Albatross (oz5033)


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About this Plan

Aeroflyte Albatross. Radio control sailplane. 2.5m glider from the 70s-80s. Kit no 245.

Update 11/03/2015: Added a sheet showing rib templates, thanks to SteveBailey.

Quote: "Hi Steve, I downloaded the Albatross plans, reading your note that the ribs were missing and inviting someone to draw them. As I am interested in building this plane, I am happy to submit what I have drawn."

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Wing rib templates.


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Where is sheet 1? Where are the wing ribs?
anon - 13/11/2013
Um... not here. Feel free to draw some up. Have set this listing as 'formers incomplete' now.
SteveWMD - 13/11/2013
A question - this is going to be one of my first builds... can someone help me with printing this so i can measure the pieces and stuff? What size do i have to print it?
volteXx - 22/07/2019
For help on how to check the paper size of a PDF, see and for help on how to print out, see
SteveWMD - 22/07/2019
Hi Steve, may I remind that Adobe Reader also comes with a 'tape rule' that I find useful to check on wingspans. If one wants a printout for a different wingspan, say 24in instead of the 35.64in the plan really comes in, calculating a zoom up or down rate is not really rocket science. It can be found at Tools, and then Measure. Et voilá!
Miguel Morao - 22/07/2019
Thanks, yes I've just added that to the KB articles as that's good for checking the scaling of the plan.
SteveWMD - 22/07/2019
Hi there, After the kit travelling around the world several times as an intended pastime We have finally settled in remote Western Australia and have time to spare to catch up on good intentions and this model comes first cab off the rank.
I seem to have encountered a potential trap for old hands in that the suggested RC gear appears to be my old school analogue but no one seems to be able to supply it now that we are in the digital age. Could you propose suitable components that will fit in the confined space. Yours hopefully,
Richard Piper - 24/12/2020
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