The Graupner BO 209 Monsun is a replica of a two-seater
sports aircraft made by Messerschmitt Bolkow. The docile flight characteristics
of the original have been transferred to the model resulting in a visual
appealing airplane with excellent flying qualities.
The BO 209 Monsun has excellent sport aerobatics flying capabilities
and due to its large landing flaps, it facilitates very low, scale like
landings. When installing the included aero-tow coupling the BO 209 Monsun can
be used to tow glider models with a wingspan of up to 4.5 meters. The steerable
nose landing gear gives the model excellent ground maneuverability for taxi and
takeoff. Navigation lights are installed in the wingtips, making it easier to recognize
the flight position of the model.
- Almost Ready to Fly (ARTF) model
- Conventional framed ply construction
- Suitable for gas (33 ccm) or electric flight (12S 200-250 Kv)
- Aileron, rudder, and elevators with locking design
- Fuselage, wings, and tailplane pre-covered with Ultracote
- Rudder control via cable pulls
- Easy attachable main wings.
- Ailerons, elevators, and rudder with locking design
- Low landing speed thanks to large landing flaps
- Wing tip lights included
- Main landing gear with shock absorber
- Boarding steps can be removed for transport
- RC Functions, Rudder, Elevator, Aileron, Flaps, Motor, Aero-tow
- BO-209 Monsun ARF
- Spinner, pilot, wheels, and small parts
- Accessories for rudder linkages and aero-tow coupling
Overall build quality is high and well done. Instructions are somewhat vague and leave a lot for you to figure out on your own. I would say you need to be experienced in building to successfully put this together. I built it with the O.S. GT-33 engine and Futaba S.bus radio setup.
Airplane flies well but does tend to stall at a fairly high airspeed clean and drop a wing. Landings are a bit fast and a little twitchy.
I added some scale bits and it turned out very scale looking. Very sharp in appearance!
Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer) Michael Feitinger from Brighton, Colorado on 10/8/2017