Maxford USA Rumpler Taube

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Product Features

  • Unique design and true to scale appreance
  • Full function of wing and elevator warping, control wires are pre-installed at factory, this makes the complicated control system very easy to assemble
  • ARF comes shock absorbing landing gear
  • Scale tail skid
  • Magnatic front and rear canopy for easy access to battery and electronics.
  • True to scale rear seat pilot stick will move with elevator
  • Optional WWI pilot with installation kit, Vintage Spoked Wheels and dummy engine.
  • Optional glow conversion kit

Product Description

The Taube was designed in 1909 by Igo Etrich of Austria-Hungary, and first flew in 1910. It was licensed for serial production by Lohner- Werke in Austria and by Edmund Rumpler in Germany. Like many contemporary aircraft, especially monoplanes, the Taube used wing warping rather than ailerons for roll control, and also warped the rear half of the stabilizer for use as an elevator control surface's function. Only the vertical, twinned triangular rudder surfaces were usually hinged.

Rumpler Taube was the first military aeroplane to be mass-produced in Germany. It was very popular prior to the First World War, and it was also used by the air forces of Italy and Austria-Hungary. On November 1, 1911, Giulio Gavotti, an Italian aviator, dropped the world's first aerial bomb from his Taube monoplane over the Ain Zara oasis in Libya.

Maxford USA radio controled Rumpler Taube is about 1/9 scale. It takes about 5 years from design and developing to production. It comes with full functioning of wing and elevator warping feature as well as shock absorbing landing gear. It is the first and only wing warping airplane in the RC hobby industry. It is design for electric for better scale looking, but also can be convert to glow with our glow conversion kit.

Items included with this kit:

  • Prebuilt and precovered Airframe
  • Preassembled control-rigging for wing and horizontal tail-warping
  • Composite wing-warping kingposts.
  • Twin cockpits.
  • Adjustable motor mounting box.
  • Preassembled functional pilot's control stick assembly.
  • Preassembled landing gear assembly
  • All required hardware
  • Standard main wheels and tail skid.


Wingspan: 64in (1625mm)
Overall Length: 46in (1168mm)
Wing Area: 653 sq in
Flying weight: around 5lbs (2.27Kg)

Required to Complete:

Motor: 400W brushless motor
Propeller: EP 11 x 7 ~ 12 x 6
Radio System: Minimum of 5 channels, 1 micro servo, 1 standard servo and 2 high torque metal gear servos

Too many wires? Too complicate to assemble?

We do the most difficult parts, you just hook them up and go fly. We designed this Taube as a real ARF, a scale looking very detailed airplane can be easy to assemble. Most of the wires, wing warping, elevator warping, even those wing wires for looking are pre-installed.

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 21 July, 2015.