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Robbe Tonga. Radio control sailplane model.
Quote: "Dear Mary and Steve, please find attached the scanned and cleaned plans for the Robbe Tonga. I checked the dimensions, they're well within tolerance. The Tonga was a 2,75m thermal soarer, rudder/elevator only, with rather elegant and scale-like outlines. I got mine in '73, it's actually on the workbench undergoing a complete restoration (what includes correcting some serious youth sins). Seems it's seen a lot of rather eventful groundings. Pictures will follow once the restoration is done and pictures can be made. Best Regards, Hubert"
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User commentsHello Oz, attached are 2 pics of my Robbe Tonga, taken 2 years ago. I got the plane sometime in the 70s, on these pics it's freshly restored using silk, dope and Piper Yellow rattle cans. The cabin is new as well. The empennage is modified, now being smaller, lighter and symmetrically profiled. B/R,
Hubert - 31/10/2019
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