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Alpavia RF-3

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Alpavia RF-3
Plan CF-051

Type Model RC Sport Motor Glider.
Wingspan 64in.Lowwing.
Engine Glow Cox BB .049
Control 2 channels.
Designer Owen Kampen.
Magazine Flying Models September 1966

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ID: 99313
File Size: 281.2 KB
Type: Glider
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Sport
Motor: Glow-Powered
Wingspan: 64 in. / 162.6 cm
Publisher: Flying Models
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Pub. Ref: CF-051
Designer: Owen Kampen
Date: 09/1966
Material:Various-Wood-Types
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Updated: 27/04/17 09:55:47am
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I started the hobby in October 1973.
First engine Cox Baby .049
First Radio Control Futaba 27Mhz 3 channels.
First Radio Control Plane Minnie Mambo Sterling one channel.


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Plan ID:99313
Keywords:RC Sport Motor Glider Flying Models
Class:Radio-Control
Model Type:Glider
Aircraft Use:Sport
Wingspan: 64 in. / 162.6 cm
Wingspan Class:160cm-To-200cm (63in-To-79in)
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Publisher:Flying Models
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Date:09/1966
Reference:CF-051
Designer:Owen Kampen
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