Zenit (oz9230)

 

Zenit (oz9230) from Robbe 1974 - plan thumbnail

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Robbe Zenit. Radio control glider model for 2 channels. Wingspan 1730mm.

Quote: "Hi Outerzone team, recently I stumbled over pictures of old Robbe 'Zenit' all-balsa two axis RC-glider. After some emails back and forth I managed to get hold of an original plan, however cut into multiple pieces. After some scanning and digital puzzle work I managed to rearrange the scanned pieces to something what seems to come close to the original plan. See attached.
There is only little information available related to said glider. Robbe presented the Zenit to the market presumably in 1974 - see here: http://wiki.rc-network.de/index.php/Zenit_von_Robbe - and sold it around 1980.
In the attached ZIP file there is also added a 1976 catalogue photo with the relevant technical data as given by the manufacturer.
The owner of the plan fragments has agreed to publishing the scanned plan ...you might be interested to publish the attached one as well. It would be my pleasure, and I hope my digital reconstruction work is of benefit for other aviation modellers as well. Please let me know. Greetings, Stefan"

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 31/01/2020: Replaced catalogue scan with a clearer copy (higher res), thanks to pikpak.

Supplementary file notes

Page from catalogue showing specification and pic.

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Zenit (oz9230) from Robbe 1974 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz9230)
    Zenit
    from Robbe (ref:3144)
    1974 
    68in span
    Glider R/C
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 20/09/2017
    Filesize: 577KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: StefanZ, pikpak

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