Soarer Major (oz4854)


Soarer Major (oz4854) from Keil Kraft - plan thumbnail

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KK Soarer Major. Free flight towline glider.

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Printwood formers, 3 sheets.


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Soarer Major (oz4854) from Keil Kraft - model pic

  • (oz4854)
    Soarer Major
    from Keil Kraft
    60in span
    Glider F/F Kit
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 22/09/2013
    Filesize: 292KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: vintage1

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Morning Steve and Mary, I have just finished building the Soarer Major from downloaded oz plans. Attached some photos of her suspended for CG balance [model photo & more pics 003-004]. Hoping for first flights tomorrow morning, weather looking very good with 4 mph winds. I have tried looking everywhere for flight videos of the Soarer Major, but can't find any. Any Outerzone members know of any Soarer Major flight videos? Best regards,
Malcolm - 11/09/2020
in the process of building major , l have made it a two meter beast, hope to finish and fly after this lockdown again, will report once maidened
Mark - 19/08/2021
Hi Mary here’s my attempt at keilkraft Soarer Major [pics 005-007], wishing all you guys a safe and happy Xmas, kind regards,
Mark Irwing - 08/12/2021
Hi Mary just a bit of info for anyone else thinking of building a 2 meter version the root wing cord is 210 mm and the CG with the lifting tail is set at 115 from front, l originally fitted with motor but had so much fun with bungee launching, and exercise too, that l have now made up a nose for it, when launching it goes straight up and comes off hook very cleanly and flies straight out. Kind regards,
Mark Irwing - 09/01/2022
I would love to see a Soarer Major where it should be! In '66 at 13 I was given a KK SM needing repair and recovering. In my ignorance I tried running bungee launch alone and as mentioned by someone - it certainly climbed - but stalled and demolished. My goodness though, the spars and longerons were tough balsa!
Paul Gregg - 13/01/2022
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