Southerner Mite

 

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Southerner Mite  
from Keil Kraft
1948 
32in span
Tags: IC F/F Cabin
all formers complete :)


Submitted to Outerzone: 19/07/2017
Outerzone planID: oz8976 | Filesize: 920KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: NicholasTucker

   

About this Plan

Southerner Mite - Free flight model for Mills .75 diesel engine. Includes full printwood scans.

Quote:- "The Southerner Mite is a half scale version of the 60in span Southerner (oz5292) and has been designed especially for the Mills .75 diesel. Although of semi-scale appearance, this little model is a real contest design. The light wing loading gives a definite advantage over many larger and more powerful models. Much thought has gone into making the construction as simple as possible, and a careful study of these notes and the plan will be amply repaid..."

"Dear Mary and Steve, I thought you might like another KK classic: the Southerner Mite. This will complete the Slicker and Southerner collection I think. I have come to realise that why I took such a liking to these designs back in the 50's was because of the beautiful curved lines of these planes elliptical, like the Spitfire). If I remember correctly, the Southerner wings are interchangable with the Slicker so you can take both to the flying field with only one pair of wings. And thanks again for your wonderful site. Best wishes, Nicholas"

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Model photos & more pics 003-005 all thanks to Nicholas Tucker.
Mary - 04/08/2017
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