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Zlin 212 47in ( 46.3 in. / 117.5 cm )

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Zlin 212 47in

Zlin 212 47in

The low-wing all-wooden aircraft that this plan was modeled after was designed by Jaroslav Lonek. Two prototypes, with different engines, were presented in April 1935. These were subjected to an extensive test program.

The Z-XII, equipped with a 33 kW (44 hp) ZLAS or 47 kW (63 hp) Zlin Persy II engine emerged as the winner from the tests. The Z-212 was an improved version, equipped with a Walter Mikron engine. The aircraft could also come with an open cockpit or with a cockpit hood. It was a very popular aircraft and it was exported to many countries.

Production of the Z-212 ran under German supervision after the occupation of Czechoslovakia. The German Luftwaffe operated Z-XIIs and Z-212s until 1943, and about 20 Z-XIIs went to Slovakia. One Z-212 was captured by the Americans at the end of World War II. It was later used for sightseeing flights. Another Z-XII survived the war, being disassembled into parts in Otrokovice. It was later rebuilt and flew with the registration OK-ZJD.

A total of 201 Z-XII and 58 (other sources mention 51) Z-212 were built.

This plan is for an acrobatic control-line version of the aircraft. The language on the plan is Czech.

By: kaschimer

Text Copyright: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zl%C3%ADn_Z-XII
Details: Full Details
ID: 92117
File Size: 2.7 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Control-Line
Use: Multirole
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.20-To-0.35-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 46.3 in. / 117.5 cm
Weight:765 Grams
Listing Editor: kaschimer
Added: 24/05/2015 10:17
Updated: 29/10/15 04:40:29pm
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Plan ID:92117
Keywords:zlin 212 zlin xii cl acro
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Multirole
Wingspan: 46.3 in. / 117.5 cm
Wingspan Class:100cm-To-125cm (40in-To-50in)
Wing Position:Low-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Trap
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.20-To-0.35-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:765 Grams
Weight Class:500g-To-1000g (17.6oz-To-35.2oz)
Construction Skills:Low-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Low-Intermediate
Category:Wood Model Airplane Plans
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