
    IC R/C LowWing
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 22/05/2013
    Filesize: 2005KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: PatrickUrbain, Dries

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User comments

Hallo Mary, hallo Steve, I've found the next very old picture [see more pics 007]. I think it's 25 years old. The builder is my friend "Rainer Kirch". The Kwik Fly was powered by a 10 ccm 2-stroke engine..
Bernhard - 09/02/2016
Herewith I send you the German language building instructions for the Graupner Kwik Fly MK 3 (Kit No 4629), also for the Graupner RTF Kwik Fly MK 3 (Kit No 9393). In the German RC-Network forum were several requests for these instructions. [See supplementary files.]
Roland_Heider - 26/08/2018
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