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Old Mar 13, 2013, 12:41 PM
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Another Swedish bird II

Something to Rolf Hagel. This beautiful kit I could bid on E-bay. On a sheet is the date 2/80. Bosse (Gluehand) can you tell me what "AKM" means? The quality of the kit is good. If I build the model I post a small report.

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Old Mar 13, 2013, 02:27 PM
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Hello Heinz,

What a nice find...this is a real beauty!

"AKM" means "Aeroklubben Malmö" [Malmö Aero Club]

AKM Stratos existed in several versions, starting with AKM Stratos & AKM Stratos II, about 1948-49.
This version however, must be one of the later ones, and the designer is indeed no less than Rolf Hagel !
I think (humbly) that the wing section is Göttingen 417.

Throughout all versions , the kit manufacturer was SEMO [Sven E. Truedsson's Modellflygindustri]
At your pic, I can see the "newer" SEMO logo.

I cannot tell the exact age of this version, but in the 1975 SEMO catalogue, Stratos IV is published (pic below), very similar to yours, and with the same wingspan. (BTW: A great colour of the tissue..!)

A great model. Will you bid on it....?....good luck !!





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Old Mar 13, 2013, 02:56 PM
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Hello Bosse, thank you for your explanations. On one side of the kit, the No.117 is like in your brochure. The profile seems to be Gö 417 possibly a bit "slimmer". The kit is already in my possession.

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Old Mar 13, 2013, 04:36 PM
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Do you have the opportunity to scan the plans and parts?
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Old Mar 13, 2013, 04:51 PM
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Only with my photocopier in A4 size.

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Old Mar 14, 2013, 05:34 PM
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Do you have the opportunity to scan the plans and parts?

You may have some luck by contacting Sten Persson who has access to the SMOS archive.

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