Hi-Fly

 

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Hi-Fly  
by Fred Militky
from Graupner
1973 
92in span
Tags: Glider R/C
formers unchecked


Submitted to Outerzone: 03/12/2013
Outerzone planID: oz5111 | Filesize: 1080KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: LucVanAmmel

   

About this Plan

Graupner Hi-Fly - Hi Fly from Graupner kit #4239. (this is the same as the ultra fly but this time it is a pure soarer and no electric motor).

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 07/05/2018: added kit review from RCM&E, February 1974, thanks to RFJ.

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User comments

Hallo Mary, hallo Steve. I think the picture is 30 years old [see more pics 003]. The builder is my friend "Volker Kirch". The Hi-Fly was powered by an electric engine.
BernhardDittmann - 23/02/2016
Love the Website. Thanks! Hi-Fly? Had one in back in 1975. Fond memories. First flight off bungee? 27 minutes. Way to go. Hint to builders: Keep the wing covering tight, or at high speed the wing-tips will flutter! My Hi-Fly didn't disintegrate, but it was mandatory to re-tighten the solarfilm periodically. It is very tempting to build another.
TimMorland - 11/08/2016
Hello, I am from Argentina and I am building the vintage Graupner Hi Fly. Here are some photos of the building [more pics 004-009].
G.JoseRosalesRuiz - 12/07/2018
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