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Mar 13, 2013, 12:41 PM
F1B is ok.

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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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 !!

Last edited by Gluehand; Mar 13, 2013 at 02:52 PM.
Mar 13, 2013, 02:56 PM
F1B is ok.
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.

Mar 13, 2013, 04:36 PM
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Do you have the opportunity to scan the plans and parts?
Mar 13, 2013, 04:51 PM
F1B is ok.
Only with my photocopier in A4 size.

Mar 14, 2013, 05:34 PM
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Originally Posted by perttime
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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