Baby (oz7417)

 

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Baby. Free flight towline glider model.

Quote: "Hallo Steve, Here comes the next one. My 'Baby', a replica of the year 1934. 'Baby' is a beginner's glider model for R/C Flight. Easy construction with parts from plywood and spruce. Wingspan 1000mm or 1200mm. Can be started with bungee or motor. The replica 'Baby' has a significant better performance than the original BABY from 1934 [see more pics 003-005]. R/C functions: stabiliser, rudder and motor. Mit freundlichen,"

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Update 07/01/2018: Replaced this plan with a clearer version (cleaned up, 2 color bitmap, 300 dpi) thanks to rchopper56.

Update 26/01/2019: Replaced this plan with a clearer copy, scanned at 400 dpi from fullsize, thanks to KaoruKiyose.

Update 17/04/2019: Added instructions, including materials list (in German), thanks to Axel_VPF.

Quote: "I have scanned the Instruction Sheet for the Baby Glider OZ 7417 (in German Language) and a Parts List from the Building Plan. The Baby Glider is a revised Version from 1952 (Horst Reichenstein). Model Span is 1,00 Meter, Length is 813 Zentimeter. Kind regards and all the best from Berlin, Germany."

Supplementary file notes

Article, a short 50th anniversary piece, from German magazine FMT.
Previous scan version (180dpi greyscale).
Instructions.

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Datafile:
  • (oz7417)
    Baby
    by Helmut Kirschke
    1941 
    48in span
    Tags: Glider F/F
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 19/01/2016
    Filesize: 340KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: BernhardDittmann, rchopper56, KaoruKiyose, Axel_VPF

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User comments

Hallo Mary, hello Steve, I send new pictures from my "Kirschke-Baby" [more pics 007].
BernhardDittmann - 13/05/2016
Hallo Mary, Hallo Steve. I send you new pictures from my model airplanes [more pics 008-011]. The pictures were created four weeks ago in Weilmunster, Germany www.antikmodellflugfreunde.de.
BernhardDittmann - 22/09/2016
Hola Mary. These photos are from my last BABY built a few years ago and flown very often [more pics 013-015]. The photos are from April and put in flight by means of sandow.
Pajariperro - 22/11/2016
In 1984 I travelled to Germany and found in the magazine FMT a review of the 50th anniversary, I send it for you if you consider it interesting to share [see supplementary file].
Pajariperro - 25/11/2016
Hi Steve and Mary, this will be my next model. Thanks to OUTER ZONE and the people who upload! Life can be beautiful!
JulienVermeire - 20/04/2017
What a lovely thing to say, Julien - life can indeed be beautiful!
Mary - 20/04/2017
Hi Steve and Mary, here's my last building work, the BABY, model from 1941 [more pics 016]. Very cheap to build, so much fun for little money. I built it with a square fuselage, more place for the radio, the triangle hull is not so good for radio installation. Also the wing profile I have replaced my own profile - after 52 years experience I chose for profile. 120 gram or 0.2646 pound, is the weight now, a perfect result. Building light yet strong is not easy, this you will learn after years of experience.
JulienVermeire - 02/06/2017
Here's my Baby 1941 with the finished wing [more pics 017]. With surplus from previous aircraft, with this colour I see him well, very far. Now the tail assembly, and last the hull.
JulienVermeire - 08/06/2017
Hi Steve and Mary, the Baby is ready [more pics 018]. Now just a small auxiliary engine, and fly. I'm looking forward to it.
JulienVermeire - 27/06/2017
Added photo of the Baby in flight at a Madrid SAM meeting, thanks to Pajariperro [more pics 019].
Mary - 09/03/2018
My second passion after modelling is in photograpy. Not only in shooting but in restoring and repairing old cameras. My preferred cameras are the German Leica. From an old Italian advertisment of Italian, here's a picture with Leica IIIC and a Baby glider [more pics 002]. What a great couple!
Pit - 04/03/2019
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