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Old Mar 08, 2013, 05:18 PM
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Super Tigre X 61 RE K. This is an R/C Pattern engine with a rear exhaust and designed for a tuned pipe These are outstanding Pattern Engines, and this particular one is an original Italian made Super Tigre. A great looking thing !
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Old Mar 08, 2013, 05:26 PM
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And the side exhaust, S 61 K ringed version
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Old Mar 08, 2013, 05:36 PM
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This is a 1980 BWF .15/ 2,5cc Watercooled ABC Racing Engine.
Produced by VEB Werkzeugmaschinenkombinat "7. Oktober" Berlin, DDR (German Democratic Republic). The included invoice shows that the price paid in 1980 was Dm 304,- !!
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Old Mar 08, 2013, 07:09 PM
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From Model Airplane News, March 1955. E.C. "Ted" Martin was doing the engine testing prior to P.G.F. Chinn
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Old Mar 08, 2013, 07:14 PM
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A request - if someone has a collection of Model Airplane News magazines from the late 1970's, could they please scan and post Peter Chinn's test of the Super Tigre X 60 ? One test appeared in the Sept. 1978 issue, as well as the Sept. 1979 issue. Thanks in advance !
No response as yet - surely someone can help out here !
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Old Mar 08, 2013, 07:40 PM
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Also from '55. The engine shown in the last photo is a 1955 FOX 29 Stunt
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Old Mar 08, 2013, 10:30 PM
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The Russian MDS / Faira 15, available in a glow version with R/C carb as shown
http://translate.google.com.au/trans...ed=0CEcQ7gEwAw
(far R.H. side of red header bar)
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Old Mar 09, 2013, 11:28 AM
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For the Super Tigre fans, an excellent article published in Modellistica Magazine about the ST History. The text is in italian
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Old Mar 09, 2013, 02:23 PM
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..."Karl Heinz Stegmaier, from the 1950's, may be one of the outstanding pioneers in the history of radio control...The Stegmaier systems are very rare and few exist...."
There is one shown here, with details of the system. I was surprised to learn that it was a reed system, unlike most of the German system of the time which used LC filters:
http://www.rchalloffame.org/Foreign/...n01/index.html
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Old Mar 09, 2013, 04:58 PM
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Thanks, stg61abc , for that fine ST History PDF...!!
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Old Mar 09, 2013, 05:16 PM
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A few Super Tigre spares sheets.....

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Old Mar 09, 2013, 05:18 PM
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Today's Mystery Engine is in the nose of this great looking model

"Stunt Rocket"
American Classic Stunt and Sport Model
The Stunt Rocket was designed by Walter Musciano in 1951 and is considered among the all time classic models. This stunning design features a 54" wing span and is powered by a .35 to .60 size engine. Our kit is laser cut, uses all modern hardware, and contains full size plans. This is one of the prettiest models ever designed by Walt Musciano.
KIT NUMBER: Black Hawk AC 1800
WING SPAN: 54"
ENGINE: .35 TO .60 (Modern .40 recommended)
SKILL LEVEL: Medium
Kit includes:
Laser cut parts
Built-up wing and fuselage
Full size plans
Complete hardware package
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Old Mar 09, 2013, 05:41 PM
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Today's Mystery Engine is in the nose of this great looking model

"Stunt Rocket"
American Classic Stunt and Sport Model
The Stunt Rocket was designed by Walter Musciano in 1951 and is considered among the all time classic models. This stunning design features a 54" wing span and is powered by a .35 to .60 size engine. Our kit is laser cut, uses all modern hardware, and contains full size plans. This is one of the prettiest models ever designed by Walt Musciano.
KIT NUMBER: Black Hawk AC 1800
WING SPAN: 54"
ENGINE: .35 TO .60 (Modern .40 recommended)
SKILL LEVEL: Medium
Kit includes:
Laser cut parts
Built-up wing and fuselage
Full size plans
Complete hardware package
A Super Cyclone with an OS exhaust ?
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Old Mar 09, 2013, 07:34 PM
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Super Tigre ST G.15 RV ABC
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Old Mar 09, 2013, 07:54 PM
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Today's Mystery Engine is in the nose of this great looking model

"Stunt Rocket"
American Classic Stunt and Sport Model
The Stunt Rocket was designed by Walter Musciano in 1951 and is considered among the all time classic models. This stunning design features a 54" wing span and is powered by a .35 to .60 size engine. Our kit is laser cut, uses all modern hardware, and contains full size plans. This is one of the prettiest models ever designed by Walt Musciano.
KIT NUMBER: Black Hawk AC 1800
WING SPAN: 54"
ENGINE: .35 TO .60 (Modern .40 recommended)
SKILL LEVEL: Medium
Kit includes:
Laser cut parts
Built-up wing and fuselage
Full size plans
Complete hardware package
That's Bob Zambelli flying it at Brodaks.
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