DFS Reiher plans

A model plan by Cliff Charlesworth – DFS Reiher II
1/4 (4.75m) scale replica of the famous pre-WW2 vintage gull wing German sailplane. This is one for the enthusiast who loves building. Three large sheet plan.

All of Cliff Charlesworth’s plans and short kits are available from Laser Cut Sailplanes

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All Canopy’s are available from Sarik Hobbies by calling 01684 311682

The method of skinning the fuselage can be found here:

Some examples made fro Cliff Charlesworths plans

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There are 3 plans are available for download.

This first plan from Jim Ealy

The plan has been drawn by Jim Ealy of the United States who ihas been a well respected modeller over many years. Jim runs a modelling business in Pennsylvania and you can visit his website at here:
We are priveledged to have be allowed to host his plans on this website.

Jims plan is 1:6 scale at approximately 3.15 meters
jim ealy reiher 1jim ealy reiher 2

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The second plan from RCGroups

This model is scaled to a span of 3.1 meters


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The third plan is again from RCGroups

This time for an old Free Flight model with a span of 1.9 meters (75inches) which would make a nice small R/C soarer

DFS Reiher 1959DFS Reiher 1959 Notes

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Reiher Docs are here: