A typical F5B Model

  • Wing Span: 1700 mm
  • Wing Area: 0.29 sqm
  • Length: 1000 mm
  • Engine: Robbe PRO series contest engines
  • Battery: 27 cell pack
  • Propeller: 12 x 8 inch ... 15 x 12 inch
  • Weight: 2400 g
  • Airfoil: MH 30
  • F5B Model MANTIKOR; design © 1994 by Dr. Christian Baron.

    F5B world championship 1994 Wangaratta, Australia:

    1. Jerry Bridgeman, U.S.A.; airfoil: S 7012; model: SE12
    2. Rudi Freudenthaler, Austria; airfoil: RG 14; model Surprise IV
    3. Willi Schäffer, Germany; airfoil: MH 30; model: MANTIKOR


    Wolfgang Fickenscher has been very successful in 2001 and 2002 with his own F5B model, using an MH airfoil.
    (Photo © Wolfgang Fickenscher)

    F5B European championship 1995 Oberpullendorf, Austria:

    1. Urs Leodolter, Switzerland; airfoil: MH 30; model: Limit II
    2. Rudi Freudenthaler, Austria; airfoil: RG 14; model Surprise V
    3. Kurt Hainzl, Austria; airfoil: RG 15; model: Conan


    Last modification of this page: 08.09.03

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