Scorpion (oz5785)

 

Scorpion (oz5785) by Albert E Hatfull from Keil Kraft 1946 - plan thumbnail

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Keil Kraft Scorpion. Free flight sport model. Wingspan 44 inches, for engines up to 0.19 cu ins or 3.1cc.

Quote: "Scorpion. 44in wingspan free flight sport model. KeilKraft Kits version of Gordon Murray's Answer (oz3). Kitted circa 1946. This scan taken from an original kit plan."

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Update 27/10/2018: Added PDFvector plan tracing, thank to belli. Found online at https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=40394293&postcount=6 this seems to be a faithful copy, although it does show modified tail parts for 2 channel RC, with hinged elevator and rudder parts.

Update 29/10/2018: Added CAD files, thanks to belli. This is a zipfile containing 2 dxf files, one with original layout, one with mods for RC.

Update 13/09/2019: Added article, thanks to RFJ. This is a nostalgia feature from R/C Model Flyer, January 2014 by Stephen Herbert, that details the rebuild (with electric power) of a vintage model that has been in the attic since the 1950s.

Normally, I'd OCR and quote the article text here, but it's full of quotes from us here at Outerzone, and that's all just a bit too meta for me. Steve.

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Scorpion (oz5785) by Albert E Hatfull from Keil Kraft 1946 - model pic

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  • (oz5785)
    Scorpion
    by Albert E Hatfull
    from Keil Kraft
    1946 
    44in span
    IC F/F Cabin
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 15/08/2014
    Filesize: 525KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap • PDFvector • CADfile
    Credit*: stormin

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Hi Steve and Mary, I have included some pictures of my KK Scorpion, built in 2002 and still in one piece, albeit with loose U/C fittings and a rather oily front end [more pics 004-009]. In its time it has been powered by an ED series 2 "Bee", AM 10 and AM 15 engines. Although a bit of a "builder's" model it is well worth the effort and makes a great flyer.
DickEdwards - 13/02/2017
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