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  • Who: Markus Frey

  • What: Largest model aircraft by wingspan

  • Where: Switzerland

The largest model aircraft by wingspan is 15 metres (49 ft 2 in) and was constructed by Markus Frey (Switzerland). It made its first flight at 5632 Buttwill (AG) airfield, Switzerland, on 8 May 2009.

The model aircraft type KU4 Austria 1932, also known as "elephant" has a wing span of 15m, and is 4.5m long, 1m high and a weight of 70-75kg. The model plane flew up to a height of approximately 300 to 500 feet.


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