Cessna 180 (oz5693)

 

Cessna 180 (oz5693) by Karl-Heinz Denzin from Graupner 1958 - plan thumbnail

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Cessna 180. Free flight scale model for .06 cu ins engines, by Karl-Heinz Denzin. Graupner kit # 4601, Graupner plan # 4600 [the numbering used here makes no sense to me at all...] The plan is printed over 2 sheets and also includes 3rd instructions sheet then some colour scanned decals.

Quote: "To obtain good flying characteristics, tail surfaces and dihedral had to be slightly larger than scale, all other dimensions have been kept as true to scale as possible. The inherent stabilty of the model compares well with that of the sports model 'Cadet' which is known to be pretty foolproof. Caused by the large fuselage cross section, the sinking speed is relatively high but on reasonably somooth flying fields, landings are always normal."

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Cessna 180 (oz5693) by Karl-Heinz Denzin from Graupner 1958 - model pic

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  • (oz5693)
    Cessna 180
    by Karl-Heinz Denzin
    from Graupner (ref:4600)
    1958 
    44in span
    Scale IC R/C Cabin Civil Kit
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 30/06/2014
    Filesize: 1844KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Edubarca

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Hi Steve,again a very nice model from the great Karl-Heinz Denzin... Simply wonderfull... Best regards,
Pascal - 07/07/2014
Steve thanks again for a wonderful plan from KHD! The numbering reflects that at Graupner's the avid modeller could choose from a) the plan as such (3,80 DM) or b) the kit including plan, printwood, wheels etc. etc. for 24,10 DM
abruder - 07/07/2014
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