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spudsy01/06/2020 10:43:24
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On page 42 of the current issue of rcme, there is a picture of a white and orange free flight model, anyone know what it's called?

Martian01/06/2020 16:35:28
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I reckon it's a KielKraft Sporster originally free flight rubber powered there is a plan on outerzone

Martian01/06/2020 16:40:57
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Radio models do the sportster plus for 3channel rc electric

brokenenglish01/06/2020 18:49:52
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Posted by spudsy on 01/06/2020 10:43:24:

On page 42 of the current issue of rcme, there is a picture of a white and orange free flight model, anyone know what it's called?

I think I know all the KK range. You should have posted a scan.

The KK Sportster is a little all-sheet beginners model, 18" span.
A bit like a beginner's rubber powered chuck glider.
Pre-cut and pre-coloured balsa sheet. Sounds unlikely to me (pre-coloured balsa in white???).

Concerning other "Sportsters", be advised that a search for "Sportster" on Outerzone gives 60 results...

Edited By brokenenglish on 01/06/2020 18:56:23

Edited By brokenenglish on 01/06/2020 19:01:56

Martian01/06/2020 19:29:10
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If you look at the shape of the kk sportster and the" kk sportster plus" it seems there have been several iterations on the original ,the shape looks the same I know the original was a kk ezi build for rubber

spudsy02/06/2020 19:41:32
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Thanks for the suggestions, I think that it's a home brew using sportster wing and tail planforms with a profile fuselage.

Martian02/06/2020 20:05:07
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yes thats is my thinking as I said there are a few variants

Nigel Dell03/06/2020 11:17:31
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I think that is what is called a ’Sportsternezer’ a Ebenezerised Sportster.

PatMc03/06/2020 12:21:52
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I haven't seen the current issue of RCM&E yet, could this be the model ?
It's a scaled up copy of the outline of the Keil Kraft Sportster which was probably inspired by this original 1940 Keelbild MS Sportster.



Edited By PatMc on 03/06/2020 12:23:01

Nick Cripps03/06/2020 13:14:10
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It's an Ebenezer model based on the KK Sportster, designed by Dave Ridgeway and published in Model Flyer January 2006.


spudsy03/06/2020 13:38:49
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That's it nick, thank you all for your help, spudsy.

Martian03/06/2020 13:40:05
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Well done Nick amazing

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