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WEBRA – an epoch in model engine construction!
Review of a historical development of WEBRA model engines in Germany and Austria. We thank Mr. Gerhard Kaineder for documenting the history of Webra. The retirement si him …

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All the news about associations, clubs and other interest groups that organize retro aerobatic meetings and competitions. » read more

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Yes, today the vast majority of us fly the pattern planes powered electrically. This is not only practical, but many of the old structures unfold electrically modernized their real potential. » read more

Retro Classics

Infos about the famous airplanes of that time, which were built and flown a lot, or wich have been particularly successful. Reviews of earlier pictures and lots of information. » read more

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Aerobatic R/C WC 1969 Bremen-Lemwerder

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By DEBORAH MARTIN … as you can see from the byline we pulled a switch with a member of the distaff side reporting the activities at Bremen! As a qualitative report of the bi-annual World …

Past Aerobatic World Championships overview

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Past aerobatics world championships – Overview
This list shows the results of the aerobatic world championships and there will a report about each championships in the future. Existing reports are linked to the item.

Famous Pilots

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Men on Sticks
Successes in competition is the result of a long road to travel. If you are still – as formerly usual – your own designer, builder and testpilot, then there some stories to tell.

Ed Kazmirski`s Orion

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The Orion, like any airplane design, is one answer to a problem. The problem, in this case, was the need for a ship capable of more nearly perfect maneuvers. Through 1959, I had flown the …

Nitro Engine Tests

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Yes, today the vast majority of us fly the pattern planes powered electrically. This is not only practical, but many of the old structures unfold electrically modernized their real potential. Nevertheless, the development of contemporary …

Arrow Details EP Version

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These are the special parts supplied for the electric version:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 
 
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Stampe SV4 ARF Geschichte

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Stampe SV4 History
Jean Stampe flew with the Belgian Flying Corps during the First World War, and during this time he met Maurice Vertongen. Together they set up the Stampe and Vertongen Company at Antwerp-Deurne in …

Stampe SV4 ARF R/C Scale Airplane

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You like Giant Scale Classic Biplanes?
We are proud to present our new Giant Scale Biplane Stampe SV4e:
The Stampe SV4 is a Belgian  two-seat biplane designed and built by Stampe et Vertongen. Only 35 aircraft were …

Maiden flight EP Arrow

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October 2017 Maidenflight EP Arrow
 

1.First flight glow Arrow

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Oktober 2017 / maidenflight of our first Glow Arrow in Texas / USA. Piloted by  Todd Blose

 

Maiden Flight Glow Arrow

October 2017: Here some snapshots of maiden flight glow version:
 

OPS 60 Super SPA

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2-stroke engine with front carburator and rear exhaust
The perfect powerplant for your Arrow!
OPS 60 Super SPA, the long time perfect powerplant for 60 sizes aerobatic planes. With side exhaust and front carburator.

Specifications:
Displacement: 9,9 ccm
Bore: 23,85 …

Arrow Prototyp Rohbau

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Arrow Walkaround

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Arrow original

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The Original
 
Here you see some original pictures of a Arrow from Matt`s. This detailed pictures of the unrestored was the basic for our new ARF construction:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The refurbished Arrow

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(Courtesy by Ewald Trump + Martin Kuestner)

Banshee ARF Maiden Flight

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Banshee ARF Construction Prototype

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Project ARF Many Banshee
Many years ago we wish to build the famous Aerobatic Pattern plane Banshee. Constructed in 1972 by Jim Martin and international presented at Aerobatic Pattern Word Championships Gorizia 1973. Now we are …

Banshee Walkaround

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Our Banshee is an ARF (Almost Ready to Fly) package, produced with the latest CNC technology and is constructed mainly of balsa and plywood, and covered with Oracover (high-quality German iron-on covering material), a guarantee for long …

Past Classic Pattern Meetings

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Hier berichten wir über Verbände, Clubs und Interessengemeinschaften die Retro Kunstflugtreffen / Wettbewerbe organisieren bzw. organisiert haben. Gerne veröffentlichen wir auch Ihre Aktivitäten. Voraussetzung ist es muss themenbezogen zu Retro sein. Wir bitten die Organisatoren …

Sky Aviations ARF Arrow

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We have reworked the wooden structure of our wooden Arrow and can now offer the Arrow with a Fiberglass fuselage. 12th, October 2017 Update
The Arrow is a pure-bred aerobatics aeroplane, reconstructed in accordance with the …

Marabu

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MARABU MK III
BRUNO GIEZENDANNER two-time World Champion shares with us his FAI Pattern plane. The MK III version flown by both himself and his brother Emil at ’71 World Champs in Doylestown incorporates all of …

Retro Classics

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Infos about the famous airplanes of that time, which were built and flown a lot, or which have been particularly successful. Reviews of earlier pictures and lots of information.

EK Logocontrol

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F & M

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